ROTHERHAM residents are being offered the chance to give their views on where new housing should be built in the borough over the next 15 years.
Rotherham Borough Council says it needs to build 12,750 new homes by 2027, which could affect about 1,000 acres of green belt land.
Public drop-in sessions will be held between May and July for the public to air their views on the Local Plan document, which sets out the council’s proposals.
Briefings will also take place with parish councils, MPs and other interested groups. Documents will be placed in libraries and letters sent to homes within 100 metres of proposed sites.
The Local Plan drop-in sessions will be on the following dates (all 2.30pm to 6.30pm unless stated):
Thursday, May 30, Wickersley Community Centre; Tuesday, June 4, Anston Parish Hall; Thursday, June 6, Rawmarsh High Street Centre; Monday, June 10, Maltby Full Life Church; Thursday, June 13, Aston Parish Hall; Tuesday, June 18, Wales Village Hall; Thursday, June 20, Dinnington Resource Centre; Tuesday, June 25, Whiston Worrygoose, Broom Lane Methodist Church; Thursday, June 27, Ravenfield Parish Hall Saturday, Saturday, June 29, Greasbrough Town Hall (1pm to 5pm);
Friday, July 5, Wath Montgomery Hall; Wednesday, July 10, myplace, St Ann’s.\!q