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Charity boss hailed a UK digital leader

The chief executive of a Sheffield-based national charity was honoured at a prestigious UK awards ceremony, and named Digital Leader of the Year.

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City buzz shopping page. Frilly's Gifts on Glossop Road. Pictured are Hayley Townsend and Lynn Bywater.

City Buzz: Support independent local businesses

Three years ago, Hayley Townsend was working in dentistry but dreaming of opening her own business to sell all things sparkly.

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How Mount Pleasant could look after a �17m transformation.

Old mansion at heart of £17m social project in Sheffield

This could be the £17m future of Mount Pleasant, a disused 18th century mansion in Sheffield.

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Sir Nigel Knowles. Picture: Andrew Roe

‘Radical’ trams plan all set to create jobs

A tram from Sheffield to the Advanced Manufacturing Park is in plans to create jobs and boost prosperity by ‘radically’ improving transport.

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Steph McGovern, Beth Curtis of the National College for High Speed Rail, and girls from UTC Sheffield. Pic Marie Caley.

Engineering IS for girls says BBC star Steph McGovern

Crossrail, Wimbledon, the MoD – and Steph McGovern.

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An EU flag flies in front of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London Photo:  Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Brexit remains divisive, says survey of Yorkshire’s SMEs

YORKSHIRE’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have mixed opinions about the prospects for their business after Britain leaves the European Union, according to a new study.

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TRAFFIC: Lane closure on M1 southbound near Chesterfield and Mansfield

A broken down vehicle has led to the closure of one southbound lane of the M1 motorway close to Chesterfield and Mansfield this lunchtime.

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The first flight from Kenya is welcomed with a water arch.

#DSA: Doncaster Sheffield Airport blooms with flowers from Kenya

A new flight from Kenya bringing fresh vegetables and flowers to major UK suppliers has landed at Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

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Junction 34 at Meadowhall which is to be improved to ease congestion

Tourist lost on South Yorkshire roads

A frustrated tourist has vowed never to return to Sheffield because of the problems she faced trying to navigate the city’s roads.

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Their liver swells to 10 times its natural size.

Ban on importing foie gras to Britain

As Brexit negotiations get under way, I would like to appeal to your readers to support Animal Equality’s campaign calling for a ban on importing foie gras to the UK.

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Sheffield knifemaker Grace Horne in her little workshop in Fulwood

Star Interview with Richard Blackledge: Cutler Grace loves life at the sharp end

When cutler Grace Horne was seven years old, her family emigrated from Sydney, Australia, to the UK.

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The factory is set to stand at the western end of the old Sheffield City Airport site.

Let there be light on £20m Sheffield Boeing factory plan

Boeing has submitted plans for a £20 million factory in Sheffield – its first in Europe – set to employ up to 50 staff working in two shifts.

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Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney  Photo: Frank Augstein/PA Wire

Time is not right for interest rate rise, says Carney

Now is not the time for an interest rate hike while wages continue to stagnate and the impact of Brexit on the economy is unclear, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said.

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File photo of the headquarters of Barclays bank which has been charged by the Serious Fraud Office after its investigation into the bank's emergency fundraising during the financial crisis. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday June 20, 2017. Photo:  Matt Crossick/PA Wire

Barclays and four individuals face fraud charges over 2008 crisis fundraising

Barclays and four individuals, including former boss John Varley, have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud relating to the bank’s emergency fundraising during the financial crisis.

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Karl Mason with his wife Catherine with Yorkshire's first Gin, at the New Ellington, York Place, Leeds...12th June 2013.Picture by Simon Hulme

Morrisons puts more Yorkshire food on customers’ plates

BRADFORD-based Morrisons has today announced the first Yorkshire suppliers to be listed in its stores as part of a programme that aims to put more home-grown food and drink on customers’ plates.

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File photo of a Co-operative Bank sign . Photo:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

UPDATED: Co-op Bank in advanced talks over rescue package

The Co-operative Bank has said that it is in advanced discussions with existing investors over a rescue package.

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The Sky Bet team celebrate expansion at the Electric Works in Sheffield. Pic Chris Etchells.

Sky’s the limit as three Sheffield tech firms expand

Fast-growing Sky Bet is set to invest £3.5m in more space at its Sheffield office – the third tech firm to announce bigger premises in a week.

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The hole in Mossdale Avenue, by the squadron headquarters.

Sheffield dad's anger with builders over 'insecure' fencing around hole in road

A Sheffield dad has accused builders of a 'total lack of consideration' after putting up 'insecure' fencing around a large hole in the road.
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Google has a four-point plan to fight terrorism

How to fight terrorism, according to Google's four-point plan

Google has ramped up its efforts to tackle online terrorism with the introduction of four new steps to address the problem.

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Traffic on a busy Sheffield city centre street will be one-way only for a period of 12 hours starting from this afternoon, to allow for bridge repairs to be made.

Traffic to be one-way only on busy Sheffield city centre street to allow for bridge repairs

Traffic on a busy Sheffield city centre street will be one-way only for a period of 12 hours starting from this afternoon, to allow for bridge repairs to be made.

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