Pop-up prosecco bar to open in Doncaster ahead of the St Leger festival

A pop-up prosecco bar is set to open in Doncaster this week ahead of the start of the historic St Leger Festival.

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Fundraisers gather as Goodman Masson broke the Guinness World Record of the largest gathering of 'Peter Pans' in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital at St Paul's Cathedral in August 2014.

Revealed: The top UK companies for work-life balance

A recruitment firm has been named the best company in the UK for work-life balance.
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Sheffield Retail Quarter artist impression

‘We must make Sheffield Retail Quarter accessible’ say city councillors

Sheffield councillors called for access to the city centre to be as easy as possible as they approved the design principles of the new retail quarter.

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Virgin Trains adds sparkle to onboard food bar and standard class menu

THOUGHT FOR FOOD: Virgin Trains launches first class menu for all

The rail operator responsible for many South Yorkshire services continues to improve passengers' on-board experience.

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Hardware firm Toolstation opens third Sheffield branch

A company which specialises in tools and building supplies has opened a new store in Sheffield.

Almost a fifth of parents regret giving their child a mobile device

Parents blame technology for kids’ antisocial behaviour

A new survey has revealed that over a third of parents believe mobile phones and tablets are making their children unsociable.

Work absenteeism: not to be sneezed at!

More fight illness to work: are you among them?

Increasing numbers of British employees are still going to work despite being sick, new research has shown.

Washer warning

Fire chiefs warn over faulty tumble dryers

South Yorkshire people should immediately stop using tumble dryers that are subject to product recall or safety notices, Fire Brigade bosses warn after a huge tower block blaze.

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One in three adults lack basic skills to find work

As many as one in three adults in England could lack skills essential to finding work or carrying out basic everyday tasks, Joseph Rowntree Foundation claims.

Sports technology developed by specialists at Sheffield Hallam University in action.

Sheffield residents to benefit from unique technology used by Team GB’s ‘golden generation’

A new scheme has been launched to ensure the elite sports research technology used by Team GB in the Rio Olympics boosts health and fitness for people closer to home.

Latest images of how the proposed new retail quarter for Sheffield could look.

Sheffield Retail Quarter ‘could create 5,000 jobs’

Almost 5,000 jobs will be created through the planned £480 million overhaul of Sheffield city centre, council bosses have revealed.

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Peter Andr performing at Newcastle City Hall. Pic: Marie Westmoreland.

Peter Andre to visit Sheffield for book signing

Pop star and TV personality, Petre Andre, is set to visit the Meadowhall Shopping Centre on September 10 for a book signing.

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Why Steel City is Deal City this bank holiday

Sheffield is still the UK's best value bank holiday city break.
Sheffield-based entrepreneurs volunteer their time to help coach young people in Gaza for the Gaza Sky Geeks programme. Elizabeth Shassere mentors participants.

Sheffield entrepreneurs head to Gaza to mentor young people

Two Sheffield-based entrepreneurs will travel to Gaza to give business advice to enterprising young people.

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The 2016 BeerX event in Sheffield.

Sheffield to host top beer conference

Big names in brewing will descend on Sheffield next year when the city hosts a key industry conference.

Sheffield Retail Quarter artist impression

Retail quarter ‘evolution’ expected to satisfy the needs of key tenants

Councillors will be asked to give their backing to the ‘design principles’ of Sheffield’s £480 million new retail quarter next week.

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A new artist's impression of the proposed apartments, student flats and shops on Ecclesall Road

Fresh plans in for £35 million apartments, shops and student flats scheme on Sheffield’s Ecclesall Road

Fresh proposals have been submitted for a £35 million development of apartments, shops and student flats on Ecclesall Road in Sheffield - despite the scheme being subject to a costly planning dispute.

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Computer-generated visuals of a high speed train. HS2. For editorial usage only.

Campaigner calls for HS2 to be re-routed near Doncaster airport and away from Mexborough housing estate

A transport campaigner has launched a petition calling for the HS2 route to be redirected towards Doncaster airport and away from a Mexborough housing estate earmarked for demolition.

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Coca-Cola's distinctive packaging

Guess UK's most iconic packaged product?

It contains carbonated soft drink, produced in Atlanta 130 years ago as a patent medicine.


Ryan Rhodes’ Sheffield gym helps breadline boxers

Video: Breadline boxers -it’s a side to the fight game not many people see.

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