Planning and regeneration
Go ahead given to purchase former Tesco site
Rotherham Council has been given the green light to buy Forge Island from Tesco and prepare it for investment.
Publication date: 12 October 2016
Recycling Week 2016
Recycling Week 2016 takes place between Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September.
Publication date: 9 September 2016
Time for action as increased fines for flytipping to be introduced by Council
Rotherham Council is stepping up its fight against fly-tippers in the borough, by bringing in new powers and higher fines.
Publication date: 8 September 2016
Dinnington given the go-ahead for Neighbourhood Plan
Dinnington is set to become the first area in Rotherham to start developing its own Neighbourhood Plan.
Publication date: 21 July 2016
Council is given green light to negotiate the purchase of eyesore empty properties
Rotherham Council has announced plans to buy 24 long-term derelict properties to refurbish and let as Council homes.
Publication date: 13 July 2016
Council moves forward with town centre plans
Rotherham Council is proposing to develop a Masterplan which will provide further details on how the Town Centre will be developed in the next five to ten years.
Publication date: 7 July 2016
Theme Park plans a step closer
Plans to open a family theme park adjacent to Rother Valley Country Park are another step closer after Rotherham Council formally agreed the sale of land to Gulliver’s Family Theme Parks.
Publication date: 1 June 2016
Dinnington sets out to develop a Neighbourhood Plan
Dinnington could become the first area in Rotherham to have a Neighbourhood Plan.
Publication date: 1 June 2016
Green light for £5m investment in Rotherham’s roads
A £5million capital investment by Rotherham Council to repair the borough’s roads and potholes over the next two years is well underway, with over half of the identified sites already completed.
Publication date: 9 October 2015
Earmarked sites listed in Rotherham's local plan
The sites earmarked for new homes, industrial and retail space in Rotherham will be put forward for council approval for consultation at the next Council meeting (16 September).
Publication date: 14 September 2015
Clifton Park named as one of the best in Britain
The beautiful Clifton Park in Rotherham is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official.
Publication date: 24 July 2015
Fly tipper brought to justice
A Rotherham Council tenant has been prosecuted and fined £1,000 for failing to clear a large amount of rubbish in his garden.
Publication date: 1 July 2015
South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Awards
Several new buildings across Rotherham, including houses and a school, have been acclaimed in a regional building excellence awards.
Publication date: 1 June 2015
New horse act welcomed
New laws to clamp down on people illegally abandoning horses have been welcomed by the Council.
Publication date: 2 April 2015
Major milestone for new waste facility
The new waste treatment facility at Manvers in Rotherham has taken delivery of its first waste.
Publication date: 5 March 2015
No change to bin collections
In the absence of new waste calendars, residents are being reminded that there will be no change to their current bin collection schedules.
Publication date: 19 February 2015
CAMINO conference drives efficiency into Rotherham
For two days in October, the Council hosted visitors from across the world as part of a European Union conference on Climate Change Innovation.
Publication date: 20 October 2014
Clifton Park gets the green thumbs-up!
Rotherham's Clifton Park is one of the very best in the UK - and that’s official.
Publication date: 14 August 2014
Masbrough Chapel site owner told to clean up
The owners of the site of the former Masbrough Chapel have been formally served with a legal notice to “clean up” the land.
Publication date: 29 July 2014
Rotherham schools get creative with renewable energy
Pupils from across schools in Rotherham have been getting creative to help design a piece of artwork to be displayed on each of the six turbines at Penny Hill wind farm.
Publication date: 15 July 2014
Inspector praises local housing plan
Rotherham's housing plan for the future has been given the green light by government inspectors - including the go-ahead to set a local housing target.
Publication date: 14 July 2014
Charity cheque presentation
Building control officers from across South Yorkshire and the Humber swapped their inspection routines last month to raise money for one very special building!
Publication date: 4 July 2014
Rotherham buildings recognised in awards
Several new buildings across Rotherham have been acclaimed in a regional building excellence awards.
Publication date: 21 May 2014
New opening times for Rotherham waste sites
Rotherham recyclers are being reminded that from June each of the borough's four Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed for one day each week.
Publication date: 28 April 2014
River of colour commemorates First World War
Flanders Poppies will be a feature in the Council's highly-acclaimed and innovative planting scheme along the town's main roads this year.
Publication date: 25 March 2014
Final hurdle for Rotherham's Local Plan
Rotherham's Local Plan - the Council's planning blueprint for the next 15 years - has almost passed its final hurdle, providing the borough's housing target is increased.
Publication date: 30 January 2014