Thu 11 Aug 2022
TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.
By Michael Upton on Thu 25 Mar 2021
COUNCIL officials have been accused of failing to get a grip on a wave of fly-tipping at a spot blighted by regular doses of dumping.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 25 Mar 2021
ROTHERHAM Council denied sending extra clean-up resources to Eastwood village ahead of a planned community walkabout.
By Michael Upton on Tue 23 Mar 2021
A HOUSEHOLDER who breached planning rules by chopping down trees without permission has been told to carry out replanting by council officials.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 23 Mar 2021
ABOUT 10,000 children eligible for free school meals will receive supermarket food vouchers over the Easter holidays.
By Michael Upton on Mon 22 Mar 2021
CHILD sex abuse whistleblower Jayne Senior has quit the Labour Party, citing “ceaseless harassment and intimidation”.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 22 Mar 2021
SPRING’S arrival may mean you have to wait a while to see them on the streets — but Rotherham’s gritters have had their names added.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 18 Mar 2021
PLANNING board members have narrowly refused the 116-property plan at the Pitches — going against the RMBC officers’ recommendation.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 11 Mar 2021
A TABLET computer for every child in Rotherham was a suggestion from the opposition as the council’s budget was formally approved.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 10 Mar 2021
A COUNCILLOR judged to have breached the conduct code compared RMBC’s standards board to the Gestapo as he called for meetings to be held in public.
OPPOSITION leader Allen Cowles took a swipe at the council’s petition system as he presented his document calling for officials to be held to account on CSE.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 05 Mar 2021
A COUNCILLOR lost his place on the standards board after ending up in front of the committee himself for comments made online.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 26 Feb 2021
A SHORTER election season has handed the bigger parties the upper hand, according to independents and small groups.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 25 Feb 2021
ROTHERHAM Council’s deputy leader admits his job rests on seeing an improvement in the youth offending service.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 19 Feb 2021
A BURST water pipe is causing quite the scene in Rawmarsh this morning after erupting — sending water 80ft in the air
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 19 Feb 2021
A COUNCILLOR hit out at his own planning board colleagues for not listening to residents complaints as he voted against a housing plan.