News archive

News published April 2014

  • Sharp Rider motorcycle training

    Ride safe, stay safe

    Published 30th April 2014

    Smart riders in South Yorkshire can pick up a bargain and improve their riding skills to help them stay safe on the roads.

  • Household waste recycling centre at Lidget Lane

    New opening times for Rotherham waste sites

    Published 28th April 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.

  • housing in Rotherham

    Residents warned over shed break-ins

    Published 17th April 2014

    Rotherham residents are being warned to be on their guard following a spate of break-ins to sheds and garages.

  • Archives and local studies

    Friends group helps archives look into the past

    Published 17th April 2014

    Rotherham Archives and Local Studies Service have acquired a new record that reveals fascinating details of early 19th century education and charity in the Wath area.

  • Mary Portas with retailers from Makers Emporium

    Mary Portas "makers" a famous return to Rotherham

    Published 16th April 2014

    Rotherham has received the Portas seal of approval after the retail guru returned to witness the continuing transformation of the town centre.

  • Riverside House Council Offices

    Council to pay a local "living wage"

    Published 11th April 2014

    Almost 1,500 of the Council’s lowest paid employees are set to benefit thanks to the introduction of a local living wage from October this year.

  • Mary Portas visits Rotherham

    Mary Portas returns to Rotherham

    Published 11th April 2014

    Two high profile guests will review the transformation of Rotherham Town Centre in a planned visit next week.

  • Heart Town fundraising presentation

    Local businesses show their hearts

    Published 10th April 2014

    Seven Rotherham businesses have been rewarded for their big hearts after being awarded certificates for their fundraising and lifesaving efforts.

  • Birthday candles

    Seven years of Potteries Court

    Published 10th April 2014

    Residents of a specialist housing scheme in Rotherham will celebrate its seventh birthday next week.

  • Anti-social behaviour focus of community engagement event

    Residents come together to improve community

    Published 10th April 2014

    Residents of a Rotherham community took to their local streets this week to pick up litter.