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Sheffield Eagles clobbered by more uncertainty over their home for next season

Sheffield Eagles have been hit with a fresh delay as they await a decision on their planned move back into the city for 2018.

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Supertram rails have not lasted as long as predicted.

Costs row over £17m Supertram rail replacement

A row is brewing over who should pay for a £17m Sheffield Supertram rail replacement scheme.

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New trains will be introduced between Sheffield and London, cutting journey times by up to 20 minutes, the Government announced

Scrapping of Sheffield-London railway upgrade branded 'betrayal'

A long-awaited upgrade to the railway line between Sheffield and London has been scrapped, in what an MP has branded a 'betrayal of promises' to the city.

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Sheffield Business Awards 2017 are open for entries now!

SHEFFIELD BUSINESS AWARDS: Enter the region’s most prestigious awards now!

Help Sheffield cap a brilliant year by winning a Business Award in 2017.

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The Central Library and Graves Gallery in Sheffield

Sheffield gallery café still shut as negotiations continue on five-star hotel plan

The café in Sheffield’s Central Library and Graves Gallery is still shut months after being forced to close because of a leak - as talks continue about the prospect of turning the building into a five-star hotel.
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Doncaster Voices: What should the future of Doncaster market be?

Doncaster Voices: What should the future of Doncaster market be?

Welcome to the launch of Doncaster Voices, our weekly debate. Want to get involved? Then submit 150 words with your name, title and passport-style photo. And your views could appear here. Next week’s subject is: “How can we save our historic buildings?”

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From left: Dr Ash Patel, Paul Ironmonger, Dr Maan Van de Werken, Richard Mills, Steve Thomas, Phil Whaley and  Mark Long.

£500,000 grant for Sheffield company’s ‘game changing’ sleep aid invention

A Sheffield inventor who developed a hi-tech sleep aid device is waking up to a huge financial boost - a grant of almost £500,000 from the Government.

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Simon Eastwood, SCX Group Managing Director.

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Wimbledon thinks crane company is simply ace

A record year, a bulging order book and Wimbledon’s No1 Court roof is the strawberry on top.

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Carillion flood defences at the River Don by Forgemasters.

Carillion woes ‘no impact on city’

Construction company Carillion has moved to reassure Sheffield staff and clients that it is “business as usual” after a financial crisis saw its value plunge £845m.

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Dr Andrew Johnston principal lecturer at Sheffield Business School, part of Sheffield Hallam University.

City’s top 10 tech firms near £1bn turnover

Sheffield’s top 10 tech firms are closing in on £1 billion annual turnover after growing 50 per cent in the last five years.

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Traffic and parking around Hillsborough Primary School

Thousands of fines issued in as Sheffield Council continues crackdown on drivers endangering city's schoolchildren

Sheffield Council is cracking down on illegal and dangerous parking outside schools after handing out thousands of fines to drivers in just over year.

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Traffic on Bellhouse Road in Firth Park at the end of the school day

'It's created bedlam' - row erupts over school entry changes in Sheffield

A row has erupted after a school changed the location of its main entrance, with furious neighbours accusing it of putting people's safety at risk.

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18 June 2017....... Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic survey debate. L-R Sharon Beck, Louisa Harrison-Walker, Alistair Cunningham,Julia Bloomer, Greg Wright and Nigel Brewster. Picture Scott Merrylees

‘Skills shortages are hampering Sheffield City region’s growth’

THE skills deficit is causing headaches for many Yorkshire bosses who want to make their mark on the world stage, a major business event was told.

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BREAKING: HS2 route to go via Sheffield city centre and Dearne Valley

Ministers have confirmed HS2 will feature a spur through Sheffield city centre, with the main line cutting through the Dearne.

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HTC cranes on phase one of Sheffield Retail Quarter.

Crane strike threat to Retail Quarter

Work on Sheffield’s Retail Quarter could grind to a halt if crane operators go on strike over pay.

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Doncaster elected mayor Ros Jones

Sheffield City Region £900m devolution deal put on hold

Sheffield City Region’s £900m devolution deal is on hold until September while the leaders of Doncaster and Barnsley “explore other options.”

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Column: Together we have the power to change

Column: Together we have the power to change

“So the People’s Powerhouse event took place last week in Doncaster and it was a great success with some fantastic debate. We’ve had some very positive feedback from the attendees and we were even trending on twitter.

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20mph zone sign

Is twenty plenty for city centre’s roads?

More than 300 streets in central Sheffield could have their speed limit cut down to 20mph

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Child safety zones around the city of Sheffield
Darnall area signs and roads
Road markings telling drivers they are entering a 20mph zone

New 20mph speed limit set for more than 300 streets in Sheffield city centre

A 20mph speed limit is set to be rolled out on hundreds of streets in Sheffield city centre in a bid to reduce the number of crashes and make roads safer.

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An artists impression of how the new Network Rail building would look

Network Rail depot could spark £8m Doncaster waterfront regeneration

Doncaster’s waterfront is set for an £8 million landmark development which it is hoped could help regenerate the area.

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