Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Residents reclaim the park they love on Valentine’s Day

Residents in Eastwood Village have been showing their local park some love this Valentine’s Day following an investment by Rotherham Council to make it feel safer.

15 February 2019


Have your say on where to vote in Rotherham

Rotherham residents are being asked to give the Council their views on proposed changes to polling stations in the borough.

14 February 2019


Budget plans set to be agreed

Council leaders have responded to public feedback in bringing forward their budget proposals for the next two years – but are warning that financial pressures are set to continue.

6 February 2019


Site-ready homes are or their way to Rotherham

A dozen site-ready bungalows will be making their way to Rotherham as part of an exciting new pilot project approved by Rotherham Council today.

4 February 2019


Riverside Catering cooks up a storm!

Rotherham Council’s Riverside Catering, which supplies meals across primary schools in Rotherham, Doncaster and Sheffield, has achieved Bronze Certification under the Food for Life Served Here award.

4 February 2019


Refugee leads Holocaust Memorial Day event

At just 10 years old Sile Sibanda’s world was turned upside down.

28 January 2019


Refugee to lead Holocaust Memorial Day

At just 10 years old Sile Sibanda’s world was turned upside down.

24 January 2019


Consultation drives Rotherham bus changes

Changes will be made to buses in Rotherham and across South Yorkshire, following a public consultation on how often and where services should run.

23 January 2019


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


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

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How Rotherham is tackling Child Sexual Exploitation

The way we deal with child sexual exploitation in Rotherham today is very different than in the past.

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Return of Powers

Government-appointed Commissioners have left the Council following an announcement from the Secretary of State for Local Government.

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