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Rogue landlords pay the penalty

Published on Monday, 6th August 2018 in Environmental health news

A rogue landlord who failed to carry out adequate gas and fire safety checks has been fined more than £2,000.

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Rotherham Council advises to stay safe in the sun

Published on Wednesday, 25th July 2018 in Health and social care news

Whilst residents might be enjoying the current warmer weather, they are also being asked to be prepared in case of higher temperatures over the coming days.

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Local streets named by school children

Published on Wednesday, 4th July 2018 in Housing news

A number of new street names have been chosen by children living near one of the borough’s newest estates.

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Health care practitioners to prescribe physical activity

Published on Monday, 2nd July 2018 in Council news news

Health leaders in Rotherham are to trial giving patients physical activity advice as part of a national pilot scheme.

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More affordable homes for the borough

Published on Friday, 29th June 2018 in Council housing news

Plans to build more affordable homes, some of which could be brought on site ready-made, are set to be looked at by Rotherham Council.

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Celebrating Shared Lives Carers in the borough

Published on Wednesday, 20th June 2018 in Health and wellbeing news

As part of the national Shared Lives Week (18-24 June), Rotherham Council held the event for carers who offer a range of support from long term accommodation to short breaks and day support.

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Garden competition begins

Published on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 in Council news news

Rotherham Council has launched its annual gardening competition in National Gardening Week, inviting council tenants to enter the popular contest.

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Council commits over £40 million to deliver new homes for Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 21st March 2018 in Business and economy news

Work has started on a major new build programme to develop over 300 high quality homes in Rotherham.

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Council triumphs with ‘Excellence in Tenant Engagement’ award

Published on Wednesday, 21st March 2018 in About the council news

Council tenants in Rotherham can celebrate after the Council scooped the best engagement award in regional finals.

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Tenants to benefit as increased powers to target rogue landlords agreed

Published on Thursday, 1st March 2018 in Private housing news

Private housing tenants will benefit after Rotherham Council agreed to strengthen its powers to tackle rogue landlords in the borough.

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The sky’s the limit for new homes in Rotherham

Published on Monday, 19th February 2018 in Council news news

Work on an innovative housing scheme, set to attract first time buyers, will begin next month at a key regeneration site in Rotherham.

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Apprenticeship programme creates local jobs for local people

Published on Tuesday, 19th December 2017 in Youth support news

Rotherham Council contract partner Mears continues to provide training opportunities for people in the borough and recently celebrated the achievements of recent apprentice’s at their annual awards.

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Town centre living set to expand

Published on Monday, 18th December 2017 in Town centre management news

Rotherham is set to benefit from five new homes in the town centre, driving forward the Council’s commitment to transform the borough and create a town where people want to live and work.

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Rotherham’s council housing boost gets off the ground

Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017 in Housing news

A major housing development that is set to boost the number of council homes and reenergise several areas across the borough has begun with an official sod cutting event on site.

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Nuisance neighbours warned following equipment seizure

Published on Wednesday, 6th December 2017 in Anti social behaviour and nuisance news

“We won’t tolerate noise nuisance, and if you don’t heed warnings, you could see your property confiscated.”

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Twenty five great new homes to meeting housing needs in Rotherham

Published on Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in Council - news and information releases news

Rotherham Council is taking steps to make sure the housing it offers for rent meets the needs of Rotherham’s residents.

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Householders reminded to contact the Council

Published on Thursday, 9th November 2017 in Vehicle access - kerbs news

Householders in Rotherham are being reminded to check with the Council before carrying out any work on the pavements outside their properties.

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Bumper crop of entries as garden awards blossom more than ever!

Published on Wednesday, 27th September 2017 in Housing news

Rotherham Council tenants and leaseholders have been awarded for their blooming success at the annual Garden Awards ceremony, which took place at Rotherham Town Hall on September 7 2017.

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External Wall Insulation

Published on Friday, 30th June 2017 in Housing news

Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in London the council is providing information about the safety of the council homes with External Wall Insulation (EWI) in the event of a fire.

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New homes for Rotherham will be a boost for tenants and first time buyers

Published on Friday, 30th June 2017 in Housing news

Rotherham residents are set for a major housing boost through a pioneering new scheme that will provide over 200 much needed new homes in the borough.

