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Redgates Toy Shop Redgates Toy Shop

History

Before soul-less, cavernous warehouses of Toys-R-Us killed the mystique of the toy emporium, Sheffield had Redgates: the toy shop of all toy shops. The...

Sheffield Ski Village's abandoned slopes Sheffield Ski Village's abandoned slopes

Lifestyle

Half of Team GB’s 2014 Winter Olympic freestyle skiing team trained at Sheffield Ski Village, now it’s an abandoned mess... It was the turn...

The Sheffield Monorail going over the Hole in the Road The Sheffield Monorail going over the Hole in the Road

History

Long before Supertram, Sheffield planned a Minitram monorail system. Back in the 1970s, Sheffield Metropolitan District Council explored methods to better connect various parts...

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History

Competitive supermarkets and online shopping have all but killed off the humble local shop nowadays. But in the days of personal service and localised...

History

The city now has its own local TV station in Sheffield Live! TV. But did you know the Steel City had its own Sheffield...

Food & Drink

We think everyone else has got cakes wrong. Forget the sweet stuff, in Sheffield we have breadcakes (and fishcakes)! Lets get one thing straight right...

Lifestyle

Sheffield has been the subject of many crazy transport proposals in the past. Suggestions range from minicab stations to a monorail system — and even a...

History

The Sheffield Guide takes a comprehensive look back at devastating accounts of the Great Sheffield Flood. A number of floods have hit the country...

Arts & Culture

Sheffield’s Joe Cocker lives on with later generations through his music. Did you know he has been sampled by the likes of Tupac Shakur...

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