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The Fringe at Tramlines returns for second year with a huge range of music and entertainment set for Sheffield city centre

Sheffield City Council and Sheffield BID, have created this brand with the backing of Tramlines Festival, allowing revellers easy access to information on the many events happening across the city over the Tramlines weekend.

Highlights include free outdoor entertainment at The Fringe ...

2019-06-14 15:02 open_in_new
Moshi Captus Rolltop Backpack

They allow quick access to our ever-increasing collections of stuff, while retaining a sufficient level of security.

At 45L capacity, the Moshi Captus is an ideal size.

For, in the case of a backpack, size really does matter. Too small and there just isn't enough space. Too big and ...

2019-06-14 13:59 open_in_new
Steel City VIP supports Loneliness Awareness Week in Sheffield

For the past 53 years, local charity, Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care has been helping to combat loneliness among older generations in Sheffield by mobilising volunteers to visit on a regular basis for a cuppa and a chat.

President of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Steve ...

2019-06-14 12:56 open_in_new
RSPCA braced for busiest month after 2,509 wildlife calls last June came from Yorkshire alone

Nearly half (93,097) of all the calls were received in the peak summer months May (28,211 calls), June (34,651) and July (30,235), the height of the breeding season for many wild animals.  

The top five species the calls related to were pigeons (36,629 calls), red foxes (24,352 calls), ...

2019-06-14 11:53 open_in_new
Don’t be caught out by these unusual European road signs

Driving in a foreign country can be stressful if you are not used to it.

From being on the other side of the road to differences in speed limits and more, there’s a lot to deal with.

In general, road signs shouldn’t add to the confusion. Guidelines set out in the 1968 Vienna ...

2019-06-14 09:47 open_in_new
Big cash boost for Sheffield outdoor book firm

Vertebrate Publishing will create five jobs in editorial, marketing and production this year and double production to 60 books annually.

The seven-strong company, based on Cemetery Road, has had several “excellent” trading years and is a key part of Sheffield’s ‘Outdoor City’ ...

2019-06-14 05:35 open_in_new
A car is stolen every 5 minutes in the UK – here are the country’s theft hot spots

Car thefts have soar by almost 50 per cent in the last five years, with a car being stolen every five minutes, according to new figures.

Data from police forces around the UK reveals there has been a 45 per cent rise in reported thefts since 2014, before which there had been a ...

2019-06-14 03:29 open_in_new
Sheffield Barista wins place in world finals and has sights set on Costa Coffee crown

Evangelene wowed the judges with her flare, skill and passion over two days of intense competition, to be crowned one of five UK finalists.

Evangelene will now compete against baristas from all over the world with a hope of taking the coveted title of Costa Coffee Barista of the Year ...

2019-06-14 03:29 open_in_new
Big cash boost for Sheffield outdoor book firm

Vertebrate Publishing will create five jobs in editorial, marketing and production this year and double production to 60 books annually.

The seven-strong company, based on Cemetery Road, has had several “excellent” trading years and is a key part of Sheffield’s ‘Outdoor City’ ...

2019-06-14 01:23 open_in_new
James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 is for sale – including the gadgets from the film

An iconic Aston Martin DB5 car, used by Eon Productions to promote 1965 Bond film Thunderball, is to be sold at auction – complete with fully-functioning ‘Q Branch’ gadgets.

One of two examples bought to promote the film and only four modified to the ‘Q ...

2019-06-13 20:08 open_in_new
Magnificent five-bedroom house in Barlow with stables and tennis court

The old houses can trace their history back many hundreds of years, as can the church of St Laurence, which is 900 years old. The village’s first recorded history dates back to the time of William the Conqueror, who gave it to one of his barons. The biggest event in the village each ...

2019-06-13 18:02 open_in_new
Miller & Carter Steakhouse to open at Sheffield Valley Centertainment creating 50 new jobs

The premium steakhouse is due to open on July 26, with work on the new restaurant commencing on July 1.   

Located within Valley Centertainment, the new Miller & Carter is seeking to recruit 50 talented team members including those to work in the kitchen and front of house.

The ...

2019-06-13 18:02 open_in_new
This is where new houses and a discount food store are planned in Sheffield

Morbaine, working together with Sheffield-based property company Ackroyd & Abbott, is proposing a new discount food store and eight new houses on vacant land at the corner of Lane End and Thorncliffe Lane in Chapeltown.

The new food store will improve the shopping choice and ...

2019-06-13 18:02 open_in_new
Sheffield Council leader promises protection of conservation areas

Coun Dore said: “There is no review into conservation areas, unfortunately there appears to be a bit of a misunderstanding after a meeting between councillors and stakeholder groups last week.

“We are committed to heritage and ensuring the city develops in a way which fits with its ...

2019-06-13 18:02 open_in_new
12 new acts revealed to join Nile Rodgers, Courteeners and Happy Mondays at this year's Tramlines Festival

From thousands of entries via the festival’s Apply To Play scheme, six acts were selected by a panel that included Jon McClure (Reverend and The Makers), BBC Radio Sheffield, Clash Magazine, the Leadmill and Tramlines’ organisers.

A further six were chosen by BBC ...

2019-06-13 14:53 open_in_new
Council changes its heritage champion after just six weeks

Coun Chris Rosling-Josephs was appointed at the council’s annual general meeting six weeks ago but has now been replaced by Coun Mike Drabble.

Coun Drabble, who represents Richmond, says the role will be as much about creating new heritage as preserving the old.

He said: “I have ...

2019-06-13 14:53 open_in_new
Learn about Sheffield's industrial heritage over afternoon tea at Portland Works

Nick Duggan, curator of the Hawley Collection at Kelham Island Museum, will be talking about the wide range of Sheffield-made implements that the Victorians used for eating.

In the days of empire, Sheffield cutlery and serving implements   would have travelled the world, of ...

2019-06-13 13:50 open_in_new
Road could be renamed in honour of Windrush generation

Nadia Jama asked for a street to be renamed near Sheffield and District African & Caribbean Community Association (SADACCA) and presented a petition to full council.

She said: “In many cities up and down the country there is recognition of the contribution made by diverse communities ...

2019-06-13 13:50 open_in_new
New service to help drug and alcohol abusers

Every year more than 3,600 people use Sheffield Council services to cope with substance abuse and many more receive help via outreach.

Now, with new proposals, those people could see a change to how these are delivered.

John Doyle, who wrote the report on the changes which will be ...

2019-06-13 13:50 open_in_new
New MEP will remain as a councillor amid calls for him to stand down

Coun Shaffaq Mohammed is standing down temporarily as the Leader of Sheffield Liberal Democrats but will remain as an Ecclesall councillor.

He will take up his new MEP position in Europe next month but says he is donating his councillor’s allowance, around £10,000 a year, to the ...

2019-06-13 13:50 open_in_new
Music, walks, talks and garden parties: Enduring appeal of the Broomhill Festival in Sheffield
The 45th edition of the Broomhill Festival begins tomorrow (Friday) – heralding a landmark year for an event set up in 1975 by a group of architecture students fresh from carrying out a project in the suburb. ...
2019-06-13 09:35 open_in_new