Star Opinion: South Yorkshire’s devolution civil war is hurting the region and it must end now

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The never ending political civil war in South Yorkshire is costing residents dear. Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley are missing out on free money. There is no other way to put it. South Yorkshire has missed out on £12,115,383 – … Continue reading

Sheffield City Region: ‘Frustration and disappointment’ after Government industry cash snub

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Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis has said a Government cash snub has been met with ‘frustration and disappointment’ The region, which includes Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley, has not been chosen in the second wave of cash funding to … Continue reading

Jarvis says Ministers must get ‘constructive’ on One Yorkshire devolution

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Yorkshire’s only elected Mayor Dan Jarvis has urged Ministers to hold “constructive” and “collaborative” talks about a region-wide devolution deal backed by almost all its civic leaders. The Sheffield City Region Mayor also praised the unity of those leaders for … Continue reading

Two more pieces of good industrial news for Rotherham

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LEP aiming to secure sector deal to boost manufacturing The Sheffield City Region (SCR) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is working to secure a sector deal with the Government based around enhancing the city region’s specialism in advanced manufacturing and engineering innovation. A green paper … Continue reading