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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Clifton Park picked as ‘People’s Choice’ for fourth year

Rotherham’s Clifton Park has once again been voted as one of the nation’s top ten favourite green spaces by the public.

28 October 2019


Statement: Changes to blue badge parking scheme enforcement

Due to national changes to the blue badge scheme Rotherham Council has made alterations to the enforcement regulations regarding blue badges.

28 October 2019


Young people of Rotherham unite for cultural awareness event

Young people in Rotherham are to get the chance to learn more about the different cultures and traditions that make up the borough’s diverse communities at a special event for Black History Month.

25 October 2019


Tram Train marks one million passenger journeys

The UK’s first Tram Train marked its one millionth passenger journey this month, as the popular service reaches its first-year milestone (25 October).

24 October 2019


New Look Open Spaces to Complement Town Centre Living and Leisure

There’s an opportunity for the public to view images of the proposed designs for parts of town centre open spaces that are planned as part of the Masterplan.

24 October 2019


World-renowned aerial theatre show comes to Wentworth Woodhouse

A spectacular large-scale aerial theatre production which confronts climate change will take centre-stage at Rotherham’s Wentworth Woodhouse next month.

22 October 2019


£200K road repairs for Rotherham Town Centre

Rotherham Council has pledged £200,000 to repair and resurface two major routes into the town centre as part of the 2020 Roads programme.

17 October 2019


Fast 4s taxi operator fined for dispatching unlicensed vehicle and driver over 600 times

A taxi operator has been fined over £1300 for allowing an unlicensed driver and vehicle to be used for bookings.

17 October 2019


Tram Train scheme wins global award

South Yorkshire’s Tram Train scheme wins prestigious Global Light Rail Award for ‘Team of the Year’ and Highly Commended in ‘Project of the Year’ category.

15 October 2019


New Electric Vehicle Charging Points Launched at Rotherham Interchange

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) has unveiled its new electric vehicle charging points at the newly refurbished Rotherham Interchange.

15 October 2019


Sneak Peek of Gulliver’s Valley

Rotherham Council Leader Chris Read stopped by to see the borough’s new theme park, Gulliver’s Valley recently, checking on progress ahead of next year’s anticipated opening.

14 October 2019


Protect yourself from flu this winter

People are encouraged to get their flu vaccinations to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy this winter.

11 October 2019


Rawmarsh Tyre Tipper Fined

A fly-tipper has received a financial penalty in excess of £600 after admitting to depositing hundreds of tyres in Rawmarsh.

11 October 2019


New homes set to breathe new life into Rotherham town centre

Rotherham Council’s Cabinet is set to formally approve plans to build 171 new homes in a £30 million investment intended to breathe new life into three rundown town centre sites.

11 October 2019


Local jobs and better pay will help to secure future Council contracts

A new blueprint detailing how the Council can better use its £300 million annual spending power to support job creation, higher pay and training in Rotherham is to be considered by councillors.

9 October 2019


Phase One Works Underway on Forge Island

The regeneration of Forge Island and the Town Centre has moved a step closer with two key developments moving forward.

9 October 2019


Scheme could cut Rotherham roadworks by 6,000 days per year

Rotherham Council is looking to better control how utility companies dig up the roads, and ensure roadworks are carried out quicker and safer.

8 October 2019


Council set to continue crisis financial support for residents

Nearly 6,000 residents have relied on food parcels and almost 450 people accessed crisis loans from a Rotherham Council backed emergency scheme in the last year.

8 October 2019


LensGo Visual Media crowned Launchpad Champion 2019

A Rotherham-based videographer who began his business by capturing rock legends Def Leppard perform in the Albert Hall has been named one of the Sheffield City Region’s most promising new businesses.

4 October 2019


Be aware and take care at your local recycling centre

Rotherham Council and FCC Environment are urging residents of Rotherham to keep their kids, pets and themselves safe.

2 October 2019

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