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Carers launch the flu campaign

Published on Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in Health and social care news

Carers are being encouraged to have the flu jab to protect themselves and their loved ones this winter.

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More quitters in time for Stoptober 2017

Published on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 in Council news news

Rotherham is bucking the national trend, as smoking continues to decline across the borough.

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Innovative Rotherham project shortlisted for national award

Published on Thursday, 13th July 2017 in Fitness news

An innovative project which uses exercise to help Rotherham people manage long-term health conditions has been short-listed for a prestigious national award.

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New tool launched to encourage living well for longer

Published on Monday, 12th June 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

Local residents are set to benefit from a unique tool that helps them to map their ageing journey and improve their chances of living better for longer.

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Public Health information about the impact of fires on health

Published on Friday, 19th May 2017 in Health advice news

The fire at the Universal Recycling company site at Kilnhurst is no longer burning. This is some general public health information about the impact of fires on health.

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Mental Health Awareness week – Surviving or Thriving?

Published on Friday, 12th May 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

This week is Mental Health awareness week so the Council is urging people to think about how they could improve their emotional wellbeing.

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Changes to The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s Integrated Sexual Health Services

Published on Friday, 31st March 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

From 1 April 2017, all Rotherham sexual health advice, testing, treatment and contraceptive services will operate from one central point at Rotherham Hospital and at outreach services in the community

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Spring into better mental health

Published on Friday, 17th March 2017 in Active living news

The Council is urging people to spring into better mental health this March by getting help and support if they feel low in mood, depressed or are having suicidal thoughts.

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Spring clean health and finances on National Stop Smoking day

Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham Health experts are saying, ‘no ifs or butts’ and urging smokers to make the most of using 8th March, to spring clean their health and their finances. 

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Let your heart beat healthier

Published on Tuesday, 14th February 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

This Valentine’s Day Rotherham Council is urging local smokers to quit and receive the perfect Valentine’s gift; a healthier heart.

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Children choose better lifestyle choices

Published on Wednesday, 1st February 2017 in Children and family care news

Children are putting the breaks on bad lifestyle choices - like smoking and drinking sugary drinks - a new school survey has found.

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Rotherham Leisure Complex refurbishment

Published on Friday, 13th January 2017 in Eastwood news

Over 150 thousand pounds has been invested in Rotherham Leisure Complex in a bid to get communities active in 2017.

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Rotherham Council supports smokefree January campaign

Published on Monday, 9th January 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

This New Year, Rotherham Council is supporting the new hard-hitting stop smoking campaign launched by Public Health England.

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New life-saving scheme launched

Published on Tuesday, 6th December 2016 in Libraries news

Rotherham Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of your communities.

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Rotherham marks World Aids Day

Published on Wednesday, 30th November 2016 in People and communities news

Rotherham will mark World Aids Day this week with a gathering in the town centre.

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Celebrating a year of success for the Active for Health programme

Published on Tuesday, 29th November 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Local residents with long term health conditions have joined in celebrations to mark the first anniversary of the trailblazing Active For Health research programme.

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All Saints Square gains lifesaving milestone

Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham Town Centre has helped a local charity reach an important milestone as it hosts a life-saving device.

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Leader says 'It Starts With Me'

Published on Thursday, 17th November 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham Council's Leader has been tested for HIV in an effort to raise awareness about the condition and encourage others to get checked out.

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Protect yourself and others from flu

Published on Monday, 24th October 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Local residents who are eligible for a free flu vaccination are being urged to get their jab as soon as possible.

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This Girl Can win awards!

Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 in People and communities news

A Council backed sports project has been named the best in Yorkshire for its inspiring work with young people.

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Smokers urged to take the 28 day Stoptober challenge

Published on Thursday, 22nd September 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Smokers across South Yorkshire are being encouraged to try and quit for 28 days, as this year's Stoptober campaign launches.

