Sheffield city centre shoe shop closes after half a century

A shoe shop with 50 years of trading history in Sheffield has closed its doors for the last time.
Lee Bhandal, left, and Greg Parkinson of Elevation Recruitment Group

SHEFFIELD BUSINESS AWARDS: Why we’re headline sponsor of Business Awards for eighth year

One company knows better than most what winning a Sheffield Business Award means to entrants and the region - Elevation Recruitment Group, which has been headline sponsor for eight years in a row.

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Third Great Escape venue brings 20 jobs

A young ‘escape game’ entrepreneur is set to open her third venue, creating 20 jobs in Sheffield.

Business bosses have called for a devolution resolution. Picture: Chris Etchells

150 bosses plead for devolution in Sheffield City Region

One hundred and fifty business leaders are pleading with council leaders to sign Sheffield City Region’s £900m devolution deal.


VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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Coun Olivia Blake, deputy leader of Sheffield City Council.

Digital boost as Sheffield City Council joins industry body as fee paying regional member

Sheffield City Council has joined industry body Sheffield Digital in a move that aims to boost the economy, skills, diversity and inclusion.

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'Bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum's death caused by derailment of speeding train, rules coroner

A 'bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum lost her life when the narrow-gauge train she was travelling on in Northern India derailed as it was being driven more than 15km over the speed limit, a coroner has ruled.
Hi-tech manufacturing at Doncasters Bramah in Halfway. Picture: Chris Etchells

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: 239-year-old manufacturer says ‘no second chances in aerospace’

“I’m comfortable when I’m on a plane because I know who made a number of parts in the engine.”

Chesterfield Special Cylinders, Martin Nicholls test and inspection manager

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: High-pressure cylinder firm in good shape for global market

Rarely is it said in polite circles, but business is war.

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Alexis Krachai

Telegraph Voices: PR is at the heart of promoting city’s message on a global stage

Good communication helps build relationships with people.

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Special Report: Region is counting the cost of public relations spending

How Sheffield Council, South Yorkshire Police, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and SCR spent a combined £4,107,000 on their communications

New Era Square takes shape - the first completed student flats are on the right. Picture by Andrew Roe

Students poised to move in at Sheffield's £65m New Era development

The first residents are set to move in to Sheffield's £65 million 'Chinatown' scheme in less than a month's time with only 'finishing touches' needed to the site's initial block - and work on the next stages is on schedule.
Mad Management: Managers must use data, not incentives

Mad Management: Managers must use data, not incentives

The single biggest management fallacy is that your job is to manage people. You don’t need to manage people. I repeat: You don’t need to manage people. By the time they come to work they are pretty grown up, so why are they so often overseen as though they are kids.


VIDEO: 'Sheffield city centre needs John Lewis - and our refurbishment sets the stage for £300m new extension,' says Meadowhall boss

When darkness falls over the east end of Sheffield, an army of workers advances on Meadowhall. Bringing pneumatic drills, cherry pickers and other heavy-duty equipment, more than 200 builders spend the night digging up flooring and stripping out fittings as the shopping centre’s £60 million refurbishment continues at pace. Then, by 6.30am, the teams are gone, leaving the place ready for customers and another day’s trading.
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Free bus travel helps thousands of young people take part in South Yorkshire community programme

This summer thousands of young people from South Yorkshire will benefit from free travel when taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme in partnership with EFL Trust.

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Changes underway at South Yorkshire piazza - including a 19ft giraffe

Work has started this week on a programme of improvements to the piazza area at north Sheffield’s award winning shopping centre, Fox Valley.

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FAST TRACK: Experience Doncaster to York rail trip ... in 90 seconds!

South Yorkshire commuters can travel fast forward in time to celebrate an inter-city operator's big birthday.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced the cancellation of the electrification scheme last month

Trains to replace scrapped Sheffield to London electrification scheme will be slower, Government admits

Trains chosen to replace a scrapped £500m electrification scheme between Yorkshire and London are slower than their electric counterparts, the Department for Transport has admitted.
The old Coles Corner site where Pret a Manger is moving in

Pret a Manger's Coles Corner move 'means Sheffield is on the up'

A plan to open the first branch of an upmarket sandwich chain in the middle of Sheffield has been applauded as 'a sign the city is being taken seriously'.
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Workers on strike at Rom Ltd, Brightside Lane. Picture by Andrew Roe

Warning of more industrial action at Sheffield factory as steelworkers' strike ends

Steelworkers who walked out on strike amid claims their Sheffield factory bosses had denied them a pay rise for 10 years have returned to work today - but more industrial action is on the cards.

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