Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Reducing hate crime in Rotherham

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.

17 October 2018

Council to consult on budget proposals as pressures continue to grow

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.

17 October 2018

Signing ceremony marks halfway point in Rotherham Interchange refurbishment

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

16 October 2018

Residents make Clifton Park a winner

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

16 October 2018

Extra staff to tackle litter, dog fouling and illegal parking

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

15 October 2018

New Rother Living homes available in Maltby

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.

12 October 2018

Flu vaccinations available in Rotherham

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

11 October 2018

Market Hall to turn red as “Rotherham Remembers”

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.

10 October 2018

Woman fined for Blue Badge abuse

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

9 October 2018

UK's first Tram Train to welcome passengers this month

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

8 October 2018

New car park opens in town centre

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

4 October 2018

Looked After Children get Princess Diana award

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

2 October 2018

Stoptober returns to help Rotherham smokers stub out the habit

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.

1 October 2018

Inspiring next generation to positively counter hate

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

27 September 2018

Work begins on Gulliver’s theme park

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

25 September 2018

England Lionesses to host Sweden at New York Stadium

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.

25 September 2018

Government Commissioners are removed from Council

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

24 September 2018

New University Centre Rotherham welcomes students for first day of term

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).

24 September 2018

South Yorkshire Recycles!

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

24 September 2018

Landlords advised to act early on new legislation

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

24 September 2018

More from around Rotherham

Five Ways To Wellbeing

Looking after our mental health and wellbeing has so many benefits. Take your Five Ways to Wellbeing today.

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Good Ofsted rating for children’s services

Social services for children and families have been given an overall good rating by Government appointed inspectors.

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How Rotherham is tackling Child Sexual Exploitation

The way we deal with child sexual exploitation in Rotherham today is very different than in the past.

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Return of Powers

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

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