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Call for projects to transform empty units on high street

Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 22nd May. 

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Council employees to get five days extra leave to help with fostering a child

A new policy announced by SCC entitles employees who are registered foster carers up to five days extra paid leave to help with fostering responsibilities.

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Council Tax Energy Rebate roll out to begin this month

Sheffield City Council will begin to roll out the Council Tax Energy Rebate Scheme this month to around 215,000 households in the city.

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Sheffield recognised as a Tree City of the World

Sheffield has received Tree Cities of the World recognition, bringing a wealth of benefits to local communities, now and into the future.

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Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Sheffield as full England route revealed

The Queen's Baton Relay will visit Sheffield during its 25 day tour of England in the run up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Family fun May Fayre makes a welcome return to Sheffield

Weston Park May Fayre is back on Sunday 22 May - bringing lots of fun for all the family. It's free, and will be on from 11am-5pm, see you there.

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Council inviting proposals to transform former John Lewis site

The Barker's Pool Building occupies a key site in the city centre. 

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Sheffield prepares to celebrate Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Sheffield is preparing its celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The year-long Platinum Jubilee celebration in the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world is seeing communities come together to celebrate the Queen’s 70 years of service.

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Digital Innovation Grant scheme re-opens

Apply for funding now

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Roadworks continue on Sheffield Parkway

A series of partial lane closures on the Sheffield and Mosborough Parkways will continue throughout May as part of the Streets Ahead highway maintenance contract.

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Winter maintenance periods ends for Streets Ahead

After another busy winter period, the council’s highways contractor will soon close the doors on the salt domes for another year.

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HMS Sheffield 40th Anniversary service and parade

As National remembrance takes place across the country, Sheffield will come together on Sunday 1 May to mark the 40th Anniversary of HMS Sheffield with a commemorative service and parade.

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Natural flood management work begins in Limb Brook Valley

Work has started on implementing a series of natural flood management measures in the Limb Brook Valley to help protect Sheffield and the region against future flooding.

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National roadshow celebrating UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 set to kick off in Sheffield as tournament excitement builds

Next month will see the launch of the national roadshow celebrating UEFA Women’s EURO 2022, with Sheffield kicking things off on 21 May in the Peace Gardens. Think football, music, entertainment, legends, family fun and much more...

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Lord Mayor and friends skydive for charity

The Lord Mayor, Gail Smith, will be skydiving out of a plane at an altitude of 15,000 feet in aid of her 3 chosen charities today. The Lord Mayor, her volunteers, friends and family are taking part in a skydive to raise money for The Sheffield Teaching Hospital Trust, The Salvation Army and Friends of Hi5s, the Lord Mayor’s own charity for young people with Learning Disabilities.

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Primary School Admissions 2022: almost 93% of pupils secure first preference

School admission outcomes for primary school entry September 2022.

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Roxy Ball Room to open in Heart of the City this summer

Roxy Ball Room will be the latest addition to £470m regeneration scheme. 

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Summer hours for Household Waste Recycling Centres in Sheffield

The opening hours of Sheffield’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC), have been extended, with all sites now open seven days a week until the end of September.

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Local elections 2022: Statement of persons nominated

Local elections candidate information is now available.

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Rugby League World Cup 2021: ‘CreatedBy’ small grants programme re-opens for applications

Local grassroots groups, clubs and community organisations can now apply for 'CreatedBy' grant funding from Rugby League World Cup 2021 to provide kit, equipment and facility improvements.

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Statement: The Leadmill

When people talk about music in Sheffield they talk about the Leadmill, it's part of our fabric and we absolutely do not want to see it go.

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Covid-19: Information from 1 April

All legal Covid restrictions in England have now ended and Government guidelines have changed around testing. Read the latest update on what you need to do from 1 April.

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48-hour trophies tour arrives in Sheffield on 200 days to go milestone until Rugby League World Cup kicks off

Today marks 200 days to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2021. In celebration a 48 hour trophy tour stopped at Sheffield and other host cities and towns.

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Final call to apply for Omicron Business Grant

The Council is encouraging eligible business to apply for the Omicron Hospitality, Accommodation and Leisure Grant before the extended deadline - March 11.

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With 100 days to go tickets go on sale for the biggest Women’s EURO ever

Tickets are now on general sale for all matches in the tournament. Four games will be played at Bramall Lane - get your tickets now!

