Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Rotherham dominate youth awards

Young people from Rotherham are on track to scoop a number of national youth awards after dominating the regional heats this weekend.

21 January 2019


Funding for ‘green’ projects

Local groups who want to improve their environment can get a helping hand to get their ideas off the ground.

21 January 2019


Woman ordered to pay more than £1,000 for Blue Badge fraud

A woman who fraudulently used her mother’s blue badge to park in Rotherham Town Centre has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 by Sheffield Magistrates Court.

21 January 2019


Hydrotherapy pool build underway

A £1m hydrotherapy pool is set to be opened later this year at one of Rotherham’s special schools.

10 January 2019


Pupils want to be healthier, survey says

Schools have banned the sale of high sugar and high energy drinks in recent years after pupils told them they wanted to be healthier.

9 January 2019


New Year, New Healthier You

A free local service can help residents achieve their New Year Resolutions for 2019.

7 January 2019


Plastics recycling will soon be here

Residents will shortly begin receiving information about changes to their household waste collections - including plastic recycling.

28 December 2018


Views Sought on Sex Establishments Rules

Council leaders are seeking residents’ views around where would or would not be an appropriate place for sex establishments like strip or lap dancing clubs to be allowed in Rotherham.

21 December 2018


Huge boost for tourism with announcement of £7m in funding from the Sheffield City Region

Funding of almost £7m has been agreed for three major projects, set to bring in tourists and boost the Sheffield City Region's cultural economy.

19 December 2018


Tough new rule will immobilise dangerous vehicles

Rotherham Council is proposing to bring in new rules to enable untaxed vehicles or those with multiple unpaid penalty charge notices to be clamped.

5 December 2018


Rotherham's Council's plans to make Rotherham's air cleaner

Responding to the Government’s requirements relating to Clean Air Zones, Rotherham Council has proposed a series of measurements to improve air quality.

5 December 2018


Healthy lives through a lens

People in the borough are being asked to express how they stay happy, healthy and well in their day-to-day lives through the art form of photography.

5 December 2018


Redevelopment proposals for Swinton

Swinton town centre is to be redeveloped, if new proposals are agreed by Rotherham Council.

5 December 2018


Help on hand to grow and learn about food

Hundreds of children and adults across Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster, including many with special needs, are learning how to grow their own food and cook nutritious meals.

3 December 2018


Family proceedings case

A Rotherham Council spokesman said: “Today’s further disclosures in relation to proceedings in the family court have understandably caused widespread concern and upset.

28 November 2018


Improvements to traffic lights and signals in Bramley

Rotherham Council will be carrying out improvement works to traffic signals and street lighting at Bramley crossroads from this week.

23 November 2018


Eastwood properties deemed as “unfit” close

A rogue landlord has been forced to close down two rat infested homes he owns in the Eastwood area of Rotherham after they were deemed “unfit” for people to live in.

20 November 2018


Primary Engineer campaign to inspire a new generation of engineers in the region kick-started at AMRC

Pompoms, sequins and sticky back plastic aren’t your typical engineering tools.

19 November 2018


Op Stovewood: six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13

Rotherham’s Council Leader has welcomed the news that six men have been jailed for 101 years after being convicted of raping and sexually assaulting young girls in Rotherham between 1998 and 2000.

16 November 2018


Region unites to welcome new McLaren Composites Technology Centre

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge officially open Rotherham’s new McLaren Composites Technology Centre...

14 November 2018

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