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HS2 reported to be coming in to City Centre

President of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Jillian Thomas, welcomed a report, which favoured the city centre option, for the HS2 train stop. The report also said it would save £768 million pounds on the overall budget of the project to go for Midland station.

Women of Steel celebrated

The Women of Steel statue has been unveiled in Sheffield City centre. The statue honors and commemorates the work that women did during both world wars to keep the steel industry going.

Local teacher and Magistrate Iffat Hameed has been awarded an MBE, in Queen’s Birthday Honours List. She has been honoured for her work in education within the city.

Raising awareness of Diabetes

A campaign to highlight what puts people at risk of developing Diabetes has been launched this week. The Sheffield branch of Diabetes UK have set up an information point in the centre of town as part of the national campaign.