The Sheffield Development Corporation (SDC) was created in 1988 to oversee the urban regeneration of the Lower Don Valley area of Sheffield. The area had been the major industrial region of Sheffield but had gone into decline since the 1960s. Huge parts of it were now deralict and the city as a whole was suffering from large unemployment. Although it worked in cooperation with Sheffield City Council, it operated largly outside of its control. Planning permision for new developments had to go through the SDC and not the local council . It was was wound down in 1997 with development operations ceasing on 1 April and dissolved on 1 July. Its chairman was Hugh Sykes and deputy chairman was initially Lord Fred Mulley who died while in the position. Fred Mulley Road was named in his honour. He was succeeded by Norman Adsetts. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheffield Development Corporation"
The General Cemetery is a cemetery in the City of Sheffield, England that opened in 1836 and closed for burial in 1978. It was the principle cemetery in Victorian Sheffield with over 87,000 burials. Today it is a conservation area (one of only six in South Yorkshire), and it is listed on the English Heritage National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheffield General Cemetery"
Sheffield One is an Urban redevelopment company created in 2000 to regenerate Sheffield city centre. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheffield One"
Sheffield Star is a newspaper of the city Sheffield, England. It is published Monday to Saturday each week. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheffield Star"
Sheffield Telegraph is Sheffield's weekly newspaper, there is also the Sheffield Star daily newspaper. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheffield Telegraph"
The Sheffield Wildlife Trust is a wildlife trust covering the city of Sheffield, England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheffield Wildlife Trust"
The Sheffield Wool Shear Workers Union is based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. It is listed in the Guinness Book of Records (2000 edition) as being the smallest trades union in the world with just 10 members. Today it has a full 15 members - 12 male, 3 female. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheffield Wool Shear Workers Union"
The Steel City is a common nickname for many cities that were once known for their production of large amounts of steel. With much industrial production moved to countries where multinational corporations can make higher profits, like those in Eastern Europe and China, most of these cities do not produce as much steel as they used to. It is possible there will be new steel cities in those developing countries. ...more on Wikipedia about "Steel City"
Wards Brewing Company was a brewing company based at Sheaf Brewery on Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, England. Now a subsidairy of Double Maxim Beer Company. The most famous brand produced was Wards Best Bitter. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wards Brewing Company"
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