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Career kick-start for apprentices on Great Yorkshire Way

Two young people are setting off on engineering careers after landing apprenticeships with Carillion building the second phase of the Great Yorkshire Way, on behalf of Doncaster Council.

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Master Cutler Ken Cooke with the stainless steel doors at the Cutlers Hall in 		central Sheffield, home of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, founded in 1624.

A Master of survival who never gives in - Master Cutler Ken Cooke

After 45 years running the business he founded, the new Master Cutler’s advice is very simple: never give in.

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Julie Dore signs the deal with Wang Chunming in Chengdu last year.

‘Good progress’ in Sheffield’s £1bn China property deal

It’s full steam ahead for Sheffield’s £1 billion deal with a Chinese property tycoon, council chiefs have pledged.

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A Jet2 jet. The airline is set to land in Sheffield.

Jet2 set to land IT jobs in Sheffield as firms circle city centre offices

Holiday company Jet2 is set to land in Sheffield, creating 40 skilled IT jobs – with potentially more to come.

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Are you a money hoarder?

VIDEO: Brits on average hide £11,000 from loved ones

Almost half of Brits admit to hiding money that their loved ones know nothing about – with the average being more than £11,000, new research has found.

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Elijah Lawal, Google's communications manager for the UK and Ireland.

Google joins forces with Which? to launch a new online safety course

GOOGLE has expanded its inventory of initiatives to boost the UK’s digital skill levels by teaming up with consumer body Which? to launch a new course in online safety.

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Sir Steve Houghton and Doncaster chief executive Jo Miller pulled out of the regions devolution deal.

Sir Steve Houghton: Snubbing devolution in Sheffield City Region was not revenge for HS2

Sir Steve Houghton has quashed claims that his support for a One Yorkshire devolution deal was ‘revenge’ for moving the proposed HS2 station to Sheffield city centre.

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South Yorkshire cycling loyalty scheme rewards launched

South Yorkshire businesses are cashing in on the region’s growing bike culture by signing up to a new cycling loyalty scheme which offers discounts and rewards to customers arriving on two wheels.

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From left: David Cross, Alexis Krachai, Tim Botrill, David Walsh,            	Alastair Reid, Neil Riley, Tan Khan, Rob Murfin, Helen Hickingbotham and Bryony Shaw.

Sheffield Council planning shake-up boosts city growth

Property investors are pouring hundreds of millions of pounds into Sheffield due to its soaring reputation and a city council which has been reorganised for growth.

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Demolition starts on law courts

Visitors to Rotherham saw progress being made around Forge Island this week.

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South Yorkshire toddler is Asda’s newest recruit after personal intervention by CEO

South Yorkshire toddler is Asda’s newest recruit after personal intervention by CEO

Most youngsters want a replica football or rugby shirt or perhaps a superhero outfit – however, two-year-old Zakk North from South Yorkshire is such a big fan of Asda, that he’s become the supermarket’s latest ‘recruit’ after the supermarket-loving toddler was give two specially-made Asda “work shirts” with his name on.

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Sheffield Business Awards: THE SHORTLIST

Sheffield Business Awards: THE SHORTLIST

Congratulations to the chosen few!

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Doncaster Chamber chief Dan Fell

We could ‘reconsider’ stance on One Yorkshire devolution deal

The chief executive of Doncaster Chamber has said he would reconsider his support for a One Yorkshire devolution deal if nothing had changed in a year’s time.

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The Cutting Edge water feature and fountains outside Sheffield railway station

'For a brief moment, Sheffield becomes the Rome of the North': Why new book ranks city's railway station among Britain's best

Is Sheffield on a par with the great European capitals? Simon Jenkins thinks so - or, at least, he does when standing outside the city's railway station as night falls.
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Northern Lights: Ready for lift-off with growth city Boeing from strength to strength

Regardless of some of the regional political uncertainty over ‘Devolution’, there is more to be proud and positive about than at any time that I can remember for many years.

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Joe Doldon, The Thrifty Maker

'Little mesters' of the future find a home at Sheffield firm with 140 years of history

We're exploring a place where Sheffield's industrial heritage meets the new. Trays filled with gleaming pewter hipflasks are piled up in corners ready for dispatch, a craftsman is spinning handmade metal bowls at lightning speed in a workshop that looks unchanged since the 1940s - but just a few metres away, work of a very different sort is being produced.
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South Yorkshire firms celebrate Legal 500 rating

Sheffield law firms are celebrating after a record year for mentions in ratings bible the ‘Legal 500’

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VIDEO: G-SHOCK watch survives incredible trip into space to test 'world’s toughest timepiece'

A G-SHOCK watch has survived an incredible unprotected trip into space on a mission to test the world's toughest timepiece - watch the amazing video here.

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Free online skills session being held in Sheffield for people with sight loss

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is helping people with living with sensory loss in get online as part of its ambitious Online Today project.

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Blooming brilliant! Sheffield floristry apprentice wins place in skills finals

A Sheffield College floristry apprentice is preparing to put her vocational talent to the test by competing in the WorldSkills UK national finals.

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