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It’s been one year since Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) started the COVID vaccination programme in Rotherham and thanks to the fantastic efforts and dedication of staff, volunteers and residents, 480,000 vaccinations have been delivered including 1st, 2nd and booster jabs. On Sunday 12 December...

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What can we all do to impact...

Targeted measures to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant are now in place and Ben Anderson, Director of Public Health in Rotherham is sharing his advice on what we can all do through the winter. Face coverings are compulsory in shops...

Working together to help keep Rotherham schools...

Rotherham's Director of Public Health, Ben Anderson, has given an update on how we can all support schools. Last month the NHS rolled out COVID-19 jabs to children aged 12 to 15. Parental, guardian or carer consent will be sought by...

Fundraisers show their steel spirit at Sheffield...

Thousands of runners turned out to celebrate the return of the iconic Run for All Sheffield Half Marathon after a two year break, including five Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity fundraisers. Amongst the runners from The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust were Vanessa Caudwell, Orthopaedic...

Vaccine roll-out to be extended in Rotherham

The NHS has started delivering COVID booster jabs to people in eligible groups and have also rolled out COVID-19 jabs to children aged 12 to 15. The NHS vaccination programme is inviting eligible people, who had their second COVID jab at least six months...

AESSEAL New York Stadium temporarily serving as...

Rotherham United’s AESSEAL New York Stadium has temporarily become a vaccination centre thanks to the help of the NHS, meaning that members of the local community and beyond can come and get their Covid-19 or Flu jabs. Anyone needing their first, second or booster...

Sensory boxes to soothe the senses of...

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity has funded sensory boxes filled with resources to help patients feel relaxed as they wait for their treatment. For many people with autism and learning disabilities, being cared for in hospital can be a daunting experience. To help...

COVID case rates in Rotherham reach new...

The daily case rate has increased rapidly over the festive period. The latest rate in Rotherham is 2,251.1 per 100,000 (7 days data to 1 January 2022), an increase of 105.3 % from last week’s rate of 1096.3 per 100,000. This is the highest...

Rotherham Pay it Forward

Rush House Staff donate items to Families First in aid of Rotherham families, who for whatever reason need some support. Families First is a Rotherham based group which relies on volunteer and donation support, to fulfil family worker requests of good quality clothes, adult...

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The Rotherham company helping Brompton reinvent the bicycle

There are key parts of amazing things that are made in Rotherham - Rolls-Royce engines, Stanley knives, McLaren supercars. Here's one more...

Rotherham fan at the forefront of Her Game Too movement

Lifelong Rotherham United supporter, Abbie Ackroyd, has been at the forefront of starting a campaign with the aim of fostering an ethos in...

Rotherham Council Employee Recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

A Rotherham cleaning and schools catering expert has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Kim Phillips, who has...

Grimm & Co pops up at Old Town Hall

Rotherham-based charity, Grimm & Co, has taken space in the Old Town Hall in the town centre until its new premises are...

Wentworth Woodhouse to star in Nick Knowles: Heritage Rescue

DIY SOS hero Nick Knowles knows more than a thing or two about buildings in dire need of some expert TLC.

Mini concerts, classic films and a magical experience at Wentworth Woodhouse this Christmas

Free concerts, festive classics screened in a unique setting and a fairytale adventure are all planned for Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham this...

Geek Retreat to open in Rotherham

A growing national business that brings specialist experiences to the traditional retail environment has landed new premises in Rotherham.Geek Retreat is a...

Funding to renovate historic Rotherham school building

Maltby Learning Trust has revealed further details of a proposed £6.3m redevelopment of the former Maltby Grammar School building, to create an...

Wentworth Woodhouse to transform stables and create hospitality jobs

Once workplace and home to hundreds of grooms and stable boys, the Stables of Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham are now set to...

Wentworth Woodhouse secures a further £542,500 for more repairs

Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham is among 142 historic sites across England set to receive grants totalling £35 million through the government’s Culture...

Hannah digs deep to launch eco-friendly floristry business

A Rotherham-based entrepreneur is hoping to bring a new meaning to the phrase “say it with flowers” after sowing the seeds of...

New free digital mental health service for young people launched in Rotherham

Rotherham Council, in partnership with NHS Rotherham CCG, is launching a new free digital counselling and support service for children and young...

Charity challenges Santa’s helpers to raise cash for kids this Christmas

Festive fundraisers are being encouraged to walk, jog, run or cycle 5K to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity...
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Black Diamonds is Wentworth’s gin-speration!

