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'Poorly parked vehicle' causes Sheffield bus diversion

A Sheffield bus service is unable serve a large part of its route because of a 'poorly parked vehicle'.
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Platts and Nesbitt Carl Hinchliffe using a rough glazer to shape a piece to a pattern. Pix by Dean Atkins.

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Medical tool company holds firm with ‘hand skills’

It takes ages for Platts & Nisbett to make a surgical instrument – and they’re proud of it.

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Tessa Lupton, Liz Godfrey and Richard Hay

Nominate the next unsung hero of Pride in Sheffield awards

The Star is looking for another unsung hero who deserves to take the spotlight as Sheffield’s next community champion.

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22 May 2018......  Stewart Arnold, leader of the Yorkshire Party.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Rotherham council leader urged to reconsider approach to One Yorkshire devolution

The leader of Rotherham council has been urged to reconsider his “apparent reluctance” to join a wider Yorkshire devolution deal.

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How Nichols & Co - the revamped Nichols Building at Shalesmoor in Sheffield - would look

Sheffield warehouse in line for major revival with flats, shops, cafés and bars planned

A Victorian warehouse in a resurgent area of Sheffield is to be revamped to become a £6 million home for new shops, cafés and bars as well as nearly 50 apartments.
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Opening night launch of Sheffield DocFest. Gala screening of Pulp. Jarvis Cocker.

City creative firms in UK top 50

Three Sheffield organisations are on a national list of ‘up and coming innovators’ as research shows the city’s creative industries contribute £248.12 million to the local economy.

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Chris Grayling has come under fresh fire for his management of the railways.

We’re sorry: Grayling and Northern rail boss apologise for train delays chaos across region

Embattled Chris Grayling today apologised for the chaos the introduction of new train timetables had caused across the North as a metro mayor claimed passengers in the region were “invisible” to the Transport Secretary.

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There are a number of luxurious hotels in Sheffield and its outskirts

8 of best luxury hotels in and around Sheffield

Treat yourself to a well-deserved break at one of these wonderfully luxurious hotels, where your every need will be catered for.

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Roulette played on a fixed odds betting terminal

The vulnerable need more protection

Last Thursday, the Department for Digital Culture, Media and Sport reduced the maximum stake on fix-odds betting terminals from £100 every 20 seconds to £2.

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Video: Michael Gove clashes with Sheffield MP Clive Betts in Commons over city's tree-felling programme

A senior Government Minister has renewed his war of words with Sheffield council over its controversial tree-felling programme after advising a city MP to "have a word" with the authority about the scheme if it wanted to cut pollution levels.
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Marks and Spencer announce 100 store closures over next four years

Marks & Spencer is to close 100 stores by 2022 as it accelerates a transformation programme, the company said.

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Cost-efficient clean energy technologies

In times when there are so many negative stories about politicians it is worth highlighting and encouraging positive initiatives featuring our local MPs.

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Kevin McCabe, at the opening of Acero last year.

Third Sheffield office block snapped up in three months as sales hit £65m

One of Sheffield’s newest offices has been snapped up by an investment company for Danish pension funds for £26.6m.

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Date: 21st May 2018. Picture James Hardisty. IPPR North, Brexit conference held at Leeds Civic Hall, Pictured Keynote speaker Steve Rotheram, mayor of Liverpool City Region.

UK risks becoming ‘splintered’ if more powers are not devolved to regions, warns northern metro mayor

The Government risks “splintering” the country if it fails to deliver further devolution in the English regions where large numbers of people voted for Brexit, a northern metro mayor has warned.

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Google collected sensitive personal data from 4.4million iPhone users, court hears

Google collected sensitive personal data from 4.4 million iPhone users and used it to divide people into categories for advertisers, the High Court has heard.

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There has been problems across the rail network this morning.

'Total shambles': New rail timetable launches with numerous problems blamed on lack of drivers

Rail passengers suffered delays and cancellations on Monday after a new timetable was introduced.

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Photo: seamanphotographer.co.uk. The Feast was attended by the Master Cutler and the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff and  Lord Mayor of Sheffield and representatives from 28 livery companies and the Yorkshire Regiment.

CUTLERS’ FEAST: Time for politicians to deliver for Sheffield City Region

Brexit, devolution, productivity and skills are the four big challenges facing Sheffield City Region, the 382nd Cutlers’ Feast heard.

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The team behind the new project: L-R: Jason Shipstone,  Head of R&D, Drax Group; Caspar Schoolderman,  Director of Engineering, C-Capture Ltd; Andy Koss,  CEO Drax Power; Prof Christopher Rayner,  Technical Director, C-Capture Ltd; Carl Clayton,  Research and Innovation Engineer, Drax Group.

Power station Drax aims to place UK at front of green energy race

YORKSHIRE power station Drax has unveiled a project which it believes will help to place the UK at the front of the green energy race.

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Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer, TheCityUK,

Government must reform UK immigration system, says report from TheCityUK

The Government urgently needs to reform the UK’s immigration system to help Britain remain globally competitive beyond Brexit, according to a new report by TheCityUK and EY.

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CYBG's CEO David Duffy Picture:  Peter Devlin

Boss of Yorkshire Bank says digital business could overtake high street brands

The boss of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group has said the group’s digital business could one day overtake its high street brands as it leads an online push.

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