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Lifelong Learning and Skills Awards ceremony at Sheffield Town Hall

Lifelong learners celebrated at awards

This morning (Tuesday 18th June), Sheffield Town Hall celebrated the 2024 edition of the Lifelong Learning and Skills Awards.

Sheffield Town Hall

General Election 2024: Statement of persons nominated

Information regarding the candidates standing at the General Election 2024 in Sheffield is now available.

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Essential overnight roadworks to start on Sheffield Parkway

A series of overnight diversions will be in place for the next three weeks on a section of Sheffield Parkway as essential work takes place to repair bridges at the Handsworth Road interchange.

Crossed Wires Podcast at Bethel Chapel

First-ever Crossed Wires Podcast Festival kicks off this weekend

Crossed Wires Festival will bring the nation's top names in podcasting to Sheffield, for one very special weekend.

Cllr Tom Hunt and Fatima Khan-Shah standing and smiling

Race Equality Partnership for Sheffield appoints Chair

Experienced leadership, diversity and inclusion professional has been appointed as the Chair of the Race Equality Partnership for Sheffield.

BSL user with SignLive interpreter

Breaking down barriers: Council partners with SignLive to provide translation and interpretation services

A Deaf-owned and Deaf-led organisation is partnering with the Council to enhance the organisation’s translation and interpretation services.

View of Sheffield from South Street Park at dusk

More grants available for homes without a gas heating system

Many more privately owned or privately rented Sheffield households can benefit from a warm home that can be cheaper to run, following a change to eligibility rules for the Home Upgrade Grant. Check if you can get funding for your home.

Cllr Hunt at UKREiiF

Sheffield makes its mark at UK’s largest real estate event

Sheffield leaders were front and centre at the UK’s largest real estate and investment event in Leeds last week, championing the city across dozens of panel sessions, showcases and debates. 

The Children’s University Festival of Fun

The Children’s University Festival of Fun returning for an action-packed 10th edition

The Children’s University (CU) Festival of Fun is a programme of free taster activities for children and young people, running right across the summer holidays. It allows them to try something new and perhaps discover a new passion.

Sheffield Town Hall

Public to have their say on citywide Housing Strategy

A new Housing Strategy to ensure everyone in Sheffield has access to a home, which is safe, affordable and ready for a changing climate is to begin a full public consultation.

The Crucible and Lyceum Theatres in Sheffield

English Touring Opera to make Sheffield its new home

English Touring Opera (ETO) announces the city of Sheffield as the company’s new home, and will relocate its offices by the end of October 2024 as part of the Arts Council England Transfer Programme.

Sheffield City Centre skyline at night

Sheffield Voter ID Figures - Local Elections 2024

Kate Josephs, Returning Officer: "The number of people initially turned away because they didn’t have Voter ID was small, compared to the overall number of people who turned out to vote, and it is fantastic to see many of those also returned later with the correct ID."

View of the runway with the Cultural Style Week backdrop

Cultural Style Week: "It's all about using culture and heritage to bring people together..."

Sheffield City Council are proud to be supporting Cultural Style Week and Welcoming Cultures in celebrating 'the beauty of culture and heritage through fashion and personal style'.

Stocksbridge Leisure Centre staff outside

Sheffield leisure facilities set for energy efficiency boost

Local leisure facilities are set to become more energy efficient, with Government funding secured to help them reduce energy consumption and carbon output.

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Public urged to watch out for online rogue traders

Sheffield residents looking for home improvement services online should be vigilant and check the credibility of businesses before handing over any money, so they don’t become victims of rogue traders. As part of a regional week of action to raise awareness of rogue traders operating online, Sheffield City Council’s trading standards enforcement officers are urging those looking for home maintenance work to check businesses are genuine.

Sheffield City Council fostering service staff, one dressed as a teddy bear, and foster carers pose with a Foster Care Fortnight banner in front of a Sheffield City Council lgo

Foster Care Fortnight 2024 - foster carers celebrated in walk through city

Around 50 people took to the streets of Sheffield to say a big ‘thank you’ to everyone that works tirelessly across the city as a foster carer to look after vulnerable youngsters.

