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Reducing hate crime in Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 17th October 2018 in Council news news

Figures released by the Home Office this week indicate that reporting of hate crime has increased by 17% across England and Wales compared to last year.

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Council to consult on budget proposals as pressures continue to grow

Published on Wednesday, 17th October 2018 in Council news news

Rotherham Council intends to set a two-year budget for the first time in order to help deal with a further £30 million of required savings.

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Signing ceremony marks halfway point in Rotherham Interchange refurbishment

Published on Tuesday, 16th October 2018 in Public transport news

Councillors, directors and project managers marked the halfway point in the refurbishment of Rotherham Interchange.

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Residents make Clifton Park a winner

Published on Tuesday, 16th October 2018 in Council news news

Rotherham Council is thanking residents as Clifton Park is once again voted one of the nation’s favourite green spaces.

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Extra staff to tackle litter, dog fouling and illegal parking

Published on Monday, 15th October 2018 in Environment and waste news

Extra enforcement staff are now on the streets of Rotherham to help tackle problems such as litter, fly-tipping, dog fouling and illegal parking.

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New Rother Living homes available in Maltby

Published on Friday, 12th October 2018 in Council housing news

Rother Living homes are now available in Maltby as part of the latest major housing development from Rotherham Council, offering high quality and affordable homes in the borough.

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Flu vaccinations available in Rotherham

Published on Thursday, 11th October 2018 in Doctors, GPs and hospitals news

People in Rotherham are encouraged to get the flu vaccination to help protect themselves and their loved ones this winter.

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Market Hall to turn red as “Rotherham Remembers”

Published on Wednesday, 10th October 2018 in Council news news

Handmade poppies from all over the world will be on display as Rotherham’s market hall turns red to mark the centenary of the end of World War One.

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Woman fined for Blue Badge abuse

Published on Tuesday, 9th October 2018 in Disabled people - parking permits - blue badge news

A woman who used her daughter’s disabled parking badge to park in Rotherham Town Centre has been prosecuted by Rotherham Council.

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UK's first Tram Train to welcome passengers this month

Published on Monday, 8th October 2018 in Council news news

Passengers in South Yorkshire will be the first in the country to benefit from the innovative Tram Trains - a special tram vehicle.

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New car park opens in town centre

Published on Thursday, 4th October 2018 in Parking news

Visitors to Rotherham will have an additional 40 temporary parking spaces to use in the town centre from Monday (8 October).

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Looked After Children get Princess Diana award

Published on Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 in Council news news

Inspirational children who have lived in care in Rotherham have been given a prestigious Princess Diana Award for their courage and efforts.

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Stoptober returns to help Rotherham smokers stub out the habit

Published on Monday, 1st October 2018 in Help for adults news

Stoptober is back for its 7th year - and Rotherham smokers are being encouraged to join in with the biggest mass quit attempt in the country.

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Inspiring next generation to positively counter hate

Published on Thursday, 27th September 2018 in Council news news

Inspirational speakers, poets and performers motivated school children to recognise the “harms of hate” at a special event this week.

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Work begins on Gulliver’s theme park

Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018 in Aston news

Work has begun on the new Gulliver’s family theme park resort – with the developers looking to open to the public in spring 2020.

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England Lionesses to host Sweden at New York Stadium

Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018 in Sports, clubs and centres news

England will host Sweden at Rotherham's New York Stadium as they step up their preparations for next summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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Government Commissioners are removed from Council

Published on Monday, 24th September 2018 in Council news news

Government-appointed Commissioners have left Rotherham Council following an announcement from the Secretary of State for Local Government.

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New University Centre Rotherham welcomes students for first day of term

Published on Monday, 24th September 2018 in Education and learning news

The new £10.5 million University Centre Rotherham (UCR) has opened its doors to students and adult learners for the first time today (Monday 24 September).

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South Yorkshire Recycles!

Published on Monday, 24th September 2018 in Environment and waste news

South Yorkshire can shout loud and proud that ‘We Do’ recycle!

