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Public inquiry to determine key Derbyshire fracking application

A public inquiry will rule on a planning application to explore shale gas reserves on a site in north east Derbyshire, it has been revealed.

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Facebook is said to be leaving users "vacant and empty".

Former Facebook exec says platform is 'ripping apart' society

Facebook says it is a different company to the one described by a former executive as ripping apart society.

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John Cridland ,John Mothersole, Dr Louise Brooke-Smith, Daniel Atzari and CMS Partner Martin McKervey at the Infrastructure Index 2017 launch at CMS in Sheffield. Picture Scott Merrylees.

Only elected mayors have ‘oomph’ to get cash for Transport for the North

A partnership of ‘metro mayors’ is critical to obtaining transport funding from government, the head of Transport for the North told an infrastructure event in Sheffield.

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Kevin Hollinrake MP for Thirsk and Malton Picture: Anna Gowthorpe

Small firms need tribunal to protect them from big banks, say MPs

A GROUP of MPs is calling on the Government to create a powerful tribunal to protect small firms that have been mistreated by the banks.

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Sheffield Chamber president John Hayward.

DEVOLUTION: ‘The danger is that we lose everything’ warns new Sheffield Chamber president

The new president of Sheffield Chamber has warned South Yorkshire risks losing it all and becoming an irrelevance if it fails to agree its devolution deal.

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Sir Keith Burnett.

Sir Keith Burnett: The pace of change in Sheffield City Region is too slow

Sir Keith Burnett, vice chancellor of Sheffield University, explains why he believes Sheffield should take the chance to work with China.

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Sir Steve Houghton

Misinformation row over South Yorkshire devolution poll

Barnsley and Doncaster councils have been accused of sending ‘misinformation’ about devolution to residents.

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Dean Turner UK economist at UBS Wealth Management

Brexit breakthrough should partially lift cloud of uncertainty, says economist

THERESA May’s breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations should partially lift a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the UK, according to a leading economist.

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Phil Meekin

Father Christmas and the Windfall Profit

If young children are a part of your family or working life, then you will realise that we are well into the silly season.

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Passengers are experiencing delays on the yellow and blue routes this evening

Weather and traffic causing delays on Sheffield tram routes

'Weather, traffic and passenger delays' are causing delays on two of Sheffield's tram routes this evening.

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One lane is currently closed on a South Yorkshire stretch of motorway, to allow for emergency work to be carried out to repair a carriageway defect.

Lane closed on South Yorkshire stretch of motorway due to carriageway defect

One lane is currently closed on a South Yorkshire stretch of motorway, to allow for emergency work to be carried out to repair a carriageway defect.

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Hanover tower block on Exeter Drive, Broomhall

Installation of sprinklers in Sheffield's 24 tower blocks could take up to two years

Installing sprinklers in all of Sheffield's tower blocks could take up to two years and will only begin once the Grenfell Tower interim report has been published, the council confirmed.

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Passengers using a number of routes across South Yorkshire are facing disruption after rail workers began a 48-hour strike in a dispute over rosters and Sunday working.

South Yorkshire passengers facing disruption as rail staff begin 48-hour strike

Passengers using a number of routes across South Yorkshire are facing disruption after rail workers began a 48-hour strike in a dispute over rosters and Sunday working.

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Kim Streets

'I'm keen we get it right': Sheffield museums boss says library and gallery building could become 'vital and vibrant cultural destination'

Turning Sheffield's Central Library and Graves Gallery building into a landmark arts centre rather than a five-star hotel could create a 'vital and vibrant cultural destination', a city museums boss has said.

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Lizzie Maskery with her jewellery on the stall

City Buzz: Be charmed by Lizzie’s jewellery

Like magpies, Lizzie Maskery loves shiny things. She loves jewellery the most, and that is why she decided to set up her own business.

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All the winners celebrate on stage.

Winners’ delight at Sheffield Business Awards

More than 900 people cheered the winners at the Sheffield Business Awards.

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Buses in Sheffield

I’m reconsidering my mode of transport

Catching a bus during off-peak times has become a test of resilience, patience and endurance.

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The planned Doncaster museum, library, and archives building built around the former Doncaster Girls Grammar School

Bid for more culture in Doncaster town centre

It may have suffered through recession and internet shopping - but Doncaster town centre may have something to smile about.

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It is hoped airlines will one day send jets to Doncaster Sheffield Airport for maintenance. Picture: Chris Etchells

£18m aero apprentice centre plan in Doncaster to help skills soar

An £18 million aeronautics apprentice training centre at Doncaster Sheffield Airport could help land huge airline maintenance contracts, its backers say.

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Carl Cavers, Darren Mills and Paul Porter, Sumo Digital co-founders.

Sheffield games firm Sumo Digital set to raise £70m from stock market float

Sumo Digital is set to float on the stock exchange in a deal expected to raise £70m - and value the company at £140m.

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