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Sheffield children to get a better start in life thanks to city-wide network

Sheffield’s Family Hub Network aims to strengthen community support for families and ensure the city’s children get the best possible start in life.

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Rough Sleeping Summit brings partners together to find solutions for Sheffield

Bringing together partner organisations from across the country, the event saw key speakers pass on their expertise and discussions held across sectors

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Council recommended to approve land deal at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield City Council have been recommended to approve a land deal at the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park to be transformed into the National Centre for Child Health Technology.

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Ecclesfield Park tennis courts reopen after renovation

Ecclesfield Park tennis courts in Sheffield have officially reopened following renovations.

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‘Simpler Recycling’ plan for England

Plans are in place for all councils across England to make recycling easier and to help the planet. From 31st March 2026, plastic pots, tubs, trays, cartons, aluminium foil, and aerosols will be recycled with plastic films to follow by 31st March 2027.

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Funding accepted to continue successful delivery of adult learning in Sheffield

Sheffield's Family, Adult and Community Education Service (FACES) has been given he go ahead to accept funding from the Adult Skills Fund. 

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Tramlines 2024: Event organisers to fund the planting of new trees and more benefits to the city

With Tramlines Festival just weeks away (26th - 28th July), event organisers have announced a series of community-focused initiatives, which nurture local talent, support environmental sustainability, and boost local businesses.

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Ambitious transformation will deliver better customer service

The transformation project, named Future Sheffield, is set to modernise how the organisation delivers on its priorities in the most time-effective and cost-effective way over the next three to five years.

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Sheffield Grand Prix returns for its 10th year

The Sheffield Grand Prix – Sheffield's very own city centre cycle race – returns this evening (Wednesday 17th July) for its 10th year. 

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Air quality improvements across Sheffield mean better health outcomes for local people

Following the Clean Air Zone’s (CAZ) one-year anniversary in February, we are now able to take an early look at the impact the CAZ is having on the quality of the air we breathe in Sheffield, and the news is very positive. Our 12-month annual average data for 2023 is showing that the level of Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) in Sheffield, caused by road pollution, has significantly improved, which is great news for the health of everyone in Sheffield.

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Two more Sheffield Parks officially recognised amongst the best in the Country

Pounds Park and the Sheffield General Cemetery have been awarded the coveted Green Flag Award – the international quality mark for parks and green spaces.

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Pollution levels across Sheffield drop following the launch of the Clean Air Zone

Over a year on from the launch of Sheffield City Council’s Clean Air Zone, annual average data for 2023 shows that the level of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) from road traffic pollution has fallen significantly across Sheffield.

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Further funding announced to transform empty units in the Fargate area

Independent, local businesses are being urged to bid for funding to transform under-used spaces on Fargate, Chapel Walk, Norfolk Row and Orchard Square.

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Council co-signs joint open letter to Angela Rayner MP on social housing

A joint letter from the largest council landlords in England has been submitted to government calling for urgent action on social housing.

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Opportunities for people in Sheffield could see a boost

Council funding to support the Sheffield Pride of Place Board, which aims to create economic opportunity for local people, is to be considered.

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Sheffield City Council to mark two years of Race Equality Commission

Today marks two years since the launch of the final report of Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission. Since then, Sheffield City Council has made consistent progress in tackling race inequality in the council and in the city, with plans going forward that aim to make Sheffield an anti-racist city.

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Market Tavern independent investigation concludes 

The investigation identified unintentional errors in communication took place within the Council, with the contractor and with interested stakeholders.  

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Sheffield helps mark first year of progress for Homewards project

Sheffield is represented alongside its fellow five flagship locations at a special event in Lambeth, London, to mark the anniversary today (Thursday 11 July).

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Sheffield to kick off third leg of 2024 Lloyds Bank Tour of Britain Men

The Lloyds Bank Tour of Britain Men will return to South Yorkshire for the first time in almost 20 years this September, as Sheffield and Barnsley gear up to hold the third stage of Britain’s national Tour.

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20 of England’s largest local authority landlords call for the government to save council homes

Since March this year (2024), Sheffield City Council has been working alongside the largest council landlords in England to develop recommendations that can ‘secure the future of England’s council housing’.

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Global venue management company announced as new operator for Sheffield City Hall

ASM Global has been announced as the new operator of Sheffield City Hall, as of January 2025.  

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Orchestras for All to make Sheffield its new home

The national music youth charity has announced they will relocate from their London HQ to Sheffield.

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Improvements to Housing Service performance remain top priority as regulatory body issues judgement

A widespread program of improvement to raise the standards of Sheffield City Council’s Housing Service is continuing at pace.

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Everything you need to know ahead of Tramlines 2024

Tramlines is one of the UK’s longest running, city-based music festivals and a h ...

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Structural report says Rose Garden Café is safe to open more fully

Structural engineers have confirmed that scaffolding, which is currently propping up the roof on the Rose Garden Café in Graves Park, can now be removed.

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Have your say on draft city-wide Housing Strategy

We want to hear from people who own or rent their homes, as well as people who may be struggling to find a home. We also want to hear from people who are landlords or develop properties for rent or sale.

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Sheffield Central General Election Result 2024

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Sheffield South East General Election Result 2024

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Penistone and Stocksbridge General Election Result 2024

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Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough General Election Result 2024

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Sheffield Hallam General Election Result 2024

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