Maltby is a former mining town and civil parish of approx..17,500 inhabitants in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. It was historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It is located about 8 miles east of Rotherham town centre and 10 miles north-east of Sheffield city centre. It forms a continuous urban area with Hellaby, separated from the rest of Rotherham by the M18.
Some of Maltby Town Councils responsibilities are: community issues and development; allotments; the Edward Dunn Memorial Hall; floral displays & hanging baskets; Events including the firework display; Christmas lights and Christmas switch on; The Town Council is also consulted and invited to comment on planning & licensing applications and traffic regulations that are affecting the Parish.
Some of Rotherham Council responsibilities are: planning, waste collection and recycling (including garden waste); litter and dog bin emptying, council tax collection, electoral registration, housing, highways (including road maintenance, street lighting, parking and road safety); pubic rights of way; fly tipping; social care; education and libraries.
Maltby Town Council presently employs a team of 1 full time and 3 part time members of staff headed by the Town Clerk to implement the Council’s policies and services. All employees are encouraged to continue their personal/professional development to keep up with the latest legislation.