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Countdown to weekend of adventure

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13 March 2017 There’s less than a week to go until Sheffield is transformed into a giant adventure playground for the second annual Outdoor City Weekender. The Weekender, a high-octane weekend of climbing, biking, running, walking and more, is set to take place across various venues from Friday March 17 to Sunday March 19, with star names including downhill mountain ...

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Dual slalom race to hit Sheffield city centre

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27 February 2017 Star names in the mountain biking world are set to take part in the first-ever Howard Street Dual, being held as part of The Outdoor City Weekender. The dual slalom in Howard Street will be one of the many events of the Weekender, a high-octane weekend of climbing, biking, running, walking and more, taking place from Friday ...

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Boeing set for Sheffield touchdown

Boeing Sheffield CGI - design subject to change pending planning permission

24 February 2017 Sheffield City Region is set to partner the world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing, in a multi-million pound investment, bringing new jobs and providing the region’s businesses with new supply chain opportunities, subject to contract agreement. The announcement today (Friday 24 February) that the firm, subject to planning permission, plans to build its first factory in Europe alongside ...

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Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2017

Be Inspired 2017

10 February 2017 Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2017 2nd March 2017, 12:30pm-3:30pm, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre Have you considered an apprenticeship after you leave school? Skills Made Easy at Sheffield City Council is once again hosting its annual apprenticeship event. Students from Years 11 – 13 from schools across Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire have been invited ...

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Weekend of all things outdoors returns for a second year

Cyclist in Fulwood, by Duncan Philpott

25 January 2017 Climbers, walkers, bikers, runners and those who simply love the outdoors are set for a treat when The Outdoor City Weekender returns to Sheffield for a second year in March. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, the weekend of high-octane outdoor fun will take place from 17 to 19 March in and around Sheffield: ...

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Council launches opportunity for city-wide free Wi-Fi service

Free city centre wi-fi could be here by the end of the year

Wednesday 11 January 2017 People visiting Sheffield could be logging on to a fast and free city centre Wi-Fi service by the end of the year. Sheffield City Council has announced it is looking for a provider to offer a public access Wi-Fi service across the city’s Business Improvement District (BID) – at no cost to visitors who use it. ...

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Major developments, inward investment and business growth; Creative Sheffield reports on the big economic drivers of 2016 and looks ahead to 2017

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It has been a year of great change, both nationally and closer to home. At a time when the EU referendum result has signalled a new direction for the UK, Sheffield has been forging ahead with its plans to accelerate the economy of the country’s fourth largest city. Follow the city’s narrative in 2016 and you’ll see Sheffield as a ...

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Sheffield launches campaign to get more disabled people into work

16 November 2016 Sheffield launches campaign to get more disabled people into work. Sheffield City Council is working with businesses across the city as part of a new campaign ‘Opportunity Sheffield, Disability Confident’ to generate new job opportunities for disabled people in the city. The campaign will help employers recruit talented local people with disabilities and provide a free one-stop ...

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Council supports new IKEA with Town Hall jobs fair

Artist's impression of the new IKEA store off Sheffield Road next to the Meadowhall Retail Park

27 October 2016 More than 1,500 people attended an IKEA jobs fair held at Sheffield’s Town Hall on Friday, 21 October. Potential candidates heard more about the 350 jobs needed to staff the £60m new store which will open in Sheffield next summer. Sheffield City Council is working with IKEA to help boost local employment opportunities. An earlier IKEA job ...

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New look for high-octane festival as Cliffhanger returns for tenth year

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Friday 1 July 2016 It’s the high-energy festival of all things climbing, biking, running and more. And now, as Cliffhanger marks its 10th anniversary, the festival – which climaxes with the BMC British Bouldering Championships – is set to move into the heart of The Outdoor City, and transform Sheffield city centre itself into an adventure playground. Traditionally, the event, ...

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Sheffield joins international community in unity with Orlando shootings

The Pride flag of the LGBT community and a symbol of openness and tolerance

13 June 2016 Sheffield is joining cities across the world in solidarity for the victims of the Orlando shooting which killed 49 people in a nightclub early on Sunday morning. A rainbow-coloured flag – the Pride flag of the LGBT community and a symbol of openness and tolerance – will be raised at the Town Hall tonight (Monday) to show unity ...

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Sheffield City Centre Presents The British Bouldering Championship 2016

Credit Alex Messenger –Sheffield’s own Shauna Coxsey competing at the 2015 BBC final

Registration opens today for the much anticipated British Bouldering Championships (BBC) on the 9 and 10 July. Returning to Sheffield for the tenth time, this year 120 contestants will fight for first place from a new city centre location and the whole event will be free to spectators. As the headline event of the Cliffhanger outdoor festival, the BBC competition ...

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Love big city life, love the outdoors? Think Reward Health Cliffhanger, Sheffield’s inner-city festival of the outdoors

Top British female boulderer Shauna Coxsey on the wall

Sheffield city centre will be transformed into a playground for outdoor adventure when the Reward Health Cliffhanger Festival returns this July, with a new city centre location and free entry for everyone. One of the UK’s biggest outdoors festivals which is organised by Sheffield City Council is back in Sheffield from Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 July and for the ...

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