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Delays to Castle House tech hub plan in Sheffield

An announcement about Castle House, the former Coop on Angel Street set to become a £3.5m tech hub, will not be made before Christmas.

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Chris Hearld at KPMG

Winds of change bring work to KPMG in Yorkshire

PROFESSIONAL services firm KPMG expects to secure work linked to regulatory and political changes in 2018 after recording an increase in full year turnover.

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Steve Harris of Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group has ‘strong’ lending pipeline for mid-market firms in Yorkshire

LLOYDS Banking Group has established a strong lending pipeline to mid-market businesses in Yorkshire, despite Brexit uncertainty, according to a senior figure.

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Devolution funding could potentially attract further grant and private sector investment into an area that will have lost �908m of government funding in the 10 years to 2021

£575m devolution money in jeopardy - on top of £908m cuts

A failed devolution deal could cost South Yorkshire £575m over the next decade - on top of £908m of public sector cuts - new figures show.

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Commuter traffic will meet Christmas getaway traffic on Friday, the RAC has warned.

RAC warns South Yorkshire drivers to avoid travelling on pre-Christmas 'frantic Friday'

South Yorkshire drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on 'Frantic Friday' next week when the last of the year's commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.

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Sheffield has the potential to attract visitors from across the UK and Europe on short breaks, say experts

Why Sheffield has the potential to 'break the mould' as a tourist hot spot

Sheffield is uniquely poised to 'break the mould' as a tourist hot spot, but we must all act as 'ambassadors' if the city is to capitalise.

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Ginder Basi, of The Beauty Box at the Moor Market.

City Buzz: Get colourful at the Beauty Box

At the heart of the Moor Market there is an Aladdin’s cave full of beauty products that will help you get party-ready this festive season.

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Mark Lythe, joint managing director at Pricecheck; Lee Walker, finance director at Pricecheck; Mark Butterworth, relationship director at Lloyds Bank, Debbie Harrison, joint managing director at Pricecheck

70 jobs at Sheffield wholesaler as discounts add up

A Sheffield wholesaler is opening a second warehouse - and has plans to hire 70 - after taking out a £7.5m loan.

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From left: David Hanney and Nick Smith of Alpkit, Chris Carter of Mercia Fund Managers, Col and Kenny Stocker of Alpkit.

Alpkit secures loan to open more stores

An outdoor goods company which has opened two stores after trading online for more than a decade has secured a £200,000 loan to open new stores.

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Huge ladles of 90 tonnes of molten steel in meltshop at Forgemasters.

Forgemasters wins major offshore contract with Shell

Sheffield Forgemasters has won a multi-million pound contract with Shell for offshore castings for an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Doncaster Voices: What parking plan would best work for Doncaster residents and visitors?

Doncaster Voices: What parking plan would best work for Doncaster residents and visitors?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk. Your views may appear here next week when subject is Does Doncaster’s night economy receive undeserved bad press?

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An artists impression of how a re-opened Askern Station may look

Proposals for new or re-opened railway stations in two Doncaster villages have been outlined to transport ministers.

Proposals for new or re-opened railway stations in two Doncaster villages have been outlined to transport ministers.

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Bronwen Ollerhead a legal apprentice at Kennedys

Many parents in the North believe their child is ‘too smart’ to become an apprentice, says study

MANY parents in the North of England have an outdated view of apprenticeships, according to a survey.

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Council’s Chengdu business centre plan

Entrepreneurs will be able to develop their ambitions in the Far East when a Sheffield trade and business incubator is set up in the Chinese city of Chengdu.

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Nuclear site wins £2.5m funding

The Nuclear AMRC has received almost £2.5m for two new research projects to address challenges in nuclear manufacturing.

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Electrician wins huge hotel deals

Electrical contractor Mech FS has secured two multi-million pound hotel deals with two of the industry’s biggest names.

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Action from the Cliffhanger festival in Sheffield city centre

Sheffield awarded £500,000 to attract more outdoor sports fans from Europe

Sheffield has secured £500,000 to help attract more young thrill-seekers from Europe.

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Fracking protest, Bramleymoor Lane at Marsh Lane

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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