Forging Ahead - Work to start on flagship leisure development within weeks

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Cabinet approves flagship leisure development works

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Rotherham Council's Cabinet has approved plans for work on the exciting new Forge Island leisure development to start within weeks.

A new way of funding the flagship scheme provides better value for money for the Council and taxpayers. 

Development partner, Muse has already secured a number of high-profile tenants for the regenerated riverside site, including Arc Cinema, Travelodge and five new eateries.

Find out more here.

Christmas Lights Switch On coming soon..


Here's a festive date for your diary - Rotherham Town Centre's Christmas Lights Switch-on will take place on Saturday 19th November.

Sheffield-based band Jungle Lion will be performing plus look out for the walkabout characters, a wondrous light performance, gift market, food & drinks and more.

The free, festive, family fun takes place from 3pm to 6pm.

Find out more here.

Half-term fun for all the family


If you're looking to keep the kids busy this half-term, Artist Johnsey and Flux Rotherham invite you and all the family to make your mark in a free collaborative and fun drawing session. 

Join them on Tuesday 25 October from 10am, at Grimm & Co. in the Old Town Hall. 

Have fun drawing together and make your colourful mark in the Big Draw 2022. No booking required, just turn up. More info here.

With budgets stretched at the moment, Rotherham Theatres are helping out by offering 'pay what you can' for the fantastic show, When Another Dragon Roars at 2.30pm on Tuesday 25 October. Featuring outstanding puppetry and storytelling, it promises to be a memorable experience for children and adults alike. Book here.