Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Record-breaking Get Up To Speed event goes supersonic

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Two thousand visitors, 45 schools, 70 exhibitors - and a supersonic car - have helped the sixth Get Up To Speed festival to break records this year.

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Publication date: 29 April 2016


Get your bins out bright and early

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Rotherham householders are being reminded to ensure that their bins are always at the roadside at 7.00 am.

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Publication date: 28 April 2016


Take to the saddle with free bike hire

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With Tour de Yorkshire fever gripping the region, there’s never been a better time to celebrate cycling in the borough.

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Publication date: 27 April 2016


Glittering accolade for primary school

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A Rotherham primary school has been given a gold award for changes it’s made to how it works with children with additional needs.

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Publication date: 26 April 2016


Keep an eye out for your postal vote

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Rotherham residents who have chosen to vote by post in this year’s local and Police and Crime Commissioner elections are reminded to be on the lookout for their postal ballot pack.

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Publication date: 26 April 2016


Join author Mari Hannah for the Big Read

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Avid readers are being invited to join top crime author Mari Hannah for the 2016 Big Read with a free event at Riverside Library.

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Publication date: 26 April 2016


Rotherham landlord fined

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A Rotherham landlord who failed to carry out repairs at his properties has been ordered to pay more than £2,000 by magistrates.

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Publication date: 26 April 2016


Chance to meet award-winning author Anna Jacobs

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Award winning novelist Anna Jacobs will be visiting Riverside Library as part of a tour to celebrate her 75th birthday – and 75th book.

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Publication date: 22 April 2016


Stunning images on display at Boston Castle

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Talented student photographers have been capturing the best of one of Rotherham’s favourite landmarks – and you can see the results in a new exhibition.

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Publication date: 19 April 2016


Public urged to report child abuse and neglect

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Residents are being urged to have the confidence to report child abuse to help protect children in the borough.

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Publication date: 18 April 2016


Thousands get preferred primary schools

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Thousands of primary pupils in Rotherham will be going to their preferred school this September – as admissions results reveal over a 97 percent success rate.

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Publication date: 16 April 2016


Helping Rotherham blossom

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Rotherham Council is launching its annual Garden Competition for tenants and leaseholders during National Gardening Week 2016 which runs to 17 April.

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Publication date: 13 April 2016


Rotherham gets ready to party!

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This summer sees the Queen’s 90th birthday, and many people will already be starting to think about celebrating by organising a neighbourhood street party.

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Publication date: 13 April 2016


New taxi camera rules come into effect

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Customers will soon start to see security cameras installed in all Rotherham taxis.

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Publication date: 13 April 2016


Treasures from the archives

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A new display case has given Rotherham Archives and Local Studies four times more space to display the borough’s unique historical documents - and the latest displays won't fail to disappoint!

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Publication date: 13 April 2016


Commissioner at Rotherham Council moves on

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The man brought in by the Government to oversee Rotherham Council's children's services is set to move on after doing 18 months in the post.

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Publication date: 13 April 2016


Please recycle responsibly this spring

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Garden waste collections have restarted for the growing season, but do you know what can and can't go in your green bin?

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Publication date: 13 April 2016


Broadband speeds set to rocket at South Yorkshire business parks and Enterprise Zones

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Firms based on key business parks and Enterprise Zones throughout South Yorkshire will soon experience first-hand why faster broadband is good for business.

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Publication date: 8 April 2016


Candidates in Rotherham Council elections announced

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Candidates standing in next month’s local elections in Rotherham have now been announced.

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Publication date: 8 April 2016


Waste facility up for top awards

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The new waste treatment facility at Manvers which is revolutionising how waste is managed in South Yorkshire has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards.

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Publication date: 8 April 2016

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