• White Knuckle Thrills in Sheffield City Centre

    07 July 2016

    This weekend Sheffield welcomes 80 competitors to The British Bouldering Championship (BBC) in the heart of The Outdoor City. Headlining Sheffield’s major outdoor festival, Cliffhanger, the BBC is a not-to-be-missed spectator event whether you have a passion for climbing or just love the white knuckle thrills of a live competition. Expected to attract crowds of over 6000 to Devonshire Green over Saturday 9 July and Sunday 10 July, this is the first time the BBC has been hosted in Sheffield city centre and is free to watch.

  • The Flat White Has Landed in Sheffield Business Park

    05 July 2016

    Photo caption: Sheffield Business Park Business Manager Dawn Kennedy-Burns (second from right) with staff at the new Costa which has opened at Sheffield Business Centre.

  • Have your say on powers for region

    05 July 2016

    A major consultation drive is being launched across the Sheffield City Region to ask all residents and businesses how the new powers the area will get under devolution should be used.

  • Born in Sheffield - Bred in Sheffield - Made in Sheffield

    24 June 2016

    Gurgl, an innovative marketing and sales platform engineered by Sheffield digital agency, Switchstance, has gained International acclaim by achieving the prestigious ‘Made in Sheffield’ mark. Gurgl joins an elite list of only four software products to be awarded the world renowned mark of quality.

  • Rank to create 60 new jobs in Sheffield

    22 June 2016

    Leading leisure and gaming company The Rank Group Plc is opening a new centre of customer excellence in Sheffield, creating 60 jobs with a view to further expansion later in the year.

  • Top tips for setting up a business in Sheffield

    17 June 2016

    Image: Cyclists training at Skyhook Coaching Services, Sheffield

    We speak to Steve Harrop about locating his new cycle training business, Skyhook Coaching Services, in Sheffield and his advice for others wanting to set up a new business here.

  • £100,000 Run Route scheme is taking shape. Next stop: The Move More Challenge

    15 June 2016

    They’re in! The first trails of The Outdoor City Run Routes scheme are now marked out across Sheffield. So all we need to do now is get our trainers on and enjoy them! Designed to cater for everyone’s pace (from serious runners to people taking a leisurely stroll and everything in between) these new routes are the perfect excuse to find your pace and discover Sheffield’s green doorstep.  You can find information and downloadable leaflets about a run route near you by visitingwww.theoutdoorcity.co.uk/run.

  • Support from Business Sheffield Allows Independent Bridal Firm to Grow

    13 June 2016

    Sheffield’s independent business owner, Jane Burbeary of Celebrating Curves Bridal, diversified from travel to bridal wear after seeing a gap in the market, opening a successful bridal store thanks to support from Business Sheffield.

  • The RISE scheme was a breath of fresh air

    03 June 2016

    Company background: Sheffield Sustainable Kitchens (SSK) design, supply and fit high quality kitchens, with sustainability and being ethically responsible particularly important in their work. They are a small, growing Sheffield based company and encourage team members to put forward ideas and suggestions for improvement.

    We speak to Rob Cole, Director of SSK and graduates Ollie Leyland from the University of Leeds and Matt Jay from the University of Sheffield on bringing different experiences and skills to the team.

  • Sheffield Makers Shop celebrates the city’s creative talent

    01 June 2016

    The Sheffield Makers Shop will be opening its doors for a special after hours launch event on Thursday 16th June. Between 5pm and 7pm The Sheffield Winter Gardens will be home to demonstrations, refreshments and a chance to meet the makers alongside giveaways and special offers in the store.

  • Shrewd Sheffield design engineers and manufacturing company are market leaders

    31 May 2016

    Photo: Left to right: Technical Director Ian Webster and Finance Director Angela Naylor taken at Webster Equipment, Holbrook, Halfway, Sheffield.

    Sheffield-based Webster Technologies, a thriving family run business, has come a long way since it began developing cutting machines in the 1960’s for the coal mining industry.