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Prince’s winners flooded with calls

A start-up Doncaster company says business has gone crazy since it won Prince Andrew’s pitching competition in Sheffield, with a water-saving device.

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Obsessed with mobis

MOBSESSION! UK phone users check their mobile phones billion times a day

UK mobile users are collectively checking their phones more than one billion times a day, according to a new survey of consumer habits.

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Product recall hedge trimmer

DANGER: B&Q recalls hedge trimmer over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has recalled a hedge trimmer after it emerged that the motor could fail and fragments could be ejected through the casing vents, posing an injury risk to users.
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Sheffield University vice chancellor, Sir Keith Burnett, with Prof Guang Meng, vice-principal of Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology

University in China spaceflight deal

Sheffield University has signed a pioneering deal to work on rockets for China’s multi-billion pound space programme.

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Chris Smith, of Gibson Booth.

Barnsley accountant’s exam pass

An audit and accounts senior at a Barnsley accountancy firm is celebrating after qualifying as a chartered accountant.

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Martin Crosthwaite of Crosthwaite Commercial

Booming Sharrowvale set for new business

Booming Sharrowvale is the busiest it’s been for years thanks to the hipster-artisan-maker revival, with all the shops occupied - almost.

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Natalie Ward programme manager of Superfast South Yorkshire.  Picture by: Shawn Ryan

Superfast South Yorkshire is latest sponsor

Superfast South Yorkshire is the latest sponsor of a Sheffield Business Award.

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Jason Mace, of Gala Tent.

20 jobs at Rotherham restaurant

Twenty jobs have been created in Rotherham following a £100,000 refurbishment of a popular eaterie, all thanks to this man.

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Kevin Kerrigan, prov vice chancellor for Enterprise at Sheffield Hallam University and Dean of Sheffield Business School

New Pro Vice Chancellor at Hallam

Kevin Kerrigan is the new Pro Vice Chancellor for enterprise at Sheffield Hallam University and Dean of Sheffield Business School, the largest in the UK with more than 8,000 students from more than 100 countries and 360 staff.

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Openreach engineer fibre cabling

Openreach dials up 30 recruits

Openreach has hired 30 recruits in South Yorkshire with the aim of installing new lines and fixing faults faster.

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Bill Clark, Davy Markham Ltd CEO, in the firm's Darnall workshop. Picture: Marie Caley

Davy wins £2m lifting bridge job

Sheffield heavy engineering firm DavyMarkham has won a £2m contract to help build a replacement lifting bridge carrying a busy ‘A’ road over a canal in the Wirral.

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Video: Dozens of firefighters tackle 'major blaze' in massive Sheffield training exercise

More than 60 firefighters and dozens of emergency vehicles were involved in the biggest training exercise of the year in Sheffield today.
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Women Of Steel survivors with their statue in Barker's Pool outside Sheffield City Hall

Sheffield’s “Women of Steel” inducted into city’s Hall of Fame

Sheffield’s “Women Of Steel”, who kept the munitions factories working to help win two world wars, have become the first members of the inaugural Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame.

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Dr Andrew Johnston,  lecturer and leader of international business and economics at Sheffield Hallam University.

£2bn turnover hit by Sheffield City Region’s top tech firms

The top 25 tech companies in Sheffield City Region employ more than 12,000 people and bring in almost £2billion a year, new figures show.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Jeremy Scott, of Head of Regulatory at Lupton Fawcett.

Column: Know the risks of term time holidays

Column by Jeremy Scott, head of regulatory at Lupton Fawcett.

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Brazilian wandering spider aka Banana spider or Armed spider

ERECT-NID! World’s deadliest spiders, causing four-hour erection before death, found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world's worst spiders were found crawling out of a bunch of supermarket bananas.

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National exposure for Sheffield firm

National exposure for Sheffield firm

A Sheffield-based creative agency is to benefit from a day’s worth of national exposure after being chosen as one of the country’s top 100 small businesses.

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LEGO Friends Party Shop

LEGO building up to be Christmas top toy

It may be 90-some days to Santa's sack but festive toys wish list is already becoming as clear as a penny whistle ... which won't appear in any 21st century kid's stocking alongside bygone whip and top with two tangerines.

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Scott Burkinshaw, of Shorts' ITC.

Sheffield to host special event aimed at helping firms to grow their business

Businesses from across the region who are looking to grow are invited to a specially-arranged event in Sheffield next month.

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