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Yorkshire local elections: Sheffield City Region mayoral candidates reveal how they’d fix devolution deadlock

Six candidates vying to be South Yorkshire’s first directly-elected mayor have faced off at a hustings in Sheffield. Rob Parsons watched the debate unfold.

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Smart motorway

How the Smart motorway cameras on the M1 work - and how to avoid a fine

Highways officers have answered the question on every driver's lips.
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Up to Speed with STEM event at Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham. Pictured are Jessica Brown and Maisie Lewis-Jones.

Huge South Yorkshire exhibition aims to engineer a new generation of recruits

Faced with a huge recruitment shortfall, local engineering firms organised a one-day show to inspire children – but did it actually work?

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In the meltshop at Forgemasters.

Forgemasters’ order book hits £118m - a five-year high

Sheffield Forgemasters has reported a 2018 order book value of £118m, its highest in five years.

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King & Miller

Sheffield pub sold to award-winning family brewery

Licensed and leisure property specialists Everard Cole is delighted announce the sale of the King & Miller in Deepcar, near Sheffield.

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Homes proving popular with buyers

Doncaster development is so popular that even more houses are planned

Homes at Gleeson’s Hilton Park development in Askern are proving so popular with local buyers, that Doncaster MBC has approved plans submitted by the South Yorkshire based housebuilder to extend the development with a further 15 homes.

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Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

A TRAIN passenger suffered serious facial injuries including a broken jaw when he was attacked by three men on a Leeds to Sheffield train.
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A fifth of English farms have disappeared in the past 10 years

COLUMNIST: Farming industry’s unstoppable sea of change

Many of you, I expect, will have caught sight of the more than slightly alarming report on the state of England’s smaller farms.

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An artist's impression showing the inside of Sheffield University's Heartspace development, which will connect the Mappin Building with the Central Wing

University ‘confident’ in completion of £20m Interserve building project

Sheffield University bosses says they are “confident” a £20m construction project will be completed by Interserve despite its financial difficulties.

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Watch out for the mobile speed cameras

Safer Roads Humber will have mobile speed cameras in place at the following sites, the week commencing Thursday, April 26.

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X-Cel's factory on the Advanced Manufacturing Park is opposite McLaren.

£2.5m plan for 20 jobs and new building at X-Cel Superturn

A Sheffield machining company is set to move all its operations to Rotherham - and hire 20 - under plans for a £2.5m extension and new building.

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The Formula One simulator is always popular at GUTS

GUTS: Kids’ engineering show hits top speed once again

International sponsors, 2,000 youngsters and 61 schools and colleges - Get Up To Speed is one of the most important engineering shows in the North.

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Impression of the flats next to the Grapes pub set to transform Trippet Lane.

Flats mark a return to residential for Sheffield city centre

A £6m student flats scheme will return part of the city centre to its original use as housing, developers say.

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Late paying clients can cause misery for business owners. Library picture featuring a model.  Picture PA wire

Growing numbers of bosses fear that late-paying clients could wreck their business

MANY MANUFACTURING and service sector firms are worried that late paying clients could wreck their business, according to a major study of business sentiment in Yorkshire.

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A smart meter

I don’t need a smart meter to tell me that

The latest price rises by British Gas bring up once again the theme of imposing smart meters upon us.

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A train at Gainsborough Central Station

Isle residents to benefit from improved Gainsborough Central rail services

Isle residents are set to enjoy improved public transport with the return of a six days a week service at Gainsborough Central train station for the first time in 25 years

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Sir Martin Sorrell Photo : Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Sir Martin Sorrell steps down at WPP

The chief executive of the world’s largest advertising agency WPP has stepped down following allegations of personal misconduct through the misuse of company assets.

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David Richards, chief executive of WANdisco

Trustees appointed at tech tycoon's foundation aimed at boosting computer education in Sheffield schools

A foundation set up by a Sheffield-born tech firm boss to boost computer education in the city's schools has appointed its first trustees.
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Rolls Royce employs around 50,000 people

Rolls Royce warns over customer disruption and higher costs following engine checks

ENGINE maker Rolls-Royce has warned over customer disruption and higher costs as it carries out additional inspections on some Trent 1000 engines.

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Kevin Hollinrake MP

MPs call for tougher action to protect small firms from bullying banks

MPS will call for tougher action to ensure small firms are protected from bullying banks at a debate next week.

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