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Rotherham is the vinyl frontier for ex-steelworkers

Published on Wednesday, 21st December 2016 in Business and investment news

Two former TATA steelworkers from Kimberworth are turning the tables on redundancy after setting up their own business in Rotherham’s indoor market.

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Rotherham Council leaders welcome new report into Trans-Pennine Tunnel - which could open up the north

Published on Friday, 9th December 2016 in Roads, parking and transport news

Rotherham Council has welcomed a new Trans-Pennine Tunnel study report.

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Study set to boost AMID connectivity

Published on Monday, 5th December 2016 in Planning and regeneration news

A major study that aims to improve the road network up to the rapidly-growing Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID) is being driven forward.

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New bar helps to deliver Rotherham’s future and its past

Published on Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 in Business and investment news

Rotherham’s historic sorting office is being brought back to life as one of Rotherham's finest eateries and wine establishments - with a special nod to its heritage.

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Global urban design company chosen for new Town Centre Masterplan

Published on Friday, 18th November 2016 in Business and investment news

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

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Town Centre development moves another step closer

Published on Tuesday, 15th November 2016 in Planning and regeneration news

Rotherham Council has moved one step closer to its plans to regenerate Forge Island by agreeing to buy out the remaining long leases on the units on one of the key routes into the site.

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Rotherham Lights Switch-on starts the festive season

Published on Wednesday, 9th November 2016 in People and communities news

The festive season will officially begin in Rotherham town centre with an evening of entertainment, culminating in the annual switch-on of the Christmas Lights!

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Secretary of State plans to return licensing powers to Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 19th October 2016 in Commissioners news

Rotherham Council has welcomed the proposed handing back of licensing powers by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid.

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Plaque unveiled on award winning High Street

Published on Thursday, 8th September 2016 in Leisure and culture news

The restoration of Rotherham's "historic core" was given the official seal of approval today.

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Bright new look at Rotherham Markets

Published on Thursday, 21st July 2016 in Town Centre news

Visitors to Rotherham Markets will be greeted by an eye catching new entrance area when they call in to do their shopping.

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Rotherham’s High Street welcomes two new retailers

Published on Tuesday, 19th July 2016 in Business and investment news

Rotherham’s High Street has welcomed two new retailers – Maia Interiors and the Sweet Escape Dessert & Ice Cream Parlour.

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Have your say on powers for region

Published on Friday, 1st July 2016 in Business and investment news

A major consultation drive is being launched across the Sheffield City Region this week to ask all residents and businesses how the new powers the area will get under devolution should be used.

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Metalysis to Move into UK's Premier Manufacturing Park

Published on Wednesday, 25th May 2016 in Business and investment news

Rotherham Council and Property consultancy Commercial Property Partners LLP have announced the letting of the Advanced Manufacturing Park's Unit 4 to specialist manufacturing company Metalysis.

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Funding provides support to Tata steel staff

Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016 in Jobs news

Organisations have been working together to support steel workers affected by Tata’s restructuring in Yorkshire.

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Record-breaking Get Up To Speed event goes supersonic

Published on Friday, 29th April 2016 in Exhibitions news

Two thousand visitors, 45 schools, 70 exhibitors - and a supersonic car - have helped the sixth Get Up To Speed festival to break records this year.

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New taxi camera rules come into effect

Published on Wednesday, 13th April 2016 in Commissioners news

Customers will soon start to see security cameras installed in all Rotherham taxis.

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Broadband speeds set to rocket at South Yorkshire business parks and Enterprise Zones

Published on Friday, 8th April 2016 in Business and investment news

Firms based on key business parks and Enterprise Zones throughout South Yorkshire will soon experience first-hand why faster broadband is good for business.

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Cameron is streets ahead

Published on Tuesday, 5th April 2016 in Work jobs training and advice news

A Rotherham apprentice is streets ahead of his peers after scooping 'Construction Apprentice of the Year' at special ceremony.

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First landlord prosecuted under Rotherham Council’s selective licensing scheme

Published on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 in Environmental health news

A Rotherham landlord has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 at Rotherham Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to operating a rented house without a licence.

