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Sheffield Forgemasters fires £2m furnace upgrade

Forgemasters is firing again after a £2m, seven-month overhaul of a giant electric arc furnace named ‘Maggie’.

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Daniel Fell, chief executive of Doncaster Chamber.

Doncaster Chamber is ‘committed’ to devolution but ‘sees merit’ in delay

The head of Doncaster Chamber has said he is “committed” to devolution in Sheffield City Region, as the £900m project looks doomed.

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Workers strike outside Rom Ltd. Picture by Andrew Roe

Striking Sheffield steel workers 'denied pay rise for a decade'

Staff have gone on strike at a Sheffield steel factory amid claims workers there have gone without a pay rise for 10 years.
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Doncaster Free Press round Table Charlotte Dimond, Julia rodgerson and Craig Dowie

We’re on the up - and it’s official!

Doncaster resurgence: ‘Round Table’ experts hail area’s bright commercial prospects

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Digital Minister Matt Hancock writes exclusively for The Star.

DIGITAL MINISTER: Sheffield’s reputation for innovation continues in tech

Minister of State for Digital Matt Hancock writes for The Star

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Supertram rails are being replaced early at a cost of �32m

Sheffield Supertram debts to last 61 years - with £32m rail replacement on top

Residents will be paying for Supertram until 2056 – some 61 years after the £240m network opened after spiralling four times over budget, The Star can reveal.

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The tip of the iceberg

Let’s pull together and accept less

Your Star letter from Cameron Fleming about obscene pay at the Beeb is just the tip of an iceberg.

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Artists's impression of the new McLaren factory

Super car giant McLaren makes 'serious commitment' to the city by signing 20-year lease at manufacturing park

Motoring giant McLaren Automotive has signed a 20-year lease on a 75,000 square foot factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Park, with developers revealing they have had further inquiries from other players in the motoring industry looking to base themselves in South Yorkshire.

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HS2 trains will run on a spur into Sheffield railway station in the city centre

Government pledge on Sheffield rail line amid HS2 'funding gap' fear

The Government has reaffirmed its intention to electrify the railway line into Sheffield to make way for HS2 trains - despite cuts to work on the route and fears of a new 'funding gap'.
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Steel City House is set to sign its first occupier - a blue chip firm.

Five office deals set to boost Sheffield

Five deals for Grade ‘A’ office space in Sheffield are in the pipeline as the city enjoys a summer of investment.

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Chlorine-washed chickens have sparked a lot of debate

Why chlorine-washed chickens won't enter UK market, according to Michael Gove

Chlorine-washed chickens will not be allowed to enter the UK market under any post-Brexit trade deal with the US, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has insisted.

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Binmen collecting refuse in Doncaster

UPDATED: Doncaster bins strike fears as job cuts proposed which 'could lead to fly-tipping'

Bosses fear a possible bin strike in Doncaster over pay and proposed job losses, which unions claim will lead to litter and fly tipping.
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Part of the advert

Does this vegan group's hard-hitting, anti-milk advert go too far? The regulator says no

An ad stating that "Humane milk is a myth" has been cleared by the regulator following complaints from members of the dairy industry that it was inaccurate and misleading.
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How the third phase of The Moor redevelopment should look, with H&M confirmed as the 'fashion anchor'.

CONFIRMED: H&M to become latest addition to The Moor

High street fashion retailer H&M will move to The Moor as part of the ongoing redevelopment.

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How the 2015 retail quarter plans imagined Leah's Yard, on the right, could fit into the development.

'Sheffield's heritage could be a treasure in the retail quarter - don't waste it'

As the wait for new plans for the second phase of Sheffield's £480 million retail quarter goes on, the future of one of the city's most at-risk historic sites remains unclear.
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The Fisher Price carrier

Argos recalls infant carriers over fire safety fears

Argos has recalled two separate infant carriers following fears that the products could present a fire risk.
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How a Channel 4 HQ in Sheaf Square could look

Government ready to scrutinise Sheffield's Channel 4 bid

Government officials are about to begin examining Sheffield's bid to bring Channel 4's headquarters to the city.
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Dr Andrew Johnston, principal lecturer at Sheffield Business School, part of Sheffield Hallam University.

DIGITAL SENSATIONS: Sheffield’s tech top 10 approaching £1 billion turnover

Shefffield’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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Buses in Sheffield city centre

Bus journey times shortened by as much as a quarter in Sheffield through £18 million roadworks

An £18 million scheme to speed up Sheffield's buses has cut journey times by up to a quarter, figures have revealed - and further work is on the way to reduce delays.

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File photo of Domino's Pizza delivery motorcycles. Domino's Pizza has inked an agreement with Amazon Echo that will enable voice ordering for customers as it looks to boost slowing sales growth. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday July 25, 2017. The delivery chain will launch what it called an "industry first" with voice ordering through Amazon's Echo device as of today, as well as introducing GPS tracking for its pizzas. Photo:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Domino’s Pizza launches Amazon Echo voice ordering to fight slowing sales

Domino’s Pizza has signed an agreement with Amazon Echo that will enable voice ordering for customers as it looks to boost slowing sales growth.

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