18th July 2018 - 7.45am to 9.30am at LIFEWISE, Hellaby

Join us at our Rotherham Business and Leaders breakfast event to network and meet key leaders from our emergency services. Hear about the crucial role they play in every-day life and for Emergency Planning and how this can impact on local business. Held at the LIFEWISE Centre, Hellaby, if you have never had an opportunity to visit before then be prepared to be surprised….this unique centre is an interactive learning centre featuring a purpose-built set, that replicates a town (a bit like the Coronation Street set!!!), to educate children, young people, communities, and citizens about safety and citizenship, with the ultimate aim of reducing crime.

This interactives networking session will take you from an internet café, to the emergency department at A&E, to the prison and court as well as park and local shop! We will be joined by Sharon Kemp, CE RMBC, and leaders within Fire and Police.

All this with our regular GREAT UPDATE to keep you abreast of all the amazing developments and investment’s coming into our wonderful borough https://events.ticketsforgood.co.uk/promoter/events/840-rotherham-pioneers-leaders-and-business-network#event_details

11th September 2018 5.30pm to 7.30pm at Rotherham Golf Club - LIVING GREEN

Join us at the beautiful Rotherham Golf Club to celebrate LIVING GREEN. Rotherham is 70% rural, green space, a wonderful NATURAL ASSET. The Trans Pennine Trail weaves through Rotherham’s beautiful countryside, which is complemented by canals, rivers, wetlands, nature reserves, golf courses, sailing, sport facilities and award winning parks. Peppered with historical buildings and an extensive and cultural lifestyle mix, this green space connects our towns and villages as GREAT PLACES to live and enjoy.

Rich in cultural heritage, with a history that dates back to 1066, the Golf Club has some wonderful folklore, and for centuries its grounds at Thrybergh Park was home to some of the county’s most noble families. Now home to The Rotherham Golf Club, formed in 1903, which in addition to being a renowned golf club, provides a wonderful and unique venue for weddings, events, meetings and much more.

An after-work networking event, when we will be replacing a morning cuppa and bacon sandwich with a Pimms, cold beer, or coffee, whatever takes your fancy, hopeful for a lovely, warm, balmy evening so we can enjoy this wonderful GREAT PLACE, network and hear about the developments planned to increase the visitor and leisure economy. Joined by keynote speaker Julie Dalton, MD of Gulliver’s who are building Gulliver’s Theme Park number 4 in Rotherham, their largest development to date, as well as Polly Hamilton, Deputy Director Culture, Sport & Tourism RMBC, who will outline exciting plans for our visitor economy and wonderful assets.

6th December 2018 7.45am to 9.30 am at Clifton Park Museum – A PIONEERING Traditional Christmas

Clifton House was built in 1783, and its grounds were formerly the property of The Walker family who ran The Rotherham Ironworks, the Walker family being Pioneers of the Industrial Revolution. Now a museum that captures life in Rotherham from past to present, surrounded by an extensive award winning park. It has numerous collections and artefact’s, and is home to Rotherham Archives.

We will be given a tour of the Museum and Archives and there will be an opportunity to explore business heritage and roots as well as enjoying a traditional Christmas breakfast. Networking, an opportunity to meet civic and business leaders, a review of what we achieved in 2018 and the vision for what is planned for 2019…. and with a few festive surprises too… speakers to be confirmed.