The proposed development, set to go before the council’s cabinet next week, will see the construction of a ski slope and facilities on the 21-hectare site.
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‘This is a great example of the Mayoral Combined Authority and LEP using our resources to make significant improvements to communities in the Sheffield City Region.’
‘We are pleased that we will be able to build more quality, safe and affordable homes as a result of the lifting of the Housing Revenue Account Cap.’
Pooled technical and community expertise would have contributed a bolder vision, a better understanding, and innovative solutions.
‘The longer the ladder gets, the distance to the first rung seems impossible.’
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During our tour of ten UK cities, we uncovered an emerging approach to local economic development, one that is challenging the mainstream and which can be summed up in the following 10 steps.
Sheffield is a city of makers, of ‘little mesters’ in workshops and studio complexes dotted around the city’s villages. But can Little Sheffield fit with the ‘big’ economic picture the city region is developing?
This Friday sees the launch of Sheffield’s Fair Employer Charter – the first of its kind in the country. It is an exciting, important day for the city that follows months of hard work behind the scenes by local businesses and city activists.
Maybe we should look again at the quintessentially Sheffield model of Little Mesters, independent craftsmen working on a specific part the cutlery making process, but within a factory to deliver a final product. Sheffield as ‘One Great Workshop’ again – not necessarily just a city of makers, but a networked city.