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Hydrogen vehicles to improve environmental performance on Sheffield roads

Streets Ahead is turning to some of the first hydrogen-powered vehicles in the country to help improve its environmental performance on Sheffield roads.

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Steelwork rises on the Boeing factory

Boeing’s first European factory takes shape in Sheffield

Boeing’s first factory in Europe is rising from the ground in Sheffield - thanks to builders JF Finnegan.

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CMS is based off Park Square Roundabout.

Top law firm eyes move into Sheffield city centre

One of Sheffield’s biggest law firms is on the hunt for a new home - sparking frenzied speculation in the property sector.

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MADE IN SHEFFIELD: 268-year-old cutlery firm building a future on traditional skills

Cutlery company Chimo Holdings is having its best start to the year in memory – and with a history dating back to 1750 that’s saying something.

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Nick Wright at Ernest Wright & Sons, Broad Lane, Sheffield.

Staff at Sheffield scissor firm vow to clear backlog after boss dies

Staff at a Sheffield scissor company whose boss died suddenly have vowed to clear a backlog of orders.

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Craig Such of Azzure IT, a key sponsor of the Digitalista event with Sheffield Chamber. Pic: Chris Etchells.

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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From left: David Topham, director of developers CTP, Amy Oakley, lawyer at Henry Boot, Simon Collingwood director of Quatro PR and Kris Hudson, economist at Turner & Townsend. Rear: Martin McKervey, partner at CMS, Tom Oulton of Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and the Humber and CMS solicitor Rebecca Roffe.

Metro mayor is key to South Yorkshire construction sector weathering ‘storm’ of Brexit

A metro mayor with a full devolution deal will play a key part in the future of South Yorkshire’s construction industry post Brexit, a high-level meeting in Sheffield heard.

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Tramlines director Sarah Nulty at Hillsborough Park. Picture: Chris Etchells

Tramlines signs deal with entertainment group to deliver its biggest-ever festival in Sheffield

An entertainment business that runs festivals across the world is bankrolling Tramlines this year - but organisers insist the Sheffield event has not been taken over.
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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.

Business
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.
Opinion

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.

Business
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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