Blogs and News

New flex working facility "Landing Pad", launches at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

A brand new flex workspace facility aimed at start-up and scale-up businesses within the sports, health and wellbeing sectors, has officially been launched at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.

02 Mar 2023

Plans revealed for over £200m of investment in Sheffield's Olympic Legacy site

Major new health care, regeneration and sporting projects totalling more than £200m – including a National Centre for Child Health Technology and ground-breaking diagnostic imagery research hub – are set to place Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park at the heart of the nation’s future health.

27 Jan 2023

South Yorkshire Launches Tech Welcome Grants

A new grant scheme has been launched designed to attract technology businesses to South Yorkshire, generating more digital jobs and boosting the region's economy. The Tech Welcome Grant, funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority, will provide grants of between £5,000 to £10,000 to businesses new to South Yorkshire and start-ups from outside the area to relocate here and create jobs in the region.

01 Dec 2022

DINA commissioned to produce  i-NOW

DINA, Sheffield’s DIY artspace, has been commissioned by Arts Council England to produce i-NOW a ground breaking season of work dedicated to offsetting the damage to Sheffield's music scene created by COVID .

25 Nov 2022

Is 2022 the year Sheffield became foodie capital of the north?

In 2018 The Times declared Sheffield the Northern Capital of Cool. In 2022 The Observer Food Monthly awards gave 5/6 Runners Up spots across the Food and Drink categories to Sheffield establishments. So are we now the Northern Capital of Food too?

04 Nov 2022

Sustainable aviation fuels to be driven by new Boeing and University of Sheffield partnership

Sustainable aviation fuels which will reduce the carbon emissions associated with flying will be driven by a new partnership between Boeing and the University of Sheffield. The leading aerospace company has signed a new research partnership with the University, becoming the founding member of the Energy Innovation Centre, a new Research & Development scheme to develop new low carbon technologies.

18 Jul 2022

Russell’s Bicycle Shed Rides for Hendo’s

As the Organisers of the Cycle City Active City conference prepare for the event to open at Sheffield City Hall tomorrow, Russell Cutts, owner of Russell’s Bicycle Shed, Sheffield has this morning taken to the streets on one of his e-cargo bikes to make a collection from a very special Sheffield location and deliver to the conference venue. 

04 Jul 2022

Sheffield to host UK’s largest active travel event

The two-day Cycle City Active City event will take place on 5 and 6 July at City Hall and Barkers Pool, and will see more than 800 active travel professionals welcomed to Sheffield.

29 Jun 2022

Conference makes Sheffield the child’s knee capital

National and international experts in the field of child and adolescent orthopaedics gathered in Sheffield recently for the second International Kids Knee Conference.

27 Jun 2022

Vivacity Choir set to perform first full concert after surviving pandemic

A Hillsborough-based choir is preparing for its first full concert since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 - and everyone is invited!

20 Jun 2022
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