Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Family based placements for children in care

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Plans for Rotherham's children in care to be placed with in-house foster carers instead of children's homes.

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Publication date: 30 August 2016


Students celebrate GCSE success across Rotherham

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Thousands of pupils are today celebrating after scooping great results across the borough for GCSEs.

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Publication date: 25 August 2016


Young Inspectors go from strength to strength

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Inspections carried out by a team of young volunteers have started to show benefits and improvements at Rotherham Council.

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Publication date: 25 August 2016


Warning over slug pellets in Rotherham Park

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Rotherham Council is warning dog owners to be on their guard following an incident where slug pellets were scattered in a local park.

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Publication date: 25 August 2016


Company handed £15,000 bill for failing to license property in Rotherham

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Rotherham Council received a boost to its efforts to drive up standards of private rented housing in the borough, with another successful prosecution last Thursday (August 18).

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Publication date: 25 August 2016


Blue Badge abuse prosecutions continue

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Two Rotherham men who used disabled parking blue badges belonging to deceased people have been fined by Rotherham Magistrates.

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Publication date: 25 August 2016


Rotherham panto star is a Pop Idol

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Rotherham panto fans are in for a real treat when Pop Idol and West End singing sensation Zoe Birkett stars in the 2016 pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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Publication date: 24 August 2016


Do you love where you live?

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Big hearted Dinnington residents took part in a community clear up, collecting 12 bags of rubbish and a large television over one-and-a-half hours in the Doe Quarry Lane area recently.

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Publication date: 19 August 2016


Rotherham Show returns for its 37th year

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Rotherham’s biggest and most anticipated event in the calendar returns to Clifton Park for its 37th year on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September.

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Publication date: 19 August 2016


Response to Government interventions: the use of Commissioners in Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Cllr Read, Leader of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council:

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Publication date: 19 August 2016


Pupils celebrate A levels results in Rotherham

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Hundreds of pupils across Rotherham have today scooped record A level results – as schools top last year’s performances.

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Publication date: 18 August 2016


Clifton Park celebrates Green Flag Award

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Rotherham’s beautiful Clifton Park is celebrating after once more achieving a prestigious Green Flag award.

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Publication date: 17 August 2016


Ulley Country Park hosts new Green Man Challenge

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Visitors to Ulley Country Park are being challenged to take part in a new activity – finding all the “Green Men” in a new sculpture trail.

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Publication date: 17 August 2016


Stay safe by water

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Rotherham residents – particularly children, young people and parents – are being urged to be vigilant about the dangers of swimming in open water.

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Publication date: 16 August 2016


Pokémon Go fever grips Rotherham

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Since Pokémon Go launched this summer, various creatures have been appearing in Clifton Park and Museum - and visitors have been trying to catch 'em all!

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Publication date: 29 July 2016


Enjoy a guided tour of Boston Castle and Park

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If you've ever wanted to find out more about Rotherham’s historic Boston Castle and Park, now is your chance!

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Publication date: 28 July 2016


Starter Homes register opens for young first time buyers finding a new build home

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Rotherham Council is backing a new Government programme which will help under 40s get on the housing ladder, and local people are being urged to find out more.

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Publication date: 28 July 2016


Anti-hate crime message at heart of exhibition

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Anti-hate crime messages are at the forefront of an art exhibition being hosted by the “Love is Louder” campaign in Rotherham.

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Publication date: 27 July 2016


New cameras for civil enforcement officers

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Drivers in Rotherham are usually polite and considerate. However, sadly, a small minority of drivers react aggressively in the event that a parking ticket is issued.

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Publication date: 26 July 2016


Campaign launched to break the silence on suicide

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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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Publication date: 22 July 2016

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