Over 250,000 vaccines administered in Rotherham

75% of the adult population in Rotherham have now received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as the local teams are now urging people aged 30 and over to get booked in for a jab. GP Practices are working as part of a...

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Warriors to turn mud into money for...

A daring team of fundraisers are preparing to brave a 12K route of 25 punishing obstacles and 100 tons of mud to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community. ‘No pain no gain’ will be the motto for five colleagues from The Rotherham...

Pitch perfect fundraising event in memory of...

The family of a man who passed away at Rotherham Hospital will be hosting a memorial football match in his memory to raise funds for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity. A host of celebrity and amateur footballers will join forces on 18 July...

70% of Rotherham adults receive first dose...

Over 70% of the Rotherham adult registered population have now received a first dose of a Covid vaccine. GP Practices are working as part of a unified approach taken in the borough, starting with the first targeted groups back in December.

Support your NHS heroes during 5K May

Fundraisers who like to walk, run, swim or roll are being sought by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity to tackle Run for Heroes’ latest 5K May challenge.Since it began in 2020, Run for Heroes has raised more than £7 million for NHS charities thanks to its...

All set to paw-lice the streets

Brand new crime fighting duos have graduated from South Yorkshire Police's (SYP’s) very own police dog training school. After being put through their paces for 13 weeks, they’re now fully certified and ready to keep the people of South Yorkshire safe. Graduating this month...

Rotherham has successfully managed to Beat the...

Rotherham’s Beat the Street challenge has come to an incredible conclusion after the game came to an end at 7pm on Wednesday, 26th May. A total of 15,192 people signed up and walked, cycled and ran 124,075.5 miles during the free, interactive challenge that...

Rotherham’s annual garden competition now open

The annual hunt for the borough’s best garden is underway, with the Rotherham in Bloom Garden Competition now accepting entries. Following on from the success of last year, the competition is once again open to entries from both council and non-council tenants, meaning any...

Rotherham Hospice Sunflower Appeal

Rotherham Hospice are bringing a little bit of sunshine to the borough to celebrate a significant milestone. The only adult hospice in Rotherham for the people of Rotherham, Rotherham Hospice is an independent charity and must raise significant sums of money each year in...

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Gulliver’s Gears revs into action at Rother Valley

A new car themed area has opened at Gulliver’s Valley theme park in Rotherham and is set to be a real pull for...

Rotherham Golf Club member turns professional

Ben Schmidt from Rotherham Golf Club has made his decision to turn professional, and he will have Premiership footballers on hand for advice.

New specialists taking Wentworth Woodhouse forward after pandemic

Rotherham stately home Wentworth Woodhouse has re-opened to visitors with four new specialists at the helm. “We were closed...

Official opening for Parkgate Astro

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust (RUCST) officially launched their first community hub facility "Parkgate Astro." Parkgate Astro consists of...

Arty creations work perfectly for Wentworth Woodhouse

ArtWorks South Yorkshire’s members are making a real impact at Wentworth Woodhouse. Their creative talents are now on display...

Extending the welcome in Rawmarsh

A £10,000 grant has been used to assist with the revitalisation of the front entrance and foyer at The High Street Centre in Rawmarsh.

Finance For Enterprise funding helps entrepreneurial chef jazz up former tearoom to create a taste of the 1920s

A young chef has shown all of his Yorkshire grit and determination to transform a former tearoom into his dream restaurant, despite...

Wentworth Woodhouse reopening

Wentworth Woodhouse is opening its grand doors to visitors again this week. Despite the Grade I listed country house...

Chance to fly with the Wentworth Woodhouse Flock again… bird art goes on sale

Thousands of people ‘flew with The Flock’, Wentworth Woodhouse’s moving outdoor art installation to mark the Covid pandemic. Now...

Pip the Rothound does a “pawsome” job for Wentworth Woodhouse

Wentworth Woodhouse found some ‘pawsome’ help in its mission to find dry rot in four derelict buildings it plans to restore.

Team provide Sanctuary for Rotherham children’s charity

A Rotherham charity shop close to the community’s heart has been revamped following a devastating break-in, thanks to a kind-hearted local team.

All-star Kirk finishes as joint-leading goalscorer

Rotherham-born Great Britain forward Liam Kirk has finished as joint-leading goalscorer at this year’s World Championship in Latvia and was also named...

