Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Council Christmas and New Year opening hours

Rotherham residents are reminded that Rotherham Council services will have different opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period.

12 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


By-election to be held in Rotherham Parish this month

An election for two new Parish Councillors is to be held this month in Rotherham.

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


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.

5 December 2018


Help on hand to grow and learn about food

Hundreds of children and adults across Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster, including many with special needs, are learning how to grow their own food and cook nutritious meals.

3 December 2018


“Heartbeat” star comes to town in magical pantomime adventure

Rotherham panto fans will have a festive treat when ITV Heartbeat’s David Lonsdale stars in the rags-to-riches fairy tale Dick Whittington.

30 November 2018


Family proceedings case

A Rotherham Council spokesman said: “Today’s further disclosures in relation to proceedings in the family court have understandably caused widespread concern and upset.

28 November 2018


Take part in the town centre survey

As part of the ongoing regeneration of the town centre, Rotherham Council are seeking feedback from visitors, shoppers and businesses.

27 November 2018


Improvements to traffic lights and signals in Bramley

Rotherham Council will be carrying out improvement works to traffic signals and street lighting at Bramley crossroads from this week.

23 November 2018


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

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