Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Don’t lose your right to vote

Residents are being urged not to lose their right to vote as the annual electoral canvass begins.

23 July 2019


Public Consultation on Selective Licensing

A public consultation is currently taking place on proposals to renew Selective Licensing in parts of the existing areas and to designate a new area in Little London in Maltby.

23 July 2019


Celebrations begin as Council marks 100 hundred years of council housing

The Tenants’ Open Day, an annual event, this year became even more important as the Council marked one hundred years of council housing in the borough, and across the country.

23 July 2019


Work on Rotherham’s Waverley Junior Academy starts with official soil-cutting ceremony

Work to build Rotherham’s newest junior school is now officially underway after a soil-cutting ceremony took place in Waverley.

22 July 2019


Advice for residents as heatwave looms

Rotherham residents are being urged to prepare for a heatwave which is due over the coming days, according to Met Office forecasts.

22 July 2019


Work starts on major speculative industrial development at former Colliery site

Further work is being undertaken at the former Dinnington Colliery site in Rotherham as Trebor Developments starts on its major speculative industrial development.

18 July 2019


Rotherham launches Children's University

The South Yorkshire Children's University has achieved its first milestone with the official launch of the Rotherham Children's University.

18 July 2019


Rotherham Council’s response to the launch of SCR’s Integrated Rail Plan

Rotherham Council’s response to the launch of Sheffield City Region’s Integrated Rail Plan.

18 July 2019


Sports charity serves up free tennis sessions

With the nation gripped by Wimbledon, national sports charity ‘Tennis For Free’ has served up an ace for Rotherham by investing in a programme of free tennis sessions at Clifton Park.

11 July 2019


New body set up to give allotment holders more say in running sites

Allotment holders will have more say in Council allotment sites as a new body is set up to oversee how they are run.

10 July 2019


Council’s Future High Streets Fund bid goes forward to next stage

Rotherham town centre has been shortlisted for part of a £675m fund designed to help communities reinvent their high streets.

9 July 2019


Children invited to join Space Chase at Rotherham Libraries

Rotherham Libraries are calling for children to sign up and read six books this summer as part of the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge.

8 July 2019


Council to consult residents on proposed changes to home care charging policy

Rotherham Council is asking residents to tell them what they think about proposed changes to how people are charged for adult social care services they receive at home.

5 July 2019


£1m road repairs for Aughton, Aston and Swallownest

Residents in Aston, Aughton and Swallownest are to benefit from major road repairs taking place this summer – including the main road between Swallownest and Aughton.

5 July 2019


Have your say on Rotherham’s 'Clean Air Zone' proposals

Rotherham residents are being asked to give the Council their views on proposals to help improve air quality in the borough. 

5 July 2019


Rotherham celebrates one hundred years of council housing

This year Rotherham is celebrating 100 years of council housing with residents from across the borough.

4 July 2019


Women’s EURO 2021 Holds Host Venues’ Workshop

The inaugural Women’s EURO 2021 host cities’ workshop has taken place in host country England.

2 July 2019


Public house makes way for social housing in Dinnington

People on Rotherham’s Council Housing Register will be some of the first to benefit from a new housing development to be built on the site of the former Lordens Hotel in Dinnington.

28 June 2019


Young dancers can star in Sleeping Beauty pantomime

Rotherham Civic Theatre will host open auditions on Sunday 1 September for young dancers to be part of their Junior Ensemble in this year’s magical family pantomime Sleeping Beauty.

27 June 2019


Benefits advice services set to work more closely to help more vulnerable residents

Key welfare benefits advice services are set to work more closely together in order to provide a seamless service to meet the needs of some of Rotherham’s most vulnerable residents.

27 June 2019

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