Maltby test site opens

Another local test site has opened in Rotherham to help residents living outside of the town centre access vital support during the coronavirus pandemic. Residents in and around Maltby are now able to book COVID-19 test appointments for the new test site based in...

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New Covid testing site at Dinnington

Residents in and around Dinnington will be able to get tested for Coronavirus faster and more easily at the new walk-through COVID test site opening in the town from Saturday 14 November. The site is set to open to the public from 2pm –...

Reset2020: Festival of Social Enterprise

The Social Enterprise Exchange programme is excited to announce they are delivering an online festival for the social enterprise sector and those interested in learning more in Rotherham and in and beyond the Sheffield City Region. The partners of the Social Enterprise Exchange have...

Rotherham remembers

Images from around the borough to mark Remembrance Day Sunday. Rotherham Council upheld civic traditions with online events to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. https://youtu.be/Jz5RkskcE6s A number of high profile buildings in Rotherham were...

Council steps in to provide support for...

Rotherham Council will support families across the borough by funding free school meals during next week’s half-term holiday. The Council has informed schools of the decision today and is finalising details on how the scheme will be rolled out in the next few days....

No time to ease up despite drop...

Rotherham’s Local Outbreak Engagement Board met on recently to discuss the current infection rates in Rotherham. The Board heard that while the increase in new cases of COVID-19 was beginning to slow, the peak of the second wave was still expected to be some weeks...

New future for Dinnington college campus

Rotherham Council’s Cabinet is to consider transformative proposals to improve the education and life chances for hundreds of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Working in collaboration with the RNN Group, if approved, the plans would see the Council acquire...

Safe Hands, Face, Space

A video, starring Kimberworth-born and bred David “Safe Hands” Seaman is touring the borough this week asking people to follow the guidelines to reduce the risk of infection in Rotherham. The video is being broadcast on the sides of digital display van touring streets...

Over £25,000 raised in memory of PCSO...

The husband, friends and colleagues of a Rotherham PCSO have raised over £25,000 in her memory after she tragically died of cancer earlier this year. Stephanie McIntyre was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer in September 2019. Despite her bravery, determination and strength, Steph...

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Charities collaborate on new memorial garden at Rotherham Hospital

The memory of loved ones who have sadly died will live on thanks a new memorial garden currently being built at Rotherham...

Made in Rotherham: Liberty launch new steel products

Liberty Steel is celebrating the start of production of its new rebar products in Rotherham.The steelmaker is investing further in its Rotherham...

Drive Thru Cinema is coming to Gulliver’s Valley this Christmas!

After the huge success of their sold-out Drive Thru Cinema experiences this summer in Sheffield, The Village Screen are bringing the ultimate...

Gulliver’s Valley inundated with Christmas job applicants

A festive recruitment drive by Gulliver’s Valley has seen 165 people apply in less than a week to be part of the first ever Christmas event held at the new theme park.

Wentworth Woodhouse receives £720,000 for more roof repairs

As the scaffolding comes down following urgent repairs to the main part of Wentworth Woodhouse, work will soon begin on each end...

Grimm & Co’s young people feature in international writing magazine

Grimm & Co, local literacy charity, shared some good news this week, with a feature in an international children’s writing magazine.

Rotherham’s Women of Hope

Rotherham Council has come together with WOW - Women of the World, supported by Rotherham’s Creative People and Places programme, Flux, to...

Heritage funding lifeline for Rotherham attractions

Rotherham-based attractions are set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to...

Catch The Flock at Wentworth Woodhouse

A flock of 10,000 birds carrying people’s memories of the Covid-19 spring lockdown has taken over the lawns of the stately home...

Wentworth Woodhouse to reopen its doors

The doors of Wentworth Woodhouse’s mansion are opening again this weekend. While the gardens have been open, the house...

Rotherham family think of others at a time of tragic loss

15-year-old Nathan was known for his kindness and generosity. Incredibly he has continued helping others even after his sudden death. Through organ...

New role for Ronnie

Maltby Academy have recruited ex-Rotherham United Football Club Manager, Ronnie Moore to join their Football Scholarship Coaching Team. The programme,...

