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City region boosts for cycling and walking

The Sheffield City Region has made a successful bid to get £7.5million, the largest amount in England, under the Government’s £64million bid to boost cycling and walking announced this week. It will be distributed by the Region to the four South Yorkshire local authorities. Martin McKervey, a Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise

Topping out of Acero – the next phase of the successful Sheffield DC development

Pictured are Kevin McCabe, chairman of Scarborough International Properties, and Coun Leigh Bramall, deputy leader of Sheffield City Council, marking the topping out of Acero, a new addition to Sheffield’s iconic skyline     Scarborough International Properties (SIPL) has celebrated a key construction milestone at Acero, the new 80,000 sq ft office building at its Sheffield

Olympic Legacy Park “showcase for city regeneration”

A delegation of top-level Chinese investors and government officials visited the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) yesterday to see how it is contributing to the regeneration of Sheffield. Among the 20 officials were the Mayor of Xuzhou, a former industrial city in the Jiangsu province of China, as well as a number

Wake Smith looks to Renew Sheffield

Sheffield solicitors Wake Smith has boosted its involvement in the further development of the city centre with the appointment of one its directors onto the board of ReNew Sheffield. Commercial property director Lisa Davison has joined the board of the collaborative project, created by Sheffield City Council and the University of

Legal advice helps green-fingered homes scheme

Wake Smith has provided the legal advice for a unique green-fingered residential development on a derelict site in Sheffield - which furnishes each home with an allotment plot. Regional residential developer Campbell Homes has taken the two-acre derelict site at Loxley Works on Low Matlock Lane in Loxley and transformed the

Sheffield digital publisher Twinkl puts in star performance around the globe

A Sheffield education publisher has doubled its workforce and trebled turnover in the last year as its online resources are used in more than 150 countries worldwide. Twinkl has a collection of 173,000 digital learning resources available for teachers and parents to download via its website. Its products range from lesson

Intimidating, boring, and male dominated: why Sheffield’s young people are still avoiding STEM subjects

As young people in Sheffield enter exam season, new research reveals that they are shunning STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) because they consider them intimidating and boring. School students are failing to choose subjects and potential careers in this area, despite the UK facing a skills shortage with 39