Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Community groups urged to apply for grants for festivities

Community groups across the borough have been given some festive cheer after being awarded £1,748 of grants for celebration activities.

21 November 2018


Free Saturday parking returns for the festive season

Rotherham shoppers can benefit from FREE weekend parking in the run up to Christmas in all council-owned on-street bays and off-street car parks.

20 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


Artists can help Festival of Angels reach heavenly heights

Rotherham’s artists are being urged to support the celestial Festival of Angels project which is returning to the town in December.

19 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


Drop-in sessions for National HIV Testing Week

National HIV Testing Week starts on Saturday 17 November 2018 and Rotherham Council is teaming up with Rotherham’s Integrated Sexual Health Service to encourage people to get tested.

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


Rotherham social worker nominated for top award

A social worker from Rotherham has been selected as a finalist in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018 as a result of their outstanding work with children and families.

14 November 2018


Rotherham welcomes funding to prevent youth crime and exploitation

Rotherham Council and partners have been successful in supporting Government funding to help prevent serious youth crime and combat child criminal exploitation.

14 November 2018


Positive mental health top of the Youth Cabinet agenda

Members of Rotherham’s Youth Cabinet are planning to raise awareness of positive mental health amongst youngsters as part of a raft of measures they want to focus on in the year ahead.

14 November 2018


Improving support for people experiencing domestic abuse

Residents are being asked to share their views to improve the way domestic abuse services are delivered in our area.

12 November 2018


Food in Crisis Christmas Appeal 2018

Rotherham Council is once more supporting the Food for People in Crisis Appeal this Christmas.

8 November 2018


Council seeks to change rules on sex establishments

Council leaders want to hear from residents about the types of places in Rotherham where they think it's not suitable for sex establishments, like strip and lap dancing clubs and sex shops to operate.

7 November 2018


YouTuber and X Factor contestant to headline at lights switch-on

A YouTube sensation and an X-factor contestant will be headlining at this year’s Christmas lights switch on, being held in the town centre next week.

7 November 2018


Poignant ‘Tommies’ watch over Rotherham Remembrance events

The poignant silhouettes of two 6ft Tommies, which represent 100 years since the end of the First World War, will keep watch over this year’s acts of Remembrance in Rotherham.

6 November 2018


Discover ambitious plans for Rotherham at the Housing Development Summit

The popular Rotherham Housing Developer Summit returns for its third year on Wednesday 21 November 2018.

5 November 2018


Could you be a volunteer snow warden?

Winter is on its way and Rotherham Council is appealing for volunteers to help keep their neighbourhoods clear in snowy weather.

1 November 2018


Operation Stovewood: Seven men guilty of 24 child sexual abuse offences against teenage girls

Reacting to the guilty verdicts, Cllr Chris Read, Leader of Rotherham Council said:

29 October 2018


Rotherham Leisure Complex celebrates 10th birthday

Rotherham Leisure Complex is geared up and ready to celebrate its 10th birthday celebrations with a range of activities, offers and giveaways to celebrate a milestone date.

26 October 2018

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