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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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Owzat for the launch of the new Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield

Official launch of the route of the Yorkshire Half Marathon - Sheffield. With Michael Vaughan, Mike Tomlinson, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield Councillor Peter Rippon, Councillor Isobel Bowler and others.

Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan today [Wednesday 19th November] officially launched the first Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield and Arena Group Sheffield Mini and Junior Run. The major new charity half marathon – organised by Run For All in partnership with Sheffield City Council – is expected to attract thousands of runners and spectators to the city’s streets on Sunday ...

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Further details revealed of Sheffield’s spectacular Christmas

Jacks of Frost

CBeebies stars, singers who triumphed in Britain’s Got Talent and an X-Factor winner are among the famous faces set to entertain at Sheffield’s Christmas lights switch-on this weekend. A full programme of entertainment will begin from 2pm on Sunday, November 23, before the big switch itself is flicked at 5.30pm in the Peace Gardens. On the Heart Stage in the ...

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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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Switch to be flicked on Sheffield’s spectacular Christmas

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Families are invited to pack out the Peace Gardens later this month as Sheffield is transformed into a winter wonderland for the city’s annual Christmas light switch-on. A full programme of entertainment will begin from 2pm on Sunday, November 23, before the big switch itself is flicked at 5.30pm in the Peace Gardens. Musicians, choirs and pantomime performers starring in ...

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Time to get scared at Out of This World

Titan the Robot

Zombies, skeletons, a caged mummy and even a giant robot are preparing to be unleashed on Sheffield city centre during the new Out of This World festival, set to take place on Saturday, 1 November and Sunday, 2 November. Themed around magic, sci-fi and horror, the brand-new family-friendly festival will take place across the city centre between 12.30pm and 4.30pm ...

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Experience the magic of Out of This World

Out of this World

Preparations are well under way for this year’s all-new “Out of This World” festival, coming to Sheffield city centre in less than two weeks’ time. Themed around magic, sci-fi and horror, the festival aims to be a family-friendly celebration of all things out of the ordinary. Organising the magic aspect of the two-day event is Russell J Hall, who organised ...

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Be a hero or a villain at Out of This World

Titan the Robot

Comic book heroes and arch-villains are set to bring Sheffield’s streets to life at the all-new Out of This World festival – and you’re invited to join them. Members of the public are being invited to dress up as their favourite characters during the festival on Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2, which aims to celebrate all things out ...

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