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Gulliver’s Gears revs into action at Rother Valley

A new car themed area has opened at Gulliver’s Valley theme park in Rotherham and is set to be a real pull for motor lovers of all ages. Gulliver’s Gears houses a new roller coaster – the Grand Prix Racer, a car-fari, dodge city dodgems, a new play area and an expanded farm, with more arrivals…

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Arty creations work perfectly for Wentworth Woodhouse

ArtWorks South Yorkshire’s members are making a real impact at Wentworth Woodhouse. Their creative talents are now on display in several locations – the latest being one of the new wooden cabins which will soon be for hire in the gardens. Six ArtWorks South Yorkshire members, Alistair Clayton, Elliott King, Dom Youd, Jack Shillitto, Andy…

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Acoustic Angels fly into Gulliver’s Valley

Gulliver’s Valley has announced it will be hosting a series of band nights as it looks to host live events at the Rotherham theme park. Kick starting this new venture will be a supper club evening, organised by TJ Entertainment Promotions, featuring popular local band, The Acoustic Angels. The evening entertainment, which costs £25 per…

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£12.6m Rotherham regeneration funding confirmed

Rotherham has been awarded £12.6m to help the transformation of the town centre. Last year, Rotherham Council put forward a bid to the Future High Streets Fund (FHSF) to help deliver some of its redevelopment plans. This week, the Government officially awarded funds to 57 town centre plans across the country – and Rotherham is…

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Magna Science & Adventure Centre welcomes new trustees

Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham has strengthened its board of trustees following the appointment of experienced science teacher Kathryn Boulton-Pratt and public relations specialist Matthew Ridsdale. In their new roles, Kathryn and Matthew will work alongside Magna’s existing board of trustees on a voluntarily basis to oversee the growth and development of the popular…

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar set for family fun at Gulliver’s Valley

Families from across the region will be able to share the joy of the iconic children’s picture book and brand, The Very Hungry Caterpillar thanks to an exciting partnership with Gulliver’s Valley. Everyone’s favourite friendly character from the illustrated book by Eric Carle – which has sold more than 54 million copies worldwide – is…

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Demolition work set to begin at Forge Island

Works to prepare Riverside Precinct and Chantry Buildings for demolition are now underway as part of a key milestone in the development of Forge Island. Forge Island, which sits between the River Don and South Yorkshire Navigation Canal, will host a new leisure scheme with an 8-screen boutique style cinema, modern hotel, food and drink…

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Wentworth Woodhouse reopening

Wentworth Woodhouse is opening its grand doors to visitors again this week. Despite the Grade I listed country house in Rotherham being closed for many months in the pandemic, not a single redundancy has been made and four new top jobs have been created. The Preservation Trust regenerating the site has been working throughout the…

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Gully Town Tots sessions return to Gulliver’s Valley

South Yorkshire’s newest theme park, Gulliver’s Valley, has announced the return of day-time sessions aimed just for younger children. Now that indoor attractions have been given the go ahead to open, Gully Town Tots, which proved to be really popular when introduced last year, gives toddlers and pre-school children access to the Gully Town indoor…

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Special guests provide a ‘cat-tastic’ day out at Gulliver’s Valley!

Gulliver’s Valley theme park in Rotherham is set to welcome some extra special guests for young visitors to enjoy over the summer. Lampo and Milady, from the highly successful Pop TV programme 44 Cats, will be making socially distanced appearances at the park each day over the coming weeks. The series follow the daily adventures…

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