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Peter Thornton, Sheffield-born heir to world-famous chocolatier, dies aged 85

A Sheffield-born businessman who devoted much of his life to his family’s world-famous chocolate firm has died aged 85.

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Sheffield's new Tube-style bus map defended after being branded 'farcically bad'

A new Tube-style bus map for Sheffield has been defended after a transport blogger branded it 'farcically bad'.

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Cliff Denton with a pair of Kutrite scissors manufactured by Ernest Wright and Son

Historic Sheffield scissor company Ernest Wright and Son 'closed for good'

The renowned Sheffield scissor firm Ernest Wright and Son has closed for good, it is understood, bringing to an end more than 115 years of history.

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More buses unveiled in Sheffield

Buses for Sheffield has formally unveiled its new branding on two of its new vehicles for the city at a public event.S

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Maria Perghel, Anna Binska and Vlad Gorea on the production line at Mirage. Pic by Steve Parkin.

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Vape firm Mirage’s success is no smokescreen

A particular feature of modern life is walking through a white cloud of vapour from a stranger’s lungs. Yuk.

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Trespassers on the railway line between Sheffield and Chesterfield have been blamed for disruptions this evening

Trespassers on line disrupt trains in Sheffield

Trespassers on the railway line are disrupting train services into and out of Sheffield this evening.

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IT millions up for grabs at Sheffield City Council

Local firms will be able to bid for a share of £11m-a-year after Sheffield City Council pulled out of its IT contract with Capita.

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More than 90 per cent of Supertram staff voting in the ballot backed strike action

Sheffield Supertram staff back strike action over pay

Last-ditch talks are planned to prevent Sheffield's tram drivers and conductors walking out in a dispute over pay.
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Congestion on the A1 near Doncaster

Revealed: the roads that gridlock Doncaster

Doncaster transport bosses want to build a major link road to join the A1 to the A19 - and officials see it as a major aspiration.

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Francyne Johnson outside the NatWest branch in Stocksbridge which she had campaigned to keep open

Local and public need remain

Full marks to the Star for keeping in the spotlight the issue of the unwarranted closure of local bank branches and the impact on local communities and small independent businesses.

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MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Summitglow puts the heat into industry

The Luftwaffe targeted the Firth Brown factory heat treating Spitfire crankshafts, it is claimed.

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Sheffield tech hub full after 400 move in

Sheffield creative hub Electric Works is full - and buzzing with 400 people - after the latest signing.

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Carl Hawkes of South Yorkshire Housing Association Limited

New scheme could help thousands return to work

THOUSANDS of people with mental and physical health problems will have the chance to return to the world of work with help from a project supported by a Yorkshire housing association.

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Portland Works in Sheffield. Picture: Andrew Roe

Five years of preserving Sheffield's past and giving makers a place to thrive

"I think it's something to celebrate," says Stella Howe of Portland Works, the former Sheffield cutlery factory turned makers' hub which is marking the fifth anniversary of a successful takeover by campaigners.
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Azzure IT, CEO Craig Such. Picture: Chris Etchells.

Moving to the cloud makes good sense

What is the main thing holding small to medium-sized businesses back in the 21st century? asks Craig Such, managing director of Azzure IT.

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The view from the top of Steel City House which is occupied by the British Business Bank where it will soon have space for 200

British Business Bank leads rush into Sheffield’s Steel City House

The British Business Bank is to take another floor in Steel City House - as a health sector firm eyes a move into the building that could bring 100 people.

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Millions of people could be left without financial safety net, warns TheCityUK

MILLIONS of people could be left without a financial safety net unless the UK and EU sign an agreement to ensure the continuity of cross-border financial contracts after Brexit, according to TheCityUK,finance sector industry body.

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A view of the City of London. Benchmark has delivered good organic revenue growth in its half year results.  Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Benchmark delivers good organic revenue growth

Benchmark, the aquaculture health, genetics and advanced nutrition business, today revealed that it had delivered good organic revenue growth over the half year.

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Jobs saved in rescue deal for Sheffield tools firm

A liquidated Sheffield tool repair company has been rescued - and the employees are returning to work.

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Great Yorkshire Way is officailly opened by, left to right, Lee Tinkler, Operations Director North, Tarmac; Dan Fell, Chief Executive Officer, Doncaster Chamber; Rob Coldrake, Northern Region Finance Director, TUI UK & Ireland; Ros Jones, Mayor of Doncaster; Robert Hough, Chairman, Peel Airports Group; Caroline Flint MP for Don Valley; Dan Jarvis, Mayor of the Sheffield City Region and Nigel Morley, of Mott MacDonald

VIDEO: Doncaster Sheffield Airport link 'most important mile of road built locally in decades'

The Great Yorkshire Way link from the motorway network to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) might be the most important mile of road built locally in decades - supercharging the region's economic growth, says Dan Jarvis.
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