Sheffield City Council’s flagship Heart of the City development in Sheffield City Centre

Leaders to showcase Sheffield as a global, green and growing city at UK’s largest real estate event

Sheffield’s leaders head to the UK’s largest real estate and investment event next week, ready to showcase Sheffield as a global, green and growing city that is delivering dynamic spaces to work, live and play.

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New vision for creativity in Sheffield to be influenced by local people

Sheffield residents are being asked to have their say on what art and culture should look like for the city in the future.

Cllr Ben Miskell, Matt Bigland and Cllr Tom Hunt stand on the first floor of Cambridge Street Collective food hall.

Cambridge Street Collective set to launch with a massive party

Cambridge Street Collective (CSC), Europe's biggest purpose-built food hall is set to open this May with a big bang VIP launch event on Wednesday 22nd May.

Ed Sheeran poses with aspiring musicians at the Red Tape Studios

Ed Sheeran makes surprise visit to Sheffield’s Red Tape Studios

Global star Ed Sheeran surprised young, aspiring musicians at the iconic Red Tape Studios in Sheffield. The Shape of You star met with young people to speak about their experiences and their ambitions for their careers.

Three headshots of Councillor Tom Hunt, Councillor Shaffaq Mohammed and Councillor Douglas Johnson, all smiling

Leader to continue in role as collaborative Council will work together again

Sheffield’s new administration has been formally announced today, with a collaboration between Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Green Party.

Cllr Jayne Dunn

Welcoming Jayne Dunn the new Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield

Cllr Jayne Dunn has been voted in as the new Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield and inaugurated at Sheffield City Council’s Annual General Meeting.

Sheffield Town Hall

Making Council meetings more accessible: A new approach to public questions puts residents at heart of democracy

A new approach to how the public can submit questions for Council meetings could be introduced to make decision making more accessible.  

Cobbled street with a car double parked next to another car

New parking rules to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians

New parking enforcement rules are to be introduced across Sheffield aimed at making roads and pavements safer for cyclists and pedestrians. From Monday 20 May, motorists could be issued a penalty charge if they park across dropped kerbs (which have been lowered for vehicle access or pedestrians), in cycle lanes, or are double parked.

A smiling Mick Lewis enjoys a cup of tea on a sofa in a living room from a mug saying 'I Love Sheffield'

Foster Care Fortnight 2024 – we want to say thanks for everything our carers do

We would like to say a great big ‘thank you’ to all of our wonderful foster carers as Foster Care Fortnight 2024 swings into action.

World Seniors at the Crucible

"The World Seniors Championship... plays homage to the legends that built Snooker in Sheffield"

Sheffield's senior residents were invited to see Snooker legends in action at the World Seniors Championship.

The Crucible Theatre

"Snooker and Sheffield go together hand in glove"

World Snooker Championship 2024. 

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Sheffield Election Results 2024: South Yorkshire Combined Mayoral Authority

Sheffield Election Results for South Yorkshire Combined Mayoral Authority

A black background with a light brown X, written across it is Local Election in green with results 2024 in white, underneath that is written Beauchief and Greenhill in green

Beauchief and Greenhill Election Result 2024

Beauchief and Greenhill Election Result 2024

A black background with a light brown X, written across it is Local Election in green with results 2024 in white, underneath that is written Beighton in green

Beighton Election Result 2024

Beighton Election Result 2024

A black background with a light brown X, written across it is Local Election in green with results 2024 in white, underneath that is written Birley in green

Birley Election Result 2024

Birley Election Result 2024

A black background with a light brown X, written across it is Local Election in green with results 2024 in white, underneath that is written Broomhill and Sharrow Vale in green

Broomhill and Sharrow Vale Election Result 2024

Broomhill and Sharrow Vale Election Result 2024