War heroes remembered at two Sheffield events

War heroes past and present will be remembered with a couple of events in Sheffield over the next week.

Alan Johnson

World of Westminster to be revealed at Off The Shelf in Sheffield

Alan Johnson MP - one of the key figures at the heart of the Blair years - will discuss the demands and quirks of parliamentary life at Off The Shelf this week.

An artist's impression of the 11-storey, 284-bed student flat complex planned for Mayfair Court in West Street, Sheffield. Photo: Fletcher Rae

Plan for 284-bed student flats building in West Street, Sheffield, revealed

Developers have revealed plans to build an 11-storey block of student flats in a major Sheffield city centre street.

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Delegates from Kawasaki City with a vision to create lasting Olympic Legacy visited Sheffield as part of a UK trip to learn from our successes from the London 2012 Games.

Japanese Olympic delegates learn from Sheffield expertise

Sheffield helped shape the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by sharing expertise with Japanese visitors.

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Sergeant Simon Gill. Picture: Dominic King

Sheffield soldier travels to Germany for training exercise

A Sheffield man recently exchanged his civilian workshop for a two week military exercise with the Army Reserves in Germany.

Representatives from the Sheffield Culture Consortium - Kim Streets Chief Executive of Museums Sheffield, Dan Bates, Chief Executive of Sheffield Theatres, Councillor Mike Drabble and Professor Vanessa Toulmin

Culture group’s momentum after Great Exhibition bid

By anyone’s estimation, Sheffield prepared a strong bid to host the Great Exhibition of the North in 2018.

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Pub to become 14 apartments

Proposals to turn the old Ball Inn pub at Heeley into flats have been given the green light.

An artist's impression of the new football hub.

Sheffield Council kicks off plan to build £7.5m football hub

A £7.5 million football hub will be built in Sheffield after councillors approved plans to revitalise a former school site.

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A 784-bed  complex of student a private flats planned for the site of Gordon Lamb Limited off Summerfield Street, Sheffield. Acanthus WSM Architects

Thumbs up for 784-bed flat complex in Sheffield

Councillors have given the green light to a third proposal to redevelop industrial land that has lain empty for years.

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Paul Billington Head of Leisure at Sheffield City Council in Tudor Square

The Star Interview with Richard Blackledge: Sheffield’s leisure time top of agenda for council chief

From overseeing Sheffield’s parks and sport to its arts and major events, leisure chief Paul Billington’s brief is one of the highest-profile at the city council, covering services enjoyed by thousands.

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has written to the Chancellor calling on him to give a 'cast-iron'guarantee that cities like Sheffield will not lose EU funding.

Sheffield could lose millions of pounds in EU funding after Brexit

Sheffield could lose millions of pounds in EU funding under Government plans.
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Kevin Barron, MP, pictured as he joins protesters as they march through Bramley against the HS2. Picture: Marie Caley NSST HS2 Protest MC 7

Hundreds march against revised HS2 plans for South Yorkshire

Hundreds of people have marched against plans to run the HS2 line on a revised route through South Yorkshire.

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Sarah Champion, MP for Rotherham

Sarah Champion given new cabinet post by Corbyn

Labour’s Shadow Cabinet reshuffle was announced today and Rotherham MP, Sarah Champion, has been appointed Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities.
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Parkhill flats in Shneffield

Sheffield’s Park Hill development to be completed by 2022 as revised scheme announced

Regeneration of Sheffield’s Park Hill flats is now due to be completed by 2022 - 15 years after work first started.

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Barnsley Council scoops local authority of the year award

Barnsley Council scoops local authority of the year award

Barnsley Council is delighted to announce that it has won the prestigious award for Local Authority

Students protest outside the University Arms in Sheffield which is threatened with demolition

Sheffield Lib Dems call for further scrutiny on University Arms decision

Sheffield opposition councillors have challenged a decision to reject a plan to protect a city centre pub.

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Sheffield sea cadet’s outstanding service recognised with highest accolade

Sheffield sea cadet’s outstanding service recognised with highest accolade

A teenager from Handsworth has been honoured by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for her outstanding service in Sheffield Sea Cadets.

An artist's impression of where Turtle Bay will be situated after redevelopment

Turtle Bay to appeal Sheffield Council licensing condition on food and drink stairs ban

Restuarant bosses hoping to move to Sheffield will appeal a licensing decision banning waiters carrying food and drink to the upper floor.

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children poverty  and generic child abuse in Swansea

SPECIAL REPORT: Doncaster’s Children’s Services receives first positive judgement in seven years - but what’s changed?

Standards of care at Doncaster’s scandal-hit children’s services have ‘significantly improved,’ according to a Government watchdog.

Jeremy Corbyn

Who is Jeremy Corbyn ... and why is he controversial?

After months of in-party wrangling Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected (see footage) as leader of the Labour Party with a stronger mandate than when he first secured the role last September.

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