Fri 23 Feb 2018
A NURSERY has been temporarily shut down by Government inspectors after concerns were raised about its ability to keep children safe – just days after police were called to the site.
By Naumaan Farooq on Mon 26 Jul 2010
OVER 700 garden loving enthusiasts turned out over the weekend as villagers threw open their gardens to the public for charity.
By Michael Upton on Wed 21 Jul 2010
Free parking in the town centre could be axed in the autumn when funding dries up, council chiefs have warned.
Council chiefs have vowed to keep key projects going despite having to make £11 million of cuts.
By Michael Upton on Tue 20 Jul 2010
HARD decisions, job losses and cuts to public services are on the way, the leader of Rotherham Borough Council warned this week.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 19 Jul 2010
A MULTI-million pound “super surgery” could be scrapped as the Government continues to press for savings.
By Michael Upton on Fri 16 Jul 2010
ORGANISERS of a new scheme aimed at attracting more shoppers into Rotherham town centre were celebrating this week after 1,400 people signed up within a week of it being launched.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 16 Jul 2010
AGGRIEVED head teacher David Pridding has called on the Government to tell his pupils why they will continue to be taught in decaying classrooms and below-par buildings.
By Phil Turner on Fri 16 Jul 2010
FIREFIGHTERS have backed South Yorkshire’s fire chief after he warned that lives could be at risk if jobs are axed and stations closed because of drastic budget cuts.
By Phil Turner on Thu 15 Jul 2010
FAMILY and friends of murdered Julie Gallagher are to honour her memory with a sponsored walk to raise money for research into a rare blood disease which she had from birth.
By Amy Parkes on Thu 15 Jul 2010
WORK has started on the first new council houses to be built in Rotherham for 30 years.
By Phil Turner on Fri 09 Jul 2010
COUNCIL chiefs have been accused of wasting public money on a team-bonding trip for teaching staff to Center Parcs—less than a week after slashing £2.5 million from their budget for children and young people.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 09 Jul 2010
The cancellation of a £222m rebuilding programme for Rotherham's secondary schools came as a bombshell this week. Gareth Dennison reports on the reaction.
MALTBY’S controversial academy was Rotherham’s key to the BSF goldmine—but even its rebuild was cast into uncertainty this week.
ROTHERHAM’S trio of Labour MPs have called the axing of BSF “a black day” for education in the borough.
EDUCATION Secretary Michael Gove insists that the coalition Government had no choice but to cancel BSF after being faced with a “desperate mess left by the last administration.”