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Demolition under way as Forge Island regeneration progresses

Published on Wednesday, 12th April 2017 in Environment and planning news

Demolition is already well under way on the former Tesco building in Rotherham Town Centre – as the regeneration of Forge Island takes another step forward.

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Giant smiles as Gulliver’s Valley Resort planning permission is confirmed

Published on Thursday, 30th March 2017 in Planning and regeneration news

Gulliver’s family theme park resort’s 'most ambitious plans yet' will come to fruition now that the Secretary of State has agreed with Rotherham Council that development can go ahead.

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Leader responds to revised HS2 route

Published on Thursday, 9th March 2017 in Planning and regeneration news

Rotherham Council has submitted its views on the proposed HS2 route through South Yorkshire.

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Rotherham Council welcomes Boeing announcement

Published on Friday, 24th February 2017 in Planning and regeneration news

Rotherham Council has welcomed today’s announcement that Boeing is to bring its first factory outside the USA to the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID).

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Theme Park Plans great boost for Borough’s Growth

Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017 in Planning applications - business news

One of Rotherham’s leading projects is due to take a step forward after planning permission was approved for a theme park and resort at Rother Valley this week (Thursday).

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Roadworks start in “growth corridor”

Published on Wednesday, 15th February 2017 in Kiveton Park news

Residents in the Wales and Aston areas are being reminded that work has started on improvement to the area’s road network as part of the “Growth Corridor” scheme.

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Council purchases former Tesco site in key regeneration deal

Published on Monday, 13th February 2017 in Planning and regeneration news

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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Funding secured for Rotherham higher education centre

Published on Monday, 13th February 2017 in Planning and regeneration news

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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Council lends support for sports firm

Published on Tuesday, 31st January 2017 in Business and investment news

Two more companies have joined the Evolution development at Rotherham’s Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP).

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Funds secured for key Rotherham project

Published on Tuesday, 31st January 2017 in Town Centre news

Rotherham Council has successfully secured funds to purchase Forge Island.

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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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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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Go ahead given to purchase former Tesco site

Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016 in Planning and regeneration news

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

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Dinnington given the go-ahead for Neighbourhood Plan

Published on Thursday, 21st July 2016 in Dinnington news

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

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Council moves forward with town centre plans

Published on Thursday, 7th July 2016 in Planning and regeneration news

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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New primary school for Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 29th June 2016 in Planning and regeneration news

A brand new primary school is to be built in Rotherham.

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New charges for pre-planning application advice

Published on Tuesday, 10th May 2016 in Council and democracy news

Rotherham Council has introduced a charging system for pre-planning advice which helps applicants decide whether planning permission is required and if it is likely permission would be granted.

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Devolution passes new milestone in Rotherham

Published on Friday, 2nd October 2015 in Council and democracy news

Council leaders from the Sheffield City Region met with Chancellor George Osborne at Rotherham's Advanced Manufacturing Park today to announce a proposed agreement on the way forward for devolution.

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Earmarked sites listed in Rotherham's local plan

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

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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Land sale agreed for family theme park

Published on Wednesday, 9th September 2015 in Planning and regeneration news

A well-known family theme park is on track to open, adjacent to Rother Valley Country Park.

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R-evolution marks next stage of AMP development

Published on Tuesday, 11th March 2014 in Planning and regeneration news

The next phase of development at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) has been confirmed with the purchase of the first part of the "R-evolution At The AMP" scheme by the Council.

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