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Funding secured for community, culture and local economy projects

Sheffield City Council has secured grants from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund which will go towards community, culture and local economy projects.

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More schemes approved for Sheffield’s roads and neighbourhoods

Sheffield City Council is making great strides to transform travel in the city, with a number of exciting projects underway creating high-quality, convenient and safer routes for cycling, walking and public transport.

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Council wins £8 million grant to make hundreds of homes warmer

The Council has successfully bid for over £8 million of government funding, through two different schemes, that will improve energy efficiency and the warmth of homes in the city that are most in need of heating upgrades.

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Permanent Covid Memorial sculpture unveiled in Balm Green Gardens

An unveiling ceremony of Sheffield’s new permanent Covid Memorial sculpture took place today, led by the Leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Terry Fox and Lord Mayor, Councillor Sioned-Mair Richards. The unique memorial, located in Balm Green Gardens, was commissioned by Sheffield City Council, designed by George King of George King Architects and made in Sheffield by Steel Line Limited.

Plan for Sheffield's Cruyff Court

Refurbishment taking shape at Parson Cross Park

Exciting developments taking shape at Parson Cross Park with plans for Sheffield's first Cruyff Court.

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Heart of the City progress update from Cllr Mazher Iqbal

Over the past 12 months the Heart of the City has hit several significant milestones and progress has been made across the site, with lots more development to come.

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Council adds fully insured vehicles to Electric Van trial

Almost two years on from the successful launch of the first electric van trial in Sheffield, the Council is going a step further to support local businesses, charities, and organisations by introducing fully insured vehicles as part of the popular electric van trial.

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48 new EV chargers coming to Sheffield this April

To support more people to make the switch to cleaner, electric vehicles (EVs), and to help reduce air pollution in Sheffield, the Council, working with the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA), is installing 48 brand-new electric vehicle chargers to Sheffield.

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Sheffield’s new city centre park set to open this Easter

Sheffield city centre’s brand-new public space, Pound’s Park, is set to open early to the public on 3 April, so that the new park can be enjoyed over the Easter weekend and school holidays.

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Help with living costs – are you getting the right benefits?

Councillor Terry Fox, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “We know that a significant number of people in Sheffield who are eligible for Council Tax Support are not claiming it. Some people who are on Universal Credit automatically assume that they are getting the Council Tax Support that they are entitled to, so we urge them to please check this with either the council or Citizens Advice Sheffield.

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Notification of Extraordinary Meeting

Today the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Sioned-Mair Richards, has confirmed that an Extraordinary Meeting will be held to discuss the implications of the street tree inquiry.

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Big plans revealed for King Charles III Coronation

Exciting plans have been announced for the Coronation of King Charles III, where people from all over can come and enjoy the celebrations with live music, acts and a big screen to watch all the action over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Sheffield Food Festival returns to the Heart of the City

The Sheffield Food Festival will be taking over the Peace Gardens during the end of May Bank Holiday weekend, from 26 to 29 May.

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New café for popular Sheffield beauty spot, the Botanical Gardens

Work will be starting in the next few days to refurbish the old Curators House Team Rooms within the Botanical Gardens. Following a recent tender process Sheffield City Council are really excited to announce that Joni will be opening their new site this Summer after a short period of refurbishment which starts in March.

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Notice ahead of Strategy and Resources Committee

At the Council’s Strategy and Resources meeting on Wednesday 15 March, Councillor Terry Fox will make a statement and propose a debate following the publication of the street tree inquiry report. 

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Bus gate in operation from Monday on Arundel Gate

A bus gate is being introduced on Arundel Gate from Monday, 20 March 2023 which will reduce the number of vehicles travelling along the stretch of road.

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Bin there, chuck that - new bin wraps appear across Sheffield

New colourful bin wraps can be spotted on litter bins across the city, designed by local artist, Luke Horton.

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Changes to EV charging tariffs

Due to the rising cost of energy across the UK, from Saturday 1 April 2023, a new tariff for Sheffield City Council owned rapid EV charging points will be introduced, to make EV charging points across Sheffield more sustainable for the Council.  

Graphic logo text reads IWD 2023, SCC three characters stand in a pose of celebration hand in hand arms outstretched.

International Women's Day 2023

A celebration of women who work in tech/digital in Sheffield as part of International Women's Day 2023. Read fascinating stories of women working in this sector and find out about digital skills training. 

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Mel Kanarek

In celebration of IWD 2023 Mel Kanarek speaks about her experience in the tech industry. 

Jesrine Clarke-Darrington smiles

IWD 2023 Jesrine Clarke-Darrington

In celebration of IWD 2023 Jesrine Clarke-Darrington speaks about her experience in the tech industry. 

Dash Tabor confidently stands smiling

Dash Tabor

In celebration of IWD 2023 Dash Tabor speaks about her experience in the tech industry. 

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Alina Laurent-Olive

In celebration of IWD 2023 Alina Laurent-Olive speaks about her experience in the tech industry. 

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Fazia Mobin & Opportunity Sheffield

In celebration of IWD 2023 Faiza Mobin speaks about her experience in the tech industry. 

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Alex Willard

In celebration of IWD 2023 Alex Willard speaks about her experience in the tech industry. 

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Mandy Fletcher

In celebration of IWD 2023 Mandy Fletcher speaks about her experience in the tech industry. 

Street trees

Follow up response the Independent Inquiry into the Street Tree Dispute report

Statement on behalf of Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council Kate Josephs, and Leader of Sheffield City Council Cllr Terry Fox. 

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Initial response to the report following the Independent Inquiry into the Street Tree Dispute

A statement on behalf of Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council Kate Josephs and Leader of Sheffield City Council Terry Fox.

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200 new special school places announced for children and young people in South Yorkshire

A brand-new special school offering 200 places to children and young people with special educational needs has been approved.

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Six high quality proposals received for Cole Brothers building

Sheffield City Council has received a strong response from developers resulting in six high quality proposals for the future of the Cole Brothers building in Barkers Pool.

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Rock n Roll Circus event - Headliners announced

UK music icon Noel Gallagher and his High-Flying Birds will head to South Yorkshire this September to perform a major concert at Don Valley Bowl.

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“Everyone deserves to breathe clean air” Cllr Iqbal issues statement on launch of Clean Air Zone

Cllr Mazher Iqbal, Co-Chair of the Transport, Regeneration and Climate Policy Committee, issued a statement this morning following the launch of the Clean Air Zone.