Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

August bank holiday weekend opening times

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The August Bank Holiday weekend is almost here. Visitors can explore Rotherham’s rich history or discover a perfect book at various museums and libraries around the borough.

21 August 2017


Landlord pleads guilty to waste offence

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The owner of a property in Eastwood has pleaded guilty to an offence of failing to properly dispose of waste.

21 August 2017


Bumper crop of A-Level results in Rotherham

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Hundreds of pupils across Rotherham have today scooped record A-Level results – as schools top last year’s performances.

17 August 2017


Bus travel helps thousands of young people take part in community programme

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This summer thousands of young people from South Yorkshire will benefit from free travel when taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme in partnership with EFL Trust.

17 August 2017


Funding success to help Rotherham Council build stronger communities

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Local residents are set to benefit from a range of projects to strengthen local communities and ease pressure on services.

9 August 2017


Forge Island footbridge works completed ahead of schedule

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Work on the pedestrian bridge linking Forge Island to the town centre has been completed more than a week ahead of schedule.

4 August 2017


Kiveton residents to benefit from road improvements

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Kiveton residents will see improvements to a major route through the village as Rotherham Council’s 2020 Roads Programme begins repair and resurfacing works in the area.

4 August 2017


Success of campaign to cut food waste

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Thousands of South Yorkshire residents are taking part in a national campaign to waste less food.

3 August 2017


Rocking with history at Clifton Park Museum

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This summer two historical displays will rock Clifton Park Museum.

31 July 2017


Fly tippers issued with fixed penalty fines

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Two fly tippers have been hit with £600 in fines after using the Rotherham countryside as a dumping ground – as the Council cracks down on those blighting the borough.

31 July 2017


Flame of Hope in Rotherham for 2017 Special Olympics Torch Run

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Special Olympics GB’s National Games are to be held in Sheffield and South Yorkshire this August.

28 July 2017


Road improvements for Dinnington

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Dinnington residents will see improvements to local roads as Rotherham Council’s 2020 Roads Programme begins resurfacing works in the area.

28 July 2017


New service aims to preserve treasured items

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Members of the public – as well as organisations and businesses – can now get expert assistance in conserving their treasured items.

28 July 2017


Active Ability supports local athletes to success in regional finals

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Local athletes came away with a haul of eight medals after successfully competing in the Special Olympic Regional Athletics Finals.

26 July 2017


Bringing the sound of music to deaf children

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Music is something we all take for granted, to be able to listen to and enjoy. However, for some children, the love of music may be something they are never able to enjoy - because they are deaf.

25 July 2017


Lead Governor retires after 28 years' service

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One of the longest serving school governors in Rotherham has retired from the role.

25 July 2017


New Sponsor for Wath Comprehensive School

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A new sponsor has been chosen for Wath Comprehensive School following it being put into special measures earlier this year.

21 July 2017


Double celebration for Shiloh

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Shiloh Rotherham has received a quarter of a million pounds from the Big Lottery Fund to boost the support they give to local people experiencing difficulties in their lives - just as the doors open to its newly-refurbished building.

21 July 2017


Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Rotherham Town Centre and Clifton Park

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Rotherham Council is regenerating Rotherham town centre, making it an attractive place for people to visit and do business.

20 July 2017


Messy fun at the Museum

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Little ones can get their hands dirty at a special “messy play” session at Clifton Park Museum on Tuesday 25 July.

20 July 2017

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