Adult social care and support
Stoptober and smoking ban backed throughout South Yorkshire
Smokers across South Yorkshire are being encouraged to quit the habit, as Stoptober launches and new legislation comes into force.
Publication date: 25 September 2015
Daisy Chain project aims to forge community links
People with learning disabilities are taking part in an innovative new project to gain valuable employment skills as well as giving back to the local community and supporting families.
Publication date: 2 September 2015
Top of the league for adult learners
Over a hundred adult learners and their families attended an annual awards and celebration event at Rotherham Civic Theatre, with special guest presenter Howard Webb, MBE.
Publication date: 7 August 2015
Blue badge abuse prosecutions continue
Another prosecution by Rotherham Council for blue badge misuse in Rotherham town centre has proved successful.
Publication date: 23 July 2015
‘Carnson House’ offers crucial lifeline for Rotherham residents
A new centre that aims to make a significant contribution to the long term recovery of people from alcohol and drug addiction has opened in Rotherham.
Publication date: 6 July 2015
Offenders who prey on vulnerable adults targeted in Rotherham scheme
Offenders who prey on vulnerable adults in Rotherham will be subject to the ‘wrath’ of South Yorkshire Police, thanks to a new initiative launched by the Vulnerable Persons Unit (VPU).
Publication date: 22 April 2015
Weigh Up offers free weight management support in Rotherham
A number of free services are now on offer across Rotherham to help those struggling to reach and maintain a healthier weight.
Publication date: 21 April 2015
Telephone scams warning
Rotherham residents, particularly the elderly, are being warned about the increase in 'cold callers' running telephone scams.
Publication date: 13 March 2015
New drug and alcohol recovery hub
A new centre is to open in Rotherham that supports people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.
Publication date: 9 January 2015
Rotherham awarded White Ribbon status
Rotherham has been awarded White Ribbon status in recognition of its contributions and ongoing efforts to tackle domestic abuse.
Publication date: 26 November 2014
Partner organisations sign up to customer promises
Partner organisations in Rotherham have signed up to a single set of customer standards providing a Rotherham-wide commitment to delivering high quality services against their promises.
Publication date: 19 November 2014
Additional funding for Rotherham charities to help victims of child sexual exploitation
Charities and voluntary organisations in Rotherham are to be given more funding to help victims of child sexual exploitation, as the first allocations from a £120,000 funding package are determined.
Publication date: 2 October 2014
Rotherham Heart Town scores another success
Rotherham’s fruitful Heart Town partnership has produced another success with the printing and publishing of life-saving cards.
Publication date: 29 July 2014
Rotherham Adult Community Learning gets the thumbs up
Ofsted have officially given Rotherham Council’s Adult Community Learning team the thumbs up with a much-welcomed 'good' rating.
Publication date: 18 July 2014
Report Highlights Pressures on Rotherham GP Services
Growing pressures on the borough’s GP services has been identified in a special report by Rotherham's Health Select Commission.
Publication date: 8 July 2014
Prestigious nomination for Rother FM recognises partnership work
Rother FM has been nominated for a prestigious radio industries social action award for their work on Rotherham’s hate crime radio campaign.
Publication date: 24 June 2014