UPDATED (ePetition Live): Please support our petition!

UPDATED (ePetition Live): Please support our petition!

Update: The ePetition is now live, you can visit it here and sign it on the North Lincolnshire Council Website Please support our petition, we value your contribution to Keep Scunthorpe Alive.   Please feel free to leave comments in support of our petition below this article, we always look forward to hearing from supporters [...]

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Scunthorpe Telegraph: Traders welcome proposals to regenerate Scunthorpe town centre

Traders have welcomed proposals to regenerate Scunthorpe town centre with a new retail, residential and leisure scheme. Drawings prepared on behalf of the Keep Scunthorpe Alive campaign group show how the former Scunthorpe Leisure Centre and Carlton Street multi-storey car park site could be transformed. The plans have been prepared as a potential alternative to [...]

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Scunthorpe Telegraph: Opponents to M&S retail park plan draw up Scunthorpe town centre alternative

Opponents of a proposed retail park that could bring Marks & Spencer back to Scunthorpe have demonstrated how a similar scheme could be accommodated in the town centre. North Lincolnshire Council’s planning committee will discuss the Simons Developments Ltd plan, earmarked for land currently occupied by the Stephen Smith Garden Centre in Doncaster Road, at [...]

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Meeting with Nic Dakin MP and Martin Vickers MP

Meeting with Nic Dakin MP and Martin Vickers MP

Following the visit of Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy on 13 February, the next day we were pleased to welcome two other regional MP’s to visit KSA, Scunthorpe MP Nic Dakin and Martin Vickers, MP for Cleethorpes, Immingham, Barton and the Wold Parishes.

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Andrew Percy MP visits KSA

Andrew Percy MP visits KSA

KSA were delighted to welcome Andrew Percy MP, who represents the Brigg and Goole constituency, to Scunthorpe town centre on 13th February 2012 to discuss the proposed Simons Out-Of-Town retail development.

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KSA still alive!

On the 14th December 2011 North Lincolnshire Council’s Planning Committee controversially granted planning permission to Simons Developments Ltd to build an Out-Of-Town retail park, on the Trent Valley Garden Centre site (subject to a 106 agreement). The application, when voted upon, received 5 votes for and 5 votes against, resulting in the planning committee chairman [...]

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Scunthorpe Telegraph: Legal challenge throws M&S retail park plans into doubt

The future of a development that could bring Marks & Spencer back to Scunthorpe is in doubt after councillors were told to reconsider the scheme. The project, brought forward by Simons Developments Ltd, has been earmarked for land currently occupied by the Stephen Smith Garden Centre on Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe. It is set to include [...]

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Why Is The Old Leisure Centre Site Not Viable?

Why Is The Old Leisure Centre Site Not Viable?

The company who are behind the proposed massive out-of-town Marks and Spencer development have discussed one of the main reasons why they believe that the Doncaster Road site is the only viable option for the proposed retail park.

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BBC Radio Humberside interviews, live from the proposed retail park location

BBC Radio Humberside interviews, live from the proposed retail park location

We received an overwhelming amount of support today as Radio Humberside joined us this morning down at the site of Trent Valley Garden Centre, the proposed site for the new Out of Town Retail development including Marks and Spencer along with another 5 retail units.

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Thanks to everyone for their help, but dont stop now…

Thanks to everyone for their help, but dont stop now…

Everyone here at ‘Keep Scunthorpe Alive’ would like to say a big thank you to the retailers, residents and support groups, for the massive amount of support you’ve given us so far.

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Fantastic News!! Government Support KSA

Fantastic News!! Government Support KSA

In fantastic news for the Keep Scunthorpe Alive Campaign the coalition government has launched a campaign to bring shoppers back to the town centre as high streets continue to struggle across the country.

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Simons and M&S Says They Agree to Meeting

Simons and M&S Says They Agree to Meeting

Representatives from the company who are in charge of the controversial Marks & Spencer proposal to build a massive out-of-town retail park have agreed to meet with Keep Scunthorpe Alive.

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Why is an M&S store suddenly viable?

Why is an M&S store suddenly viable?

After only recently abandoning our town, Marks & Spencer have hammered yet another nail in Scunthorpe’s coffin by deciding that they want to develop a massive out-of-town retail park.

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Opposition to Out-of-Town M&S Retail Park

Opposition to Out-of-Town M&S Retail Park

Retail giant Marks & Spencer have proposed to open a massive new out of town store which would sit alongside a further 4 large retail units.

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