Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Bid to recruit more childminders

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Falling numbers of childminders has prompted council leaders to start a recruitment campaign.

28 March 2017


Tenants celebrate as they move into new homes at Swinton

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

27 March 2017


New furnishing scheme launches that helps rebuild tenants’ lives

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

24 March 2017


Flags lowered to half-mast in tribute to victims of Houses of Parliament attack

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Rotherham Council has lowered its flags to half-mast today in tribute to the victims of yesterday’s terrorist attack at the Houses of Parliament.

23 March 2017


It's Destination Poland for the Looked After Children's Council

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Rotherham's looked after children will be flying to Poland for the trip of a lifetime after meeting their target of £9,000 to achieve their dream.

22 March 2017


Pioneering history of Rotherham in stage spectacular

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What did the Romans ever do for us? Well they helped put Rotherham on the map, among other things, with early Roman and Iron Age settlements having been discovered in the district.

22 March 2017


Are you intending to surprise your mum on 26 March 2017

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If you’re planning to show your appreciation to your mother on Mothering Sunday, Rotherham Council would like to remind you to ‘look before you book.’

22 March 2017


Secretary of State confirms return of further powers to Rotherham

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Rotherham Council has welcomed today’s (21 March 2017) confirmation, by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid, of further return of powers by the Government.

21 March 2017


Mayor's open invitation to tour Town Hall

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The Mayor of Rotherham will be hosting an open day at Town Hall for members of the public to showcase the history and heritage of Rotherham’s democratic hub.

21 March 2017


A57 essential road maintenance set to begin

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Motorists are being warned to expect some night time disruption as repair work takes place on one of Rotherham’s busiest routes.

20 March 2017


Spring into better mental health

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The Council is urging people to spring into better mental health this March by getting help and support if they feel low in mood, depressed or are having suicidal thoughts.

17 March 2017


Double awards delight for housing services

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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.

17 March 2017


South Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth to receive funding of £1.2 million

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A Partnership created by Barnsley Council and Rotherham Council, has been successful in winning a grant of £1.2 million, to deliver activities focused on the rich heritage stories of the south Yorkshi

16 March 2017


The town centre’s first ever comedy festival

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Rotherham town centre will host its first ever comedy festival from Wednesday 29 March until Sunday 2 April.

15 March 2017


Law Court acquired for town centre regeneration

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Rotherham Council has agreed to acquire the former Rotherham Magistrates Court in the latest move to regenerate the town centre.

14 March 2017


Secure your place at the 2017 tenants’ conference

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

14 March 2017


Pledge to halt school exclusion rates

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Plans to build specialist therapeutic units at schools across Rotherham in a bid to slow down exclusion rates have been given the go ahead at a meeting today.

13 March 2017


The Council has a “positive organisational culture and is making continuous progress” find Inspectors

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Staff morale has been singled out for praise at Rotherham Council as part of a routine Ofsted inspection.

13 March 2017


Road improvements scheduled for Lime Grove

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Rotherham Council is carrying out repairs and improvements across the borough as part of its £10 million 2020 Roads Programme, with Swinton residents the latest to see the benefits.

10 March 2017


Easter Fun in Rotherham Town Centre

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If you are looking for a day filled with fun activities and brilliant entertainment this Easter, then look no further than Rotherham Town Centre.

10 March 2017

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