Competitive supermarkets and online shopping have all but killed off the humble local shop nowadays, but in the days of personal service and localised retail there was another set of unique outlets fondly remembered in Sheffield — The Fletchers Van!

Wednesday 3 April 2019, 13:16

Sheffield Cablevision: Local TV pioneers

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The city now has its own local TV station in Sheffield Live! TV. But did you know the Steel City had its own TV channel way back in the 1970s?

The mecca for all children and a bind for all parents, long before the soul-less, cavernous warehouses of Toys R Us that killed the mystique of the toy emporium, Sheffield had Redgates. The toy shop of all toy shops.

Wednesday 3 April 2019, 12:10

Everyone else has got cakes wrong!

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We think everyone else has got cakes wrong. Forget the sweet stuff, in Sheffield we have breadcakes and fishcakes!

Cable car route proposal captures the imaginations of city residents.

Thursday 21 February 2019, 15:41

Remembering the Great Sheffield Flood

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Marking the 150th anniversary of devastating Sheffield floods by remembering its history.

Half of Team GB’s Winter Olympic freestyle skiing team trained at Sheffield Ski Village, now its an abandoned mess.

Thursday 21 February 2019, 14:48

California Love, from Crookes (Sheffield)

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Everybody knows 2Pac and Dr. Dre’s hip-hop hit California Love, but did you know of it’s Sheffield origins?

Thursday 21 February 2019, 14:24

Sheffield Street Art | Interactive Map

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Sheffield is blessed with some high-quality street art. A fan has compiled a list of where you can find the best, which you can view on this interactive map!

Thursday 21 February 2019, 13:50

Sheffield's aborted monorail plans

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Long before the Supertram system was introduced, Sheffield had plans for a Minitram monorail system.

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