• £6.9m grant awarded to Sheffield Hallam University to boost skills shortage in food industry

    04 September 2013
  • Barretts goes Totally Tipi at Green Directions

    03 June 2013

    What do you get if you combine a beautiful location with a fantastic tipi tent and spectacular cooking? Well Sheffield is about to find out!  

    Between June 27th and June 30th, James Barrett is opening a ‘pop-up’ restaurant in a Totally Tipi tent at Green Directions. Tables of 8 can be booked for the pop-up restaurant on Thursday (Charity night supporting Kids ‘n’ Cancer), Friday and Saturday nights with a more informal barbecue on Sunday night. During the day on Saturday and Sunday a bistro will offer a set menu with cookery demonstrations on Saturday and a wedding showcase on Sunday. Completing the programme, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and the Sheffield JCI are having a networking event on Thursday lunchtime.

  • Doubletree by Hilton Sheffield Park Earns 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

    23 May 2013

    Honoured as a Top Performing Hotel as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

    DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park Hotel today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

  • Exhibitions and events all over the city aim to spark new interest in contemporary metal design

    30 April 2013

    Exhibitions and events all over the city throughout May aim to spark new interest in contemporary metal design and give visitors to Sheffield an insight into the city’s vibrant metalwork industry.

    Galvanize Sheffield is a perfect opportunity to see and purchase metalwork, meet contemporary designers and learn about the making process as well as hear about the latest innovations. The festival for 2013 features over 50 designers based in the region and beyond and hosts a unique programme produced by Ruskin Mill Trust, Sheffield Assay Office, Yorkshire Artspace, Museums Sheffield, Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust along with input from manufacturers and independent makers. Galvanize also forms part of the city’s celebrations of 100 years of stainless steel. The festival is expected to attract visitors from within the region and beyond. 

  • Sheffield Celebrates A Love of Contemporary Metal

    24 April 2013

    Sheffield, the city built on cutting edge metal craft and innovation, willl see te fifth outing of the Galvanize Festival of Contemporary Metal roll out next month.  The festival, which runs from 3 - 31 May at various venues in the city aims to spark new interest in contemporary metal design 

  • Betfair Sponsor Snooker's World Championship

    25 March 2013

    World Snooker is delighted to announce Betfair as the new title sponsor of the sport’s biggest tournament, the World Championship.

     The Betfair World Championship will run from April 20 to May 6 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, with Ronnie O’Sullivan aiming to defend his title against the best players on the planet.

     

  • Sheffield Hotel Owner named Chairman of the FA

    22 March 2013

    Greg Dyke, owner of Sheffield company Saxon Hotels Ltd, has today been
    appointed as Chairman of the Football Association. Saxon Hotels Ltd owns
    two Sheffield Venues, Best Western Plus Mosborough Hall Hotel in
    Sheffield's S20 and Whirlowbrook Hall in Sheffield's S11

  • Sheffield Best In Uk For Hotel Customer Service According To New Nationwide Survey

    12 March 2013

    Sheffield has the best hotel customer service in the UK, according to a new nationwide survey. The research, which was conducted by hotel.info, analysed the post-stay reviews of over 25,700 hotel guests to reveal the best and worst service levels across the UK based on friendliness and staff competence.