Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Hydrotherapy pool build underway

A £1m hydrotherapy pool is set to be opened later this year at one of Rotherham’s special schools.

10 January 2019

Pupils want to be healthier, survey says

Schools have banned the sale of high sugar and high energy drinks in recent years after pupils told them they wanted to be healthier.

9 January 2019

New Year, New Healthier You

A free local service can help residents achieve their New Year Resolutions for 2019.

7 January 2019

Plastics recycling will soon be here

Residents will shortly begin receiving information about changes to their household waste collections - including plastic recycling.

28 December 2018

Views Sought on Sex Establishments Rules

Council leaders are seeking residents’ views around where would or would not be an appropriate place for sex establishments like strip or lap dancing clubs to be allowed in Rotherham.

21 December 2018

Huge boost for tourism with announcement of £7m in funding from the Sheffield City Region

Funding of almost £7m has been agreed for three major projects, set to bring in tourists and boost the Sheffield City Region's cultural economy.

19 December 2018

Tough new rule will immobilise dangerous vehicles

Rotherham Council is proposing to bring in new rules to enable untaxed vehicles or those with multiple unpaid penalty charge notices to be clamped.

5 December 2018

Rotherham's Council's plans to make Rotherham's air cleaner

Responding to the Government’s requirements relating to Clean Air Zones, Rotherham Council has proposed a series of measurements to improve air quality.

5 December 2018

Healthy lives through a lens

People in the borough are being asked to express how they stay happy, healthy and well in their day-to-day lives through the art form of photography.

5 December 2018

Redevelopment proposals for Swinton

Swinton town centre is to be redeveloped, if new proposals are agreed by Rotherham Council.

5 December 2018

Help on hand to grow and learn about food

Hundreds of children and adults across Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster, including many with special needs, are learning how to grow their own food and cook nutritious meals.

3 December 2018

Family proceedings case

A Rotherham Council spokesman said: “Today’s further disclosures in relation to proceedings in the family court have understandably caused widespread concern and upset.

28 November 2018

Improvements to traffic lights and signals in Bramley

Rotherham Council will be carrying out improvement works to traffic signals and street lighting at Bramley crossroads from this week.

23 November 2018

Eastwood properties deemed as “unfit” close

A rogue landlord has been forced to close down two rat infested homes he owns in the Eastwood area of Rotherham after they were deemed “unfit” for people to live in.

20 November 2018

Primary Engineer campaign to inspire a new generation of engineers in the region kick-started at AMRC

Pompoms, sequins and sticky back plastic aren’t your typical engineering tools.

19 November 2018

Op Stovewood: six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13

Rotherham’s Council Leader has welcomed the news that six men have been jailed for 101 years after being convicted of raping and sexually assaulting young girls in Rotherham between 1998 and 2000.

16 November 2018

Region unites to welcome new McLaren Composites Technology Centre

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge officially open Rotherham’s new McLaren Composites Technology Centre...

14 November 2018

Rotherham social worker nominated for top award

A social worker from Rotherham has been selected as a finalist in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018 as a result of their outstanding work with children and families.

14 November 2018

Rotherham welcomes funding to prevent youth crime and exploitation

Rotherham Council and partners have been successful in supporting Government funding to help prevent serious youth crime and combat child criminal exploitation.

14 November 2018

Positive mental health top of the Youth Cabinet agenda

Members of Rotherham’s Youth Cabinet are planning to raise awareness of positive mental health amongst youngsters as part of a raft of measures they want to focus on in the year ahead.

14 November 2018

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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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Find your Rother Living home

Find the right home for you in Rotherham.

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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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