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Technology leader in hearing solutions relocates to Sheffield

MED-EL Exterior

27 June 2016 A global hearing implant manufacturer has recently celebrated the opening of its new office after relocating their UK operations to new premises in Sheffield. MED-EL, who research and manufacture world-leading hearing loss solutions for people living with a wide range of hearing losses have also this year celebrated 25 years in the UK so they marked the ...

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Pretty Little Thing launch recruitment event

Sheffield City Council, Clipper and Pretty Little Thing announce the launch of Sheffield 615 as they're new distribution centre in Sheffield
Cllr Mazher Iqbal, Umer Kahana from PLT and Steve Parkin from Clipper Logistics

27 June 2016 Online fast fashion retailer PrettyLittleThing.com is hosting a Recruitment Day in Sheffield’s Winter Garden this Saturday, 30 June,  as the brand continues to expand and opens its recruitment to 1,200 potential employees for it’s newly signed 600,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Sheffield. The brand who have previously collaborated with celebrities including Kourtney Kardashian, Olivia Culpo, Sofia Richie and ...

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Chinese delegation shows real connections between Sheffield and the Far East

Delegates from China meet delegates from Sheffield

More than 20 Sheffield businesses have met their counterparts from China and declared that they mean business in exploring links with the Far East. A multi-sector trade delegation has visited Sheffield from China this week led by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Tianjin Sub-Council (CCPIT). Its visit was to understand Sheffield as an investment environment and ...

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Free First bus offer for Sheffield’s Armed Forces Day

First buses will be free for Sheffield's armed forces day and the national celebrations next week

Sheffield City Council has joined forces with First Buses to offer free bus travel for veterans and serving personnel on an important date in the city’s commemoration calendar. People who show their military ID or veterans’ badge on Armed Forces Day this Saturday will get free travel on all First buses. They can join the Deputy Lord Mayor of Sheffield, ...

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Anti-idling policy accelerates on World Clean Air Day

air-ware-school sign

A radical and innovative new policy to get parents to turn off their engines when they are waiting to pick them up from school has been launched today – World Clean Air Day. Signs are being installed across schools in Sheffield which warn that parents could face fines for leaving their cars running – and choke the environment for others, ...

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Buses for Sheffield unveils new vehicles for the city

Launch of new buses for Sheffield

Buses for Sheffield has formally unveiled its new branding on two of its new vehicles for the city at a public event. Forty-four new ultra-low emission, fully-accessible buses have arrived in Sheffield, which feature the recently-launched Buses for Sheffield branding. The mix of double and single deck buses makes up around 15 per cent of the Sheffield bus fleet, representing an investment ...

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Sheffield free city wi-fi goes live On World Wi-Fi Day

Councillor Mazher Iqbal, left, with Diane Jarvis, David Oliver and Mike Hague from Idaq

Sheffield’s first-ever free high-speed wi-fi will be going live across the city centre on World Wi-Fi Day. The service, known as Sheffield Free Wi-Fi, will help Sheffield City Council meet its ambition to be one of the best connected cities in the country and help make the city centre more vibrant. Sheffield-based Idaq Networks is providing the wi-fi service by ...

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Smokefree Sheffield launch marks a change in the city

Quit smoking illustration

Smokefree Sheffield, an initiative that aims to reduce the prevalence of smoking across the city, will officially launch on Wednesday 20th June 2018 with a public event on The Moor in the centre of Sheffield. Smoking remains the biggest killer in the UK, with tobacco killing 16 people per week in Sheffield alone. On average around 1 in 5 adults ...

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Sheffield launches Action Plan for Adult Carers

18 June 2018 The newly launched Sheffield’s Adult Carers action plan will make sure that people in a caring role continue to get the support they need so that they can care for others. The action plan was conceptualised by carers themselves at an event they held and will support their 60,000 unpaid adult peers across Sheffield. Sheffield City Council ...

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‘Sparkle and Shine’!

18 June 2018 The call is out for more Shared Lives stars. Sheffield City Council is seeking to increase the number of local stars who take the opportunity to change lives through the Shared Lives carer programme. Lindsay Wills and her husband Mark are long-term Shared Lives carers for two adults in Sheffield, as well as foster carers for three ...

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The Fringe at Tramlines reveals main stage line-up

World Stage

15 June 2018 As the 10th anniversary of Tramlines draws closer, details have been released of the city centre’s free outdoor events which form ‘The Fringe at Tramlines’, presented by Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Business Improvement District (BID). The Fringe at Tramlines takes place on 21 and 22 July with performances from local acts, global music, young artists, film ...

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Sheffield receives funding for Rough Sleeping Initiative

 13 June 2018 Sheffield City Council is set to receive £363,000 this year to combat rough sleeping across the city. The news is welcomed in Sheffield as it will allow for more work to be done for rough sleepers who have been living on the streets on and off for a longer period of time. The funding means the council ...

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New funding to help refugees settle in their new communities

  13 June 2018 Sheffield is set to receive government funding to help new refugees into work and integrate into their new communities. The funding for Sheffield means that there is now money to pay for two local authority project workers for a year to help new refugees from becoming homeless. Local authorities across the country have developed plans to ...

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