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Shanks help community projects

Published: Wednesday, 26th April 2017

Four local environmental projects have received a boost from a special fund to support communities surrounding the award-winning waste treatment facility at Manvers in the Dearne Valley.

Chance to take a tour

Published: Wednesday, 25th January 2017

Would you like to take a look behind the scenes at the award-winning facility which is revolutionising the way we deal with leftover household waste in Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham?

Top award for waste partnership

Top award for waste partnership

Published: Thursday, 14th July 2016

A partnership which is revolutionising the treatment of household waste has scooped a prestigious national award in the same week the waste treatment facility at Manvers celebrated its first birthday.

Have your say on waste

Have your say on waste

Published: Wednesday, 8th June 2016

For the first time, all four South Yorkshire Councils are joining forces to plan how to manage waste across the county.

Waste facility up for top awards

Waste facility up for top awards

Published: Wednesday, 20th April 2016

The new waste treatment facility at Manvers which is revolutionising how waste is managed in South Yorkshire has been short listed for three prestigious national awards.

Waste experts visit the facility to see the plant in action

Waste experts visit the facility to see the plant in action

Published: Thursday, 26th November 2015

Waste experts from the North East of England visited BDR's new waste treatment facility at Manvers to see the plant in action.

Official opening of new waste facility

Published: Monday, 16th November 2015

A pioneering new waste treatment facility at Manvers in the Dearne Valley was officially opened by HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, Andrew Coombe.

Rubbish Success Story

Published: Wednesday, 9th September 2015

Thousands of school children have been learning first-hand about recycling and what happens to waste when we throw it away.

Fund launch to boost local community projects

Fund launch to boost local community projects

Published: Wednesday, 8th April 2015

Shanks Group, the lead contractors for the new Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham (‘BDR’) waste treatment facility at Manvers, are launching a new fund to provide support to local community projects.

Traffic management on Bolton Road

Published: Wednesday, 1st April 2015

Please be advised that temporary traffic lights will need to be installed on Bolton Road, Rotherham from 9 April 2015 to 10 April 2015.

Traffic management on Bolton Road

Published: Friday, 13th March 2015

Please be advised that temporary traffic lights will need to be installed on Bolton Road, Rotherham this weekend (morning of 14 March 2015).

New waste treatment facility set to open

Published: Thursday, 19th February 2015

The new waste treatment facility at Manvers in Rotherham will accept its first waste later this month,

Members visit

Published: Monday, 2nd February 2015

A party of 26 Councillors from across Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham

Road works on Bolton Road

Published: Friday, 16th January 2015

Please be advised that temporary traffic lights will need to be installed on Bolton Road, Rotherham this weekend (17th and 18th January 2015) and next weekend (24th and 25th January 2015).

Christmas Eve reopening for Manvers public footpath

Published: Tuesday, 23rd December 2014

A section of public bridleway, which runs alongside the edge of the new BDR waste treatment facility development site, at Manvers, Rotherham, is to reopen on Wednesday December 24.

BDR winter festive and eco tips

BDR winter festive and eco tips

Published: Monday, 22nd December 2014

Tighter budgets this Christmas mean everyone is looking harder at how to make funds go further during this traditional time for many of winter celebrations.

Community focus for new appointment

Community focus for new appointment

Published: Thursday, 20th November 2014

Working with the recyclers of tomorrow in schools across Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham will be the main focus for Abi Cox.

Rubbish challenge

Published: Tuesday, 21st October 2014

Teams of children will be taking part in a rubbish challenge at Magna Science Adventure Centre when a new project is launched on 29th October.

Over 800 people attend new jobs event

Published: Wednesday, 8th October 2014

More than 800 people attended a recruitment open day for the new waste treatment facility being built at Manvers in Rotherham.

Wath Recruitment Event

Published: Monday, 15th September 2014

Come along to find out more.

Job Opportunities for Local Firms

Published: Monday, 4th August 2014

Local businesses will be able to view and bid for opportunities in one simple process and even register to receive alerts if suitable contracts are posted.

