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Cost of over £500 million for energy efficient council house stock

Cost of over £500 million for energy efficient council house stock

Fri 17 Sep 2021

BRINGING Rotherham’s council housing up to the energy efficiency level demanded by Government by 2030 will cost up to £600 million, RMBC says.

  • Brown bin collections to resume next week

    Brown bin collections to resume next week

    By David Parker on Fri 20 Aug 2021

    GARDEN waste collection services will resume on Monday — with weekend collections scheduled to deal with the backlog.

  • PC misconduct investigation was a “cock-up” — QC

    PC misconduct investigation was a “cock-up” — QC

    By David Parker on Fri 20 Aug 2021

    A DISGRACED police officer — suspended on full pay for three years after looking up a criminal friend on the police computer — won’t face a second misconduct hearing over his links to the prisoner due to a police “cock-up”.

  • Man charged with raping boy more than 20 times

    Man charged with raping boy more than 20 times

    By Adele Forrest on Fri 20 Aug 2021

    A MAN has appeared in court charged with raping a boy more than 20 times when he was a teenager.

  • Four-vehicle M1 collision

    Four-vehicle M1 collision

    By Adele Forrest on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    FOUR vehicles were involved in a collision on the M1 this afternoon — and a clear-up operation is ongoing.

  • Speed believed to be major factor in tragic death crash

    Speed believed to be major factor in tragic death crash

    By Chloe West on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    A SPEEDING driver who “had the biggest heart” died instantly after his car hit a bollard, flipped upside down and crashed into a front garden, an inquest found.

  • Time to be positive

    Time to be positive

    By Andrew Mosley on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    POSITIVE posters will be displayed in a village as part of an outdoor art exhibition aiming to bring smiles to people’s faces.

  • Cannabis farmers ‘want to go home’

    Cannabis farmers ‘want to go home’

    By David Parker on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    TWO illegal immigrants who looked after a cannabis farm so they could get food and shelter have been jailed — but are hoping to return to their home country on release.

  • Expansion would create major jobs boost

    Expansion would create major jobs boost

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    A FOOD firm’s mothballed building will be reopened and expanded — creating 276 new jobs, under proposals sent to Rotherham Council.

  • Toddler broke arm at new theme park

    Toddler broke arm at new theme park

    By Chloe West on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    A MUM has raised health and safety concerns after her toddler son broke his arm at a theme park after falling off a bouncy castle into a metal barrier.

  • ‘Challenging’ situation brings praise for students

    ‘Challenging’ situation brings praise for students

    By Michael Upton on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    A HEADTEACHER praised pupils for their GCSE results in “the most challenging and extraordinary times”.

  • Killer driver severs baby’s toe on motorbike

    Killer driver severs baby’s toe on motorbike

    By David Parker on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    A BANNED motorist who served time for killing a mum of two in a car crash severed his baby daughter’s toe in a motorbike accident — but avoided a second jail term.

  • Watching brief for longest-serving councillor

    Watching brief for longest-serving councillor

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    A PARISH council arranged a surprise presentation as one of its members clocked up a quarter of a century.

  • Celebs turn out for David charity match

    Celebs turn out for David charity match

    By Chloe West on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    CELEBRITIES will turn out for a charity fundraising match in memory of a Millers fan.

  • Steaming ahead with Prof Brian Cox

    Steaming ahead with Prof Brian Cox

    By Adele Forrest on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    PHYSICS expert and stargazer Brian Cox will speak to hundreds of students at the launch of a special science school at Gulliver’s Valley.

  • Van torched in Mexborough

    Van torched in Mexborough

    By Chloe West on Thu 19 Aug 2021

    ARSONISTS torched a van in Mexborough overnight.