98.5% of Rotherham children offered preferred Primary place
Nearly all Rotherham children will start the new school year at the Primary or Junior school of their parents choosing, with an increase in the percentage of children securing their first choice.
Voters urged to register in time to have their say in May
On Thursday 6 May residents in Rotherham will have their say on who represents them as Rotherham Council, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner and Parish Council elections take place.
PARK FOR FREE AT WEEKENDS IN ROTHERHAM TOWN CENTRE
Rotherham Council has extended free weekend parking across the town centre to support residents and businesses as COVID-19 restrictions ease.
Council launches campaign to keep Rotherham open
A new campaign will centre around the Let’s Get Rotherham Moving message and urge residents to help and keep shops and local business open by following COVID-19 rules and being considerate.
His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh
Statement from The Worshipful The Mayor of Rotherham, Councillor Jenny Andrews, on the announcement of the death of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Reading Friends to connect people and combat loneliness
Rotherham Libraries is now part of the Reading Friends initiative – combatting social isolation by connecting people to have a weekly chat about anything to do with books and reading.
Rotherham residents are reminded to follow social distancing guidelines as cases increase in the borough
Residents across Rotherham are being urged to follow to social distancing guidelines and only meet in groups of up to six people or two household outdoors as cases of COVID-19 increase.
Overnight closures on A630 Parkway
The Rotherham to Sheffield A630 Parkway will have overnight closures on two weekends in April so that routine maintenance can go ahead alongside road improvement works.
Helping Budding Writers Put Pen to Paper
To celebrate the BBC's Novels That Shaped Our World programme, Rotherham Libraries has joined forces with local writer, Ray Hearne to encourage residents to try their hand at creative writing.
Planet Pizza proprietor admits food hygiene standards breaches
A takeaway business proprietor has been hit with fines and legal costs totalling more than £3,000 after evidence of a rat infestation was found at his premises by Environmental Health Officers.