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Tenants and leaseholders invited to Annual Conference to shape services

Published on Wednesday, 14th June 2017 in Housing news

Tenants and leaseholders invited to get involved in shaping services and improve neighbourhoods at the Annual Conference.

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Public Health information about the impact of fires on health

Published on Friday, 19th May 2017 in Health advice news

The fire at the Universal Recycling company site at Kilnhurst is no longer burning. This is some general public health information about the impact of fires on health.

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Council and partners make Shiloh’s dream a reality

Published on Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Housing news

The new premises for Shiloh, a local charity supporting homeless and vulnerable people, is moving a step closer to opening thanks to the Council and their contract partners Fortem and Mears.

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Tenants celebrate as they move into new homes at Swinton

Published on Monday, 27th March 2017 in Council housing news

A development of 12 new affordable homes for council tenants has been completed in Swinton.

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New furnishing scheme launches that helps rebuild tenants’ lives

Published on Friday, 24th March 2017 in Community and living news

A new furniture scheme has launched in Rotherham to help tenants make their houses into homes when they move on from homelessness.

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Double awards delight for housing services

Published on Friday, 17th March 2017 in Affordable housing news

Not just one but two of Rotherham Council’s housing teams are celebrating success following recognition for making a difference to the services they deliver.

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Secure your place at the 2017 tenants’ conference

Published on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 in Affordable housing news

The Council is urging tenants to be early birds and get the date for the annual Tenants Housing Conference into their diaries.

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£200k funding boost to help families fleeing domestic violence

Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 in Health and social care news

Rotherham Council, in partnership with Rotherham Rise, has been successful in its bid to increase funding to help victims of domestic abuse rebuild their lives.

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Government gives funding for new homes

Published on Thursday, 12th January 2017 in Housing news

The Council has been successful in securing two different funding streams from the Government that will help hundreds more residents to get on the housing ladder.

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Rotherham hosts launch of Sheffield City Region Housing Compact

Published on Thursday, 15th December 2016 in Housing news

Rotherham recently hosted the launch of the ‘Housing Compact’, a landmark agreement, between local authorities and housing providers in the Sheffield City Region to drive the economy through new house

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Tell us your views on town centre housing

Published on Thursday, 1st December 2016 in Consultations news

The Council is seeking views from people across the region about what type of homes they would like to see in Rotherham town centre.

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New accommodation to help people stay independent for longer

Published on Thursday, 1st December 2016 in Housing news

Rotherham Council is pleased to announce the formal opening of four adapted, self-contained apartments in Shaftesbury House.

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Happy tenants say hello to new homes

Published on Tuesday, 1st November 2016 in Children and family care news

Two new build Council bungalows have opened their doors to two local families with disabled children.

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Rotherham recognised for tenant involvement

Published on Thursday, 29th September 2016 in Community and living news

Rotherham Council's Housing and Neighbourhood Services are celebrating this week after being successfully awarded the Tpas accreditation for excellence in tenant engagement.

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Annual garden competition winners announced

Published on Thursday, 15th September 2016 in Aston news

Rotherham Council tenants and leaseholders were rewarded for their glorious gardens at the annual Garden Competition awards ceremony on Thursday 8 September.

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Starter Homes register opens for young first time buyers finding a new build home

Published on Thursday, 28th July 2016 in Housing news

Rotherham Council is backing a new Government programme which will help under 40s get on the housing ladder, and local people are being urged to find out more.

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Council is given green light to negotiate the purchase of eyesore empty properties

Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016 in Planning and development news

Rotherham Council has announced plans to buy 24 long-term derelict properties to refurbish and let as Council homes.

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New Adult Care and Housing Strategic Director sees Council senior management team complete

Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016 in Commissioners news

Rotherham Council has appointed its new Strategic Director of Adult Care and Housing, the final appointment to the authority's new permanent senior management team.

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Rotherham residents fined for eyesore properties

Published on Tuesday, 29th March 2016 in Housing news

Rotherham Council used new powers to fine two residents after they ignored requests to tidy up their gardens.

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Carr Mews housing development officially opens its doors

Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016 in Council housing news

A brand new Council Housing development at Barbers Avenue Rawmarsh was officially opened yesterday by the Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Maggi Clark.

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