01 December 2017

Springwell Gardens Community Centre

Rotherham Federation of Communities held a coffee morning on Thursday 2nd November 2017 to share our aspirations for Springwell Gardens Community Centre. The Federation is hoping to take on a long term lease of the building – offering more services and facilities and services to groups both locally and from around the Borough. 


16 November 2017

Keeping Your Home Free from Moisture and Mould

Everyday things like cooking, washing, bathing and even breathing cause moisture, whichi is released in the air. Condensation can cause black mould on walls, furniture,clothes and curtains.

31 October 2017

Thanks Diana

Diana Faid is leaving her job at Rotherham Federation of Communities at the end of October 2017 to take up a promotion at Clifton Learning Partnership. She has worked for the Federation for over a year and in this short time has made an amazing contribution to the work we do and to community organising in East Maltby.


21 October 2017

An Introduction to Community Organising

Are you looking for better ways to motivate people to get involved in your community or organisation? Are you bothered about what’s going wrong in society? Do you want to bring people to work together to make a change?

11 October 2017

Thankyou Cath

Cath MacCartan stood down as a member of Thurcroft Big Local Partnership at the open meeting on Monday 2nd October 2017. 


28 September 2017

Digital Inclusion- Practical Help Needed

The Rotherham Digital Inclusion Network is a group of volunteer, partners and agencies working together around the Borough to ensure improved digital inclusion. The network has been facilitating digital inclusion partnership working in Rotherham for 3 years and holds meetings bi-monthly facilitated by Rotherham Federation of Communities.  The meetings are attended by volunteers but also some representation from agencies – for instance Age UK Rotherham and RMBC.


05 September 2017

Launch of New Disability Network

A new disability network was  launched in Rotherham on Thursday 24th August 2017 at Springwell Gardens Community Centre.


31 August 2017

After 20 years, Blackburn TARA closes

On Friday 25th August 2017, tenants, residents and partners from Blackburn got together in the Boys Club  to celebrate 20 years of activity and agree closure of the group.

24 August 2017

Thurcroft Small Grants August 2017- 8 Grants Announced

8 small grants totaling £1043.84 were approved by the Thurcroft Big Local grants panel on Monday 14th August 2017. 


19 August 2017

Housing Staff Awards Presented

The Rotherham Federation Staff Awards were presented at the RMBC Tenant Conference on Wednesday 5th July 2017 at New York Stadium. A lot of nominations were received reflecting some of the excellent work undertaken by Housing Staff at RMBC and housing repairs contractors Mears and Fortem. All the awards were nominated by Rotherham Council tenants and presented by the Mayor, Cllr Eve Rose.