A lecturer from Sheffield Hallam University is taking her skateboard to Palestine next month to help teach children how to learn the popular hobby.
Sheffield IT and Telecoms specialists One2Call have helped South Yorkshire businesses to claim more than £100,000 in grants since April, thanks to funding available through the government's Superconnected Cities scheme.
A company listed as the fastest growing telecoms business in the UK has already doubled its Sheffield office space - just 10 months after moving in.
A world-wide competition, which will see a number of new, innovative ideas developed in Sheffield, is set to change the ways in which the city tackles some of its every day challenges.
The business community is being called upon to be superheroes and raise funds for charity at Sheffield Chamber of Commerce's Annual President's Dinner.