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Growing numbers of wealthy entrepreneurs are heading to Yorkshire, says study

YORKSHIRE’S most affluent households have seen their wealth rise by more than 40 per cent since the financial crash of 2008, according to a new study.

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Independent Forging and Alloys Managing Director Andy McGuiness.

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Forging steel industry of the future

Down a side road past Sheffield’s Owlerton dog track is a site where forging has taken place since 1587.

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Liberty Speciality Steels worker

FIRST INTERVIEW: Furnace to be re-lit as Liberty Speciality Steels fires up

The new boss of a South Yorkshire steel firm has unveiled plans to re-start its biggest furnace, use green energy to power the plants and create 300 jobs.

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Terminals have been packed full of travellers waiting to find out when they can fly. PA

Flight 'chaos' continues despite British Airways fixing computer glitch

Stranded holidaymakers spent the night on yoga mats on airport floors as disruption from the British Airways system failure continued into a second day.

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The festival is being held at a number of venues across the city, including the O2 Academy

Sheffield gin festival goers demand to have entry fee to 'shambolic' event refunded

A number of people attending this weekend's Sheffield Gin Festival have demanded to have their ticket prices refunded over claims the event did not provide the range of gins or type of experience promised by organisers.
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Passengers at the British Airways check-in desk at Gatwick Airport. The airline cancelled all flights leaving from Heathrow and Gatwick yesterday because of a "major IT system failure". PA

British Airways to face huge compensation costs after IT crash

British Airways could face huge compensation costs after thousands of passengers were stranded by a global IT crash.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Trains are not travelling to Rotherham Central this weekend, to allow for essential engineering work that will pave the way for tram trains to be fitted on the line.

No rail service to Rotherham Central this weekend

Trains are not travelling to Rotherham Central this weekend, to allow for essential engineering work that will pave the way for tram trains to be fitted on the line.

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British Airways passengers around the world are facing delays due to computer problems.

TRAVEL ALERT: Air passengers facing delays as British Airways' computer system goes down

British Airways passengers around the world are facing delays due to computer problems.
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Bookie Ryan Holmes wants to open a bookies shop in st Sepulchregate, Doncaster

Bookie plan for prime Doncaster retail site rejected after health concerns raised

Plans to open a bookies in one of Doncaster’s highest profile retail areas have been rejected - because it would be ‘bad for residents health’.

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Gok Wan at one of his fashion brunches.

Gok Wan celebrates ‘tribal’ city fashion

Award-winning TV presenter and stylist Gok Wan is coming to Sheffield next weekend for a day full of fabulous fashion and food.

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John Lewis distribution centre, Greasbro Road, Tinsley. Pic: Google.

John Lewis closes Sheffield centre near Meadowhall

A John Lewis distribution centre in Sheffield is to close as the firm expands a site in Leeds.

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The new McLaren 720s - the carbon fibre chassis will be made on the AMP in Rotherham

SPECIAL REPORT: Advanced Manufacturing Prowess

The Star, in partnership with Irwin Mitchell, has published a special supplement to celebrate our advanced manufacturing prowess.

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The famous Made in Sheffield logo

Time to back our global brand: Made in Sheffield

The Star today launches a campaign to promote the world’s best brand.

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Brightbus who operate the 785 bus service, which runs from Bents Green to Notre Dame Catholic High School in Fulwood Road, Endcliffe, told The Starservice will be withdrawn at the end of tomorrow 'due to the loss of a driver'.

Troubled bus company confirms Sheffield school service is to be withdrawn TOMORROW

A bus service which transports children to a Sheffield secondary school will run for the last time tomorrow, it was confirmed today.
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Milestone for Doncaster railway project

Milestone for Doncaster railway project

Enthusiasts trying to re-create a railway engine designed in Doncaster in the 1940s say they have reached a milestone.

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David Richards of WANdisco

Sheffield-based WANdisco makes strong start to 2017

SOFTWARE firm WANdisco said it had made a strong start to the new financial year after securing a major contract.

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Dan Fell, CEO of Doncaster Chamber.

Sheffield City Region firms urged to have their say over skills shortages

THE proportion of firms in the Sheffield City Region reporting recruitment difficulties remains close to a record high, which is undermining their productivity and growth, according to a new survey.

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Joe Garner, Nationwide's chief executive

Nationwide sees annual profits tumble

Nationwide Building Society has seen its annual profits tumble by nearly a quarter after it moved to protect savers from rock-bottom interest rates.

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Liv Garfield of Severn Trent

Severn Trent posts rise in full-year profits

Utility giant Severn Trent has reported a rise in full-year profits after the firm was boosted by fewer leaks and floodings.

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