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Truth and Myth of the Northern Hero

Truth and Myth of the Northern Hero
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Everyone has heard the fairy-tale about Robin Hood, Marian, Little John and the rest of the merry men. But the question is, did he exist or is it just an English folklore. The eldest documents referring to Robin Hood is from 1377, Piers Plowman, a poem written by William Langland.  The legend says that Robin […]

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Sheffield – a city of many faces

Sheffield – a city of many faces
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Sheffield is the fastest growing city in England today, if you leave London out of rank, when it comes to leasing offices and living spaces and property. When it comes to the steel and metal industry the city has a very good reputation in the international market. Already in the year 1740 they lay ahead […]

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Sheffield – Mixed history

Sheffield – Mixed history
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General facts Sheffield is a city in South Yorkshire in northern England. The name Sheffield comes from the river Sheaf running through the city. Population is about 560 000 In the district off which 520 000 lives in the city. In the beginning industry was big in the city but lately the economic base has […]

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Tips for Anyone Thinking of Starting a Business

Tips for Anyone Thinking of Starting a Business
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Plenty of people dream of starting their own business, becoming their own boss and creating a life for themselves. It’s a tantalising thought though it’s not something that is easy to achieve. That being said with enough courage, wisdom and drive it can be done. But Where to start? Face Your Fears Like I say, […]

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The Best Cities to Move to in the North of England

The Best Cities to Move to in the North of England
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Living in London is all fun and games until the city becomes more crowded and you realize that the traffic is as dreadful as ever. If you are craving an escape outside of the typical English city, then why not take it up north? Dubbed as the best places to live in the country, here […]

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Seven Famous People from Sheffield

Seven Famous People from Sheffield
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If you think that Sheffield is all about metal plates and steel, you’d be wrong. The 142-square mile city homes some of the most celebrated names in the show business, music industry, science, and even sports. Here are seven of our favorite Sheffield-born celebs that you might not know were from the town. Brian Glover […]

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The Economy in North vs South of England

The Economy in North vs South of England
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The North and South of England have always been different. The southeastern and southwestern grouping which includes London and the East of England, has a distinct culture. The North, including the Humber and Yorkshire region, is a working-class area that has declined since the end of manufacturing. A rich South and a poor North are […]

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How Small Businesses And Startups Can Get Funding

How Small Businesses And Startups Can Get Funding
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Deciding where to get the funds for your startup can make or break verdict your entire business. With the myriad of financial institutions waiting for you to make your proposal, it’s always good to stop and think for a moment before getting a loan. Good businesspeople should not solely rely on a single source of […]

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How Startups Can Revitalize Cities

How Startups Can Revitalize Cities
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The World Bank agrees that startups can transform cities. As we deal with post-industrial life, could startups be the answer to inject new life into formerly dead and dying cities? If so, how can they be managed so that they don’t have a negative effect on city life and the urban population? Keep reading to […]

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Urban Environments in the Post-industrial Age

Urban Environments in the Post-industrial Age
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A massive change has happened from the beginning to the end of the 20th century. In many Western towns and cities, former powerhouses have become urban post-industrial environments. Places like Sheffield in the UK, once a booming factory city, are a prime example of what happens to urban centers after the end of industry. What […]

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