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Cost of living - fuel prices drop further

Consumers are facing bad news at the pumps as the cost of fuel rose this week, with unleaded petrol now at 109.6 pence per litre 0.4p per litre cheaper than the price seven days ago.
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Chancellor urged to slash fuel costs to boost economy

The Chancellor is being urged to cut duty and tax on fuel to help boost the UK’s economy.

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Used car sales hit record levels

The number of second-hand cars sold in the UK has hit a record high in the first half of 2016.

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First Rotherham’s bus depot wins special award as one of the best across the UK

First Rotherham’s bus depot wins special award as one of the best across the UK

First Rotherham’s bus depot has won a special ‘Wrench’ award after being recognised as one best engineering depots across the UK.

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Sheffield brand in top award for shoes and clothes range

A Sheffield-based store has won a prestigious award for its range of children’s clothing and footwear.

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An artist's impression of the new student flats

Work starts on new Trippet Lane student flats

Work has begun on the building of new student flats in Sheffield city centre.

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An easy Jet plane bound for Amsterdam, one of the new routes available from Robin Hood Airport.

More flights over Doncaster town, council officials informed

The number of flights over a Doncaster town have increased, say local councillors.

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Chamber members from across the Sheffield City Region at the last business breakfast.

Sheffield City Region businesses urged to have say on Brexit concerns

Businesses across the Sheffield City Region are being urged to have their say on how Brexit could affect the economy as part of a key quarterly survey.

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Peace Gardens among Deal City break attractions

Why Steel City is Deal City this weekend

Sheffield is still the UK's best value bank holiday city break.

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Asda has sold its photo business

Asda sells photo business in £5.35m deal

The Leeds-based supermarket chain Asda has offloaded its photo business to Photo-Me International for £5.35 million.

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File photo of a European Union flag in front of the Palace of Westminster Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

‘No sign of Brexit-fuelled food price rises’

There are no signs that the vote in favour of Brexit is fuelling food price rises, according to new data.

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Persimmon shrugs off Brexit as half year profits rise

Britain’s second largest housebuilder Persimmon said its reservation rate had risen an annual 17 per cent since the start of July, shrugging off the impact of the Brexit vote, which some fellow builders have warned could slow the property market.

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Time to do the decent thing

Time to do the decent thing

In its first Quarterly Bulletin of 2014, the Bank of England (B of E) finally admitted what some siren voices down through the ages had been espousing all along; namely that the dominant theory and practice of money was wrong and hence any policies derived there from are in error and therefore doomed to fail.

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Bid to boost workforce fitness in Barnsley

A new scheme has been launched aimed at boosting health and fitness among Barnsley’s workforce.

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South Yorkshire firm welcomes new rules for ‘lone workers’

A new code of practice to help ensure people who work alone are safe while doing their jobs has been welcomed.

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‘Unfair contract terms are costing small firms billions’

AROUND half of small firms have been stung by unfair contract terms with suppliers, which have cost them nearly £4bn in the last three years, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

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Regulators aim to stop pension scams

Watchdog pledges tough action to cut number of pension scams

REGULATORS have promised tough action to reduce the number of Britons who become victims of pension scams.

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Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen's Club on Brown Street, Sheffield

Sheffield Spearmint Rhino building on sale for £1.7m

The building housing Sheffield’s only strip club has gone on sale for £1.7 million.

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Counting cost of flight delay complaints

Passengers could pay £25 for flight delay complaints

It could cost airline passengers £25 for making a complaint, following the introduction of new aviation rules.

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(l-r) Richard Wright, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Jo Miller, Doncaster Council, Ciara O'Connor, Aer Lingus cabin crew, Peter O'Mara, Aer Lingus, and Steve Gill, Doncaster Airport, at the launch of transatlantic flights to the US from Doncaster Robin Hood Airport. Picture: Andrew Roe

Doncaster Sheffield Airport celebrates ‘best year on record’

Business at Doncaster Sheffield Airport is really taking off after it celebrated its busiest month on record.

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