Plan to make Rotherham a better place for residents

Support for plan to make Rotherham a better place to live

Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 5:00 am

Over 100 leaders from across the business, community and public sectors came together to launch the first annual plan of the Rotherham Together Partnership - a body made up of agencies including Rotherham Council, South Yorkshire Police, the NHS, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and representatives from the business, education, voluntary and community sectors.

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The plan is based on recent research into what local people say is important to them.

Coun Chris Read, chairman of the partnership and Leader of Rotherham Council, said: “When we took to the streets last summer for the ‘Views from Rotherham’ roadshows – the biggest consultation ever carried out here – it was very clear that we all want the best for the borough.

“Those aspirations covered a range of things, from keeping children safe, making sure our streets are clean, providing opportunities for local people and restoring a sense of pride in our communities.”