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Signing ceremony marks halfway point in Rotherham Interchange refurbishment

Published on Tuesday, 16th October 2018 in Public transport news

Councillors, directors and project managers marked the halfway point in the refurbishment of Rotherham Interchange.


Work begins on Gulliverís theme park

Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018 in Aston news

Work has begun on the new Gulliverís family theme park resort Ė with the developers looking to open to the public in spring 2020.


Developer selected for Forge Island regeneration

Published on Friday, 24th August 2018 in Council news news

A development partner for Rotherhamís Forge Island has been named.


Planning takes first place nationally

Published on Wednesday, 30th May 2018 in Planning and development news

Rotherham Councilís Planning Service has won Team of the Year at a prestigious national awards ceremony.


Rotherham Planning Service is nominated for prestigious industry award

Published on Tuesday, 20th February 2018 in Planning and regeneration news

Rotherham Planning Service is a finalist in the category for Local Authority Planning Team of the Year at the Royal Town Planning Instituteís (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2018.


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.


Planning success for major town centre building

Published on Monday, 15th January 2018 in Council news news

Rotherham Council has this week approved plans to re-develop a prominent town-centre building.


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.


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.


Work set to begin on town centre improvements

Published on Wednesday, 19th July 2017 in Council news news

Cyclists and pedestrians will see improvements in Rotherham town centre after the Council successfully obtained funding to improve access.


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 set to consult on additional housing sites

Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017 in Wath news

Rotherham Council is to consult the public on additional housing sites in the Dearne Valley as part of its Local Plan for the borough.


INEOS confirms plans to undertake shale gas survey in Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 24th May 2017 in Woodsetts news

Rotherham Council has received formal notification from energy company INEOS that it intends to undertake a 3D seismic survey across part of the borough for six months, starting in early June.


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 Ė as the regeneration of Forge Island takes another step forward.


Giant smiles as Gulliverís Valley Resort planning permission is confirmed

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

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


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.


Rotherham Council welcomes Boeing announcement

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

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


Theme Park Plans great boost for Boroughís Growth

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

One of Rotherhamís 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).


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.


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.


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 Rotherhamís Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP).


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Devolution passes new milestone in Rotherham

Published on Friday, 2nd October 2015 in About the council 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.


Earmarked sites listed in Rotherham's local plan

Published on Monday, 14th September 2015 in Business and economy 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).


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.


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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