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Win-win for heritage conservation and business continuity

Tim Heatley from Capital & Centric with Mazher Iqbal from Sheffield City Centre

It could have been a quote straight from William Shakespeare that has resulted in a master-stroke solution for Sheffield’s heritage and one of its most loved businesses. Taylor’s Eye Witness Ltd, whose premium brand name kitchen knives trade dates back to 1820, has been seeking to modernise its business. In 1852 the company moved its factory from St. Phillip’s Road ...

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Purple flag still flying proudly in Sheffield

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Sheffield remains one of the safest places to enjoy a night out for people of all ages – after being awarded a purple flag for the seventh successive year. Purple Flag is a town and city centre award – similar to the Blue Flag award for beaches – which aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town ...

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Carver Street pedestrianised for Sheffield’s late night revellers

Carver Street

1 December 2017 From tonight one of Sheffield’s main streets for late night revellers, Carver Street, will be closed to vehicles at night over the festive period, to help party-goers stay safe. Carver Street is well-known for some of the most popular clubs and bars in the city and tens of thousands of people are expected to visit the area ...

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£4.1m to boost jobs, homes and ‘Knowledge Gateway’ in Sheffield

The new Fitzalan Square will feature improved pedestrian walk ways

Released by Sheffield City Region  7 November A multi-million-pound funding boost for Sheffield’s ‘Knowledge Gateway’ from the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is set to transform several prominent streets and spaces in Sheffield City Centre helping to create the setting for 2,863 new jobs and almost 500 new homes, growing the regional economy by an estimated £158million. The LEP is ...

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Thousands expected at city centre Halloween extravaganza

Scary face painting at Out of this World

26 October 2017 Back for its fourth year, Out of This World takes over Sheffield City Centre this Sunday 29 October. This years’ line-up is shaping up to be the biggest ever with exciting new acts confirmed including The Whale, Bewildered Beasts, Funky Dance Fever, Dancing Stormtroopers, Sparky and Titan Robots, Sheffield Robotics and Lightning McQueen. Councillor Mary Lea, Cabinet ...

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Celebration event marks transformation of University of Sheffield campus

Members of the city centre regeneration team with the new Henderson's bottles

The University of Sheffield, Sheffield City Council and Sheffield City Region have today (Monday 23 October 2017) marked the redevelopment of some of the major public spaces around the University’s campus. The transformation of Leavygreave Road and Portobello into a stunning public space with safe routes for cyclists and pedestrians, as well as sitting out and open air working areas ...

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Meet the work experience placements at Sheffield Retail Quarter

Work experience placement Jack Burrows (Sheffield) Jack was 16 years old when he enquired about work experience with us at our Sheffield City Centre scheme. He was interested in bolstering his BTEC engineering qualification he was studying at school. Jack used his school holidays to spend a week with us. Jack’s experience while on site with us included: Shadowing surveyor, ...

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Sheffield sees highest levels of investment for a generation as Meadowhall application nears

McLaren moving to Sheffield City Region

Sheffield is experiencing the highest level of inward investment interest in a generation, according to Councillor Mazher Iqbal, the Council’s new cabinet member for business and investment. Councillor Iqbal said: “Our success with the likes of McLaren, Boeing, the Sheffield Retail Quarter and New Era Square is grabbing the headlines. “The city’s pipeline of potential new developments is the healthiest ...

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Award for Heart Of the City developers

The Heart Of The City development

14 July 2017 Manchester-based property developers CTP have won a major honour for their “transformational” Heart of the City development in Sheffield.  CTP, working in conjunction with Sheffield City Council and the U+I Group, triumphed in the Development of the Decade category at Yorkshire Business Insider’s South Yorkshire Property Awards. The judges said: “The Heart of the City development has ...

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Marchant to join Skinner at HSBC UK City Ride Sheffield

Katy Marchant - Great Britain Cycling Team Portraits

11 July 2016 Yorkshire-born Olympic bronze medallist Katy Marchant will be in attendance at this Sunday’s HSBC UK City Ride Sheffield, British Cycling has confirmed. Marchant, who won bronze in the individual sprint in Rio last summer, will join men’s team sprint champion Callum Skinner for this weekend’s event. Both riders will take part in a variety of activities on ...

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Summer set to be a sizzler at the Moor Market

The Moor Market, Sheffield. Image courtesy of Marc Barker.

12 June 2017 Cookery demonstrations and an Asian bazaar are among the activities taking place at the Moor Market this summer. The first Moor Market Bazaar will take place tomorrow (Tuesday 13 June), with a range of Asian stalls selling clothes, jewellery, alcohol-free perfumes, loose fabric, halal sweets and more. Previously a success in Rotherham, and now coming to Sheffield for ...

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City Centre Ambassadors – the humble heroes patrolling Sheffield city centre

City Centre Ambassador, Phil Pix and team supervisor Steve Neal

9 June 2017 Saving lives, reuniting lost children, helping the homeless, tackling litter louts, directing shoppers, controlling crowds and simply being a friendly face – it’s all in a days’ work for Sheffield’s city centre ambassadors. Patrolling the city centre in their bright red coats, the 13-strong team of Ambassadors provide far more than a presence on the streets. Last ...

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Groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of construction of new HSBC office

Council chief executive John Mothersole and COO of HSBC James Emmett break the ground on phase one of the Sheffield Retail Quarter

9 May 2017 Construction has begun on HSBC’s new office in the Sheffield Retail Quarter, with the important milestone marked by a ground breaking ceremony attended by James Emmett, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at HSBC Bank plc. Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, and John Mothersole, chief executive  of SCC were also in attendance at the ceremony which was also attended by ...

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Bigger and better Cliffhanger set for city centre return

British Bouldering Championships 2016 in Devonshire Green

9 May 2017 Details have been announced for this year’s Cliffhanger festival in Sheffield – and it’s set to return bigger and better than ever. The event, sponsored by the Sheffield BID (Business Improvement District) and billed as Sheffield’s inner city festival dedicated to celebrating the outdoors, is set to be held at locations including the Peace Gardens, Tudor Square, ...

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