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Covid-19 business support scheme to close on 16th August
Over 4,000 Rotherham businesses and charities have received more than £46m in financial support from Rotherham Council since the start of Covid-19 lockdown measures.
Consultations under way on extension to Public Space Protection Orders
A public consultation has now started on two Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO), one in the Town Centre, including Clifton Park, and a borough wide order specifically dealing with dog fouling.
Council appoints new Director of Children's Services
Suzanne Joyner has been offered the role of Rotherham Council’s Strategic Director of Children and Young People’s Services, following a competitive selection process.
New library ‘Order and Collect’ service launched in Rotherham
A new ‘Order and Collect’ service will be available to library users at 11 of Rotherham’s Libraries from Monday 3rd August as the first stage of a phased re-opening of libraries in the borough.
Walk-through testing for Rotherham residents
Rotherham residents can now access a COVID-19 test at the new walk-through Local Testing Site on Forge Island, Rotherham town centre.
Sport England to help more women play football with £1m legacy investment into UEFA Women’s EURO 2022
Sport England has awarded £1m of National Lottery funding to England’s hosting of the UEFA European Women’s Championship in 2022 (WEURO2022).
Weekly update from Rotherham’s Director of Public Health, Teresa Roche
I would once again like to say thank you to the people of Rotherham for all your efforts in helping to contain the spread of coronavirus infection.
Rotherham Council postpones theatre shows but they will be back!
Rotherham Council has made the difficult decision to postpone the re-opening of Rotherham Civic Theatre until Spring 2021, but is reassuring staff and visitors that the theatre’s doors will reopen again once the Coronavirus pandemic is over.
Coronavirus key messages to tour Rotherham’s streets
Rotherham Council and local partner organisations are set to send out key coronavirus messages on a tour of the borough.