Rotherham Together Partnership Armed Forces Covenant signing

Rotherham Together Partnership: Armed Forces Covenant signing

At the Rotherham Together Partnership Showcase in March 2024, partners pledged their support to the Armed Forces Community by signing a collective RTP Armed Forces Covenant. Partners signed the Armed Forces Covenant to demonstrate our collective support for the Armed Forces Community and to recognise the contribution that service personnel, both regular and reservist, veterans and military families make to our borough.

Armed forces covenant

A pledge to make a difference

A number of organisations signed the RTP Collective Armed Forces Covenant, including the Council, South Yorkshire Police and the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce.

A number of pledges were set out in the Covenant. Organisations have made a commitment to:

  • Advocate for and promote the Armed Forces community with our communities, staff, customers, and suppliers, and encourage other local organisations to sign up to the Covenant.
  • Work together across the partnership and with Rotherham’s Armed Forces Community Covenant Group to help veterans and make them aware of available support.
  • Recognise and remember the sacrifices made by members of the Armed Forces community by supporting and promoting events, such as Armed Forces Day/Week, Reserves Day, the Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Day.
  • Support the employment of veterans, for example by accommodating the training and deployment of those in the reserve forces (including cadet adult volunteers) wherever possible.

Further information

Further information on Armed Forces support can be found on the Rotherham Council website here

If your organisation is interested in signing an individual Armed Forces Covenant to demonstrate your support for our Armed Forces Community, please visit the Council’s website here, or contact Rotherham Council’s Lead Officer, at, who will be able to provide further advice and guidance. The Council will also be able to put you in touch with the RFCA Regional Employer Engagement Director for Yorkshire and the Humber, and the Ministry of Defence for further conversations.