Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Enhancements to child concessionary travel proposed

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The Sheffield City Region Combined Authority Transport Committee is being invited to consider whether concessionary travel arrangements for young people in South Yorkshire will be enhanced.

28 April 2017


Extra wardens tackle littering and dog fouling

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Extra Council wardens will be on the streets of Rotherham from this week – with people facing fines for dropping litter and dog fouling.

27 April 2017


Lithuanian Government visit to South Yorkshire

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South Yorkshire will play host this week to a high-level delegation from the Lithuanian Government who are looking at public private partnership projects in the county.

24 April 2017


Childhood memories wanted

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Clifton Park Museum is appealing for childhood memorabilia and stories to be included in a forthcoming exhibition – Childhood through the Ages.

20 April 2017


More children get preferred primary school

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Figures out today show the vast majority of children have been offered a place at their preferred primary school.

18 April 2017


Traders and performers wanted for Rotherham town centre’s first Teenage Market

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Young people are invited to participate in Rotherham Town Centre’s very first Teenage Market along Effingham Street on Saturday 27 May, 2017.

13 April 2017


Get your green fingers ready for the Garden Lovers Fayre

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Rotherham town centre will host an inspirational and informative gardening experience this spring.

12 April 2017


Clifton Park water splash area opens for 2017

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Rotherham children can cool-off during the school holidays at Rotherham’s award-winning Clifton Park.

12 April 2017


Demolition under way as Forge Island regeneration progresses

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Demolition is already well under way on the former Tesco building in Rotherham Town Centre – as the regeneration of Forge Island takes another step forward.

12 April 2017


UK’s pioneering Tram Train pilot set to achieve key milestones

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The pioneering Tram Train project in South Yorkshire will take a significant step towards completion in the coming weeks as construction work continues.

11 April 2017


Annual competition launches to inspire tenants and leaseholders to show off their gardens

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Rotherham Council has launched its annual gardening competition in the run up to National Gardening Week, inviting council tenants and leaseholders to enter the popular contest.

7 April 2017


Art exhibition starts summer season at Boston Castle

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Rotherham’s hidden gem Boston Castle has re-opened for the summer season and has launched a brand new art exhibition.

6 April 2017


Ruth Lockwood to headline penultimate Mayoral charity evening

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Local singer and former ITV talent show contestant, Ruth Lockwood, will be performing musical classics at the Mayor of Rotherham’s penultimate official charity evening.

4 April 2017


From unemployed to employee of the month

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A young man who was given support from the council to get in to work, has gone from being unemployed to employee of the month in just a few short months.

4 April 2017


Rotherham schools setting the national standard with exam results

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Schools in Rotherham are blazing a trail after four were named as being in the top 10 per cent of schools nationally for excellent results.

4 April 2017


Rotherham Council buys Law Courts

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Rotherham Council has officially taken ownership of the former Rotherham Magistrates Court building - bringing the Council another step closer in its plans to regenerate the town centre.

31 March 2017


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

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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

31 March 2017


Metalysis opens Materials Discovery Centre at the Advanced Manufacturing Park

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Pioneering metals and novel alloys company Metalysis today announced its arrival at Rotherham's Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP).

31 March 2017


Victorian Science at Clifton Park Museum

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Learn about Darwin’s discoveries, medical advances and the strangely named substances our chemists sold in days gone by, at a new Victorian Science Exhibition being hosted at Clifton Park Museum.

30 March 2017


Giant smiles as Gulliver’s Valley Resort planning permission is confirmed

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Gulliver’s family theme park resort’s 'most ambitious plans yet' will come to fruition now that the Secretary of State has agreed with Rotherham Council that development can go ahead.

30 March 2017

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