Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Council rolls out extra safety measures for schools

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Twenty mph warning signs are being introduced outside a number of schools in Rotherham, as part of the Council’s commitment to improve road safety.

26 June 2017


Rotherham Council is raising awareness of sight and hearing loss in National Deafblind week

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Rotherham Council will be hosting a series of pop-up information stalls during Deaf/Blind Awareness Week to encourage local residents to become more aware of sight and hearing loss.

26 June 2017


Salon celebrates highlights after successful first year

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Special autism-friendly sessions have been among the highlights of a Rotherham hair salon’s successful first year trading.

26 June 2017


Rotherham Council Launches Town Centre Masterplan

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Rotherham Council and Design Company WYG Group have revealed new plans that aim to transform Rotherham town centre, bringing more people to live, visit and work in the town.

23 June 2017


New project to connect Rotherham communities with their green spaces

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Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, in partnership with Rotherham Council and other community partners, have been awarded £514,000 of National Lottery money through the Big Lottery Fund.

21 June 2017


Women fined after using deceased relatives’ disabled parking badges

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Two women have been fined after being found guilty of using a deceased parent’s disabled parking badge in Rotherham.

21 June 2017


Council set to consult on additional housing sites

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Rotherham Council is to consult the public on additional housing sites in the Dearne Valley as part of its Local Plan for the borough.

20 June 2017


Council aims to resolve issue of “eyesore” buildings

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Rotherham Council is looking to improve the appearance of a major route through the town centre with progress on a group of derelict buildings – described as an “eyesore”.

20 June 2017


Sign up now for the Animal Agents Summer Reading Challenge

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Can you bear the excitement and crack the cases of some animal themed mysteries?

20 June 2017


Veterans reunite ahead of Rotherham's biggest ever Armed Forces Day

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Military veterans and families of Rotherham and South Yorkshire Armed Forces came together to share stories and reunite with old friends during an afternoon tea at Rotherham Town Hall.

19 June 2017


Planning application received for shale gas exploration in Rotherham

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Oil and gas firm INEOS Shale has applied to Rotherham Council for planning permission for an exploratory well on an area of land in the south of the borough.

16 June 2017


Water safety plea to parents

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Rotherham Council is urging parents to remind children of the dangers of swimming in open water as more hot weather is forecast.

16 June 2017


Tenants and leaseholders invited to Annual Conference to shape services

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

14 June 2017


Rotherham Oktoberfest at Clifton Park

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Wilkommen to the UK’s ultimate Oktoberfest! Come the penultimate weekend of October, on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st.

14 June 2017


Last call for garden competition entries

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Council tenants and leaseholders are being reminded that there is only three weeks left to enter the borough’s popular garden competition.

13 June 2017


Council improving services for its care leavers

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Rotherham Council is making progress in improving services for its care leavers, inspectors have found.

13 June 2017


New tool launched to encourage living well for longer

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Local residents are set to benefit from a unique tool that helps them to map their ageing journey and improve their chances of living better for longer.

12 June 2017


Rotherham General Election results

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Labour have held all three seats in the Rotherham area, after voters went to the polls to elect MPs in three constituencies.

9 June 2017


Have a Superhero Sunday at Thrybergh Country Park

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Kapow! Come and fly away as one of your favourite superheroes - Batman or Wonder Woman!

7 June 2017


Rotherham to host its biggest ever Armed Forces Day celebration

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People from across Rotherham can show their appreciation and support for the men and women of the Armed Forces – both serving and veterans – at an action-packed community event this month.

6 June 2017

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