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Third Great Escape venue brings 20 jobs

A young ‘escape game’ entrepreneur is set to open her third venue, creating 20 jobs in Sheffield.

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Business bosses have called for a devolution resolution. Picture: Chris Etchells

150 bosses plead for devolution in Sheffield City Region

One hundred and fifty business leaders are pleading with council leaders to sign Sheffield City Region’s £900m devolution deal.

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Team captain Mike Tuck

Sheffield Sharks hand new opportunity to Mike Tuck

DBL Sheffield Sharks have extended the contract of team captain Mike Tuck back for the 2017/18 season - and given him extra responsibilities.
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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost Sheffield economy

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the city's economy.
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In the 1970s the UK economy was nearly crippled by high rates of inflation

COLUMN: Why we can never ignore inflation

Price stability in an economy is healthy. It gives confidence to people and businesses to save and invest. The Bank of England is charged with the responsibility of maintaining price stability - in other words controlling inflation.
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Coun Olivia Blake, deputy leader of Sheffield City Council.

Digital boost as Sheffield City Council joins industry body as fee paying regional member

Sheffield City Council has joined industry body Sheffield Digital in a move that aims to boost the economy, skills, diversity and inclusion.

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Amec Foster Wheeler has offered to sell a number of assets

Amec offers to sell assets amid competition concerns over takeover

Amec Foster Wheeler has offered to sell off a number of assets as part of attempts to allay competition concerns over its proposed £2.2 billion takeover by Wood Group.

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Buses rerouted due to yobs hurling stones in Sheffield

Yobs throwing stones at buses in Sheffield have led to two services being rerouted.
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'Bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum's death caused by derailment of speeding train, rules coroner

A 'bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum lost her life when the narrow-gauge train she was travelling on in Northern India derailed as it was being driven more than 15km over the speed limit, a coroner has ruled.
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Hi-tech manufacturing at Doncasters Bramah in Halfway. Picture: Chris Etchells

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: 239-year-old manufacturer says ‘no second chances in aerospace’

“I’m comfortable when I’m on a plane because I know who made a number of parts in the engine.”

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Chesterfield Special Cylinders, Martin Nicholls test and inspection manager

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: High-pressure cylinder firm in good shape for global market

Rarely is it said in polite circles, but business is war.

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The Wilko store on Haymarket, in Sheffield city centre

Thousands of jobs under threat in major shake-up at Wilko

Thousands of jobs are under threat at discount chain Wilko.

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Modern new home planned for Sheffield suburb

A ‘contemporary’ new house could be built next to a home for people with learning disabilities and mental illness.

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More homes coming to eco-development in Sheffield

Two extra houses could be added to the Little Kelham development.

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Ilona Cash, fashion designer and founder of Sheffield fashion brand Ambi - which caters for women of dual sizes.

City Buzz: Sheffield brand Ambi’s dual sizes a perfect fashion fit

How many times have you stood in a changing room staring at yourself in despair and declared ‘I’m just going to make my own clothes’?

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How the development in Moore Street could look.

No sign of student flats flood slowing as developer unveils huge Sheffield scheme

Another of Sheffield’s city centre industrial sites could soon be replaced by a towering student block under plans revealed this week.

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Andrew Smith of BDP and  Jonathan Gale of CTP at 3 St Paul's Place.

New tenant for Sheffield office block shows 'revival of confidence' in city centre

One of Sheffield's most prominent city centre office buildings has secured another new tenant.
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Library image of electricity pylons at sunset Photo:  Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Energy giant Npower set for annual loss amid ‘fierce competition’

THE owner of Npower said the Big Six energy supplier will record a loss this year as it grapples with “fierce competition and political pressure” across Britain.

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The Closed Shop has shut its doors again

Sheffield brewery signs 20-year deal to run pub community helped save

A Sheffield pub which locals fought to save will reopen next week under the management of a city brewery.

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Ikea's new Sheffiels store near Meadowhall will open on September 28.

EXCLUSIVE: How Ikea is preparing for Sheffield customers as opening date is revealed

For over a decade the saga of Ikea's journey to Sheffield was held up as a sign of the city's lack of progress.

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