Curl up to read Catherine Bailey’s best-seller Black Diamonds with the perfect tipple… The book which took the story of Rotherham stately home Wentworth Woodhouse around the world has now inspired a gin! A limited edition classic dry has been created...

Window works begin thanks to the Culture Recovery Fund

Rotherham Minster is one of 142 historic sites across England that will receive grants worth £35 million through the National Lottery Heritage Fund part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Culture Recovery Fund. The funding boost means that essential work to...

Fourth Rotherham Park receives prestigious award

Four of Rotherham’s green spaces have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as being one of the very best in the UK. Rother Valley Country Park collected its first Green Flag Award alongside Clifton, Greasbrough and Ulley parks that last week received...
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Excitement continues to build as Women’s EURO fixtures in Rotherham are confirmed

The summer’s biggest international tournament is coming to England next summer and Rotherham will be right at the heart of all the...

Gulliver’s Valley all set for a magical Christmas to remember

Gulliver's Valley will be transformed into a magical winter wonderland in the lead up to Christmas with festive rides, snowy surprises and even a special Santa send-off event held on Christmas Eve.

Wentworth Woodhouse features in new report highlighting UK heritage bodies’ pioneering response to climate change

The restoration, renovation and repair of Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham is featured in Heritage Responds, a new report released to coincide with...

Free School Meals holiday vouchers set to continue until next Easter

Rotherham Council's Cabinet have agreed that eligible children will continue to receive free school meals until at least next Easter.

Council encourages families to get tested throughout half term as case numbers climb

Rotherham Council is encouraging families across Rotherham to continue to test for COVID-19, isolate, and take care to reduce the transmission of...

Council steps in to provide free school meal vouchers during half-term

The families of more than 11,000 local children entitled to free school meals will again receive help in the form supermarket food...

Work begins on new town centre flood defence

Works to install a new multimillion-pound canal barrier at Forge Island are now underway as part of a key milestone in the...

AESSEAL’s £29m by 2029 investment pledge

Rotherham-based AES Engineering Ltd Group has made an historic commitment to £29m of planet-friendly investment by 2029 in order to go beyond...

Rotherham Council champions real living wage for all

Rotherham Council has been formally accredited as a real living wage employer, Council Leader, Councillor Chris Read announced at a recent Full...

Which teams could Rotherham host at UEFA Women’s Euro 2022?

Excitement is building up for UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 with the draw taking place this week setting out the path to glory for the qualified teams. The Women’s European Championships is being held in England from 6 - 31 July 2022, with Rotherham as...

Swift celebrates back-to-back national titles

Rotherham pro cyclist, Ben Swift put in a tremendous attacking performance to win a second successive British national road race title in dramatic fashion in Lincoln. Swift, who races for the Ineos Grenadiers pro team, had attacked early on, going clear on the second...

Volunteer at the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 in Rotherham

Applications are now open for volunteers to get involved in the UEFA Women’s Euros in Rotherham in 2022. The event kicks off on 6 July next year and Rotherham is hosting four games of the tournament, including a quarter final, at the New York...

Thor the Thurcroft Troll

A guardian troll called Thor has been officially welcomed to the village of Thurcroft in Rotherham. ROAR (Rotherham Open Arts...

Wentworth Woodhouse celebrates completion of major roof work

Another rainy night in Rotherham, another 180 buckets overflowing with rainwater in the steadily decaying 18th century rooms at Wentworth Woodhouse.

Tour guide’s tasty tapas evening at Wentworth Woodhouse

Tour guide Mark Barthrop has come up with a tasty fundraiser for Wentworth Woodhouse, and it has already sold out! Having...

Grimm & Co secures further funding

Rotherham-based charity, Grimm & Co, are celebrating today after being awarded over £280,000 in National Lottery funding to support its work with...

Game on at Wentworth Woodhouse

Two cutting-edge Sheffield digital agencies are helping Rotherham’s Georgian country house Wentworth Woodhouse go 21st century to engage with young visitors.

Wentworth Woodhouse gets a helping hand from clock repairer Andrew

Time is no longer standing still at Rotherham’s 18th century stately home Wentworth Woodhouse. Crucial repairs have been made...

Countdown to Wentworth Festival

In just over a week, thousands will "Never Be Lonely" when they get together for a "Fine Time" at the "Beautiful Neighbourhood"...

Deal exchanged to bring 69-room Travelodge to Forge Island

Muse Developments - the UK's leading town and city centre regenerator and Rotherham Council have exchanged a deal with major hotel brand,...