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Sponsored: Digital demystified at free Sheffield Chamber event with Azzure IT

Small and medium-sized businesses in South Yorkshire are being urged to embrace the digital transformation and improve their productivity by one of Yorkshire’s fastest growing tech companies.

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The Tata Steel plant in Dalton, Rotherham, United Kingdom. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Prince Charles to fire up giant furnace set to triple melting capacity at Liberty in Rotherham

Prince Charles will today mark a major milestone in the revival of Britain’s steel industry when he reignites the giant ‘N-Furnace’ at Liberty Speciality Steels in Rotherham.

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An artist's impression of the overall Great Central development

Breaking with the student flats trend in Sheffield

Momentum is building behind one of the biggest residential housing schemes planned in and around Sheffield city centre.

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Chief executive Andy Baker celebrates outside Plusnet headquarters at The Balance in Sheffield. Pic Dean Atkins.

200 jobs on the way at booming Plusnet in Sheffield

Booming Plusnet is creating 200 jobs in Sheffield in its “biggest ever recruitment drive.”

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Jonathan Burrows, CEO ASK4, Devonshire Green House, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffiled.

ASK4 aims for £30m turnover after buy out

Sheffield broadband firm ASK4 is aiming to double turnover to £30m in five years after a multi-million pound buy-out by a private equity firm.

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Geoffrey Boycott with the giant scissors that were loaned out for ribbon-cutting ceremonies.

Historic company looks to recover giant Sheffield-made scissors

They may well have been Sheffield's biggest pair of scissors - but today their whereabouts is a mystery.
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The price war for the cheapest jar of Nutella continues as Aldi, Lidl and Tesco have all slashed the cost of a kilogram jar of the hazelnut spread.

Lidl sparks price war with bargain 1kg jar ahead of Pancake Day

The price war for the cheapest jar of Nutella continues as Aldi, Lidl and Tesco have all slashed the cost of a kilogram jar of the hazelnut spread.

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A motorway junction in South Yorkshire is expected to be closed for several hours, after a vehicle spilled a 'significant amount of diesel' over the carriageway.

Motorway junction in South Yorkshire to be closed for several hours

A motorway junction in South Yorkshire is expected to be closed for several hours, after a vehicle spilled a 'significant amount of diesel' over the carriageway.

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Facebook has been testing a downvote button, allowing users to flag a comment to the platform as potentially problematic.

Facebook trials downvote button for unsavoury comments

Facebook has been testing a ‘downvote’ button, allowing users to flag a comment to the platform as potentially problematic.

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A stretch of motorway in a neighbouring county is closed this afternoon, following a multi-vehicle collision.

REGIONAL TRAVEL NEWS: Multi-vehicle crash closes stretch of road

A busy a-road in a neighbouring county is closed this afternoon, following a multi-vehicle collision.
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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Record turnover at Rotherham’s most successful firm

One of the best companies in the ‘Made in Sheffield’ club is actually in Rotherham.

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Nearly one in five properties in England is leasehold.

Legal column by Lupton Fawcett: leasehold case fails at Court of Appeal

Nearly one in five of all properties in England are leasehold, with Sheffield one of the main hotspots.

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Site of the proposed fracking site at Bramley Moor Road, Marsh Lane, near Sheffield. Picture: Simon Hulme.

Fracking firm 'disappointed' by council's decision

The company which wants to frack near Sheffield says it is 'disappointed' after a council denied it permission to drill a test well.

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The port of Cannes, France, home to MIPIM.

Record support for Sheffield City Region trip to world’s largest property fair

More than 60 people will fly the flag for Sheffield City Region in a six-figure campaign to make a splash at the world’s largest property fair in Cannes, France.

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Nick Wright outside the Ernest Wright & Son factory on Broad Lane,Sheffield.

Tributes as historic Sheffield scissor company boss dies

A historic Sheffield family firm is ‘bereft’ after the sudden death of the boss.

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Vanda Kewley, of The Suit Works.

Sheffield suit charity helping unemployed men dress to impress at interview

Image isn’t everything – except in the first moments of an interview.

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The Star is on the lookout for a part-time Local Democracy Reporter

Vacancy for part-time reporter to join the team at The Star

Holding those in power to account is at the very core of journalism.
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VIDEO: Watch a dramatic pour at Brass Founders

Watch a dramatic pour of molten brass at one of Sheffield’s historic metal firms.

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The Civil Aviation Authoritywill examine whether companies are deliberately splitting up groups of passengers so they pay to sit together

Airlines probed over claims families are split up on flights to make more money

The aviation watchdog is investigating airlines' seating practices amid concerns passengers are unclear about how seats are allocated for groups.

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