Councillor Terry Fox shovelling flytipped waste at Colliery Road in Sheffield

Tackling fly tipping in our communities

New mobile cameras are being used across the city to help detect and deter fly tipping. Further targeted measures are being discussed by Local Area Committees following significant committed investment.

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South Yorkshire Local Heritage List approval process gets green light

The process for approving heritage assets for the South Yorkshire Local Heritage List has been approved by Sheffield City Council. 

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On your marks get set for biggest year of events in city’s history

This Sunday's Sheffield Half Marathon will kick off an amazing year of events across sport, music, art, food, film and more. Get excited, get involved.

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Video: Voluntary Community Sector Covid Recovery Fund making a difference

Sheffield City Council has recently awarded £1.35 million of grants through its Voluntary Community Sector Covid Recovery Fund. The fund used central government Covid funding to support voluntary sector organisations who had either reduced income or increased costs relating to Covid. The pandemic has once again demonstrated the critical role the sector plays in supporting people throughout the city and the funding will support organisations ongoing work amongst Sheffield’s communities.

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£100m Gleadless Valley Masterplan given the go-ahead following consultation

The Gleadless Valley Masterplan, which will see improvements made to housing, green spaces and facilities as well as increased employment opportunities, has been given the go-ahead following consultation with residents.

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Millions of pounds paid to local businesses to boost Covid bounce back

More than £4m has been paid to businesses affected by Omicron. 

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“There is no place for racism in our city”: Sheffield organisations urged to act when Race Equality Commission report is published

Key organisations in Sheffield are being urged to come together to ensure positive and impactful changes are made when the Race Equality Commission (REC) is published later this year.

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Sheffield's Youth Strategy given approval

A new Community Youth Services Strategy that aims to “offer safe, creative, ambitious Community Youth Services where all young people in Sheffield can thrive” has been approved this week as part of the council’s commitment to delivering on its one-year plan. The strategy outlines the council’s pledge to ‘support young people in Sheffield to develop and flourish’ and defines our strategic ambitions for Community Youth Services over the next three years.

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UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Legacy in Action

The UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 is coming to Sheffield this summer and we're already seeing it's legacy in action across the city. Want to get involved?

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Special Educational Needs and Disability support in Sheffield is improving

They shared their feedback in a letter published today. 

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Plans to increase funding for businesses affected by Clean Air Zone

The changes have been made following consultation feedback. 

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“You said, we did” – Council changes how it makes decisions

Sheffield City Council has agreed major changes to how it will take democratic decisions.

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Ten Sheffield high streets set to receive £500k investment

Sheffield City Council has announced further areas which will be supported by its Economic Recovery Fund, an innovative grant set up in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic to support local high streets and hard-hit sectors.

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Public consultation shapes new Sport and Leisure Strategy for Sheffield

Following £100million investment committed last November, themes of Sheffield's new 30 year sport and leisure strategy have been agreed following public consultation. Work will now start on developing a five year implementation plan.

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Council signs new agreement with Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield City Council will continue to support ambitions for the Park. 

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Construction begins on landmark park for city centre

Work will start on site this month. 

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Business Information Officers to continue supporting Sheffield for another year

Information Officers who provided much-needed support to businesses across Sheffield during the pandemic are set to continue their work for another year.

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New shuttle bus set to provide free travel around Sheffield city centre

The new plans announced today will make getting around the city centre quicker and easier.

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No more library book fines in Sheffield

Councillor Alison Teal, Executive Member for Sustainable Neighbourhoods, Wellbeing, Parks and Leisure, said: “From now on we will not be charging anyone for returning their books late. We’ve never charged children, and the good news is, this now applies to all adults too.  If you have any overdue library books from before the pandemic, and you’re worried about paying the fines, just return them to your library. You won’t need to pay a fine."

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COVID-19 updates from Director of Public Health Sheffield, Greg Fell

Regular video updates on Covid-19 from Director of Public Health Sheffield, Greg Fell.

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We have launched Sheffield's first ever School Attendance Charter

We have launched Sheffield’s first ever city-wide school attendance charter.

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More than 500 new secondary school places set to be created at ‘Outstanding’ schools in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council will commit £7.7million to begin the expansion of Silverdale and King Ecbert schools, creating more than 500 new secondary school places.

