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Striking new office as part of Phase 1 of Sheffield Retail Quarter

Employees at HSBC have selected Grosvenor House as the name for the striking new office being built as part of Phase 1 of Sheffield Retail Quarter.

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Frenchgate Shopping Centre, Doncaster

River Island and Argento upsize Doncaster stores

Two leading retailers have upsized their stores within a Doncaster shopping centre.

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Staff at Saks Doncaster celebrate six years in business with a festival theme

Festival theme for Doncaster salon’s sixth birthday

Staff at a Doncaster salon embraced a festival theme to celebrate six successful years in business.

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Third phase of multi-million pound broadband programme underway

Third phase of multi-million pound broadband programme underway

The third phase of the multi-million pound Northern Lincs Broadband programme is now well under way, with Beltoft in the Isle of Axholme one of the latest communities to benefit from an upgrade to ultrafast broadband speeds.

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Chief executive stepping down after seven years

Andy Orrey, chief executive of Ongo, has announced his plans to step down from the role in 2018.

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£800m property programme progresses in Sheffield

The first apartments to be built as part of an £800 million investment programme to create new rental properties across England have been unveiled in Sheffield.

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VIDEO: Relaunched charity shop brings quality goods to South Yorkshire

A Wombwell charity shop has seen sales soar since transforming its stock from clearance to quality.

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VIDEO: Sheffield business gets a ‘yes’ from Britain’s Got Talent star Alesha Dixon

VIDEO: Sheffield business gets a ‘yes’ from Britain’s Got Talent star Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon has joined local Prince’s Trust supported entrepreneur, Faye Savory, to spread the message that unemployed young people can now gain support to start their own business via their tablet, PC or phone.

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It’s Dingle all the way as Emmerdale bad boy comes to Sheffield

Emmerdale bad boy Cain Dingle will be showing a friendlier face when he joins in the magic of Christmas at Crystal Peaks.

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Official opening of the Nation College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster

Doncaster Voices: Encouraging more young people to choose careers

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to chris.page@jpress.co.uk. Your views may appear here next week when topic is “How to encourage more people to volunteer within community?”

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Doncaster Chamber shortlisted to win national business award

Doncaster Chamber’s leading work to “bridge the gap” between young people leaving education for the world of work and businesses looking to recruit and retain a skilled workforce has been shortlisted to win a national business award.

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Families and friends celebrate Amazon Doncaster’s new team

Amazon’s newest UK fulfilment centre has welcomed more than 500 new team members and millions of products at the site in Doncaster.

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MP pushes for better coverage from mobile phone operators

Isle MP Andrew Percy has started his latest round of meetings this week with mobile phone networks as part of his long-running campaign to secure better mobile coverage for local people.

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Diana Veidere and Callum Armstrong

Career kick-start for apprentices on Great Yorkshire Way

Two young people are setting off on engineering careers after landing apprenticeships with Carillion building the second phase of the Great Yorkshire Way, on behalf of Doncaster Council.

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Rob Waltham

Apprenticeship event showcases options available

North Lincolnshire Council is hosting an apprenticeship event next Thursday, October 26, between 9.30am and 12.30pm at The Pods in Scunthorpe.

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JOB: Could you be the new head of adult disability and mental health services?

JOB: Could you be the new head of adult disability and mental health services?

North Lincolnshire Council is currently advertising for a head of adult disability and mental health.

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See where the mobile speed cameras will be this week

Mobile speed cameras for North Lincolnshire and Humberside from Thursday, October 19, until Wednesday November 1.

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South Yorkshire cycling loyalty scheme rewards launched

South Yorkshire businesses are cashing in on the region’s growing bike culture by signing up to a new cycling loyalty scheme which offers discounts and rewards to customers arriving on two wheels.

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Demolition starts on law courts

Visitors to Rotherham saw progress being made around Forge Island this week.

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South Yorkshire toddler is Asda’s newest recruit after personal intervention by CEO

South Yorkshire toddler is Asda’s newest recruit after personal intervention by CEO

Most youngsters want a replica football or rugby shirt or perhaps a superhero outfit – however, two-year-old Zakk North from South Yorkshire is such a big fan of Asda, that he’s become the supermarket’s latest ‘recruit’ after the supermarket-loving toddler was give two specially-made Asda “work shirts” with his name on.

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