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Julie Dore: HS2 plans moving in right direction for Sheffield City Region

  Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said, “I am delighted that our campaign to bring Sheffield’s HS2 station into the city centre has been successful. We have made the case from the start that a city centre station makes more economic sense than Meadowhall with the additional 6,500 jobs and £5bn extra in growth that it will ...

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We’ve all heard of diversification: but design to coffee?

Ink & Water

It’s UK Coffee Week – to celebrate the British coffee culture and also raise money for the communities which grow our coffee, Ink & Water (design agency come coffee shop) are collecting for charity all week. An interview with Rachel Hayes, Coffee Shop Manager at Ink & Water, on city centre success and plans to expand onto the second floor. ...

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Sheffield Starflyer takes first flight

Cllr Leigh Bramall takes first flight on the Sheffield Starflyer

Friday 18 March 2016 The Sheffield Starflyer took it’s first flight at 11am this morning and Councillor Leigh Bramall was among the first to take to the skies on the city centre’s newest attraction. Cllr Bramall was accompanied by Radio Sheffield’s Rebecca Kerry for a quick interview, on air – in the air! The ride, which is the UK’s largest ...

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Sheffield’s Lifestyle Wins Over Partner of Tapestry Compliance

Sheffield born Bob Grayson, a partner of Tapestry Compliance, on why he decided to open a legal services office on home ground.  After 15 years of working for London-based law firm, Linklaters and in-house at Shell, commuting to and from Sheffield, I decided to set up a company here because I wanted to combine offering a world class service with a ...

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The Old House named as Sheffield’s Best Bar None

Best Bar None - Overall winner old house

Popular city centre bar, The Old House, has been named as Sheffield’s Best Bar None for safety, beating off competition from city centre pubs, bars and nightclubs. The Devonshire Street bar received the award at last week’s annual Best Bar None event which was held at Sheffield City Hall, and was attended by the great and the good from the ...

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Today’s Moor Market Roadshow Top Picks

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The Moor Market hits Fargate this morning for the first of our monthly roadshows. The mini-market gives you a chance to sample what’s on offer in the market and each month will bring a different selection of stalls. Here’s our Top Picks from this week’s traders: Worldwide Candy Co. sells drinks, candy and snacks from America, Australia and Japan. This limited-edition Strawberry Cheesecake flavoured ...

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Sheffield’s bar safety scheme up for national award

Sheffield city centre

28 January 2015 A scheme to promote a safe and vibrant nightlife in Sheffield city centre has been shortlisted for two national awards. Sheffield’s ‘Best Bar None’ is the only scheme to be shortlisted for two of the three national Best Bar None awards which will be announced at the House of Lords on Tuesday, 2 February. It has been ...

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Streets Ahead are coming to town

Wednesday 4 February 2015 Streets Ahead will begin upgrade work in a number of areas across Sheffield this year, including parts of the city centre in coming weeks. Roads, pavements and streetlights in the centre, including Pinstone Street, Leopold Street and High Street, are set to be upgraded from February and work is expected to be completed by the end ...

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Council responds to Deputy Prime Minister’s plans for empty buildings in the North

Wednesday 26 November 2014 Councillor Leigh Bramall, cabinet member for business, skills and development at Sheffield City Council, said: “While we welcome Nick Clegg’s announcement today, what he is saying is nothing new. “We in Sheffield have successfully been doing this for some time, helping local entrepreneurs to find premises, grow their businesses and develop creative clusters where talent can ...

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Be a hero or a villain at Out of This World

Titan the Robot

Comic book heroes and arch-villains are set to bring Sheffield’s streets to life at the all-new Out of This World festival – and you’re invited to join them. Members of the public are being invited to dress up as their favourite characters during the festival on Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2, which aims to celebrate all things out ...

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New festival is Out of This World

Street magician John Martin at the launch of Out of This World

A festival of all things magical and fantastical is set to come to Sheffield for the first time this year, bringing with it street magicians, zombies, illusionists, comic book heroes and much more. “Out of This World” will be held in the city centre on Saturday, 1 November and Sunday, 2 November, and is divided into three distinct zones, on ...

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