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House of Fraser warns of ‘very challenging’ conditions

Department store chain House of Fraser has become the latest retailer to warn over high street conditions after it revealed it was facing “very challenging” trading.

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Big pants big suiccess

UTTER PANTS! How Bridget Jones boosted big underwear

We all giggled at the enormous underwear scene (reprised here) in first Bridget Jones film, now succeeded by successful baby sequel.
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Gunstones Bakery, Stubley Lane.

500 jobs at risk as Dronfield bakery loses major contract

More than 500 jobs are at risk after a bakery lost a major contract, according to union bosses.
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The new 300 million leisure hall at Meadowhall in Sheffield.

FIRST LOOK: New images of £300 million Meadowhall extension revealed

The final design for the £300 million extension to Meadowhall will be shown to the public next month.

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Last year's event.

Chesterfield Half Marathon to take place this weekend – WITH ROUTE AND LIST OF ROAD CLOSURES

Scores of runners are set to pound the streets in the Chesterfield Half Marathon at the weekend.

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The Card Factory has delivered a 'solid' set of interim results

Card Factory delivers ‘solid’ set of interim results

THE Card Factory today revealed that it had enjoyed further revenue and profit growth as it continues to roll out new stores.

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File photo of a warehouse at the Wolseley Center in Ripon, North Yorkshire, as the Plumb Center owner is set to axe up to 800 jobs as part of a restructuring that will see it shut 80 branches and a distribution centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday September 27, 2016  Photo: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Wolseley to axe up to 800 jobs

Plumb Center owner Wolseley is set to axe up to 800 jobs as part of a restructuring that will see it shut 80 branches and a distribution centre.

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A Thomas Cook aircraft, as the tour operator said bookings remained under pressure as the travel market continues to be hit by recent terror attacks. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday September 27, 2016.   Photo : Tim Goode/PA Wire

Thomas Cook still feeling terror attacks pressure despite robust summer

Tour operator Thomas Cook said bookings remained under pressure as the travel market continues to be hit by recent terror attacks.

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Richard Wright of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce

Get competitive or forever play catch-up, chamber tells Sheffield

SHEFFIELD must start competing on an international scale or risk forever playing “catch-up” with other cities, according to Sheffield Chamber of Commerce.

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Marc Hayes of Drenched with a patented water saving nozzle

Prince’s winners flooded with calls

A start-up Doncaster company says business has gone crazy since it won Prince Andrew’s pitching competition in Sheffield, with a water-saving device.

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Obsessed with mobis

MOBSESSION! UK phone users check their mobile phones billion times a day

UK mobile users are collectively checking their phones more than one billion times a day, according to a new survey of consumer habits.

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Product recall hedge trimmer

DANGER: B&Q recalls hedge trimmer over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has recalled a hedge trimmer after it emerged that the motor could fail and fragments could be ejected through the casing vents, posing an injury risk to users.
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Sheffield University vice chancellor, Sir Keith Burnett, with Prof Guang Meng, vice-principal of Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology

University in China spaceflight deal

Sheffield University has signed a pioneering deal to work on rockets for China’s multi-billion pound space programme.

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Taxi

Stop this scam now

Once again a certain section of the community is under the scrutiny and spotlight of the council.

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Arthur Scargill

Extreme violence

If Rosie Winterton is really looking for facts about the extreme violence between police and pickets at Orgreave she should be calling for an examination of Mr Scargill’s motives in organising and publicising the mass picket at Orgreave aimed at a showdown with local police, even though he had forced miners into the strike without offering them a vote.

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Taxi

No local knowledge

The Star on Thursday stated that hundreds of taxi drivers in Sheffield have not got their licences here and don’t have local knowledge.

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Sheffield is in the bottom quarter of European cities for productivity, a study has found.

Sheffield 'must catch up' to European cities

Sheffield must focus on competing with European cities rather than those in the UK if it is to truly thrive.

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Hugh Carson in his flying uniform.  With kind permission of Hugh Carson's grandson, Professor Phil Green

Doncaster's pioneering role in World War One air warfare revealed

A new exhibition in Doncaster reveals South Yorkshire’s pivotal role in the First World War battle for the skies.

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Chris Smith, of Gibson Booth.

Barnsley accountant’s exam pass

An audit and accounts senior at a Barnsley accountancy firm is celebrating after qualifying as a chartered accountant.

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Work on Sheffield Hallam University's Sheaf and Eric Mensforth buildings.

‘Stunning’ atrium to be latest addition to Sheffield Hallam University’s growing portfolio

Sheffield Hallam University’s cranes and scaffolding dominate the view for visitors stepping out the city’s railway station.

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