18 January 2018

Council Tenant Rents to be reduced

RMBC Cabinet agreed to  reduce council house rents by 1% in line with requirements by the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 at their meeting on 15th January 2018.

17 January 2018

Meeting on Future of Social Housing

The Future of Social Housing is the subject of a major Rotherham Federation meeting on Friday 26th January 2018. Speakers include John Healey MP Shadow Minister of Housing, Cllr Dominic Beck RMBC Cabinet Member for Housing and Neighbourhoods, John Bibby Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Retained Council Housing and Lilian Shears Vice Chair of Rotherham Federation. 

16 January 2018

Repairs Procurement - Final Chance to nominate a tenant rep

Closing date for nominations is Friday 19th January 2018. RMBC has asked Rotherham Federation to nominate a tenant to sit of the Repairs and Maintenance  Contract Re-Tender Steering Group.

11 January 2018

Thurcroft Small Grants Spring 2018

Community groups can apply for small grants of up to £200 for projects that benefit the residents of Thurcroft.  To be funded, your proposed project needs to support one of the three themes in the Thurcroft Big Local Plan –Community Pride, Regeneration or Children and Young People.  

09 January 2018

Free Prize draw for Thurcroft Residents

In 2011 Thurcroft was awarded £1 million from the Big Lottery.  At this time we asked the community what they would like to see the money spent on.  We listened and since then we have done lots of things in the village including:- Building a brand new Thurcroft Hub, Youth Clubs, Small Community Grants, Litter Picks and Skips, yearly Gala and other events, Advice Sessions, Playground, Tiny Explorers Nursery canopy, Day Trips for younger and older people, Newsletters, School Holiday activities etc.


05 January 2018

Private Tenant Representative Sought

Are you a private tenant living is Maborough, Eastwood Village, South East Maltby or Dinnington Central?

03 January 2018

Equipment Fund 2018

The Equipment fund gives an opportunity for small groups  in Rotherham to apply for up to £200 for items which will sustain the Group over the years (for example Tables for event which can be reused or loaned out).


20 December 2017

Trustee Elections 2018

3 positions on the Trustees Board are open to election. Elections are up for representatives from  Rother Valley West, Wentworth Valley and Rotherham North. 

17 December 2017

Federation becomes Social Action Hub

Rotherham Federation is now one of 20 Social Action Hubs around the country. Social action hubs are  locally rooted community organisations which support people to contribute to and create a better community and build a more democratic society.

14 December 2017

Elf Takeover

Cheeky elves took over the outdoor market on Saturday to share Christmas joy and naughtiness with the people of Rotherham. Mrs Clause sat within the log cabin grotto which has been turned into an ‘immersive Christmas wonderland’.