Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Gearing up for the Tour de Yorkshire!

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Residents are being invited to get into the spirit of the Tour de Yorkshire – as the race passes through a number of Rotherham villages for the first time this year.

9 March 2018


Mary Maclagen: Rotherham’s Suffrage Pioneer

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As International Women’s Day is marked, a trail-blazing Rotherham woman has been included in a list of 100 Women’s Suffrage Pioneers.

8 March 2018


Contactless bus payments huge success across South Yorkshire

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First South Yorkshire has recorded over 42,000 contactless transactions since launching the new payment method over one month ago, with an average of 2,100 people switching to contactless every week.

8 March 2018


Take part in the Wentworth Woodhouse survey

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Wentworth Woodhouse, in the north of the borough, is one of the country’s most prestigious country house and is cared for and maintained by the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust (“WWPT”).

8 March 2018


Shoppers to benefit from extra parking incentives

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Shoppers and visitors to Rotherham will be able to benefit from a new parking offer from this weekend.

1 March 2018


Tenants to benefit as increased powers to target rogue landlords agreed

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Private housing tenants will be benefit after Rotherham Council agreed to strengthen its powers to tackle rogue landlords in the borough.

1 March 2018


Even more pupils get school of choice

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Thousands of pupils across Rotherham will be going to their preferred secondary school this September, with nearly all getting what they asked for.

1 March 2018


Children’s services to be accessible to families that need them

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Leaders have pledged to focus the Council’s limited resources on services for children, ensuring they remain accessible to the families that need them, rather than paying for under used buildings.

28 February 2018


US congressmen learn from region’s advanced manufacturing ‘catalyst’

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The world-leading reputation of the Sheffield City Region (SCR) for advanced manufacturing brought a high-level delegation from the US Congress to the region this week.

23 February 2018


Mayor to be Patron

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The Mayor of Rotherham is to become Patron of an organisation which provides a lifeline to hundreds of abuse survivors in Rotherham.

20 February 2018


Rotherham Planning Service is nominated for prestigious industry award

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Rotherham Planning Service is a finalist in the category for Local Authority Planning Team of the Year at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2018.

20 February 2018


The sky’s the limit for new homes in Rotherham

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Work on an innovative housing scheme, set to attract first time buyers, will begin next month at a key regeneration site in Rotherham.

19 February 2018


Funding secured for new homes in Rotherham

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First-time buyers, older people, and adults with support needs are to benefit from more than half a million pounds awarded by the Government to the Sheffield City Region (SCR) today.

16 February 2018


Building work to start on temporary Rotherham Bus Interchange

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Construction of a temporary bus interchange at Forge Island in Rotherham is due to start next Monday 19 February.

16 February 2018


UEFA and FA launch schools ticket initiative for European U17s Championships

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European Under-17s Championship comes to Rotherham.

9 February 2018


New fun and friendly club for toddlers

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This March Clifton Park Museum is really excited to be launching something very special - Nelson’s Cub Club.

9 February 2018


Operation Stovewood: Man guilty of raping teenage girl

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A 47-year old man has been found guilty of raping a teenage girl between 2000 and 2002 in Rotherham, following an investigation led by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

9 February 2018


‘Transformed’ children’s services seek best social workers

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Social workers are being offered the chance to meet children’s service leaders at a special recruitment fayre this weekend.

8 February 2018


Plans to improve Clifton Park

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Rotherham Council is developing plans to provide new tennis courts and increase car parking spaces at Clifton Park to improve facilities for its many different visitors.

7 February 2018


Council budget proposals put the most vulnerable residents first

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Adults and children’s social care will be prioritised under Council budget proposals promise leaders, despite the Council facing more bleak funding cuts.

7 February 2018

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Ofsted announce Good rating for children’s services

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How Rotherham is tackling Child Sexual Exploitation

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