Italian job for Goodison

Rotherham's sailing champion Paul Goodison has been drafted in to replace fellow Olympian, Ben Ainslie, in the upcoming rounds of the SailGP global...
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New Brazilian Bar and Grill opens in Rotherham

A new Brazilian Bar and Grill has finally opened its doors in Rotherham as lockdown restrictions ease. Rancheros Rodizio Bar and Grill, serves a Brazilian-inspired menu including many cuts of meats on skewers cooked above hot coals and carved tableside. The menu includes many...

£31.6 million Towns Fund win for Rotherham

Rotherham has been awarded £31.6 million to carry out ambitious regeneration projects across the town centre, Eastwood and Templeborough. Rotherham Council submitted a bid to the Towns Fund in January of this year, following a public consultation, and it has now been announced that...

Student teams respond to Innovation Challenge

Student teams from across curriculums at Dearne Valley College (DVC), including Computing and Digital, Health and Social Care and Sport, have been recognised for their fantastic efforts in a Rotherham Council-led competition. The ‘Innovation Challenge’ tasked the students with designing an app that could help promote healthy and active...
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Acoustic Angels fly into Gulliver’s Valley

Gulliver’s Valley has announced it will be hosting a series of band nights as it looks to host live events at the Rotherham theme park.

£12.6m Rotherham regeneration funding confirmed

Rotherham has been awarded £12.6m to help the transformation of the town centre. Last year, Rotherham Council put forward...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar set for family fun at Gulliver’s Valley

Families from across the region will be able to share the joy of the iconic children’s picture book and brand, The Very Hungry Caterpillar thanks to an exciting partnership with Gulliver’s Valley.

RUCST partner with Places Leisure to launch Mini Millers in Rotherham

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust (RUCST) are working as an exclusive partner with Places Leisure to provide high quality football and sports...

80-80-80 challenge is off and running

This year, Rotherham running man, Ray Matthews celebrates his 80th birthday but he's not about to put up his feet and take...

Mears on its social value in Rotherham

Mears, the UK's market-leading housing and care company, is leading by example when it comes to social value in Rotherham.

Demolition work set to begin at Forge Island

Works to prepare Riverside Precinct and Chantry Buildings for demolition are now underway as part of a key milestone in the development...

Three Rotherham firms win Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Three Rotherham companies are celebrating winning a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise – the UK’s most prestigious business awards. AESSEAL, a...

New Goa restaurant sets course to spice up Rotherham

A new Indian restaurant has arrived in Rotherham and is ready to set tastebuds alight. Experienced entrepreneur brothers, Mamun...

Rotherham lads representing GB on a World stage

Of the 28 players selected to represent Great Britain at this year's ice hockey World Championship in Latvia, two grew up in Rotherham. Forward Liam Kirk, who is from Maltby, and Swinton's Ben Bowns - a netminder, are flying the flag at the annual...

Women’s Euros aim to inspire positive change in Rotherham

Rotherham is setting out its plans for the legacy that will be left behind following the UEFA Women’s Euros in 2022. The town is hosting four games of the tournament, including a quarter final, at the New York Stadium in July next year.

Schmidt confident of Walker Cup win

Ben Schmidt from Rotherham Golf Club has been talking about his involvement in the Great Britain and Ireland (GB&I) squad for this weekend's Walker Cup against the United States of America. From Tommy Fleetwood to Justin Rose, the Walker Cup has witnessed many stars of...

Opening hours at Gulliver’s Valley extended due to demand

South Yorkshire’s leading theme park, Gulliver’s Valley, is extending its opening hours due to the ‘incredible demand’ it has seen since it...

Rotherham heritage site lit up

The importance of major historical landmarks in Rotherham is being highlighted in a unique way as part of a heritage project.

CityFibre extends reach

CityFibre has identified 216 additional towns and villages that are to benefit from a Full Fibre rollout, completing the list of locations...

Rahul proves that chocolate is best recipe to inspire engineers of the future

Dr Rahul Mandal is best known for bringing home the trophies at the 2019 Great British Bake Off and the 2021 Great...

Drive thru cinema returns to Gulliver’s Valley

After the huge success of their sold-out Drive Thru Cinema experiences last summer and at Christmas, The Village Screen are continuing to run their Drive...

Plans for Wentworth’s Camellia House

Memories and images of the derelict Camellia House in the grounds of Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham are being sought by specialists now...

COVID memorial at Hope Fields to have virtual unveiling

A living memorial at Thrybergh Country Park in Rotherham, to honour both the victims of COVID-19 and those who fought the virus,...

Julie Kenny made Honorary Freewoman of Rotherham

Dame Julie Kenny DBE has been made a Honorary Freewoman of the Borough of Rotherham. Whilst a virtual ceremony...