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.
Plan Ahead for Easter Bank Holiday Travel
TRANSPORT bosses in South Yorkshire are urging people to plan ahead & check before travelling over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, as engineering works will affect rail & tram services in the region.
New junction in Greasbrough to improve journey times, road safety and air quality
Work is about to begin to improve road safety and traffic flow on the B6089 through Greasbrough.
Free Easter activities for children and young people
Rotherham Council’s Early Help service is offering a range of virtual activities for children, young people and families on its Facebook pages every day, throughout the Easter school holidays.
Tenth anniversary for Rotherham education trailblazer
A new way of working between schools and families to improve outcomes for children with additional learning needs, developed in Rotherham and now used nationwide, celebrates its 10th birthday today.
Work to start on College Street Public Realm
The next stage of improvements to the town centre’s open spaces are due to start next week (w/c 29th March) on College Street.