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Upside-down flag left me in despair

Didn’t Julie Dore or Leigh Bramall notice that our Union flag was being displayed upside down on their recent trip to China?

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Sheffield Council leader Julie Dore signs a 60-year partnership deal with Wang Chunming, chairman and president of Chinese firm Sichuan Guodong Construction Group, in Sheffield's sister city Chengdu.

Chinese investment

I worry just what buildings we will lose to fulfil the dreams of Julie Dore.

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Cashless system

Cashless system

Why is it that bus companies in Sheffield are still taking cash for their fares?

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Sheffield Council leader Julie Dore signs a 60-year partnership deal with Wang Chunming, chairman and president of Chinese firm Sichuan Guodong Construction Group, in Sheffield's sister city Chengdu.

China deal is ‘sign of confidence in Sheffield’, say business leaders

City business leaders have praised Sheffield Council for signing a 60-year investment deal with a Chinese firm.

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New business forum

Brexit should be a wake-up call for city

Sheffield must use the EU referendum result as either a ‘wake-up call or a springboard,’ according to a new business forum.

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Sheffield’s economic growth forecast halved in wake of Brexit vote

Growth predictions for Sheffield’s economy have been more than halved in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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New Sheffield brewery tap is under starters orders

A former nurse and a former primary school teacher have placed themselves under starters orders after putting their professional careers on hold to oversee the launch of a brand new brewery tap which is set to open its doors later this month.

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Traffic and parking around Hillsborough Primary School.

20 years of failure

I recently had a letter published about the ignoring of parking restrictions around my local School, Hartley Brook Academy.

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Traffic and parking around Hillsborough Primary School.

Go on, give your legs a try

Another article about parents parking near schools.

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Rotherham High Street units full ‘for first time in years’

Rotherham High Street units full ‘for first time in years’

Rotherham’s High Street has welcomed two new retailers – Maia Interiors and the Sweet Escape Dessert & Ice Cream Parlour.

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DVLA reports £93m lost revenue following ditching of tax disks

The RAC has raised concerns over the reduction in revenue to the DVLA following the abolition of paper tax disks last year.

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EasyJet Chief Executive Carolyn McCall  Photo : Chris Radburn/PA Wire

EasyJet warns of difficult summer

EasyJet said it was facing the most difficult summer holiday season for years after the Brexit vote hit sterling and consumer confidence dived after the recent terrorist attacks in France and Belgium and the political turmoil in Turkey.

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Sheffield Council leader Julie Dore signs a 60-year partnership deal with Wang Chunming, chairman and president of Chinese firm Sichuan Guodong Construction Group, in Sheffield's sister city Chengdu.

Sheffield’s 60-year Chinese investment deal built on ‘years of trust’

Sheffield secured a 60-year Chinese investment deal thanks to trust built up over years, according to the council leader.

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Sainsbury's plans to create 900 jobs

Sainsbury’s takes on Amazon with same day delivery

Sainsbury’s is creating 900 jobs and trialling a same-day delivery service to meet the growing demand for ​fast ​online shopping in the UK’s fiercely competitive grocery sector.

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Rubbing asses with masses

Rubbing asses with masses

When you are part of the public that travels by bus tram or train you have to get used to close quarter commuting, especially these days with over-population and transport less frequent than it used to be.

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Sheffield Council leader Julie Dore signs a 60-year partnership deal with Wang Chunming, chairman and president of Chinese firm Sichuan Guodong Construction Group, in Sheffield's sister city Chengdu.

Chinese firm to invest hundreds of millions in Sheffield as council signs 60-year deal

A 60-year deal has been signed to bring hundreds of millions of pounds of Chinese money into Sheffield.

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The location of phase one of the Sheffield Retail Quarter, which will include a six-storey office block, shops and restaurants. Photo: Google/Sheffield Council

Green light for first phase of Sheffield Retail Quarter

City councillors have signed off an extra £126 million of investment in Sheffield’s new retail quarter.

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Millennials earn 8,000 less than generation X did in their 20s

Millennials earn £8,000 less than ‘generation X’ did in their 20s

Britons aged between 15 and 35 are at risk of being the first modern generation to earn less than their predecessors over the course of their working lives, according to a recent report.

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Bill Clark, Davy Markham Ltd CEO, pictured. Picture: Marie Caley NSTB Davey Markham MC 9

Sheffield manufacturer Davy Markham on the road to recovery

Historic Sheffield manufacturer DavyMarkham is likely to break even this financial year after a period of hardship, thanks to a recovery plan under an enthusiastic new owner.

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High street shows why it’s the best

Local retail experts have visited London to pass on their knowledge of what makes a truly great British high street.

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