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Launch of new Rotherham Together Partnership Action Plan

Published on Thursday, 17th March 2016 in People and communities news

New partnership plan focuses on positively changing Rotherham.

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Rotherham Chief Executive Welcomes Apprentices

Published on Friday, 11th March 2016 in Work jobs training and advice news

Chief Executive Sharon Kemp takes a young apprentice under her wing to show them the ropes as part of National Apprentice Week.

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Hat trick for town centre shops

Published on Friday, 11th March 2016 in Business and investment news

Rotherham town centre has scored a hat track after being recognised for its diverse mix of independent shops.

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Changes to town centre parking fees

Published on Thursday, 10th March 2016 in Business and investment news

Rotherham shoppers will be able to park longer for less when they visit the town centre.

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Rotherham United support Visit Rotherham initiative

Published on Wednesday, 9th March 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Rotherham United has become the latest organisation to back "Visit Rotherham."

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Rotherham Council ratifies economic devolution proposal for the borough

Published on Thursday, 3rd March 2016 in Council and democracy news

Rotherham Council has formally ratified the proposal for the Sheffield City Region economic devolution agreement.

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Kickstart fund will help boost start-up businesses in Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 17th February 2016 in Business and investment news

UK Steel Enterprise has announced the launch of a new fund that will help boost dozens of start-up businesses in Rotherham over the next 12 months.

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New Thai shop launches in Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 17th February 2016 in Business and investment news

A new shop on High Street is bringing the taste of Thailand to Rotherham.

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Dawn's Ink is on the move

Published on Wednesday, 10th February 2016 in Business and investment news

Following a move at the beginning of January from the previous shop on Howard Street, Dawn's Ink is now open at 68 Effingham Street.

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National award for Tuesday street market

Published on Friday, 29th January 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Rotherham’s Tuesday Street Market is celebrating after winning a national award.

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Council Leader welcomes Government steel support

Published on Wednesday, 6th January 2016 in People and communities news

Rotherham Council's Leader has welcomed the news that Government funding will be made available to support those affected by Tata Steel restructuring and job losses.

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LEP Chairman asks business leaders to have their say on devolution

Published on Thursday, 31st December 2015 in Business and investment news

Business leaders are being urged to support the proposed Devolution Deal for Sheffield City Region.

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Steel communities support package

Published on Tuesday, 15th December 2015 in Business and investment news

Rotherham Council is backing a support package for the steel industry which is being put together by Sheffield City Region partners.

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Mentor Martyn nets top award for supporting local businesses

Published on Tuesday, 15th December 2015 in Business and investment news

A business advisor with the Rotherham Investment and Development Office (RiDO) has been named as Enterprise Coach and Mentor of the Year.

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Careers Matter at LEAF 2015

Published on Monday, 14th December 2015 in Business and investment news

Morrison, part of Mears Group, brought together local businesses and organisations to showcase employment and training opportunities in Rotherham.

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Budding business owners take advantage of free advice

Published on Friday, 11th December 2015 in Business and investment news

Aspiring business owners took advantage of free drop-in sessions during last week’s Small Business Saturday (5 December).

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Long-term support services to help victims and survivors of child sexual exploitation

Published on Friday, 11th December 2015 in Commissioners news

More support services for victims and survivors of child sexual exploitation are being commissioned over the next three years, as part of longer-term plans which have been agreed by Rotherham Council.

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Residents and businesses asked for views on Devolution Deal

Published on Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 in Council and democracy news

Residents and businesses are invite to have their say and get involved in the debate on the in-principle Sheffield City Region Devolution Deal with the Government.

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Rotherham’s High Street is the best in Britain – official!

Published on Monday, 30th November 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Rotherham town centre is celebrating today after beating off stiff competition to win the best town category in the Great British High Street competition.

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Magna and Rotherham Council look to the future

Published on Tuesday, 24th November 2015 in Business and investment news

The Leader of Rotherham Council, in response to recent media speculation, has today confirmed that the Council will be looking to restructure the debt currently owed by Magna.

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South Korean Start-ups Primed for Success

Published on Thursday, 19th November 2015 in Business and investment news

The first teams of entrepreneurs have completed the Y-Accelerator programme in the Sheffield City Region.

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