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Clifton Park is one of the nation’s favourites

Clifton Park is one of the nation’s favourites

Wed 18 Oct 2017

ROTHERHAM’S Clifton Park has once again been voted one of the nation’s favourite green spaces by the public.

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  • Councillor responds to housing challenge

    Councillor responds to housing challenge

    By Cllr S Thornton on Tue 08 Jun 2010

    Dear Sir, In last weeks letters page the "protesters" of Anston challanged individual Anston Parish councillors to state their views regarding the Local Development Frameworks housing issues.

  • Rare voles found on Kiveton ex-pit site

    Rare voles found on Kiveton ex-pit site

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 08 Jun 2010

    RARE water voles have been found on a former Rotherham area pit site after its transformation into a flourishing woodland.

  • The Bear necessities

    The Bear necessities

    By Michael Upton on Fri 04 Jun 2010

    YOUNGSTERS had a wild time at Scout camp when they had a surprise visit by TV adventurer and Chief Scout Bear Grylls.

  • Campaigners welcome green belt move

    Campaigners welcome green belt move

    By Michael Upton on Fri 28 May 2010

    CAMPAIGNERS were celebrating this week after the new coalition government vowed to scrap controversial plans which could have seen up to 3,600 new homes built on Rotherham’s green belt.

  • Hopes of Rotherham green belt reprieve

    Hopes of Rotherham green belt reprieve

    By Michael Upton on Wed 26 May 2010

    CONTROVERSIAL plans to build up to 3,600 new homes on Rotherham’s green belt could be dead in the water under the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition.

  • D-day for Ulley wind farm

    D-day for Ulley wind farm

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 26 May 2010

    A DECISION will be made today over plans to build six giant wind turbines on a stretch of the borough’s green belt.

  • We want All Saints site to go green NOW!

    We want All Saints site to go green NOW!

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 21 May 2010

    CRUSADING traders are demanding that the former All Saints’ Building site is transformed into a town centre green space—sooner rather than later.

  • Kids' fact-finding tour of giant Drax power station

    Kids' fact-finding tour of giant Drax power station

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 19 May 2010

    ROTHERHAM schoolchildren got a close-up view of one of the country's largest power-generating plants when they visited the giant Drax power station.

  • 50,000 eels released at Old Moor

    50,000 eels released at Old Moor

    By Michael Upton on Tue 18 May 2010

    THOUSANDS of slippery customers were spotted in Rotherham this week as 50,000 young eels took to the water at a nature reserve.

  • YES! for £350m 'jewel in the crown'

    YES! for £350m 'jewel in the crown'

    By Michael Upton on Tue 18 May 2010

    A TRAIL-blazing £350 million leisure complex hailed as “the jewel in Rotherham’s crown” has been given renewed backing after planners gave it the thumbs-up for the second time.

  • WHISTON: Rotary Club plans play area clean-up

    WHISTON: Rotary Club plans play area clean-up

    By Admin on Mon 17 May 2010

    A COMMUNITY clean-up operation at a village play area has been planned for later this month.

  • We need wind farm to help save Renishaw Hall - owners

    We need wind farm to help save Renishaw Hall - owners

    By Tom Sharpe on Fri 14 May 2010

    THE owners of green belt land near Ulley where a controversial wind farm could be built have told campaigners that they need the money the development would bring to maintain a 17th century Renishaw Hall.

  • Ulley wind farm would be 'a risk to health' - claim

    Ulley wind farm would be 'a risk to health' - claim

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 10 May 2010

    CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for a wind farm in Ulley, Rotherham, have been backed by a couple battling in the High Court against a a similar development near their Lincolnshire home

  • Fears for future of historic Masbrough Chapel

    Fears for future of historic Masbrough Chapel

    By Naumaan Farooq on Fri 07 May 2010

    CAMPAIGNERS are up in arms at the news that the 18th century Masbrough Chapel could be auctioned for a fraction of the £125,000 it sold for a decade ago.

  • Fury over nightmare neighbours

    Fury over nightmare neighbours

    By Michael Upton on Fri 07 May 2010

    THIS was the disgusting scene left behind after a family of nightmare neighbours did an overnight flit, leaving piles of foul-smelling rubbish behind.