Cutlery works set for award

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A former cutlery works in Sheffield now used by artists and smalls businesses is in line for a national award.

Portland Works on Randall Street, Highfield, has been shortlisted for an Historic England Angel Award, which celebrate the efforts of individuals and local groups who put hours of hard work and enthusiasm into saving derelict and severely damaged historic landmarks.

Duncan Wilson, of Historic England, said: “If it weren’t for these unsung heroes getting involved in their local heritage, much of it would be lost.”