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Sheffield city development gathers pace

Wednesday 17 December 2014 Sheffield City Council is now seeking to engage with a strategic development partner to help deliver the much-anticipated new retail quarter in the city centre. This brings plans closer to realisation and on target to deliver the first phase of a new scheme during 2019. The announcement comes after six months of intensive work with a ...

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Sheffield launches International Economic Commission

Bruce Katz

Tuesday 16 December 2014 Sheffield is set to launch its International Economic Commission next month, in an ambitious drive to engage the best brains from around the world in driving the city forward. The commission will involve a series of visits from internationally-renowned delegates, to enable decision-makers in Sheffield to share expertise and ideas on a global level and boost ...

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Small Business Saturday sees launch of free Christmas shoppers’ parking from 2pm on Saturday afternoons

Grace Bolsover, of Grace's Fabrics in the Moor Market

Tuesday 2 December 2014 Shoppers in Sheffield are being encouraged to support independent traders this weekend, in recognition of “Small Business Saturday.” Small Business Saturday, which falls on Saturday, 6 December, is a national, non-political campaign which aims to encourage consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. The initiative is particularly relevant in Sheffield, with the ...

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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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Christmas shoppers to enjoy free parking across the city

Magical Moor Market Express

Tuesday 25 November 2014 Parking in Sheffield City Council car parks is set to be free on Saturday afternoons in the run-up to Christmas, to provide a welcome boost for retailers and shoppers across the city. Free parking will apply at the authority’s pay and display on-street and off-street parking, both in the city centre and in district shopping centres, ...

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Independent traders popping up in Moor Market

Emma and Ross Dack of Dack Images Clothing and Design

Pop-up shop programmers “Common People” are opening two new stalls in Sheffield’s Moor Market as hireable spaces for new retailers. In collaboration with Sheffield City Council, the organisation hopes to encourage new independent businesses to take space in the Moor Market, try out trading and grow in a vibrant environment. The Community Interest Company (CIC), which runs a successful pop-up ...

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Leading economist backs devolved powers to South Yorkshire

Sheffield Town Hall

In a report launched today by the City Growth Commission, leading economist Jim O’Neill, famous for coining the term ‘BRIC’ economies, has given a vote of confidence to fifteen ‘metro’ areas of the UK as being on the right track to take on more devolved financial powers. Following September’s Scottish referendum, the issue of whether to devolve powers to areas ...

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VIDEO: Sheffield confirmed as the UK’s outdoor capital city

Earlier this week, Sheffield was confirmed as the outdoor capital city of the UK. Find out more in the video, created by Marketing Sheffield, here: Sheffield’s reputation as a centre for outdoor adventure won the attention of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), which has selected the city to host the 2015 European Outdoor Summit (EOS) next year. Andrew Denton, Chief ...

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Sheffield confirmed as the UK’s outdoor capital city

Steve Peat - Sheffield-based professional downhill mountain biker - at Parkwood Springs

Sheffielders have long known that the unique mix of outdoor and urban life is what makes their city special – and now newly-published research has proved that Sheffield is the undisputed outdoor capital city of the UK. The outdoor recreational market is worth £1.4bn nationally, and Sheffield is primed to take a share, as the study proves the city has ...

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Streamlined support for city businesses

Sheffield is a place to start up business, and one in which existing firms can thrive. That’s the message from Sheffield City Council, which has announced that companies in the city can now benefit from a radically new and improved support service. The new “Business Sheffield” service brings a huge range of help under one banner, meaning that those wanting ...

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Council adopts 19 point plan to promote cycling

23 July 2014 Sheffield’s Cabinet has adopted a 19 point plan to encourage more people to use their bikes in Sheffield. The aim is to get people of all ages and backgrounds cycling in every part of the city and there are many economic, health and environment benefits to be gained from more people choosing to cycle.

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International brewmaster bringing expertise to Moor Market

Sean Clarke at Beer Central

A chief brewer who is highly acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic is set to bring his expertise to Sheffield this week. Beer Central, in the Moor Market, is set to host an event featuring Chuck Silva, brewmaster at the California-based Green Flash Brewery, at 3pm this Friday, 25 July. Mr Silva is dropping in at the market on ...

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Sheffield Scoops Prestigious Planning Award

Two of Sheffield’s recent city centre schemes have won regional awards for their significant contribution to enhancing the local area. In its centenary year, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) recently celebrated the high quality planning work carried out in the Yorkshire region.

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Council’s 19 Point Plan to Promote Cycling

A 19 point plan to encourage more people to use their bikes in Sheffield is set to be adopted by the City Council’s Cabinet next Wednesday (23 July). The key recommendations will be considered by members aimed at getting people of all ages and backgrounds cycling in every part of the city. There are many economic, health and environment benefits ...

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9 June 2014 MAJOR BOOST FOR SHEFFIELD’S NEW RETAIL QUARTER A significant decision to take Sheffield’s New Retail Quarter forward to become a reality has been taken this week. The Council is committed to moving the New Retail Quarter scheme forward and has set out an ambitious programme that targets completion in 2019 with any remaining phases being completed in ...

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