Sheffield’s oldest gear maker acquired by Chesterfield engineers

A Sheffield engineering firm which claims to be Sheffield’s oldest gear manufacturer has been snapped up by a Chesterfield rival.

More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

Rail union RMT has announced another 24-hour strike as part of a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.


GALLERY: New Sheffield developments turning the city around

Education company Tes Global, formerly Times Educational Supplement, is set to expand and create jobs in Sheffield city centre, The Star can reveal.


1,200 jobs joy as internet fashion brand boohoo takes giant Sheffield warehouse

Online fashion company is moving into the former Polestar warehouse in Tinsley, aiming to create 1,200 jobs by early next year.

Carolyn Griffiths, president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers with Stephen Shaw, right,  and Chris Rea of AESSEAL.

Sheffield University urged to be radical to boost women in engineering

The boss of a top South Yorkshire manufacturing firm is demanding Sheffield University make radical changes to combat a huge shortage of women in engineering.

Twinkl staff in Sheffield celebrate a 600 per cent growth in exports in three years, selling to 247 countries.

Queen’s Awards for nine elite South Yorkshire firms

Nine ‘outstanding’ South Yorkshire companies have received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the UK’s highest business honour.

Up to Speed with STEM event at Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham. Pictured are Jessica Brown and Maisie Lewis-Jones.

Huge South Yorkshire exhibition aims to engineer a new generation of recruits

Faced with a huge recruitment shortfall, local engineering firms organised a one-day show to inspire children – but did it actually work?

In the meltshop at Forgemasters.

Forgemasters’ order book hits £118m - a five-year high

Sheffield Forgemasters has reported a 2018 order book value of £118m, its highest in five years.

King & Miller

Sheffield pub sold to award-winning family brewery

Licensed and leisure property specialists Everard Cole is delighted announce the sale of the King & Miller in Deepcar, near Sheffield.

A fifth of English farms have disappeared in the past 10 years

COLUMNIST: Farming industry’s unstoppable sea of change

Many of you, I expect, will have caught sight of the more than slightly alarming report on the state of England’s smaller farms.

An artist's impression showing the inside of Sheffield University's Heartspace development, which will connect the Mappin Building with the Central Wing

University ‘confident’ in completion of £20m Interserve building project

Sheffield University bosses says they are “confident” a £20m construction project will be completed by Interserve despite its financial difficulties.

X-Cel's factory on the Advanced Manufacturing Park is opposite McLaren.

£2.5m plan for 20 jobs and new building at X-Cel Superturn

A Sheffield machining company is set to move all its operations to Rotherham - and hire 20 - under plans for a £2.5m extension and new building.

The Formula One simulator is always popular at GUTS

GUTS: Kids’ engineering show hits top speed once again

International sponsors, 2,000 youngsters and 61 schools and colleges - Get Up To Speed is one of the most important engineering shows in the North.

Impression of the flats next to the Grapes pub set to transform Trippet Lane.

Flats mark a return to residential for Sheffield city centre

A £6m student flats scheme will return part of the city centre to its original use as housing, developers say.

University staff, supported by members of the students' union, during strike action

University of Sheffield staff suspend further strikes in pension dispute

Further strike action at the University of Sheffield has suspended after lecturers agreed to new proposals in a row over pensions.
David Richards, chief executive of WANdisco

Trustees appointed at tech tycoon's foundation aimed at boosting computer education in Sheffield schools

A foundation set up by a Sheffield-born tech firm boss to boost computer education in the city's schools has appointed its first trustees.
Head of City Growth Ed Highfield outside 3 St Paul's, a new block the city council underwrote and which sold recently for �24million

Council shake-up to make Sheffield soar

A key part of Sheffield City Council is claiming to be more business friendly than ever after a major shake up to boost the economy and offset swingeing Government cuts.

The Lightweighting Centre will be based in two buildings attached to Sheffield University's flagship Factory 2050 on the former Sheffield City Airport site.

Clawback fear over unspent £10m funding pot in Sheffield City Region

A £10m pot to fund projects across Sheffield City Region could be clawed back by Government, it is feared.

John Barber and Co have been committed to GUTS for years.

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On March 29, 2019, we are leaving The EU and one of the biggest problems that needs to be resolved is immigration.

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