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Sheffield is the city of choice for Chinese investment

Mr Wang, Chairman of the Board and President of Sichuan Guodong Construction Co Ltd, and Councillor Leigh Bramall, Deputy Leader of Sheffield City Council

30 October 2015 Sheffield City Council has announced a major new investment partnership with Sichuan Guodong Construction Co Ltd, one of the largest companies in Sichuan Province. The Council, and Sichuan Guodong Construction Co Ltd, have agreed a framework for the development of a long term strategic alliance for investment in Sheffield. Sichuan Guodong Construction Co Ltd is based in ...

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Temporary diversion around West Bar regeneration work

22 October 2015 A temporary traffic diversion is in place around a major regeneration scheme in the Castlegate area of Sheffield. A one-way system has been introduced on West Bar to ensure Phase 1 of the Grey to Green scheme is completed safely and as quickly as possible. The temporary one-way system involves directing traffic into the Riverside from the ...

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Love city life? Love the outdoors? Think Sheffield

Mountain biker at Parkwood Springs. Photo by Duncan Philpott.

15 October 2015 Sheffield’s outdoor credentials are growing in stature on the global stage. This week the city is hosting the European Outdoor Summit, attracting more than 300 leading outdoor businesses and brands. This latest significant event comes just a month after the International Adventure Tourism Conference was also held here. And to coincide with the spotlight shining on Sheffield, ...

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Second Sheffield International Economic Commission comes to The Outdoor City

Mountain biker at Parkwood Springs.

Photo by Duncan Philpott

Thursday 8 October 2015 It was launched earlier this year as an innovative and ambitious drive to engage the best brains from around the world in driving the city forward. And now the second of three Sheffield International Economic Commissions (SIEC) is to take place – based around Sheffield’s re-profiling as The Outdoor City. By using the name “The Outdoor ...

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Out of This World returns to spook Sheffield city centre

Stormtrooper meeting members of the public in the Winter Garden

23 September 2015 Last year it brought sci-fi, mystery and magic to Sheffield, complete with comic book characters, movie-themed cars, zombies, puppets, live music, fairground rides and even a giant robot. And now, “Out of this World” is set to return for a second year, taking over the city centre from 11am to 6pm for free, family-friendly fun on Sunday ...

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Shortlisted partners named for Sheffield Retail Quarter

Sheffield Retail Quarter street view

11 September 2015 Sheffield City Council has released the names of the three development partners that have been shortlisted to be considered to work on the new £480 million city centre development. The prospective partners are Aspire Development Management Ltd, Lend Lease Europe Holdings Ltd and Queensberry Real Estate. These companies will now proceed to the next stage of the ...

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Topping out ceremony ‘marks revival of confidence in Sheffield city centre

Cllr Leigh Bramall at the topping out ceremony

4 September 2015 A Topping Out ceremony has been held on site at the 10-storey 3 St Paul’s Place, the final part of the pioneering £130 million Heart of the City project and the first speculative office building in Sheffield to be developed since the recession. The state-of-the-art office development comprises 76,000 sq. ft. of prime Grade A office space ...

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Sheffield shopping scheme one step closer

Sheffield Retail Quarter street view

14 August 2015 Sheffield Retail Quarter is one step closer to reality after Sheffield City Council announced it has submitted an outline planning application for the scheme. Over 3,000 people visited a public exhibition and nearly 600 written comments were sent in during the public consultation on the proposed development. Councillor Leigh Bramall, the Council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for ...

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Sheffield office space take up soars

electric works exterior

04 August 2015 Sheffield City Council’s Inward Investment Team announce a city-wide upsurge in office activity. The team cite Sheffield’s business friendly reputation, quality building stock, skilled work force, transport links and lifestyle offering as driving demand for office space across the city. Office take-up in Sheffield has risen by over 100 per cent on the same period last year ...

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Fun summer of activities at Moor Market

30 July 2015 Mini golf, puppet shows and storytelling are just part of a packed schedule of free family-friendly activities coming to the Moor Market this summer. Events will be taking place each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout August and range from sports activities such as mini golf and ping pong through to storytelling and the little library, puppet shows ...

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Homes and businesses to benefit as first fibre broadband street cabinet ‘goes live’ five months early

Paul Rowan, BT network delivery manager for Superfast South Yorkshire, with Cllr Ian Saunders from Sheffield City Council at the Superfast South Yorkshire cabinet near St Mary's Gate, Highfield.

30 July 2015 Highfield in Sheffield is the first location in the city to benefit from the multi-million pound Superfast South Yorkshire programme as high-speed fibre broadband arrived five months ahead of schedule. A further 57 cabinets will be switched on in other parts of Sheffield, including Upperthorpe, Norfolk Park and Burngreave, bringing the new technology in reach of a ...

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Support for small businesses in Sheffield launched

23 July 2015 An exciting new scheme based on an Australian model to help budding entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground is being launched in Sheffield city centre next week. Sheffield City Council and the University of Sheffield have been working on small-scale meanwhile uses of buildings in recent years, but the aim now is to take this concept ...

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Record numbers at Cliffhanger!

cliffhanger 1

17 July 2015 It has been confirmed today that record numbers of people attended this year’s Reward Health Cliffhanger festival. Millhouses Park was once again transformed in to a haven for all things outdoors, for this year’s event, with a record number of visitors taking part in action-packed activities across the weekend. Now in its ninth year, the UK’s biggest ...

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Sheffield City Council commended for backing ‘Best of British’ steel

Friday 10 July 2015 Sheffield City Council has today been praised by industry leaders after pledging support to the British sustainable steel industry. The Council is one of the first signatories of the Charter for British Sustainable Steel, an initiative that has been set up by trade body UK Steel to promote domestically produced steel that has been manufactured in ...

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