Next week Rotherham Council’s Cabinet is expected to agree an ambition to end rough sleeping in the borough, as part of adopting a new Homelessness Prevention and Rough Sleeper Strategy.
9 April 2019
A licensing scheme which has improved the standards of privately rented accommodation in areas of Rotherham is set to be rolled out further if it is agreed by the Council’s Cabinet on 15 April.
9 April 2019
Partnership working between the Rotherham Central Neighbourhood Policing Team and Rotherham Council has seen a property on Spring Walk, Rotherham closed for three months.
11 March 2019
A dozen site-ready bungalows will be making their way to Rotherham as part of an exciting new pilot project approved by Rotherham Council today.
4 February 2019
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
A public consultation is currently taking place on proposals to extend Selective Licensing of private rented housing to parts of Thurcroft and Parkgate.
23 October 2018
Rother Living homes are now available in Maltby as part of the latest major housing development from Rotherham Council, offering high quality and affordable homes in the borough.
12 October 2018
Rotherham Council is advising landlords and housing associations to act early following changes in the law which could affect their properties.
24 September 2018
Rotherham Council’s partnership with Wates Residential North to build 217 homes has resulted in employment opportunities for people in the borough.
6 September 2018
A rogue landlord who failed to carry out adequate gas and fire safety checks has been fined more than £2,000.
6 August 2018
A number of new street names have been chosen by children living near one of the borough’s newest estates.
4 July 2018
Health leaders in Rotherham are to trial giving patients physical activity advice as part of a national pilot scheme.
2 July 2018
Plans to build more affordable homes, some of which could be brought on site ready-made, are set to be looked at by Rotherham Council.
29 June 2018
As part of the national Shared Lives Week (18-24 June), Rotherham Council held the event for carers who offer a range of support from long term accommodation to short breaks and day support.
20 June 2018
Work has started on a major new build programme to develop over 300 high quality homes in Rotherham.
21 March 2018
Council tenants in Rotherham can celebrate after the Council scooped the best engagement award in regional finals.
21 March 2018
Private housing tenants will benefit after Rotherham Council agreed to strengthen its powers to tackle rogue landlords in the borough.
1 March 2018
Work on an innovative housing scheme, set to attract first time buyers, will begin next month at a key regeneration site in Rotherham.
19 February 2018
Rotherham Council contract partner Mears continues to provide training opportunities for people in the borough and recently celebrated the achievements of recent apprentice’s at their annual awards.
19 December 2017
Rotherham is set to benefit from five new homes in the town centre, driving forward the Council’s commitment to transform the borough and create a town where people want to live and work.
18 December 2017
A major housing development that is set to boost the number of council homes and reenergise several areas across the borough has begun with an official sod cutting event on site.
13 December 2017
“We won’t tolerate noise nuisance, and if you don’t heed warnings, you could see your property confiscated.”
6 December 2017
Rotherham Council is taking steps to make sure the housing it offers for rent meets the needs of Rotherham’s residents.
5 December 2017
Householders in Rotherham are being reminded to check with the Council before carrying out any work on the pavements outside their properties.
9 November 2017
Rotherham Council tenants and leaseholders have been awarded for their blooming success at the annual Garden Awards ceremony, which took place at Rotherham Town Hall on September 7 2017.
27 September 2017
Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in London the council is providing information about the safety of the council homes with External Wall Insulation (EWI) in the event of a fire.
30 June 2017
Rotherham residents are set for a major housing boost through a pioneering new scheme that will provide over 200 much needed new homes in the borough.
30 June 2017
Tenants and leaseholders invited to get involved in shaping services and improve neighbourhoods at the Annual Conference.
14 June 2017
The fire at the Universal Recycling company site at Kilnhurst is no longer burning. This is some general public health information about the impact of fires on health.
19 May 2017
The new premises for Shiloh, a local charity supporting homeless and vulnerable people, is moving a step closer to opening thanks to the Council and their contract partners Fortem and Mears.
28 March 2017
A development of 12 new affordable homes for council tenants has been completed in Swinton.
27 March 2017
A new furniture scheme has launched in Rotherham to help tenants make their houses into homes when they move on from homelessness.
24 March 2017
Not just one but two of Rotherham Council’s housing teams are celebrating success following recognition for making a difference to the services they deliver.
17 March 2017
The Council is urging tenants to be early birds and get the date for the annual Tenants Housing Conference into their diaries.
