Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Tram Train scheme wins global award

South Yorkshire’s Tram Train scheme wins prestigious Global Light Rail Award for ‘Team of the Year’ and Highly Commended in ‘Project of the Year’ category.

15 October 2019


New Electric Vehicle Charging Points Launched at Rotherham Interchange

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) has unveiled its new electric vehicle charging points at the newly refurbished Rotherham Interchange.

15 October 2019


Sneak Peak of Gulliver’s Valley

Rotherham Council Leader Chris Read stopped by to see the borough’s new theme park, Gulliver’s Valley recently, checking on progress ahead of next year’s anticipated opening.

14 October 2019


Protect yourself from flu this winter

People are encouraged to get their flu vaccinations to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy this winter.

11 October 2019


Rawmarsh Tyre Tipper Fined

A fly-tipper has received a financial penalty in excess of £600 after admitting to depositing hundreds of tyres in Rawmarsh.

11 October 2019


New homes set to breathe new life into Rotherham town centre

Rotherham Council’s Cabinet is set to formally approve plans to build 171 new homes in a £30 million investment intended to breathe new life into three rundown town centre sites.

11 October 2019


Local jobs and better pay will help to secure future Council contracts

A new blueprint detailing how the Council can better use its £300 million annual spending power to support job creation, higher pay and training in Rotherham is to be considered by councillors.

9 October 2019


Phase One Works Underway on Forge Island

The regeneration of Forge Island and the Town Centre has moved a step closer with two key developments moving forward.

9 October 2019


Scheme could cut Rotherham roadworks by 6,000 days per year

Rotherham Council is looking to better control how utility companies dig up the roads, and ensure roadworks are carried out quicker and safer.

8 October 2019


Council set to continue crisis financial support for residents

Nearly 6,000 residents have relied on food parcels and almost 450 people accessed crisis loans from a Rotherham Council backed emergency scheme in the last year.

8 October 2019


LensGo Visual Media crowned Launchpad Champion 2019

A Rotherham-based videographer who began his business by capturing rock legends Def Leppard perform in the Albert Hall has been named one of the Sheffield City Region’s most promising new businesses.

4 October 2019


Be aware and take care at your local recycling centre

Rotherham Council and FCC Environment are urging residents of Rotherham to keep their kids, pets and themselves safe.

2 October 2019


Meadow View school becomes first in Rotherham to be Smokefree

Meadow View primary is the first Rotherham school to make all areas of its grounds and surrounding perimeters completely Smokefree.

1 October 2019


Leader of Rotherham Council and Mayor of Doncaster call on Government to re-think HS2

Cllr Chris Read and Mayor Ros Jones have met Douglas Oakervee, who is leading the HS2 review.

30 September 2019


Rotherham Council offers free electric charging at car parks in Rotherham

From 1 October 2019 until the end of March 2020, electric car owners will be able to charge their vehicles for free at all Rotherham Council owned charging points.

30 September 2019


Public Views Urged at Licensed Trade Drop in Sessions

A public consultation is currently underway on the impact of licensed trade activities across the borough.

26 September 2019


Blue Badge Fraud – Is it Worth a Criminal Record?

Rotherham Council has successfully prosecuted another case of fraudulent use of a disabled persons’ blue badge.

24 September 2019


Rotherham Council supports Empty Homes Week 2019

Empty Homes Week 2019 launches nationally today and Rotherham Council is highlighting the support on offer to property owners who have a long term empty property.

23 September 2019


Council to Take Action on Problematic Weeds

Rotherham Council is set to start work on extra weed clearances this week following feedback from the public.

20 September 2019


Rotherham’s winners are buzzing from garden competition awards success

Winners of the Council’s annual garden competition for council tenants and leaseholders are buzzing with their success at a celebration event at Clifton Park Garden House.

20 September 2019

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