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Star Interview with Richard Blackledge: Assay Master’s 40 years with Sheffield’s hallmark of quality

In the mid-1970s, Ashley Carson could be found as a schoolboy sweeping the yard and polishing the bosses’ cars at Sheffield’s Assay Office.

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South Yorkshire taxi firm takeover will ‘protect’ jobs

South Yorkshire firm City Taxis continues to expand with its third company takeover in a year, as it acquires Wath’s Skyline Taxis under its Northern Taxis brand.

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Residents are being urged to open Credit Union accounts rather than turning to loan sharks

Sheffield Credit Union launches new scheme to deter people from using loan sharks

Residents in Sheffield at risk of turning to loan sharks are being urged to turn elsewhere for help.

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McLaren factory plan submitted

A plan has been submitted for McLaren’s supercar factory on the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham.

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A  Redrow housing development in Kent, as the housebuilder pulled out of the takeover tussle for under-pressure rival Bovis Homes, saying it would not return with a higher offer. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 28, 2017. Redrow said it was giving up its pursuit because it had decided it was "not in its shareholders' best interests to increase its proposal" after its initial approach was rebuffed by Bovis just over two weeks ago. Photo:  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Redrow abandons pursuit of rival housebuilder Bovis

Housebuilder Redrow has pulled out of the takeover tussle for under-pressure rival Bovis Homes, saying it would not return with a higher offer.

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File photo dated 01/08/12 of a store sign on a branch of the supermarket giant Tesco, which has said that it is facing a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office, but will not be prosecuted over claims of false accounting. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 28, 2017. See PA story CITY Tesco. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco has been hit with a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), but has escaped prosecution over its accounting scandal.

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Sir George Buckley, the new chairman of Stanley Black and Decker.

Sir George Buckley inspires new apprentice scheme in Sheffield

The world’s biggest tool company, Stanley Black & Decker, which has a factory in Rotherham, has joined forces with the University of Sheffield to launch a apprenticeship in honour of its new chairman, Sheffield-born Sir George Buckley.

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CONFIRMED: TJ Hughes to open in Chesterfield's former BHS

TJ Hughes is to open at Chesterfield's former BHS next month, it has been officially confirmed this afternoon.
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Sheffield and Manchester are the worst cities in Britain to be a female entrepreneur, says survey

SHEFFIELD and Manchester are the joint worst cities in Britain to be a female entrepreneur, according to a new survey.

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Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

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Three Sheffield friends produce new fun story book

Three friends from Sheffield have joined forces to produce a new book which is suitable for both children and adults alike.

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New colour guide showcases Sheffield city centre’s independent and unique businesses

A full-colour guide showcasing Sheffield city centre’s independent and unique businesses has been launched today - highlighting another major draw for visitors to the outdoor city.

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A site off Hollin Busk Lane and Carr Road, near Royd Farm between Stocksbridge, Deepcar and Bolsterstone, where Hallam Land Management wants to build 93 homes. Photo: John Hesketh

Voice your concerns about village plan

I am writing to voice my objections to the proposed ‘new village’ planned for the green field site at the junction of Hollin Busk Lane and Carr Road, Deepcar.

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Bawtry Town Councillor Rebecca Dickenson, pictured at Market Hill Car Park, Bawtry. NDFP Market Hill MC 3

Taxpayers may have to pay compensation to get free Sunday parking in a Doncaster town.

Taxpayers may have to pay out compensation to get free Sunday parking in a Doncaster town.

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UPDATE: Services resume following crash near Hillsborough

Bus and tram services have returned to their normal routes following a crash near Hillsborough which caused major disruption this afternoon.

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BREAKING: Sheffield road closed following crash

A road in Sheffield has been closed following a crash this evening, with drivers warned to expect delays.

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The building in Bank Street.

Old Sheffield court house could be turned into flats

Another city centre office block could be turned into flats.

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Morrisons reveals plan for new shops at Halfway site

Four new retail units could be built by a city supermarket.

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Cradock Road, where 96 new homes could be built. Photo: Google

Developer plans 96 'low cost' homes in Sheffield suburb

A developer hopes to build 95 homes targeted at low income families and individuals on a site in Sheffield.

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How the new development should look.

'Trendy' £10m Sheffield development could open by autumn

A £10 million development at the heart of Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter could be open by September.

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