Regeneration chief returns

Alison Nimmo
Alison Nimmo

ALISON Nimmo, who played a key role in the regeneration of Sheffield city centre and is now at the heart of preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Games, returns to Sheffield this month.

She will be “in conversation” at Sheffield Hallam University’s Pennine Theatre on the City Campus on Tuesday, October 25 at 7.30pm.

Ms Nimmo was chief executive of urban regeneration company Sheffield One which spearheaded the £120m Heart of the City project and has since helped to design and deliver Olympic and Paralympic venues. She is now a CBE.

Admission to the event is free but places must be booked in advance. Tel 2254526 or email events@shu.ac.uk.