Sheffield forgings firm soars on £8.5m investment

A Sheffield forgings firm has received £8.5m from an investment company to ‘enhance its manufacturing and testing capabilities’.

Gary Corcoran, the  CEO of Mitrefinch Inc,

York-based Mitrefinch secures deal to help it grow in US

A Yorkshire-based software provider has secured an acquisition that will increase its market share in the US.

From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
The Vulcan

Have your name inscribed on the wings of the iconic Vulcan Bomber

MEMBERS of the public are being given the opportunity to have their name added to the wings of the iconic Vulcan XH558, as part of celebrations to commemorate the 25th anniversary of XH558’s final RAF Flight in 1993.

The Hairy Bikers, Si and Dave

Hairy Bikers and Jean-Christophe Novelli headline Doncaster food and drink festival

Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival is returning for 2018 with a bigger, tastier and even more exciting menu on offer for visitors.

Robert Hough, chairman of Peel Airports, launching the station campaign at Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

Long haul operator to land at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Booming Doncaster Sheffield Airport has landed its first long haul operator, the boss hinted at the launch of a campaign for a station on the site.

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Proposed £280 million Doncaster airport rail link could create 70,000 jobs

Plans to create a mainline railway station at Doncaster Sheffield Airport could be completed within five years - and could help bring in 73,000 jobs.

Yorkshire Post Innovation Network..Pictured from the left are Dr Abdulrahman Altahhan, Greg Wright, Stuart Sherman, Chris Atkinson and Jamie Morgan..21st March 2018 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

‘Artificial intelligence can persuade people to lead healthier lives’

ARTIFICIAL intelligence can save taxpayers’ money by sending targeted messages that encourage people to lead healthier lives, a major business event was told.

Theory test: Can you name these unfamiliar road signs?

Theory test: Can you name these unfamiliar road signs?

Once you pass your theory test, it can be tempting to take the back seat and only remember the most useful signs.

Cash agreed to pave way for £8.5m Doncaster Waterfront re-development

Plans to redevelop a section of Doncaster's waterfront look set to move forward after officials unlocked cash to help pay for the work.

Satisfaction levels in Sheffield were higher than for all but one of the five tram networks assessed

REVEALED: What passengers really think of trams in Sheffield

Passenger satisfaction with Sheffield's trams has risen to the second highest level on record, a new report shows.
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Heavy snow caused chaos earlier this month Photo: Johnston Press

UPDATED: ‘Beast from the East’ causes headaches for Ocado

Online grocer Ocado has said its sales were hit by the recent disruption caused by heavy snow and winter storms as it battled to deliver orders in the “most trying conditions”.

The City of London. Polypipe has delivered its latest results.  Photo:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Polypipe delivers record trading despite ‘challenging’ backdrop

Polypipe​, one of Europe’s biggest manufacturers of plastic pipe systems,​​ ​reported record trading in 2017 despite a challenging ​trading backdrop.

Georgina Mullis, pictured by the former Dixon estate, which she hopes will be redeveloped soon. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Housing Scheme MC 1

Work to transform 'wilderness' site of former Doncaster 'Beirut' estate is 'imminent'

Work is finally set to start to re-develop the derelict site of what used to be two of Doncaster's most notorious streets - 17 years after they were demolished.

Bad weather has had a detrimental impact on  Ocado's sales Photo: Johnston Press

Ocado’s sales take a hit from snow disruption

Online grocer Ocado has said its sales were hit by the recent disruption caused by heavy snow and winter storms as it battled to deliver orders in the “most trying conditions”.

Bellway has enjoyed a healthy rise in profits

Bellway’s results are boosted by ‘robust’ housing market

Housebuilder Bellway has cheered a double-digit rise in profits as Britain’s “robust” housing market helped it sell more homes at a higher price.

Dr. Sam Chapman, The Floow's chief innovation officer and co-founder Picture: Marie Caley

Sheffield-based telematics company The Floow aims to reduce death toll on roads

A YORKSHIRE-based telematics company aims to reduce the death toll on Britain’s roads by rewarding safe drivers.

Natalie Fletcher, business advisor at Launchpad; Jim Rose, founder of Five Rivers Coffee Co and Terry Woodhouse, investment manager at Finance For Enterprise.

Grounds for joy as Vietnamese coffee shop in Sheffield hires 10

An entrepreneur who opened a Vietnamese coffee shop in Sheffield after touring South East Asia is celebrating a year in business - and creating 10 jobs.

Tony Burdin, chief executive of Sheffield Mutual Friendly Society

Sheffield Mutual achieves solid results as investment ISA grows in popularity

A Yorkshire-based mutual achieved “solid” growth over the last financial year, which was largely due to the continuing popularity of its with-profits investment ISA.

How the tower could look

University's 37-storey tower with hotel, conference centre and apartments will be Sheffield's tallest building

A soaring 37-storey tower that would be Sheffield’s tallest building is planned in the city centre directly opposite the railway station.

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