Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Rotherham bird keepers warned of new flu-prevention requirements

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Rotherham residents who keep poultry or other domestic birds are being warned that new measures are in place following confirmed cases of bird flu in the UK.

19 January 2018


Rotherham marks Holocaust Memorial Day

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Rotherham residents and businesses are being invited to join together to commemorate International Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) on Thursday 25 January.

17 January 2018


Planning success for major town centre building

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Rotherham Council has this week approved plans to re-develop a prominent town-centre building.

15 January 2018


Anti-social behaviour focus of community engagement event

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The clip-clop of horse hooves could be heard around the streets of a Rotherham village this week as three special guests joined officers on patrol.

12 January 2018


Council consults on Government Inspector’s changes to draft Local Plan

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Rotherham Council is consulting on some changes to its draft local plan required by a Government Inspector.

12 January 2018


UCR roof "topped off" as build reaches one step closer to completion

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A topping-out ceremony was held to celebrate a huge milestone in the construction of the brand new University Centre Rotherham, located on Doncaster Gate in Rotherham town centre.

11 January 2018


Rotherham Council spearheads the largest seizure of vehicles for fly-tipping in the UK

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A joint operation led by Rotherham Council has seen ten vehicles seized for suspected fly tipping.

10 January 2018


Jail for man who raped 12-year-old girl

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A 25-year-old man who was found guilty of raping a 12-year-old girl in Rotherham has been sent to prison for eight years.

5 January 2018


Have your say on Sheffield City Region transport plans

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Consultation on the future of transport across the Sheffield City Region (SCR) is set to go live from Monday 8 January.

5 January 2018


Rotherham leading the way as Yorkshire’s fastest growing economy

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Rotherham Council leaders have welcomed a new report which reveals Rotherham is the fastest growing-city economy in Yorkshire, and the eighth fastest growing economy in the UK.

4 January 2018


Adorable alpacas set to put smiles on children’s faces

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Children in care in Rotherham have been given an extra special present this festive season – to trek with alpacas.

4 January 2018


Apprenticeship programme creates local jobs for local people

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Rotherham Council contract partner Mears continues to provide training opportunities for people in the borough and recently celebrated the achievements of recent apprentice’s at their annual awards.

19 December 2017


Town centre living set to expand

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Rotherham is set to benefit from five new homes in the town centre, driving forward the Council’s commitment to transform the borough and create a town where people want to live and work.

18 December 2017


Nursery given outstanding rating once again

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Inspirational leadership was the driving factor in a Rotherham nursery scooping an outstanding rating in a recent inspection.

13 December 2017


Rotherham’s council housing boost gets off the ground

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A major housing development that is set to boost the number of council homes and reenergise several areas across the borough has begun with an official sod cutting event on site.

13 December 2017


Career Matters at Magna

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Students, jobseekers and local businesses recently came together to share employment and training opportunities in Rotherham.

13 December 2017


Views sought on Rotherham Council’s 2018/19 budget proposals

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People are being asked for their views on how Rotherham Council proposes to save £15 million from its budget over the next financial year.

7 December 2017


Smokers warned of dangers of black market tobacco

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Rotherham Council is warning people of the dangers of smoking black market cigarettes following a crackdown in Rotherham.

6 December 2017


Nuisance neighbours warned following equipment seizure

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“We won’t tolerate noise nuisance, and if you don’t heed warnings, you could see your property confiscated.”

6 December 2017


Take a trip down memory lane!

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Children can get “hands on” with some of the toys their parents and grandparents would have played with, and adults can take a trip down memory lane, with a new series of events and workshops.

5 December 2017

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