14 March 2017
Rotherham Council, in partnership with Rotherham Rise, has been successful in its bid to increase funding to help victims of domestic abuse rebuild their lives.
22 February 2017
The Council has been successful in securing two different funding streams from the Government that will help hundreds more residents to get on the housing ladder.
12 January 2017
Rotherham recently hosted the launch of the ‘Housing Compact’, a landmark agreement, between local authorities and housing providers in the Sheffield City Region to drive the economy through new house
15 December 2016
The Council is seeking views from people across the region about what type of homes they would like to see in Rotherham town centre.
1 December 2016
Rotherham Council is pleased to announce the formal opening of four adapted, self-contained apartments in Shaftesbury House.
1 December 2016
Two new build Council bungalows have opened their doors to two local families with disabled children.
1 November 2016
Rotherham Council's Housing and Neighbourhood Services are celebrating this week after being successfully awarded the Tpas accreditation for excellence in tenant engagement.
29 September 2016
Rotherham Council tenants and leaseholders were rewarded for their glorious gardens at the annual Garden Competition awards ceremony on Thursday 8 September.
15 September 2016
Rotherham Council is backing a new Government programme which will help under 40s get on the housing ladder, and local people are being urged to find out more.
28 July 2016
Rotherham Council has announced plans to buy 24 long-term derelict properties to refurbish and let as Council homes.
13 July 2016
Rotherham Council has appointed its new Strategic Director of Adult Care and Housing, the final appointment to the authority's new permanent senior management team.
4 May 2016
Rotherham Council used new powers to fine two residents after they ignored requests to tidy up their gardens.
29 March 2016
A brand new Council Housing development at Barbers Avenue Rawmarsh was officially opened yesterday by the Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Maggi Clark.
24 March 2016
Rotherham Council’s Key Choices Service, which provides advice to customers on all housing options as well as support to prevent customers becoming homeless, is moving to Riverside House on 18 March.
9 March 2016
Residents in Flanderwell were given advice and assistance to help keep themselves and their homes safe at an event this week.
28 January 2016
Tenants are starting to see improvements to their homes as Rotherham Council moves forward with its Selective Licensing scheme.
15 December 2015
The first tenants have moved into four new Council homes built in Bramley.
6 November 2015
This year’s Rotherham Garden Competition has been hailed a blooming success with new categories attracting more entries.
24 September 2015
The sites earmarked for new homes, industrial and retail space in Rotherham will be put forward for council approval for consultation at the next Council meeting (16 September).
14 September 2015
Rotherham Council and Willmott Dixon will be hitting the streets to promote gas safety as part of Gas Safety Week (14 to 20 September).
10 September 2015
Several new buildings across Rotherham, including houses and a school, have been acclaimed in a regional building excellence awards.
1 June 2015
A new licensing scheme, geared to driving up the standards of privately rented accommodation in Rotherham, is going ahead after a judge dismissed a legal challenge.
15 May 2015
Two new specialist homes are going to be built to help families with a disabled child.
25 March 2015
Landlords who own property in certain parts of Rotherham are to be the subject of a new licensing scheme in an effort to drive up the standards of rented accommodation.
18 December 2014
The Council has changed the way it allocates Council homes to make it easier for local people who need a house to get one.
25 November 2014
Rotherham is once again one of the top-performing authorities for its Council Tax collection rate despite the huge changes imposed by the Government.
1 August 2014
Rotherham's housing plan for the future has been given the green light by government inspectors - including the go-ahead to set a local housing target.
14 July 2014
Rotherham recyclers are being reminded that from June each of the borough's four Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed for one day each week.
28 April 2014
Rotherham residents are being warned to be on their guard following a spate of break-ins to sheds and garages.
17 April 2014
Residents of a specialist housing scheme in Rotherham will celebrate its seventh birthday next week.
10 April 2014
The Council collected a much-needed additional £6 million in Council Tax and non-domestic rates in the last financial year - a welcome boost in the battle to provide vital front-line services.
8 April 2014
A married couple have been successfully prosecuted by the Council for failing to make repairs to a tenanted property they owned in Catcliffe.
18 March 2014
The Council has taken a significant leap forward in the way key services are delivered by introducing an exciting new online service.
12 March 2014
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4 March 2014
It may be cold outside, but it’s not too early to start thinking about making preparations for Rotherham’s Council homes gardening competition.
3 December 2013
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