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Contracts signed for town centre hotel

Contracts signed for town centre hotel

Thu 11 Aug 2022

TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.

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  • Council asks for £60m to level up

    Council asks for £60m to level up

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 01 Jul 2021

    TRANSFORMING Dinnington’s high street and market and building a new library at Wath were on Rotherham Council’s wishlist as it applied for £60 million from the Levelling Up Fund.

  • Protect steel jobs, MPs tell Government

    Protect steel jobs, MPs tell Government

    By Michael Upton on Tue 22 Jun 2021

    MPS called on the Government not to scrap safeguards they say are protecting hundreds of steel jobs in Rotherham.

  • Why MP’s name is not on miners’ pension letter

    Why MP’s name is not on miners’ pension letter

    By Michael Upton on Thu 17 Jun 2021

    ROTHER Valley MP Alexander Stafford has explained why his name is not on a letter calling for the government to act on a report on unfair miners’ pensions — he helped write the report.

  • Anger from MP as richer towns receive Government cash

    Anger from MP as richer towns receive Government cash

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 28 May 2021

    “LEVELLING up” is a lie and a sham, an MP stormed — as it emerged that deprived areas here were ignored while Government funding was funnelled to better off places.

  • Green is not for campaign go — just yet

    Green is not for campaign go — just yet

    By Admin on Fri 19 Mar 2021

    GREEN Party members were accused of jumping the gun on campaigning by handing out leaflets too early.

  • MP one of the most influential in Parliament

    MP one of the most influential in Parliament

    By Michael Upton on Wed 10 Mar 2021

    MP SARAH Champion has been recognised as one of the 100 most influential women in Westminster.

  • MP calls for money for childminders

    MP calls for money for childminders

    By Michael Upton on Mon 22 Feb 2021

    AN MP has called for more support for childminders after hundreds completed his survey.

  • Karl loses out on Covid cash

    Karl loses out on Covid cash

    By David Parker on Thu 04 Feb 2021

    A CONSTRUCTION worker who missed out on a Covid isolation grant because he was on annual leave when he caught the virus said he would struggle to make ends meet.

  • Help churches losing vital income, says MP

    Help churches losing vital income, says MP

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 02 Feb 2021

    ALEXANDER Stafford called for support for churches losing out on offertory collections — fearing a financial “black hole” hampering building repairs.

  • Dog trainer says council advised him to break lockdown rules

    Dog trainer says council advised him to break lockdown rules

    By Michael Upton on Thu 21 Jan 2021

    A DISGRUNTLED dog trainer who was turned down for a support grant accused council officials of advising him to break lockdown guidance after he was forced to put his business on hold.

  • Ruling group “astonished” over MP’s funding delight

    Ruling group “astonished” over MP’s funding delight

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 21 Jan 2021

    LABOUR members were “astonished” at claims that Rotherham would receive an extra £10.3 million from the Government towards next year’s budget.

  • BREAKING: South Yorkshire stays in Tier 3

    BREAKING: South Yorkshire stays in Tier 3

    By David Parker on Wed 30 Dec 2020

    ROTHERHAM and the rest of South Yorkshire will remain in Tier 3 and has avoided being plunged into the toughest lockdown restrictions.

  • Likely South Yorkshire will stay in Tier 3, says city region mayor

    Likely South Yorkshire will stay in Tier 3, says city region mayor

    By David Parker on Fri 11 Dec 2020

    IT is likely the Government will decide to keep South Yorkshire in Tier 3 when it reviews Covid restrictions next Thursday, Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis has said.

  • Help for hard-hit firms

    Help for hard-hit firms

    By Chloe West on Fri 04 Dec 2020

    BUSINESSES in Rotherham affected by Covid-19 restrictions can now access financial support online.

  • New health boss ready for big Rotherham challenge

    New health boss ready for big Rotherham challenge

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 03 Dec 2020

    ROTHERHAM’S new £90,000-a-year public health director will be the man who has led the East Midlands response to the pandemic.