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Business Sheffield supporting businesses to manage cost of living

The rising cost of living is putting pressure on businesses across the city, and the council is urging businesses to make use of free expert support to help them weather the challenge. Costs are increasing across the supply chain, from raw materials and ingredients to transport and energy costs. At the same time, people have less to spend and are thinking differently about what to do with their money, making it harder for businesses to attract customers and cover costs.

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Achieving equality and ending violence: Sheffield City Council proud to receive White Ribbon Accreditation

This week, Sheffield City Council has been given White Ribbon Accreditation, which shows our commitment to working towards achieving gender equality and ending violence against women and girls.

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Sheffield victims of international mass marketing scams to be compensated

Victims of international scam marketing are being refunded after a landmark case in the US, supported by UK national agencies and Sheffield Trading Standards.

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Cost of living crisis money and debt advice

In response to the increase in the cost of living, Sheffield City Council, community, voluntary and faith organisations are creating more access to information, advice and support for anyone facing financial hardship in the city.  

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'Welcome Places' providing a warm welcome

‘Welcome Places’ are open across Sheffield and many of them, such as libraries, were already established places where people could spend time, have a chat, find out information or get support.

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Clean Air Zone to launch from February and financial support measures roll out date confirmed

Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone will launch on February 27, 2023, with the roll out of financial support measures starting from December 12, 2022.

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Free broadband pilot project for Southey Green

Hundreds of residents who live on the Dryden estate at Southey Green are due to receive free broadband at the end of November as part of a pilot scheme to address ‘digital poverty’.

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Local Lioness to light up city centre and kick off Christmas in Sheffield

Sheffield's Ellie Roebuck, England Women's football star, will take centre stage to light up Sheffield city centre, kicking off Christmas this Sunday 20 November. The fun starts at 4pm with the big switch at 6pm.

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Council Leader reacts to Autumn Statement

Leader of Sheffield City Council, Cllr Terry Fox, reacts to the Autumn Statement issued today.

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Sheffielders reminded to put safety first around roadworks

Drivers are being encouraged to take more care around roadworks as Streets Ahead continues its programme of resurfacing across the city.

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Tramlines brings multimillion-pound benefit to the city and directly funds over 40 local organisations

Tramlines brings millions in to Sheffield's economy, supports local organisations with thousands in grant funding and puts on the city's biggest party!

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Council to apply for new traffic enforcement powers to make roads safer

An application is being drafted to Government which, if successful, would give the Council new traffic enforcement powers – helping to make Sheffield roads safer and more reliable.

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Remembrance Sunday in Sheffield

Sheffield will come together at the Cenotaph in Barker's Pool to mark the National Day of Remembrance on Sunday 13 November.

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New purpose-built council homes for older people

The latest addition to our Council Housing Stock Increase Programme is the completion of Buchanan Green Older Persons Independent Living Scheme (OPIL) in Parson Cross for the over 60s.

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Celebrate this Christmas in Sheffield city centre

Sheffield will come together this Christmas to celebrate the festive season, wit ...

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Future High Streets Fund: Businesses to benefit from investment to improve accessibility and create new event space

Two local businesses in the city centre could benefit from investment to help them develop, as part of the Future High Streets Fund.

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Levelling Up: Transformational plans for Castlegate to go to public consultation

Transformational plans to re-establish Castlegate as a vital part of the city centre will go to public consultation from November 7.

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Pressures on council housing budgets means difficult choices

Sheffield City Council’s next Housing Policy Committee will discuss the impact of the cost of living crisis on tenants in the city.

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Levelling Up: Council to consider purchase and transformation of former Adelphi Cinema building in Attercliffe

The purchase of the former Adelphi Cinema building in Attercliffe is to be discussed at the Finance Sub-Committee this month.

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Sheffielders asked for their views on highway works

Residents across Sheffield are being asked to give their feedback on highway improvement and maintenance works across the city.

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Charity Trustee Sub-Committee consulted on long-term options for Rose Garden Café

The Charity Trustee Sub-Committee heard the proposed long-term options for the Rose Garden Café building in Graves Park yesterday.

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Council Children’s Services are ‘doing the right thing’ for children in the city

Sheffield City Council’s Children’s Services have been commended for their commitment to ‘doing the right thing’ for children in the city, following a recent Ofsted visit.

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Take ya pick-er! Litter picking equipment now available in local libraries

Sheffielders who want to help keep their local community litter free can now collect litter picking equipment from libraries across the city.

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First customers welcomed through the doors at Fargate containers

The Fargate container doors were opened on Saturday with vendors welcoming in their first customers.

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Artists to create a permanent Covid memorial for Sheffield

Sheffield-based artists are being briefed this week about plans for a permanent city centre Covid memorial that will open in Spring 2023.

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Leader's statement on Supertram and fare cap announcement

In response to the news this week that Supertram services will be brought into public control and that there will be a £2 price cap on bus and tram fares, Council Leader Terry Fox has issued a statement.

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Rugby League World Cup brings real impact to Sheffield

The Rugby League World Cup is now underway and it's already had an amazing local impact in Sheffield!

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A place to showcase Sheffield talent: Planning application approved for Event Central on Fargate

The planning application for Event Central, a mixed-use cultural community hub on Fargate, has been approved.

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City comes together to improve the safety of Women and Girls

Key city organisations, partners and businesses have come together to pledge their support to make Sheffield a safer city for women and girls with the launch of Sheffield’s first Women and Girls Night-Time Safety Charter.

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City-wide response to cost of living crisis

In response to the ‘cost-of-living crisis’, Sheffield City Council has created a package of support for anyone facing financial hardship.

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UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 boosts Sheffield’s economy by more than £8million

Study shows that as a host city of UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Sheffield has benefitted from an £8.3million boost to the local economy.

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Delay to Fargate containers

Richard Eyre, Director of Streetscene and Regulations, has issued a statement after learning that the Fargate containers will not be opening on Monday, October 17, as expected.