Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Templeborough Biomass Power Plant inaugurated by HRH The Duke of York

Templeborough Biomass Power Plant was officially inaugurated by His Royal Highness The Duke of York this week, with the Leader of Rotherham Council welcoming the project.

25 June 2019

Inspirational Rotherham teen presented with prestigious Diana Award

A teenager who has dedicated herself to raising awareness of community cohesion and mental health issues has been given an esteemed Diana Award following a surprise visit from some public figures.

21 June 2019

Rotherham’s ‘River of Flowers’

Rotherham Council has again planted the seeds of the 'River of Flowers' - wildflowers that grow along eight miles of roads between the town centre, Catcliffe and Bramley.

20 June 2019

Rotherham’s ambitions becoming a reality

Rotherham’s ambitious plans were the focus of this year’s showcase event as leaders came together to highlight just how far the town has come in a short space of time.

13 June 2019

Tell us how you would like to give your views

Rotherham people have an opportunity to have their say on how they can be involved in shaping the future development of the borough.

13 June 2019

‘The Big Rotherham Door Knock’ comes calling

Residents in Rotherham were paid a visit by a legion of doorknockers at the start of June in a bid to combat loneliness and social isolation.

13 June 2019

Views wanted on South Yorkshire bus services

People from across South Yorkshire are being asked for their views on buses in a survey being carried out by Sheffield City Region.

12 June 2019

Rotherham's annual salute to Armed Forces returns

Rotherham town centre will once again host one of the region’s biggest celebrations for Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29 June.

11 June 2019

Landlords fined following Housing Act offences

A Rotherham landlord has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 after he failed to carry out vital safety works on his properties – including work to correct fire hazards.

7 June 2019

Survey launched to help find out how we can respond to suicide as a community

The Council would like to hear from anyone who has been bereaved from or affected by suicide and who would like to share their views.

5 June 2019

Council seeks views on the future of Rotherham Libraries and Neighbourhood Hubs

Rotherham Council is seeking views on how Rotherham Libraries could look in the future.

5 June 2019

Householders warned of unlicensed waste removal services

Residents are once again being warned of the risks of using unlicensed “man with a van” waste removal services after a Rawmarsh woman’s household items were fly-tipped on a country lane.

4 June 2019

Council consults on house to house collections

Rotherham residents are being asked for their views on proposals to better regulate house-to-house “charity bag” collectors.

3 June 2019

Views sought on proposed changes to enforcement policy

Rotherham Council is asking residents for their views on proposed changes to the way it carries out enforcement in the borough.

3 June 2019

Get involved at Rotherham Council’s Rotherham Show

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved with the Rotherham Show this year from volunteering to making and baking.

30 May 2019

Gold line up for Rotherham’s hottest ticket in town - the Wentworth Music Festival!

The stars will be coming out in force in Rotherham in just a couple of weeks’ time to play the third ever music festival in the grounds of the historic Wentworth Woodhouse.

29 May 2019

Further plans to tackle anti-social behaviour

Community backing has been given to further plans to tackle anti-social behaviour in a Rotherham area.

29 May 2019

New rules to improve private lettings set to be agreed

Improving the standards of privately rented accommodation with a new “selective licensing” scheme is set to be agreed for two Rotherham areas.

29 May 2019

Zero policy on new sex establishments

The Council is set to adopt a tough stance on sex establishments being set up in Rotherham following overwhelming backing for these changes.

28 May 2019

Investigative work begins on Forge Island flood defence scheme

Rotherham Council’s Town Centre Masterplan is forging ahead with site investigation works underway on Forge Island as part of the flood defence works.

24 May 2019

More from around Rotherham

Help is at hand

If you're struggling to cope or you are worried about someone else, there is always someone to talk to.

Find out more

Find your Rother Living home

Find the right home for you in Rotherham.

See the Rother Living website

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.

Find out more

Return of Powers

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

Find out more

Important tasks

Popular tasks

Council services