Planning and regeneration

Council purchases former Tesco site in key regeneration deal

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Work on a key site in the heart of Rotherham town centre could start as early as next year after it was bought by Rotherham Council this week.

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Publication date: 13 February 2017


Funding secured for Rotherham higher education centre

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Plans for a university centre in Rotherham are taking a step forward after a £3.5m funding injection from the Sheffield City Region.

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Publication date: 13 February 2017


Look before you book this Valentine’s Day

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If you’re planning that special Valentine’s date Rotherham Council would like to remind you to ‘look before you book.’

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Publication date: 10 February 2017


‘Meet the Buyer’ – with Rotherham Council and Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

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Local businesses are invited to make face-to-face contacts and gain an idea of what they can do to help their businesses grow at the next ‘Meet the Buyer’ event.

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Publication date: 9 February 2017


Do you Love Where You Live

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Love is in the air – and on the ground - ahead of Valentine’s Day with a new campaign to encourage residents to get involved in making Rotherham a cleaner, happier place to live.

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Publication date: 6 February 2017


Road improvements given go ahead as grant approved

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Key road improvements have been given the green light as a funding bid by Rotherham Council was approved by Sheffield City Region this week.

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Publication date: 2 February 2017


Funds secured for key Rotherham project

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Rotherham Council has successfully secured funds to purchase Forge Island.

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Publication date: 31 January 2017


Take a tour of the Manvers waste facility

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Would you like to take a look behind the scenes at the award-winning facility which is revolutionising the way we deal with leftover household waste in Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham?

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Publication date: 24 January 2017


Festive recycling - let’s make it a green Christmas

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During the Christmas festivities, householders are being encouraged to recycle.

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Publication date: 21 December 2016


Deadline extended as Shanks provides help to Dearne Valley through community projects

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The deadline for local community groups to apply for funding to help with environmental projects has been extended to 16 January.

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Publication date: 20 December 2016


Global urban design company chosen for new Town Centre Masterplan

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A global urban design company has been picked to develop a masterplan for Rotherham town centre.

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Publication date: 18 November 2016


Shanks provides help to Dearne Valley through community projects

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Community projects urged to bid for funding.

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Publication date: 8 November 2016


Go ahead given to purchase former Tesco site

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Rotherham Council has been given the green light to buy Forge Island from Tesco and prepare it for investment.

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Publication date: 12 October 2016


Recycling Week 2016

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Recycling Week 2016 takes place between Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September.

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Publication date: 9 September 2016


Time for action as increased fines for flytipping to be introduced by Council

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Rotherham Council is stepping up its fight against fly-tippers in the borough, by bringing in new powers and higher fines.

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Publication date: 8 September 2016


Dinnington given the go-ahead for Neighbourhood Plan

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Dinnington is set to become the first area in Rotherham to start developing its own Neighbourhood Plan.

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Publication date: 21 July 2016


Council is given green light to negotiate the purchase of eyesore empty properties

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Rotherham Council has announced plans to buy 24 long-term derelict properties to refurbish and let as Council homes.

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Publication date: 13 July 2016


Council moves forward with town centre plans

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Rotherham Council is proposing to develop a Masterplan which will provide further details on how the Town Centre will be developed in the next five to ten years.

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Publication date: 7 July 2016


Theme Park plans a step closer

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Plans to open a family theme park adjacent to Rother Valley Country Park are another step closer after Rotherham Council formally agreed the sale of land to Gulliver’s Family Theme Parks.

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Publication date: 1 June 2016


Dinnington sets out to develop a Neighbourhood Plan

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Dinnington could become the first area in Rotherham to have a Neighbourhood Plan.

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Publication date: 1 June 2016


Green light for £5m investment in Rotherham’s roads

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A £5million capital investment by Rotherham Council to repair the borough’s roads and potholes over the next two years is well underway, with over half of the identified sites already completed.

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Publication date: 9 October 2015


Earmarked sites listed in Rotherham's local plan

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The sites earmarked for new homes, industrial and retail space in Rotherham will be put forward for council approval for consultation at the next Council meeting (16 September).

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Publication date: 14 September 2015


Clifton Park named as one of the best in Britain

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The beautiful Clifton Park in Rotherham is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official.

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Publication date: 24 July 2015


Fly tipper brought to justice

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A Rotherham Council tenant has been prosecuted and fined £1,000 for failing to clear a large amount of rubbish in his garden.

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Publication date: 1 July 2015


South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Awards

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Several new buildings across Rotherham, including houses and a school, have been acclaimed in a regional building excellence awards.

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Publication date: 1 June 2015


New horse act welcomed

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New laws to clamp down on people illegally abandoning horses have been welcomed by the Council.

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Publication date: 2 April 2015


Major milestone for new waste facility

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The new waste treatment facility at Manvers in Rotherham has taken delivery of its first waste.

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Publication date: 5 March 2015


No change to bin collections

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In the absence of new waste calendars, residents are being reminded that there will be no change to their current bin collection schedules.

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Publication date: 19 February 2015


CAMINO conference drives efficiency into Rotherham

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For two days in October, the Council hosted visitors from across the world as part of a European Union conference on Climate Change Innovation.

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Publication date: 20 October 2014


Clifton Park gets the green thumbs-up!

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Rotherham's Clifton Park is one of the very best in the UK - and that’s official.

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Publication date: 14 August 2014


Masbrough Chapel site owner told to clean up

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The owners of the site of the former Masbrough Chapel have been formally served with a legal notice to “clean up” the land.

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Publication date: 29 July 2014


Rotherham schools get creative with renewable energy

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Pupils from across schools in Rotherham have been getting creative to help design a piece of artwork to be displayed on each of the six turbines at Penny Hill wind farm.

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Publication date: 15 July 2014


Inspector praises local housing plan

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Rotherham's housing plan for the future has been given the green light by government inspectors - including the go-ahead to set a local housing target.

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Publication date: 14 July 2014


Charity cheque presentation

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Building control officers from across South Yorkshire and the Humber swapped their inspection routines last month to raise money for one very special building!

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Publication date: 4 July 2014


Rotherham buildings recognised in awards

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Several new buildings across Rotherham have been acclaimed in a regional building excellence awards.

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Publication date: 21 May 2014


New opening times for Rotherham waste sites

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Rotherham recyclers are being reminded that from June each of the borough's four Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed for one day each week.

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Publication date: 28 April 2014


River of colour commemorates First World War

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Flanders Poppies will be a feature in the Council's highly-acclaimed and innovative planting scheme along the town's main roads this year.

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Publication date: 25 March 2014


Final hurdle for Rotherham's Local Plan

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Rotherham's Local Plan - the Council's planning blueprint for the next 15 years - has almost passed its final hurdle, providing the borough's housing target is increased.

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Publication date: 30 January 2014

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