News archive

News published April 2015

  • The Town Hall in Rotherham

    New decision-making arrangements agreed

    Published 23rd April 2015

    Details of how decisions will be made by the Government-appointed Commissioners overseeing the Council – and how local people can get involved – have now been agreed.

  • Older person and carer

    Offenders who prey on vulnerable adults targeted in Rotherham scheme

    Published 22nd April 2015

    Offenders who prey on vulnerable adults in Rotherham will be subject to the ‘wrath’ of South Yorkshire Police, thanks to a new initiative launched by the Vulnerable Persons Unit (VPU).

  • Woodland walk in Rotherham

    Last stile removed in Wales

    Published 22nd April 2015

    The final obstacle to easy access to walkers in one corner of the Rotherham borough has been removed.

  • Weigh Up logo

    Weigh Up offers free weight management support in Rotherham

    Published 21st April 2015

    A number of free services are now on offer across Rotherham to help those struggling to reach and maintain a healthier weight.

  • Starting school

    More parents get their primary preference

    Published 16th April 2015

    More Rotherham parents than ever are getting their children into primary schools of their choice this year.

  • First standing together

    First pledges its support to children's campaign

    Published 7th April 2015

    Staff from First buses have sent a strong message to those who target children by pledging its support to a Rotherham campaign.

  • Foster carers easter party

    Rotherham foster carers do it again

    Published 7th April 2015

    Rotherham’s Foster Carers have joined their fostering families and social workers for an ‘Eggstravaganza’ Spring celebration.

  • horse in field

    New horse act welcomed

    Published 2nd April 2015

    New laws to clamp down on people illegally abandoning horses have been welcomed by the Council.

  • Shop Local logo

    Rotherham butchers is on the move

    Published 2nd April 2015

    Shopping in Rotherham next week? Then why not take a 'butchers' at the new premises of one of the town centre's oldest traders?

  • taxi

    Taxi licences revoked

    Published 2nd April 2015

    The Council has revoked the licences of two taxi drivers after they were arrested on suspicion of historic sexual offences against underage girls.