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Rotherham Tobacco Alliance relaunches to support smokers to quit

Published on Thursday, 15th September 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

The Rotherham Tobacco Alliance has re-launched to welcome new members and re-visit its priorities with the aim to achieve the national vision of creating a 'Smokefree generation by 2025'.

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Campaign launched to break the silence on suicide

Published on Friday, 22nd July 2016 in People and communities news

Rotherham Council has today launched the first phase of a suicide prevention campaign in an attempt to encourage men to speak out about suicide.

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Have your say on the future of Rotherham public health services

Published on Monday, 18th July 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham Council is consulting on the future of public health services and wants to hear your views on what is important to you over the next five years.

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Let's get Rotherham more active

Published on Tuesday, 17th May 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Over 70 people from a range of organisations have pledged their support for getting Rotherham more active.

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Spot the signs of bladder and kidney cancers

Published on Monday, 21st March 2016 in Help for adults news

Rotherham Council is raising awareness locally of a national campaign which aims to flag up a key symptom for both bladder and kidney cancers - blood in pee.

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Make One You, change you

Published on Monday, 7th March 2016 in People and communities news

This week marks the launch of ‘One You’, a ground-breaking new campaign from Public Health England.

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Launch of project set to see more local people participate in exercise

Published on Wednesday, 2nd March 2016 in Help for adults news

Rotherham Council has officially launched their 'Active for Health' research project.

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Show you love your pet and stub out passive smoking

Published on Friday, 19th February 2016 in Help for adults news

Animal lovers are urged to be aware of the passive smoking risk to pets on Love Your Pet Day.

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Hard hitting campaign highlights 16 cancers linked to smoking

Published on Thursday, 4th February 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham Council is raising awareness of the link between smoking and cancer as part of a regional campaign.

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The Young Inspectors are recruiting!

Published on Thursday, 28th January 2016 in Schools and education news

Rotherham Council is placing young people at the heart of inspecting services delivered to children, young people and their families, and is looking for new recruits.

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Help to quit for Rotherham smokers

Published on Wednesday, 23rd December 2015 in Health and wellbeing news

Smokers in Rotherham who are planning to make a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking are being offered free support to help them achieve a smokefree start to 2016.

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South Yorkshire councils launch campaign to tackle illegal tobacco

Published on Thursday, 29th October 2015 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham, Sheffield and Doncaster councils have joined forces to launch a campaign to stop children and young people accessing cheap and illegal cigarettes on the black market.

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Aston Leisure Centre rated excellent by leading quality scheme

Published on Wednesday, 28th October 2015 in Health and wellbeing news

Aston-cum-Aughton Leisure Centre, managed by Places for People Leisure in partnership with Rotherham Council, has been recognised for its excellent services.

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Rotherham joins the cycling revolution

Published on Wednesday, 30th September 2015 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham is getting ready to entice more people into cycling after securing funding to provide a fleet of 70 new electric bikes in a Government competition.

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Stoptober and smoking ban backed throughout South Yorkshire

Published on Friday, 25th September 2015 in Health and social care news

Smokers across South Yorkshire are being encouraged to quit the habit, as Stoptober launches and new legislation comes into force.

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Health store relaunches

Published on Monday, 7th September 2015 in Business and investment news

A Rotherham health store that launched with support from the Council is re-branding with a promise to offer shoppers even better value!

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Meet your Ride Leader!

Published on Wednesday, 19th August 2015 in Roads, parking and transport news

Sky Ride Local rides are guided bike rides offering opportunities to anyone who would like to cycle with a group along scenic planned routes.

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Smoking in cars containing children to become illegal

Published on Wednesday, 19th August 2015 in Children and family care news

South Yorkshire Tobacco Control Collaborative is urging motorists in the region to keep their vehicles smokefree, ahead of the introduction of the new Smokefree Cars law.

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Sky Rides are back for 2015!

Published on Wednesday, 29th July 2015 in Roads, parking and transport news

Rotherham’s new world record breaker Richard Nutt has jumped on his bike to launch a series of guided bike rides across the borough.

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