Fri 10 Jul 2020
THE Covid-19 infection rate in Rotherham has fallen - but the borough still remains in the top ten of UK local authorities with the highest rises in new cases, according to the latest Public Health England data.
By Admin on Wed 08 Jul 2020
ROTHERHAM Council is throwing open the gates of its gardening competition to everyone.
COUNCIL bosses were accused of not caring about history after a 17th century building was quietly consigned to demolition.
By Danielle Andrews on Tue 30 Jun 2020
THE leader of Rotherham Council has welcomed the news that the South Yorkshire devolution deal is near completion - saying the economic recovery is of “paramount importance” following the coronavirus pandemic.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 18 Jun 2020
“GAME-changing” proposals for cinema on Forge Island — a key part of the £150 million town centre masterplan — have been approved by Rotherham’s planning board.
SHREK 2, The Incredibles and The Passion of the Christ were among the big films in the year that a cinema on Forge Island was first mooted.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 01 Jun 2020
ROTHERHAM’S outdoor covered market has reopened today (Monday) following an easing of government lockdown restrictions.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 29 May 2020
AN INDEPENDENT councillor has criticised an absentee ex-ward colleague who lost her seat for not holding a ward surgery for three years.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 18 May 2020
ROTHERHAM Council hopes face-to-face interviews will be possible as it begins recruiting a new £140,000 children’s services director.
MORE than 2,000 requests have been made by vulnerable residents to Rotherham Council for support since the coronavirus outbreak began.
SOCIAL workers keeping track of vulnerable Rotherham children during the pandemic made 870 face-to-face visits in a week.
By Michael Upton on Mon 18 May 2020
COUNCIL staff trying to enforce lockdown rules have faced abuse, a senior councillor said.
By Admin on Fri 15 May 2020
A TOWN centre pub has expanded its plans to boost its beer garden with new proposals including an overhaul inside.
By Admin on Wed 13 May 2020
OPPOSITION members will nominate Labour’s Cllr Ian Jones to become mayor — after his own party colleagues turned against him.
By Admin on Tue 12 May 2020
INCREASED demand and lost revenue caused by Covid-19 could create a £50 million budget deficit for Rotherham Council, bosses fear.
By Admin on Thu 07 May 2020
PINK bin waste has gone up a fifth under lockdown conditions, figures from Rotherham Council have shown.