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Brexit fears may have led to drop in ‘junk’ mail

SHARES in Royal Mail fell after the company revealed that concerns about Brexit seem to have led to a decline in marketing - or “junk” - mail.

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Sheffield could get free city centre Wi-Fi.

Council to move forward with free Wi-Fi plan for Sheffield city centre

Councillors have agreed to push ahead with a free public Wi-Fi service for Sheffield city centre.

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Sheffield Council is looking for new firms to run its waste services.

Council votes for flexibility as it cancels 35-year waste deal

Sheffield’s waste services are on the market after councillors voted to rip up the current contract with provider Veolia.
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WARNING: Tesco recalls curry after discovery of potentially lethal nuts

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal after it was revealed to be a risk to customers with allergies.

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Past Master Cutler David Grey talks advanced manufacturing. Mike Rigby, Barclays head of manufacturing, is left. Picture Chris Etchells.

MANUFACTURING DEBATE: ‘How’s business?’ 10 bosses asked

How’s business? That was the first question for those at the table – and with a huge range of backgrounds the answers were fascinating – and varied.

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A Star debate on advanced manufacturing at the University of Sheffield's Factory 2050. From left: Adrian France, David Grey, Mark Webber, Mike Rigby, Matthew Chenery, Vince Middleton and Keith Ridgway. Picture: Chris Etchells

MANUFACTURING DEBATE: Why productivity figures do not reveal whole story

Sheffield is the least productive city in the UK according to recent figures – but scratch the surface and a completely different picture emerges.

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Prof Keith Ridgway, right, leads a tour of the University of Sheffield's Factory 2050. Pictures by Chris Etchells.

DEBATE: Why advanced manufacturing is vital to region

Two hi-tech manufacturers are close to announcing they will build factories in the region, a round table discussion heard.

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Doncaster airport

Doncaster airport

I use Doncaster Sheffield Airport as often as possible. This airport could easily override the other airports if it extends its parking areas, makes the price of parking cheaper and most importantly attracts more long-haul flights. I also asked a member of the staff about having drinking water points put in the waiting lounge.

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Andrew Flower, chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses South Yorkshire branch, at a fly-tipping spot in Douglas Road, Sheffield

Litter and graffiti costing Sheffield millions in lost investment, says business group looking to 'restore pride' in the city

A business group says rubbish and vandalism blighting Sheffield's streets are costing the city millions in lost investment.

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Motorpoint finally arrives in Sheffield

Car sales company Motorpoint is set to create 50 jobs and invest up to £10m after taking the former Carcraft site in Sheffield.

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£3.2m for low cost battery firm

£3.2m for low cost battery firm

A Sheffield company has received £3.2m to develop a low-cost battery set to cut the cost of home electricity storage and electric vehicles.

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Sheffield City Region's devolution deal is in confusion

COMMENT: £900m and devolved powers is the only game in town

Let’s be clear: there is no ‘Yorkshire deal’ for devolution.

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Brand new website boost for tourism in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Brand new website boost for tourism in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Visitors to the Peak District and Derbyshire can now count on an even better on-line experience when looking for fresh ideas and inspiration before or during their visit.

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Doncaster MP calls for fast answer on college

Doncaster MP Dame Rosie Winterton has called on a Government minister to help speed through plans for a new college.

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Green scheme launch

DVLA VED car tax: Find out how much you will pay!

New tax rules will end up costing South Yorkshire motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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Online bid to promote Doncaster businesses across the world

Online bid to promote Doncaster businesses across the world

A website has been launched, designed to promote Doncaster to businesses across the world.

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Doncaster Councillor Martin Williams with his banner on the derelict building in Thorne Market Place

Plan to build shops at Doncaster ‘eyesore’

Two ‘eyesore’ listed buildings could be demolished as part of a bid to re-develop a site near Thorne market.

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Greggs has published a trading update

Greggs records healthy rise in quarterly sales

Sausage roll maker Greggs has reported stellar fourth-quarter trading as it prepares to add hipster favourites vanilla latte, green tea and peppermint tea to its menu.

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Prime Minister Theresa May Photo: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

We do not want ‘half-in, half-out’ Brexit deal: PM

Theresa May is to give further details of her plans for Brexit in a speech in which she will declare she does not want an outcome which leaves the UK “half-in, half-out” of the European Union.

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First bus company

Keystone Service should run buses

First have really excelled themselves this weekend.

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