Business

Following officer’s recommendation for approval last week, plans to bring hotelier Radisson Blu to a key Sheffield city centre location were approved yesterday when they went before the council’s Planning and Highways Committee. Submitted by Sheffield City Council and its Strategic Development Partner, Queensberry, in August, the plans...

British Land, which oversees Meadowhall, has submitted scaled down plans to the council for their leisure park project at the popular Sheffield shopping centre. Original proposals, billed as the centre’s biggest improvements since it opened in 1990, were approved in 2017 but growth in online shopping, Brexit and...

Work is set to begin in January on a major new Sheffield apartment development in the Kelham Island/Shalesmoor area of the city. Planning permission for the Cotton Mill Row development, which will feature 90 apartments in a four-storey building, has been granted by Sheffield City Council and work is...

Former Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester United and England forward Albert Quixall has died at the age of 87. Quixall began his career with the Owls in 1951 and scored 63 goals in 241 league appearances, winning five caps for England between 1953 and 1955 in the process. He left for Manchester...

A proposed Radisson Blu hotel, which would form part of the Sheffield Heart of the City II scheme, is set to get the go ahead at a meeting next week (17 November 2020). Montagu Evans, on behalf of Sheffield City Council, submitted an application this summer for a new hotel building on...

Music Venue Trust (MVT), which represents hundreds of UK grassroots music venues (GMVs), has announced a new phase of its hugely successful #saveourvenues campaign, which will be focused on securing the future of 30 venues who were ineligible to receive funding from, or wholly or partially unsuccessful in their...

Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre and Oxley Park are set for £500,000 of improvements, including the creation of a new outdoor playground, when the secured funding is approved by Sheffield City Council’s cabinet next week. As well as brand new play facilities, the funding will also be used to improve access...

Sheffield City Council is launching a new business grant scheme to support businesses who have been affected by the latest Covid-19 restrictions. Following the national lockdown which began on 5 November, Sheffield City Region and the four local authorities have been allocated £33m to support businesses whose trading has been impacted...

How do you replicate the experience of visiting Sheffield’s buzzing Moor Market in an online setting? This is the question that Chefchef.store, a unique new online shop launched in The Moor Market, has been asking itself. Everyone has nostalgic memories of going along with their nan to the old...