Bolton Road Traffic Control Update

Published: Monday, 28th July 2014

Traffic signals are being used today, (Friday July 18, 2014) on Bolton Road, Manvers, to allow essential installation work by BT on the development site.

Go-ahead for waste transfer station

Published: Wednesday, 2nd July 2014

Doncaster Council’s planning committee has approved plans for a new Waste Transfer Station (WTS) at Kirk Sandall Industrial Estate, subject to confirmation by the Secretary of State.

New jobs for Dearne Valley

Published: Monday, 23rd June 2014

A recruitment drive has been launched to fill 40 posts being created at the new waste treatment facility being built at Manvers, Rotherham.

Magna to lift the lid on rubbish

Published: Monday, 2nd June 2014

Magna Science Adventure Centre will be lifting the lid on what happens to our waste after we throw it away.

Bolton Road Traffic Control Update

Published: Wednesday, 28th May 2014

Temporary traffic lights are being installed on Bolton Road opposite the site of the new waste treatment facility on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th of May.

Minerals Engineering Society (MES) Symposium Invitation

Published: Monday, 14th April 2014

Development of the new state of the art waste treatment facility at Manvers is to be showcased at an international event focusing on the production of sustainable energy from waste.

Bolton Road Traffic Control Update

Published: Wednesday, 12th February 2014

Please be advised that temporary traffic lights will again have to be installed on Bolton Road, Manvers to allow essential work to take place in connection with the construction of the waste facility.

Chairman of Community Liaison Group Elected for Another Year

Published: Thursday, 23rd January 2014

David Packham has been re-elected to serve as chairman of the Community Liaison Group in 2014.

Temporary Footpath Closure

Published: Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

Part of the footpath on Bolton Road, Manvers will be closed from February 5th 2014 for one week, and again on February 17th 2014 for two days, to allow necessary work to be carried out.

Sunday Working Application

Published: Wednesday, 22nd January 2014

An application was being made to allow Sunday working on the construction site.

Waste Transfer Station

Published: Friday, 29th November 2013

Doncaster Council is proposing to build a new waste transfer station at Kirk Sandall

Job Opportunities for Local Firms

Job Opportunities for Local Firms

Published: Wednesday, 23rd October 2013

Around 70 local firms attended an event at Manvers to find out more about contracts available in Yorkshire with SSE, one of the largest utilities companies in the UK.

Community Visit to Waste Treatment Facility

Community Visit to Waste Treatment Facility

Published: Tuesday, 15th October 2013

Members of the local community paid a visit to the site of the new waste treatment facility being built at Manvers in Rotherham, which is currently running six weeks ahead of schedule.

Bolton Road Traffic Control Update

Published: Wednesday, 9th October 2013

Please be advised that due to final water connections to the Bolton Road site,

Bolton Road Footpath Closure

Published: Friday, 4th October 2013

There will be a footpath closure on Bolton Road next Tuesday 8 October 2013.

Open4Business Event

Published: Wednesday, 2nd October 2013

Local businesses will get the chance to express an interest in contracts in Yorkshire with SSE, one of the largest utilities companies in the UK.

Traffic lights update

Published: Thursday, 29th August 2013

Temporary traffic lights will now be in operation at Bolton Road, Manvers, from Monday September 2, 2013 for a period of approximately three weeks.

Possible Traffic Disruption on Bolton Road

Published: Thursday, 25th July 2013

Temporary traffic lights will be in operation at Bolton Road, Manvers, for a period of up to two weeks.

BDR Project Update – Summer 2013

Published: Monday, 1st July 2013

Summer update on new waste facility – work ahead of schedule.

Award Shortlisting Success

Published: Thursday, 28th March 2013

The BDR PFI Waste Partnership has been shortlisted for a prestigious international award for the Manvers waste treatment facility.

Work Begins at Ferrybridge

Published: Monday, 25th March 2013

Construction work has started on the new multifuel generation facility at SSE’s Ferrybridge power station in West Yorkshire.

Work Starts On New Waste Treatment Facility

Work Starts On New Waste Treatment Facility

Published: Friday, 15th March 2013

Work is underway on the main site of the new waste treatment facility at Bolton Road, Manvers.