Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

International company announces new factory in Rotherham

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United Caps, an international manufacturer of caps and closures, has announced it will be constructing a new manufacturing plant in Dinnington, Rotherham.

23 July 2018


Next time you go to the car wash – use the SafeCarWash app

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Residents are being urged to spot the signs of modern slavery and report it through the use of a smart phone app that can be used while at a carwash.

20 July 2018


Major road improvements in Rotherham Town Centre

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Major repair and resurfacing works to one of Rotherham town centre’s major routes will take place from this weekend.

19 July 2018


Clifton Park is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

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Clifton Park has this week been recognised, for the eighth year running, by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.

18 July 2018


Creating a dementia friendly generation

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Older people with dementia in Rotherham have begun to share their life stories and memories with school children in an innovative new project.

16 July 2018


Domestic abuse victim encourages people to report abuse

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A former victim of domestic abuse has spoken openly about the harrowing abuse she suffered in order to encourage others to report it.

12 July 2018


School pupils create Smokefree park signs

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Smokefree park signs created by local school children will soon be seen in outdoor play areas across Rotherham.

11 July 2018


Bike breakfast encourages pupils to get active

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Pupils from Anston Brook Primary School are enjoying a bike breakfast today (Wednesday 11th July) as part of the school’s ‘healthy school week’.

11 July 2018


Rotherham Show 2018 – something for everyone!

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A combination of new attractions and old favourites will be on offer at this year’s Rotherham Show – still the biggest free-to-enter show in the North of England!

9 July 2018


Merger of Maltby Library and Customer Service Centre

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Maltby residents will be able to use their newly merged Library and Customer Services Facilities from August 1 2018.

9 July 2018


Ben Parkinson to receive Rotherham Armed Forces Day flag

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Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson MBE will be this year’s recipient of the Armed Forces Day flag when it is lowered at a special ceremony in Rotherham.

6 July 2018


Work begins on new Rother Valley campsite facilities

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Rother Valley Country Park has moved a step closer to having its own camping and caravan site, with construction work starting on the £3.7 million development.

5 July 2018


Footway repairs receive cash injection from Rotherham Council

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In its budget earlier this year, Rotherham Council announced an extra £1 million cash injection for footway and pavement repairs and those additional works are now underway.

4 July 2018


Local streets named by school children

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A number of new street names have been chosen by children living near one of the borough’s newest estates.

4 July 2018


Health care practitioners to prescribe physical activity

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Health leaders in Rotherham are to trial giving patients physical activity advice as part of a national pilot scheme.

2 July 2018


Clean sweep with plans for replacement bins

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Plans to get rid of old concrete bins and replace dozens of damaged bins across the borough are set to get the go ahead.

2 July 2018


More affordable homes for the borough

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Plans to build more affordable homes, some of which could be brought on site ready-made, are set to be looked at by Rotherham Council.

29 June 2018


World Cup Walk to School

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School pupils in Rotherham have been treated to a World Cup themed walk-to-school event to encourage more pupils and parents to ditch the car and travel to school on foot.

28 June 2018


Quest to honour every fallen Rotherham soldier

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A Rotherham fundraiser with a love of history has embarked on an ambitious project to uncover the history of every fallen soldier in the borough.

27 June 2018


Rotherham Council advises to stay safe in the sun

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Whilst residents might be enjoying the current warmer weather, they are also being asked to be prepared in case of higher temperatures over the coming days.

25 June 2018

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