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Boeing’s first European factory takes shape in Sheffield

Boeing’s first factory in Europe is rising from the ground in Sheffield - thanks to builders JF Finnegan.

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CMS is based off Park Square Roundabout.

Top law firm eyes move into Sheffield city centre

One of Sheffield’s biggest law firms is on the hunt for a new home - sparking frenzied speculation in the property sector.

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Stephen Blake of the CMA  Photo: Vikki Ellis

New campaign targets cartels as tip offs rise by a third

BUSINESS people are being urged to help the UK’s competition authority destroy cartels that are ripping off customers by charging inflated prices.

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Flora Mewies of Ward Hadaway

‘Removal of EU as source for skilled staff would stunt growth of tech sector’

THE potential removal of the European Union as a source for skilled staff after Brexit could stunt the growth of Yorkshire’s technology sector and make it harder to attract start-ups to the region, according to a leading lawyer.

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Morrisons today announces it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a leading supplier of free range eggs.

Morrisons announces acquisition of Yorkshire egg business Chippindale Foods

BRADFORD-based supermarket chain Morrisons today announced it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a major supplier of free range eggs.

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MADE IN SHEFFIELD: 268-year-old cutlery firm building a future on traditional skills

Cutlery company Chimo Holdings is having its best start to the year in memory – and with a history dating back to 1750 that’s saying something.

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Nick Wright at Ernest Wright & Sons, Broad Lane, Sheffield.

Staff at Sheffield scissor firm vow to clear backlog after boss dies

Staff at a Sheffield scissor company whose boss died suddenly have vowed to clear a backlog of orders.

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Craig Such of Azzure IT, a key sponsor of the Digitalista event with Sheffield Chamber. Pic: Chris Etchells.

Sponsored: Digital demystified at free Sheffield Chamber event with Azzure IT

Small and medium-sized businesses in South Yorkshire are being urged to embrace the digital transformation and improve their productivity by one of Yorkshire’s fastest growing tech companies.

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From left: David Topham, director of developers CTP, Amy Oakley, lawyer at Henry Boot, Simon Collingwood director of Quatro PR and Kris Hudson, economist at Turner & Townsend. Rear: Martin McKervey, partner at CMS, Tom Oulton of Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and the Humber and CMS solicitor Rebecca Roffe.

Metro mayor is key to South Yorkshire construction sector weathering ‘storm’ of Brexit

A metro mayor with a full devolution deal will play a key part in the future of South Yorkshire’s construction industry post Brexit, a high-level meeting in Sheffield heard.

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Hope and despair for state of steel

Hope and despair for state of steel

Prince Charles brought a mothballed furnace back into use at a South Yorkshire factory – and his visit triggered a debate online about the state of the UK steel industry.

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A First bus with the new Buses for Sheffield logo

Bus operators in Sheffield unveil plan to halt falling passenger numbers, including Tube-style map and coordinated timetables

Bus operators in Sheffield have unveiled plans to reverse a recent decline in passenger numbers by making it easier to get around the city.

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Transport for the North claims its 70bn master plan could deliver a 100bn economic boost to the region

Can 'dream' of faster trains from Sheffield become reality? Public have their say on £70bn transport master plan

Rail improvements dominated discussions at a Sheffield Q&A about a £70 billion transport master plan for the north.

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Silver Street, Doncaster town centre

Hallgate and Silver Street set to be transformed in major Doncaster re-development

Plans are being drawn up which could transform two of Doncaster's main night-time party streets.

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Zoe Alice Middleton, owner of Sheffield-based company Wrapped by Alice. Zoe produces her own range of eco-friendly gift wrapping products.

City Buzz: Handmade and wrapped with love

When you have found the perfect present for a loved one, the wrapping paper can often be an afterthought - that is, unless you are Zoe Middleton.

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The Tata Steel plant in Dalton, Rotherham, United Kingdom. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

Prince Charles to fire up giant furnace set to triple melting capacity at Liberty in Rotherham

Prince Charles will today mark a major milestone in the revival of Britain’s steel industry when he reignites the giant ‘N-Furnace’ at Liberty Speciality Steels in Rotherham.

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An artist's impression of the overall Great Central development

Breaking with the student flats trend in Sheffield

Momentum is building behind one of the biggest residential housing schemes planned in and around Sheffield city centre.

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Chief executive Andy Baker celebrates outside Plusnet headquarters at The Balance in Sheffield. Pic Dean Atkins.

200 jobs on the way at booming Plusnet in Sheffield

Booming Plusnet is creating 200 jobs in Sheffield in its “biggest ever recruitment drive.”

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Jonathan Burrows, CEO ASK4, Devonshire Green House, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffiled.

ASK4 aims for £30m turnover after buy out

Sheffield broadband firm ASK4 is aiming to double turnover to £30m in five years after a multi-million pound buy-out by a private equity firm.

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Geoffrey Boycott with the giant scissors that were loaned out for ribbon-cutting ceremonies.

Historic company looks to recover giant Sheffield-made scissors

They may well have been Sheffield's biggest pair of scissors - but today their whereabouts is a mystery.
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Sheffield could still miss out on the benefits of the long-awaited improvements, it has been warned

'Rival bid could yet scupper plans for more fast trains from Sheffield to Manchester'

The promise of extra trains between Sheffield and Manchester could yet be scuppered by plans for a new fast train bypassing the Steel City, it has been warned.

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