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How we can help Ukraine

We have all been deeply troubled by what is happening in Ukraine and our hearts are breaking for the people who are having to flee to safety, say goodbye to their loved ones and face a future that they could never have imagined. People in Sheffield will want to know what our city is doing to support the people of Ukraine, as well as how they can help directly.

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City centre set for transformation as 20-year plan to be agreed

Sheffield's new vision for the city centre is set to be agreed this week. 

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Panel of design experts will help shape future of city

A panel of experts in the building, design and development sector will help shape the future of Sheffield and support the vast amount of development work taking place across the ci ...

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Sheffield Street Trees Inquiry: A statement on the Terms of Reference

The Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Street Trees Dispute, Sir Mark Lowcock, has now published the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry.

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No Smoking Day - stamp out illicit tobacco, quit for good

This No Smoking Day Sheffield is focusing on preventing the sale of illicit tobacco products and helping people quit for good. A new campaign launches today.

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Sheffield flood resilience during recent storms

With water levels at the third highest on record during the recent storms, James Mead, Flood Manager gives an update on Sheffield's flood resilience.

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New plans for Shalesmoor to unlock travel potential

Plans to make significant changes to the road layout at Shalesmoor are underway, as proposals are shaped to transform travel in the area.

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Sheffield becomes first city in Europe to take part in new pilot for urban tree management certification

Sheffield has been awarded a certificate of compliance for managing its street trees sustainably by the world’s largest Forest Certification Scheme.

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A statement in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Today Cllr Terry Fox, Cllr Douglas Johnson and Cllr Shaffaq Mohammed have issued a statement in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.    

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Sheffield to host cultural programme for UEFA Women’s EURO 2022

Sheffield will host exciting arts and cultural activities alongside the UEFA Women's EURO 2022 this summer - part of an exciting national cultural programme supported by £800,000 funding from Arts Council England, thanks to National Lottery players.

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Sheffield City Council acting Chief Executive

Eugene Walker, Sheffield City Council’s Executive Director for Resources, is stepping into the role of acting Chief Executive.

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Council acts to reduce glyphosate use across city

The council is reducing its use of glyphosate across all service areas, including trialling glyphosate free areas in some parts of the city.

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New community plans to give locals more influence

In March 2022, Sheffield’s Local Area Committees (LACs) will present their new community plans to the residents in their local areas.

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Investigation update following committee meeting

The cross-party committee established following Chief Executive Kate Josephs’ statement on January 14 has met again ahead of the upcoming independent investigation.

Cllr Terry Fox and Cllr Julie Grocutt stand outside the Liberty Steel building in Stocksbridge

Council leaders call for Government action over Liberty Steel

Sheffield City Council leader Cllr Terry Fox and deputy Leader Cllr Julie Grocutt have today called for Government action over the growing concerns about the future of Liberty Steel.

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Access to Covid vaccinations in Sheffield

There are a number of clinics where you can get a vaccination against COVID-19 operating across Sheffield.

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Electric Taxi trial launches

Sheffield City Council has opened a new scheme giving local taxi drivers the chance to trial an electric taxi. Eight “Black cab” style London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVCs) will be available for two weeks. All of the electric taxis are wheelchair accessible and aim to give drivers a hands-on experience of an electric taxi, while being cleaner, greener and saving on the cost of diesel.

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More grant funding to help small and medium businesses benefit from digital technology

The Digital Innovation Grant is open for a new round of applications, closing again at midday on Monday 28 February.

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Go ahead for new housing in Crookes and Manor

Two new house building homes for rent projects are set to start as part of our plan to deliver 3,100 additional high quality and affordable council homes by 2029. Sheffield City Council’s plans for council housing over the next 5 years will focus on continuing to build more houses in the city, maintaining and improving tenants homes and improving energy efficiency.

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Council sets out plans for tackling challenging budget

Following a public consultation, Sheffield City Council has set out the city's 2022/23 budget.

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Committee update: independent investigation announced

The cross-party committee established following Chief Executive Kate Josephs’ statement of 14 January met earlier this week (1 February).

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Tramlines Festival announces second wave of 2022 artists

Tramlineshas announced its latest round of music acts and the full comedy lineup for the 2022 event at Hillsborough Park in July.

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Trading Standards bust illegal tobacco gang

Following a period of surveillance, our Trading Standards team seized more than £300,000 worth of illicit tobacco products during a raid in Sheffield.