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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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  • MOTORS REVIEW: Jaguar E-Pace

    MOTORS REVIEW: Jaguar E-Pace

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 20 Dec 2018

    Jaguar E-Pace ‘cub’ lacks its big sibling’s prowess

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Hyundai Ioniq EV

    MOTORS REVIEW: Hyundai Ioniq EV

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 20 Dec 2018

    HYUNDAI could be poised to move the electric vehicle ownership debate on apace with the launch of its Kona EV, which claims a potential zero emissions range of 300 miles.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Dacia Duster

    MOTORS REVIEW: Dacia Duster

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 20 Dec 2018

    SNOBBERY is a marketing specialist’s dream and probably the one thing that lands so many people in financial strife these days.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Citroen C3 Aircross

    MOTORS REVIEW: Citroen C3 Aircross

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 13 Dec 2018

    CITROEN has just added to its SUV line-up with the launch of a pumped-up version of its C3 hatchback, the C3 Aircross.

  • Car dealer helps hospital beat the blizzards

    Car dealer helps hospital beat the blizzards

    By Dave Doyle on Tue 20 Nov 2018

    A CAR dealership will help to keep Rotherham patients safe this winter, with the loan of a blizzard-beating vehicle.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Volvo XC40

    MOTORS REVIEW: Volvo XC40

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 19 Nov 2018

    VOLVO has long been the official sponsor of the prestigious Around the World Ocean Race yachting event and it must have picked up a few ideas…because the brand knows how to ride the crest of a wave.

  • VIDEO: Duke of Cambridge 'looking forward to seeing more McLarens on the road'

    VIDEO: Duke of Cambridge 'looking forward to seeing more McLarens on the road'

    By Adele Forrest on Wed 14 Nov 2018

    PRINCE William said he looked forward to seeing more of McLaren’s supercars on the road after he and Kate Middleton officially opened the firm’s new Rotherham site.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: SsangYong Rexton

    MOTORS REVIEW: SsangYong Rexton

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 05 Nov 2018

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mitsubishi Eclipse

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mitsubishi Eclipse

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 25 Jul 2018

    MITSUBISHI’S greatest recent success has been a plug-in hybrid whose timely introduction saw it ride a tide of enthusiasm for electrified vehicles.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda CX-5 SUV

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda CX-5 SUV

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 25 Jul 2018

    The journey into the unknown is all the more eerie for the relative silence with which Mazda’s new CX-5 SUV has delivered us to the ski lifts at the bottom of the famous pass and, we suspect, into the great grey beyond.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Kia Rio

    MOTORS REVIEW: Kia Rio

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 25 Jul 2018

    The new Kia Rio, introduced to showrooms in time to benefit from the busy March numberplate change, feels like a straightforward offering from the off.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Alfa Romeo Stelvio

    MOTORS REVIEW: Alfa Romeo Stelvio

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 16 Jul 2018

    JUST when Jaguar thought that it was alone in prowling in and taking a chunk out of the premium SUV sector, along comes a resurgent Alfa Romeo.

  • Three nights of roadworks on M1 at Tinsley

    Three nights of roadworks on M1 at Tinsley

    By Michael Upton on Mon 09 Jul 2018

    MOTORISTS using the motorway network through Rotherham this week are being warned of three nights of roadworks.

  • Motorists warned of M1 roadworks

    Motorists warned of M1 roadworks

    By Michael Upton on Tue 05 Jun 2018

    MOTORISTS are being warned that parts of the M1 through Rotherham will be closed or restricted over the next few days.

  • Anger over delays in wing mirror crash probe

    Anger over delays in wing mirror crash probe

    By David Parker on Fri 25 May 2018

    THE VICTIM of a hit and run who says he can prove who damaged his car spoke of his frustration after waiting two months for South Yorkshire Police to investigate the incident.