Rotherham Council has secured a grant of £1.6m for around 17,000 sq ft of new floor space at its Century Business Centre for office and clean manufacturing “move on” space.

The Centre, owned and managed by RiDO was originally developed to help local people in the Manvers area of the Dearne Valley to set up their own businesses following the decline of traditional industries.

Local Growth Fund (LGF) money via the Sheffield city region (SCR) will back the £3.2m project for phase 2 which plans to generate 110 gross additional jobs by 2024/25.

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