18 December 2018

More Voices and Choices

Tbe Big Lottery Fund is  awarding £272,732 to Rotherham Federation of Communities (Rotherham Federation) for a further 3 years to  enable residents living in eight of Rotherham’s poorest and most excluded areas to become engaged in local life, have an effective voice and be empowered as a community to influence change in their area. The project will train and directly employ 3 full time Community Organisers from our local communities in Rotherham to undertake this work.


17 December 2018

Can You Help Us?

We are evaluating our community voices and choices project (community organisers) - we would like to find out what local volunteers think about the project and what difference it has made to you.

15 December 2018

Derek Corkell

Derek Corkell was born in May 1934 and died on 14th December 2018 after a long illness.

12 December 2018

Shaping the Future of Area Housing Panels

53 people attended presentation on the Area Housing Panel Review was given by Paul Walsh, Head of Service, Housing and Estate Management at RMBC and Asim Munir, RMBC Tenant Involvement Coordinator at the Rotherham Federation open board meeting on Thursday 29th November 2018 at Springwell Gardens Community Centre.

05 December 2018

Board Elections 2019

2 positions on the Trustees Board are open to election and one co-optee position will be reviewed. Elections are up for representatives from  Wentworth North (presently Sue Fox) and one Community of Interest position (presently Kim Addy).


01 December 2018

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.

08 November 2018

Social Housing Green Paper Responses

Following various consultations, discussions and meetings with tenants, Rotherham Federation as have a number of organisations have put in their respons to the Green Paper. 


02 November 2018

Thanks Vickie, Rachel and Sabina

With project contracts ending, we would like to thank 3 staff who left the Federation on 31st October 2018.

01 November 2018

5 Star Community Awards 2018

A £100 reward is available to member community  groups who provide us with five key pieces of information from 2018.

26 October 2018

Federation Receives Improving Quality Foundation Standard

Rotherham Federation now meets the Improving Quality standard at  foundation level and the CEO Steve Ruffle and Vice Chair Lilian Shears collected their certificates at a Presentation at St Georges Conference Centre in Leeds on Wednesday 10th October 2018.