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New bar aims to help Rotherham’s nightlife a roaring success!

Published on Monday, 30th July 2018 in Arts and entertainment news

Rotherham Council has welcomed the opening of a new bar in the town centre as plans to make the area an attractive place to visit ramp up.


International company announces new factory in Rotherham

Published on Monday, 23rd July 2018 in Council news news

United Caps, an international manufacturer of caps and closures, has announced it will be constructing a new manufacturing plant in Dinnington, Rotherham.


Another step forward for Forge Island

Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018 in Regeneration news

A development partner for Forge Island could be chosen as early as July under proposals put forward to Rotherham Council, marking further progress on the Town Centre Masterplan.


Pick up a bargain at Rotherham’s new town centre Car Boot Sale

Published on Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 in Business and economy news

Rotherham residents have the chance for a Spring Clean as the Council launches a new Car Boot Sale in the Town Centre on Sunday 24 June 2018.


Lumière Gallery lights up Rotherham’s High Street!

Published on Friday, 18th May 2018 in Town Centre news

Rotherham’s High Street has welcomed a new business, in the shape of the Lumière Gallery.


Free Wi-Fi plan for Rotherham Town Centre

Published on Tuesday, 8th May 2018 in Town Centre news

Visitors to Rotherham Town Centre could soon benefit from free public access Wi-Fi if new proposals get the green light.


Shoppers to get free parking near markets

Published on Thursday, 29th March 2018 in Parking news

Free parking spaces are to be provided on Drummond Street, near to the Rotherham Markets complex, under new council proposals.


Council commits over £40 million to deliver new homes for Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 21st March 2018 in Business and economy news

Work has started on a major new build programme to develop over 300 high quality homes in Rotherham.


Shoppers to benefit from extra parking incentives

Published on Thursday, 1st March 2018 in Transport and streets news

Shoppers and visitors to Rotherham will be able to benefit from a new parking offer from this weekend.


US congressmen learn from region’s advanced manufacturing ‘catalyst’

Published on Friday, 23rd February 2018 in Business support and advice news

The world-leading reputation of the Sheffield City Region (SCR) for advanced manufacturing brought a high-level delegation from the US Congress to the region this week.


The sky’s the limit for new homes in Rotherham

Published on Monday, 19th February 2018 in Council news news

Work on an innovative housing scheme, set to attract first time buyers, will begin next month at a key regeneration site in Rotherham.


Funding secured for new homes in Rotherham

Published on Friday, 16th February 2018 in Council news news

First-time buyers, older people, and adults with support needs are to benefit from more than half a million pounds awarded by the Government to the Sheffield City Region (SCR) today.


Building work to start on temporary Rotherham Bus Interchange

Published on Friday, 16th February 2018 in Council news news

Construction of a temporary bus interchange at Forge Island in Rotherham is due to start next Monday 19 February.


Rotherham leading the way as Yorkshire’s fastest growing economy

Published on Thursday, 4th January 2018 in Council news news

Rotherham Council leaders have welcomed a new report which reveals Rotherham is the fastest growing-city economy in Yorkshire, and the eighth fastest growing economy in the UK.


Career Matters at Magna

Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017 in Jobs and careers news

Students, jobseekers and local businesses recently came together to share employment and training opportunities in Rotherham.


Business Companion publish distance selling video guide for businesses

Published on Tuesday, 31st October 2017 in Council news news

Trading standards experts have today published a new video guide aimed at online and distance sellers to ensure consumers and businesses are protected under the Consumer Rights Act.


Millions of pounds to be pumped into transport schemes

Published on Monday, 23rd October 2017 in Council news news

Almost £10m in Government funding is set to be pumped into three different transport schemes in Sheffield City Region.


External demolition starts on Law Courts

Published on Wednesday, 11th October 2017 in Business and economy news

Visitors to Rotherham saw progress being made around Forge Island this week.


Mighty seeks to make a mark on business growth in Rotherham

Published on Friday, 29th September 2017 in Council news news

An initiative to develop start-up and young businesses across Rotherham, with free, tailored help and support, launched on Saturday 30 September.


Improvement work continues at Corporation Street

Published on Tuesday, 26th September 2017 in Town Centre news

Motorists are being advised that a town centre car park will be temporarily closed from October 9, as improvement works for cyclists and pedestrians continue.


Iceland Foods fined £2.5 million following fatal accident

Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017 in Council news news

Iceland Foods Limited have this week (18 September 2017) been fined £2.5 million at a sentencing hearing at Grimsby Crown Court.


Minister launches first Citylink tram train into service

Published on Friday, 15th September 2017 in Council news news

Government Transport Minister Paul Maynard MP launches first Tram Train into service.


Industrial units to deliver business boost

Published on Monday, 4th September 2017 in Council news news

Rotherham Council is proposing to build several new business units in a bid to attract more inward investment to the borough.


Forge Island footbridge works completed ahead of schedule

Published on Friday, 4th August 2017 in Town Centre news

Work on the pedestrian bridge linking Forge Island to the town centre has been completed more than a week ahead of schedule.


Salon celebrates highlights after successful first year

Published on Monday, 26th June 2017 in Regeneration news

Special autism-friendly sessions have been among the highlights of a Rotherham hair salon’s successful first year trading.


Rotherham Council Launches Town Centre Masterplan

Published on Friday, 23rd June 2017 in Major developments news

Rotherham Council and Design Company WYG Group have revealed new plans that aim to transform Rotherham town centre, bringing more people to live, visit and work in the town.


Council aims to resolve issue of “eyesore” buildings

Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017 in Business and economy news

Rotherham Council is looking to improve the appearance of a major route through the town centre with progress on a group of derelict buildings – described as an “eyesore”.


Demolition under way as Forge Island regeneration progresses

Published on Wednesday, 12th April 2017 in Planning and development 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.


Metalysis opens Materials Discovery Centre at the Advanced Manufacturing Park

Published on Friday, 31st March 2017 in Regeneration news

Pioneering metals and novel alloys company Metalysis today announced its arrival at Rotherham's Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP).


Law Court acquired for town centre regeneration

Published on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 in Regeneration news

Rotherham Council has agreed to acquire the former Rotherham Magistrates Court in the latest move to regenerate the town centre.


New restaurant brings boost to Rotherham town centre

Published on Tuesday, 7th March 2017 in Town centre management news

Diners in Rotherham have a reason to celebrate with the official opening of a brand new restaurant this week.


New Superfast South Yorkshire connection and innovation voucher scheme

Published on Friday, 3rd March 2017 in Business and economy news

See your business grow - access a faster broadband connection, introduce a new innovation and reap the rewards.


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).


Business accelerator programme provides boost for the region’s start-ups

Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017 in Business and economy news

Ten teams of entrepreneurs from the Sheffield City Region took part in a 12 week business accelerator programme resulting in four enterprises being offered investment to help drive their development.


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).


McLaren Automotive investment to supercharge the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District

Published on Thursday, 9th February 2017 in Business and economy news

Rotherham Council welcomes McLaren to Rotherham's world-class Advanced Manufacturing Park.


Council lends support for sports firm

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

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


Rotherham is the vinyl frontier for ex-steelworkers

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

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


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

Published on Friday, 9th December 2016 in Transport and streets news

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


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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