Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Flags lowered to half-mast in tribute to victims of Manchester attack

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Rotherham Council is lowering its flags to half-mast today in tribute to the victims of yesterday’s terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.

23 May 2017


Social work recruitment setting new highs

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Rotherham is to host its fourth job fayre to recruit more social care staff – as numbers show that the Council is turning the tide in its bid for permanent staff.

22 May 2017


New Mayor of Rotherham sworn in

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Cllr Eve Rose Keenan will be the new Mayor of Rotherham for 2017/18.

22 May 2017


Public views sought on plans for Rotherham Interchange

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South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) is seeking customer views on proposals to improve Rotherham Interchange, following extensive damage caused by a vehicle fire in May last year.

19 May 2017


Drive for Life project wins another award

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Drive for Life partnership project scoops prestigious award.

19 May 2017


Public Health information about the impact of fires on health

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The fire at the Universal Recycling company site at Kilnhurst is no longer burning. This is some general public health information about the impact of fires on health.

19 May 2017


Crafty kids activities this May

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Children can keep boredom at bay in the forthcoming half term holiday with craft activities at Boston Castle and Clifton Park Museum.

19 May 2017


Rotherham CSE investigation concludes with 21st conviction

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Rotherham Council leaders have welcomed the sentencing of the 21st person to be convicted of historic child sexual exploitation crimes.

16 May 2017


Rotherham voters urged to make sure they are registered to have their say

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With a week left to register to vote in the general election, Rotherham Council is urging residents to make sure they don’t miss the deadline.

15 May 2017


NHS cyber attack - update for customers

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NHS services across England and Scotland have been hit by a global cyber-attack.

14 May 2017


Election candidates confirmed

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Candidates who will stand for local seats in next month's General Election have been confirmed.

12 May 2017


Mental Health Awareness week – Surviving or Thriving?

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This week is Mental Health awareness week so the Council is urging people to think about how they could improve their emotional wellbeing.

12 May 2017


Council reaches out for Dementia Awareness Week

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Rotherham Council is getting out and about to the community to spread awareness of dementia, one of the fastest growing mental health conditions in the world.

11 May 2017


Kilnhurst residents thanked following Wharf Road blaze

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Local residents are thanked for their patience following a large fire at a waste recycling site on Wharf Road, Kilnhurst.

10 May 2017


Discover more with new university taster course

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Rotherham’s Clifton Park Museum has joined forces with the University of Sheffield to offer a free taster course for adults thinking of returning to education.

10 May 2017


Put on your walking shoes it’s National Walking Month!

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Rotherham folk are being urged to put on their walking shoes and enjoy their local surroundings during National Walking Month.

10 May 2017


Love Food Hate Waste

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Residents in South Yorkshire will be encouraged make the most of food and save money as part of a national campaign to cut down on food waste.

10 May 2017


Enhancements to child concessionary travel approved

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Discounted public transport fares are to be offered to more young people in South Yorkshire.

9 May 2017


Don’t let thieves steal the spring in your step

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Summer is just around the corner – and with the weather warming up, Rotherham Council and South Yorkshire Police have teamed up to warn residents of burglary dangers.

9 May 2017


Confused Brits don’t know where to find their bus stop to get to work

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A new poll* by First South Yorkshire has found that nearly half of Brits surveyed don’t know where their nearest bus stop is located to take them to work. The research follows the recent news that UK

4 May 2017

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