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Stone markers installed to preserve Tour de France legacy for Sheffield

At the installation of the stone end marker in Attercliffe Common.
(L-R) Councillor Leigh Bramall, Rob Allen from AMEY, David Wain from SCC and Diana Buckley from SCC

2 July 2015 It’s now a year since the Tour de France – the largest sporting event in the world – came to Sheffield. And as well as organising the Allez Allez Sheffield event, a three-day celebration of all things cycling which runs from 3 to 5 July, Sheffield City Council has developed, with private sector partners, an ambitious Tour ...

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Businesses in The Outdoor City gearing up for Reward Health Cliffhanger

Bike stunts at the Cliffhanger festival

Having the highest household spend on outdoor equipment in the country, and more than 200 outdoor equipment businesses, Sheffield is undoubtedly the UK’s Outdoor City – and this year, more than ever, is building upon that reputation. Last year an independent study, carried out by the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, found that outdoor recreation in Sheffield ...

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Have your say on new shopping quarter

Sheffield Retail Quarter

2 June 2015 Plans for the new Sheffield Retail Quarter will go on show this week in the city centre. A marquee on Fargate will have details of the proposed £480 million development that will transform the city centre into a top shopping destination. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions and discuss the proposals as part of the ...

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Sheffield cutlery works on the move

Alastair Fisher and Leigh Bramall

26 May 2015 A traditional cutlery works that has been in the centre of Sheffield since the 19th century will be moving to a new, larger site off Sheffield Parkway. Taylor’s Eye Witness Ltd, the Sheffield kitchen knife manufacturer and distributor, have done a property ‘swap’ with Sheffield City Council. They have agreed to exchange the historic Eye Witness Works ...

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Vision for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District drives forward

Bruce Katz

27 May 2015 Business growth in Sheffield and Rotherham is set for a boost as the region presses forward with its vision for the first Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District in the UK. An independent report, published by think-tank Centre for Cities, has set out the “ambitious vision” of those involved in the development, which will be Europe’s largest research-led Advanced ...

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Thrill-seekers of all ages welcome at Reward Health Cliffhanger


22 May 2015 It’s the UK’s biggest outdoor festival, and is set to take place once again this July in Sheffield’s Millhouses Park. But while the Reward Health Cliffhanger is undoubtedly popular with climbers, stunt bikers, kayakers, freerunners, and even those who just want to enjoy the beer garden and trade stalls, there’s fun for younger members of the family ...

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Sheffield Food Festival all set for Bank Holiday foodie fun

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20 May 2015 This bank holiday weekend, Sheffield City Centre will come alive with food-based fun as thousands of people tuck into the fifth instalment of the Sheffield Food Festival. Between Saturday 23 May and Monday 25 May the popular Sheffield Business School-organised festival will be taking place within the heart of the city, with dozens of local producers, restaurateurs ...

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All eyes on Sheffield as it rises up as The Graduate City

Eadon consult image for case study

14 May 2015 An independent study into the first 50 RISE graduate internships found the programme is supporting business growth as well as graduate employment in Sheffield.  The first 50 placements generated an economic impact of £1.34m *GVA (Gross Value Added) for the city economy. This represents a high return on investment: every £1 investment creates £5.71 in the local ...

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Cabinet Member Responsibilities

13 May 2015 Leader of the Council- Councillor Julie Dore Finance and Resources- Councillor Ben Curran Business Skills and Development- Councillor Leigh Bramall Housing- Councillor Jayne Dunn Neighbourhoods- Councillor Isobel Bowler Environment and Transport- Councillor Terry Fox Health, Care and Independent Living- Councillor Mary Lea Public Health and Equality- Councillor Mazher Iqbal Children, Young People and Families- Councillor Jackie Drayton

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New signs point the way to city’s antiques quarter

Antiques Quarter signage on Abbeydale Road

Friday 27 March 2015 It’s the place to go for shoppers seeking one-off antiques and original designs. And now Sheffield Antiques Quarter has been put on the map with new brown signs to illustrate its cultural significance. The quarter, home to six antiques centres and several independent shops, takes in parts of Abbeydale Road, Broadfield Road, London Road and Queens ...

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Sheffield and Rotherham dubbed the “Mayfair” of advanced manufacturing

Bruce Katz

Thursday 26 March 2015 “Ready to act with intention, purpose, and ambition” – that’s the verdict on Sheffield and Rotherham from Bruce Katz, vice president of the Brookings Institution and former advisor to President Obama, following his visit to the city region in January. Mr Katz, one of the world’s leading figures in city development, was in Sheffield and Rotherham ...

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#PitchAndPledge – join the conversation


Thursday 19 February 2015 Business Sheffield, the business-facing team of advisors for Sheffield City Council, held their first “Pitch and Pledge” event at Kelham Island Museum yesterday evening, 18 February 2015. The event, which attracted more than 70 business men and women from across the city, was organised by Business Sheffield after identifying a need for new networking opportunities to ...

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New £42m town centre development to be launched in north Sheffield

Thursday 12 February 2015 A major milestone in the delivery of a new town centre development in north Sheffield is being celebrated today (Thursday, 12 February). The £42 million Fox Valley scheme will be completed ready for a Spring 2016 opening – over the last few weeks the main contractors Henry Boot Construction have started work on the main retail ...

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Sheffield and Rotherham reveal plan to create the UK’s First Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District

Bruce Katz

Friday 16 January 2015 Sheffield and Rotherham have today unveiled an ambitious plan to create the first Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District in the UK. It will be Europe’s largest research-led Advanced Manufacturing cluster, centred around the Sheffield-Rotherham corridor, which is already home to the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and the wider Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) at ...

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Sheffield is the UK’s Best City for Countryside Lovers

Walker at Wyming Brook. By Duncan Philpott.

Monday 22 December 2014 It’s official – Sheffield is the best city in the UK for those who love the outdoors. With a huge 71 per cent of the overall vote, Sheffield beat cities including London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Bristol in a BBC Countryfile poll to find the Best UK City for Countryside Lovers. More than 7,000 people voted ...

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