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Landlords advised to act early on new legislation

Published on Monday, 24th September 2018 in Houses in multiple occupancy news

Rotherham Council is advising landlords and housing associations to act early following changes in the law which could affect their properties.

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RTPI president visits Rotherham planners

Published on Monday, 17th September 2018 in Planning and development news

The President of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), John Acres, visited members of Rotherham Council’s successful planning team on Friday (14 September).

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Council rolls out more safety measures for schools

Published on Wednesday, 12th September 2018 in Council news news

As schools in Rotherham return after the summer break, 20mph warning signs are being introduced as part of the Council’s commitment to improve road safety.

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Wates Residential North and Rotherham Council build futures for local jobseekers

Published on Thursday, 6th September 2018 in Youth support news

Rotherham Council’s partnership with Wates Residential North to build 217 homes has resulted in employment opportunities for people in the borough.

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Chance to share your memories of Barry

Published on Thursday, 6th September 2018 in Arts and entertainment news

Rotherham folk will be able to leave a special message in memory of much-loved entertainer Barry Chuckle.

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Smoking stubbed out in Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 5th September 2018 in Health and social care news

New figures released by Public Health England based on the Annual Population Survey have shown that more people in Rotherham are kicking their smoking habit .

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Free bus travel helps thousands of young people take part in community projects

Published on Wednesday, 5th September 2018 in Public transport news

This summer thousands of young people from across the region have benefited from free bus travel when taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme in partnership with EFL Trust.

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Sport stars step up to stamp out hate crime

Published on Tuesday, 4th September 2018 in Council news news

Sports superstars joined forces with young people in Rotherham to help stamp out hate crime.

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Wickersley to see road improvements

Published on Wednesday, 29th August 2018 in Council news news

Motorists will see improvements take place to one of the major roads through the borough later this year.

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Developer selected for Forge Island regeneration

Published on Friday, 24th August 2018 in Council news news

A development partner for Rotherham’s Forge Island has been named.

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GCSE success in Rotherham

Published on Thursday, 23rd August 2018 in Council news news

THOUSANDS of pupils are today celebrating after scooping great results across the borough for GCSEs.

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Bin collections across Rotherham are changing

Published on Tuesday, 21st August 2018 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Householders can now sign up to Rotherham’s new garden waste collection service and get a new brown bin for their garden waste.

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Pupils celebrate top A Levels results in Rotherham

Published on Thursday, 16th August 2018 in Council news news

Hundreds of pupils across Rotherham have today scooped record A-Level results – as schools top last year’s performances.

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RNN Group given keys to the door of University Centre Rotherham

Published on Monday, 13th August 2018 in Education and learning news

The construction of the new University Centre in Rotherham has been officially finished enabling the delivery of degree courses and professional qualifications in the town.

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Appeal for help to finish Rotherham poppy cascade

Published on Monday, 13th August 2018 in Council news news

Knitters are being urged to come forward to help finish a cascading wall of poppies aimed at commemorating the centenary of the end of the first world war.

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Be an angel and support Rotherham’s community arts project

Published on Monday, 6th August 2018 in Council news news

Rotherham’s celestial Festival of Angels project is set to return to the town and residents are now being urged to get their creative juices flowing.

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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 Interchange – three months on

Published on Friday, 3rd August 2018 in Council news news

Work has been proceeding apace as Rotherham Interchange’s £12million refurbishment programme continues.

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Youth Cabinet increase water safety awareness

Published on Wednesday, 1st August 2018 in Council news news

Life-saving water throwlines are to be installed on the banks of the canal side near New York Stadium and in the town centre thanks to the work of Rotherham’s Youth Cabinet.

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New bar aims to help Rotherham’s nightlife a roaring success!

Published on Monday, 30th July 2018 in Arts and entertainment news

Rotherham Council has welcomed the opening of a new bar in the town centre as plans to make the area an attractive place to visit ramp up.

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Come along to Rotherham Civic Theatre for a ‘Purrfect’ family panto this Christmas

Published on Friday, 27th July 2018 in Council news news

Rotherham Civic Theatre are delighted to announce that this year they will be working alongside Imagine Theatre.

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