Rotherham manager encourages supporters to reach out on the subject of mental health

Rotherham United first team manager, Paul Warne is using World Mental Health Day to further reiterate the importance of opening up in...
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New Rotherham restaurant getting ready to open

A new restaurant in Rotherham which had begun taking bookings for later this month has been forced to push back the opening due to new lockdown measures. In a vacant retail unit at Stag Roundabout, Rancheros Rodízio Bar & Grill is set to bring...

What is #MovingRotherham?

No, the borough isn't being moved to the middle of the Mediterranean. #MovingRotherham is about promoting physical activity. #MovingRotherham is a social movement that everyone can get involved in, whether you’re a local organisation or a resident. #MovingRotherham is about encouraging,...

Top parks! Trio of Rotherham parks celebrate Green Flag Award

Three of Rotherham’s green spaces have this week been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as being one of the very best in the UK. Clifton, Greasbrough and Ulley parks are amongst a record-breaking 2000 UK parks and green spaces that today received...
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Gulliver’s Valley keeps Christmas dreams alive

Gulliver’s Valley is aiming to keep its exciting plans for Christmas in place despite the current national lockdown which has now been introduced.

Cultural Recovery Fund to help children’s literary charity

Grimm & Co, the Yorkshire children’s writing charity based in Rotherham, has secured £86,000 from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund to secure...

Prepare for a frightfully fantastic Halloween spook safari at Gulliver’s Valley

Thrill seekers can prepare to be scared at Gulliver’s Valley this Halloween thanks to a frightfully fun ‘Spook Safari’.

Millers unite in support of mental health initiative

The importance of a person’s mental health cannot be underestimated and Rotherham United are keen to reiterate the importance of that message...

Grimm & Co recruitment

As work continues on magical new premises in Rotherham, Grimm & Co are planning ways in which they can continue to provide...

New report highlights impact of culture, arts and heritage

A report into the value of culture, arts and heritage in South Yorkshire has concluded the sector has an important role to...

CityFibre jobs boost in Rotherham

Having recently broken ground on a full fibre network that will reach almost every home and business in Rotherham, recruitment is ramping...

Aquatics expert scales start up

With a lifelong love of tropical fish, Rotherham-based Carl Goodman is setting his sights on scaling his ethical aquatics business after calling...

More council housing for Rotherham

More new Council homes for local residents are set to be created across the borough thanks to the Council's housing growth programme.Cabinet...

Millers staff on 10k-a-day charity challenge

Members of Rotherham United’s first team medical department are on track throughout the month of November in a charity attempt which has encouraged colleagues in the football world to get involved with their 10k-a-day for Prostate Cancer UK challenge. Once again driven by Performance...

Swift recovery from early crash sees Rotherham racer celebrate solid stages in Giro

Rotherham pro cyclist Ben Swift was celebrating the end of an exhilarating Giro d'Italia having played a part in seeing teammate, Tao Geoghegan Hart, win the overall race. Along with the Tour de France and Vuelta a España, "the Giro" is one of cycling's...

Levelling the playing field in Rotherham

Organisations in Sheffield and Rotherham will be part of a national project investigating how physical activity and sport can reduce over-representation of minority and ethnic groups in youth justice. Ten organisations from across Sheffield and Rotherham will be supported by Yorkshire Sport Foundation (YSF)...

Work starts on Rotherham town centre open spaces

Work is getting underway to improve the look and feel of Rotherham town centre's open spaces.The designs for Phase One of the...

Work stepped up at Forge Island

Without the flood alleviation scheme in Rotherham town centre, the new cinema and hotel developments would literally not get off the ground.

Hidden gem to host running event

Roche Abbey in Rotherham has been lined as a unique location for an organised run - from 10K to ultra marathon.

Sky-House aiming for back-to-back success at Waverley

The first phase of the acclaimed Sky-House development at the Waverley regeneration site in Rotherham is now completely sold - plans for...

Joe Scarborough to star at stately home event

Famed Sheffield artists Joe Scarborough will be talking about his life at a special event in the Rotherham stately home which stars in his...

Council and College combine to promote COVID safety to Rotherham students

Rotherham Council will be working with Rotherham College to promote COVID safety with young people throughout September. An Information...

Rotherham’s Heritage Open Days

Inquisitive visitors are being given the change to go behind closed doors at Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham this weekend, without leaving their...

Apprentice raises £6,000 for Coronavirus response

A big-hearted University Centre Rotherham (UCR) apprentice who has combined her busy NHS management role with studying towards a Level 5 Healthcare...