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Council’s Chengdu business centre plan

Entrepreneurs will be able to develop their ambitions in the Far East when a Sheffield trade and business incubator is set up in the Chinese city of Chengdu.

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Nuclear site wins £2.5m funding

The Nuclear AMRC has received almost £2.5m for two new research projects to address challenges in nuclear manufacturing.

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Electrician wins huge hotel deals

Electrical contractor Mech FS has secured two multi-million pound hotel deals with two of the industry’s biggest names.

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John Cridland ,John Mothersole, Dr Louise Brooke-Smith, Daniel Atzari and CMS Partner Martin McKervey at the Infrastructure Index 2017 launch at CMS in Sheffield. Picture Scott Merrylees.

Only elected mayors have ‘oomph’ to get cash for Transport for the North

A partnership of ‘metro mayors’ is critical to obtaining transport funding from government, the head of Transport for the North told an infrastructure event in Sheffield.

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Sheffield Chamber president John Hayward.

DEVOLUTION: ‘The danger is that we lose everything’ warns new Sheffield Chamber president

The new president of Sheffield Chamber has warned South Yorkshire risks losing it all and becoming an irrelevance if it fails to agree its devolution deal.

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Sir Keith Burnett.

Sir Keith Burnett: The pace of change in Sheffield City Region is too slow

Sir Keith Burnett, vice chancellor of Sheffield University, explains why he believes Sheffield should take the chance to work with China.

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Sir Steve Houghton

Misinformation row over South Yorkshire devolution poll

Barnsley and Doncaster councils have been accused of sending ‘misinformation’ about devolution to residents.

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Passengers are experiencing delays on the yellow and blue routes this evening

Weather and traffic causing delays on Sheffield tram routes

'Weather, traffic and passenger delays' are causing delays on two of Sheffield's tram routes this evening.

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One lane is currently closed on a South Yorkshire stretch of motorway, to allow for emergency work to be carried out to repair a carriageway defect.

Lane closed on South Yorkshire stretch of motorway due to carriageway defect

One lane is currently closed on a South Yorkshire stretch of motorway, to allow for emergency work to be carried out to repair a carriageway defect.

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Hanover tower block on Exeter Drive, Broomhall

Installation of sprinklers in Sheffield's 24 tower blocks could take up to two years

Installing sprinklers in all of Sheffield's tower blocks could take up to two years and will only begin once the Grenfell Tower interim report has been published, the council confirmed.

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Passengers using a number of routes across South Yorkshire are facing disruption after rail workers began a 48-hour strike in a dispute over rosters and Sunday working.

South Yorkshire passengers facing disruption as rail staff begin 48-hour strike

Passengers using a number of routes across South Yorkshire are facing disruption after rail workers began a 48-hour strike in a dispute over rosters and Sunday working.

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Kim Streets

'I'm keen we get it right': Sheffield museums boss says library and gallery building could become 'vital and vibrant cultural destination'

Turning Sheffield's Central Library and Graves Gallery building into a landmark arts centre rather than a five-star hotel could create a 'vital and vibrant cultural destination', a city museums boss has said.

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All the winners celebrate on stage.

Winners’ delight at Sheffield Business Awards

More than 900 people cheered the winners at the Sheffield Business Awards.

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It is hoped airlines will one day send jets to Doncaster Sheffield Airport for maintenance. Picture: Chris Etchells

£18m aero apprentice centre plan in Doncaster to help skills soar

An £18 million aeronautics apprentice training centre at Doncaster Sheffield Airport could help land huge airline maintenance contracts, its backers say.

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Carl Cavers, Darren Mills and Paul Porter, Sumo Digital co-founders.

Sheffield games firm Sumo Digital set to raise £70m from stock market float

Sumo Digital is set to float on the stock exchange in a deal expected to raise £70m - and value the company at £140m.

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Northern Lights: Bucking the trend for an ethical leadership as a matter of pride

Northern Lights: Bucking the trend for an ethical leadership as a matter of pride

There have been a number of headlines recently, such as the VW scandal and BHS’s difficulties, that seem to demonstrate that, nowadays, more and more companies and their leaders display a lack of integrity.  So, with this in mind, how prevalent is a lack of integrity in business?

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Exhaust emissions - a source of pollution.

Workplace parking charges, tram network extensions, better cycle lanes and charge on polluting vehicles suggested in drive to boost transport and cut pollution in Sheffield

Efforts to clean up Sheffield's air and prevent the city's roads from being gridlocked with traffic are gathering pace.
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Construction has stopped at the Spectrum flats on a site off Hanover Way.

£10m unfinished Sheffield flats ‘not abandoned’

A £10m Sheffield student block that has been left half finished for TWO years is now set for completion, developers say.

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Look North legend Harry Gration returns as host for a third year.

Sheffield Business Awards set to cap brilliant year

Eight hundred and ninety people will be at the Sheffield Business Awards ceremony for the celebration of the year.

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From left: Niall Baker, Alfie Moore, Richard Pinfold, Kash Purohit, Philippa Sanderson, Melinda Schofield, Ian Hobson, Ollie Hart.

COMEDY IS A TERRIFYING BUSINESS FOR GROUP

Taking to the stage is no joke, as seven people discovered, at a Funny Business performance in aid of Weston Park Cancer Charity.

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