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Sheffield to host China’s visit to the Northern Powerhouse

Tuesday 22 March 2016 Sheffield will be hosting a major delegation from China tomorrow as the city builds on its relationship with one of the world’s strongest economies. As part of the Foreign Office and United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTi) sponsored UK-China Regional Leaders Summit in London, the delegation of 43 representatives from Chengdu; Jaingxi; Chongqing; Hubei; Hunan; Wuhan ...

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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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A first for Sheffield; £38 million PRS development


In a major coup for the city, Sheffield City Council announce plans with award winning company CTP for Sheffield’s first institutionally-owned private rented sector (PRS) development in the City Centre. The 190-apartment building will be located close to the Midland Train station in the Cultural Industries Quarter. It will be named Porter Brook, after the river which borders the eastern ...

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Finishing touches to first phase of ‘Grey to Green’

First phase of the Grey to Green project completed

15 March 2016 The first phase of the Grey to Green Corridor, an exciting project to transform Sheffield’s Riverside Business District is nearing completion with the final planting of trees and eye-catching artworks and street furniture around West Bar, Snig Hill and Bridge Street. The overall project aims to transform 1.2 kilometres of redundant roads into attractive new linear public ...

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Creative Sheffield Talent makes Top 50 Future List

Diana Buckley, Creative Sheffield

Diana Buckley, Head of Economic Strategy at Creative Sheffield has been included in the prestigious Top 50 Future List by theNorthern Power Women. Just one week before International Women’s Day, the Northern Power Women team are tonight hosting an event in Manchester to acknowledge the outstanding women working in both public and private sectors that are shaping the northern economy… read ...

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Creative and digital businesses given £3.5 million boost

Castle House

1 March 2016 Creative and digital businesses in Sheffield are set to be given a multi-million pound boost to help in the development of this important business sector in the city. Sheffield City Council has been offered the funding by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and then to act as the Accountable Body for £3.5 million of ...

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Sheffield to host BUCS Nationals for further 3 years

BUCS Nationals runners lining up for the 60m heats at EIS Sheffield

Friday 19 February 2016 British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) has agreed a deal with the City of Sheffield to host the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield for a further three years. The agreement which includes the 2016 BUCS Nationals, starting today, is signed in conjunction with a city partnership consisting of Sheffield City Council, Sheffield International Venues (SIV), Sheffield University and ...

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Electric Works, Sheffield

Tuesday 16 February 2016 Tech CITY UK has released a report described as ‘the most comprehensive analysis of the UKs Digital Tech economy to date’. In it, Sheffield and Rotherham are identified as one of 27 digital tech clusters in the UK, and used as a case study evidencing growth in the UKs digital tech economy. There are 14,313 digital ...

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Moor Market Roadshows are coming to town

Market stalls on Fargate

Tuesday 2 February Get a flavour for the Moor Market as Sheffield City Council brings a selection of its independent traders to Fargate – with roadshow style mini-markets on the first Thursday of every month. For one day a month city centre shoppers will be able to sample what’s on offer at the Moor Market and each month will bring ...

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Transforming our public spaces

Artist's impression of Leavygreave Road

1 February 2016 Work will begin this week on an £8m transformation of the public spaces around the University of Sheffield’s campus, to make it more welcoming for people in the city and create a safer and greener space for students, staff and the general public. The University is working in partnership with Sheffield City Council on an £8 million ...

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Creative Sheffield reflects on the economic successes of 2015

Sheffield City Centre skyline
Photo credit: Martin Bouchier

Tuesday 22 December 2015 2015 has been a big year for Sheffield and in turn for Sheffield’s economic development agency, Creative Sheffield. Employment is up on last year with jobs back to pre-recession levels and average salaries rising to £26,141. Unemployment, and crucially, youth unemployment is down, now lower than pre-recession levels. The Office of National Statistics’ latest figures show ...

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Artists commissioned for Castlegate hoardings work

Castlegate site - artist's impression

23 November 2015 Arts collective Glassball have been appointed to lead on an interactive project to produce artwork on new hoardings surrounding a major Sheffield development. Leads artists Cora Glasser and David Ball will work on the 175 metre hoardings around the development on the site of the former Castlegate Markets. Glassball have experience in working on public realm projects ...

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Council continues support for British steel

Steel image resized for newsroom

19 November 2015   Council leaders in Sheffield have added their signatures to a letter pledging support for the British steel industry. This comes after, back in July this year, Sheffield City Council became one of the first signatories of the Charter for British Sustainable Steel, an initiative set up by trade body UK Steel to promote UK-produced steel manufactured ...

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First business opens in Sheffield’s Re:New scheme

Rachel Salway

30 October 2015 The first of Sheffield’s new ‘pop-up’ shops is to open in the city centre next week. The exciting Re:New scheme is based on an Australian model to help budding entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground. It was launched in the summer and attracted a great deal of interest from potential new businesses. Rachel Salway will be ...

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