Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Campaign calls out sexual harassment in Rotherham

A campaign to stamp out sexual harassment in South Yorkshire has come to Rotherham.

17 September 2019

Council staff donate after foodbank appeal

Big hearted Rotherham Council staff have made personal donations of twelve boxes worth of items to the food bank based at The Hub Church in Canklow. The donations include tinned meat, dried pasta and

11 September 2019

Flytippers warned, "We're watching you" after recent prosecutions

Rotherham Council is warning potential fly tippers not to break the law after two recent convictions were secured using footage from CCTV, costing the offenders a total of £1,600.

11 September 2019

New energy scheme aims to save residents money

From February next year Rotherham residents will be eligible to take part in a scheme designed to help cut electricity bills, and help them to go green.

10 September 2019

New homes to provide for the cars of the future, under new plans

Every new home and workplace in the borough with space for parking could be required to provide electric vehicle charging points.

10 September 2019

Council to create over 100 new school places for children with special needs

Rotherham Council is set to invest a further £1.2 million in creating 111 new Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) places in local schools to help meet increasing demand.

10 September 2019

New £1 million hydrotherapy facility makes a splash with Newman School children

Children from a Rotherham special school had an extra reason to look forward to returning to lessons after the summer break, as they got to make a splash in a new £1 million hydrotherapy pool complex.

9 September 2019

Major road improvements at Harthill

Residents and visitors to Harthill village are to benefit from major road repairs taking place this summer.

2 September 2019

Operation Stovewood: Council Leader responds to six further convictions

Commenting on the convictions of six men for child sexual abuse offences yesterday, as part of Operation Stovewood, Councillor Chris Read, Leader of Rotherham Council said:

29 August 2019

Don’t lose your right to vote

Rotherham Council is reminding residents who have received an electoral form recently to complete it promptly.

28 August 2019

Proud of Rotherham students GCSE success

The anxious wait is over for pupils in Rotherham today as thousands of young people receive their GCSE results.

22 August 2019

Pupils celebrate A Levels results in Rotherham

The wait is over for hundreds of pupils in Rotherham today who find out how they performed in their A levels, as schools top last year’s performances.

15 August 2019

Views sought over changes to A630 Parkway

Residents are being invited to view plans to improve the A630 Parkway, at a public engagement event to take place on Wednesday 21 August.

14 August 2019

Investment in the future

An ambitious proposal to bring more events to Rotherham has been successful through funding from Arts Council England.

14 August 2019

Council leader backs calls for fairer public health funding

Rotherham Council’s Leader has joined forces with over a third of upper tier council leaders across England to back Cancer Research UK’s call for the new Government to increase public health funding.

14 August 2019

Rotherham Interchange refurbishment sees rise in customer satisfaction

Rotherham Interchange customers have reported a rise in satisfaction rates, following the site’s £12million refurbishment scheme.

12 August 2019

Council says it with flowers for 40,000th subscriber to the brown bin scheme

Rotherham Council celebrated the 40,000th subscription to its garden waste service by presenting a rose bush to two of its youngest gardeners.

12 August 2019

A Beauty of a cast for the Rotherham Civic Theatre panto

Rotherham Civic Theatre is delighted to announce their full line-up for the magical family friendly pantomime Sleeping Beauty.

7 August 2019

Major works to upgrade College Road roundabout expected soon

Drivers will need to be prepared for disruption before benefiting from the major changes taking place this summer at the College Road roundabout.

31 July 2019

Children get the composting bug

Hundreds of school children across South Yorkshire have taken part in a competition to learn about and promote the benefits of composting.

26 July 2019

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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

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