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Delays to waste and recycling collections expected in November

Due to industrial strike action by Veolia waste and recycling collection staff, people whose bins are emptied on Mondays may experience some disruption throughout November.

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Celebrating National Youth Work Week 2021

This week is National Youth Work Week and we’ve asked young people across Sheffield to share in their own words the positive effect youth work is having on them and their communities.

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An update on planned strike action from Veolia waste and recycling workers

Today it was announced that the planned strike action from Veolia waste and recycling workers would be suspended. Read Councillor Terry Fox's statement.

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Sheffield welcomes £37m to fund two major regeneration projects

City to receive £37m of Levelling Up funding for Castlegate and Attercliffe.

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UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 fixtures confirmed and ticket ballot now open

Following the exciting draw on BBC1 last night, fixtures are now confirmed and the ticket ballot is open. Sheffield will host Group C matches between Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland.

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Sheffield welcomes Little Amal

Little Amal will arrive in Sheffield today on her away to Manchester. 

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Race remains a significant problem for Sheffield, says Commission

Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission has released its initial findings on the state of racial equality in the city – with some unsettling observations.

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Residents in a Sheffield community have a new neighbourhood plan

At its meeting on 6th October, Sheffield Council voted to adopt the Dore Neighbourhood Plan and make it part of the city’s Development Plan.

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Winter hours for Sheffield’s Household Waste Recycling Centres

On Monday 1st November, Sheffield’s Household Waste Recycling Centres will change to their winter opening hours.

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Terry Fox welcomes budget Supertram cash

Sheffield City Council’s leader has welcomed the news that Wednesday’s budget will include £570m for transport projects in South Yorkshire – including around £200m for Sheffield.

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Bridging the gap - Streets Ahead complete refurbishments on city’s bridges

Refurbishments have been carried out on more Sheffield bridges as part of the Streets Ahead programme.

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Award winning pianist OKIEM opens Sheffield’s first African-Caribbean Market with special performance

Sheffield’s first African-Caribbean Market is all set to launch next week with a packed line up of speakers, artists, local dignitaries and musical acts including a performance from award winning pianist and composer OKIEM.

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Free October half term food vouchers for families

Families on a low income in Sheffield will receive a free £15 food voucher to help over the October Half Term Holiday.

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Everything you need to know about Sheffield’s Out of This World event

Sheffielders of all ages, get ready for a day of the weird, wonderful, and wacky as Out of This World returns for its seventh year on Sunday, October 24, from 10:30am to 5:30pm.

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New play facilities for families in Westfield

Local people in Westfield are set to enjoy long-awaited playground facilities in Westfield from this Saturday, when the playground has its official opening. Residents formed a local community group, ‘Let’s Get Westfield a Park’, and after much hard work the new facilities are now a reality.

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Clean Air Zone: Decision on the way as Council sets out pollution plan

Decision to be made on Sheffield's Clean Air Zone. 

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City centre set to build on strengths as council shares ambitions for future development

Council sets out vision for development of city centre. 

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Council wants to hear about Voluntary and Community Sector needs post Covid

The council is exploring ideas around a VCS Covid Recovery Fund to help tackle the financial pressures the sector is facing as it acknowledges the massive role the VCS has played in supporting the city during these unprecedented times.

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Poverty Summit plans for Covid’s financial impact

Last week’s Poverty Summit saw the council, businesses, city organisations including voluntary, community and faith organisations and stakeholders meet to discuss and plan for what the financial impact of Covid will be on the city and its residents.

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Fifteen Sheffield parks flying flag among best in country

Sheffield has has once again achieved 15 Green Flag awards for parks and green spaces across the city - the award is the international quality mark recognising the very best in visitor experience. 

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The North Together - northern leaders join forces for levelling up

Sheffield, together with the North is leading the way in growing an inclusive, productive, and sustainable economy for our people and businesses, working towards a sustainable future for the whole nation.

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New allergen labelling law comes into force

Sheffield City Council welcomes the new allergen labelling law which will provide extra protection for people in Sheffield with a food allergy, intolerance or coeliac disease. The changes mean that from 1 October, these people will be able to make safer choices about the food they buy.

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Sheffield’s Lord Mayor unveils new shop raising money for her chosen charities

Lord Mayor Gail Smith hosted an opening event for her new charity shop at Crystal Peaks shopping centre on Tuesday afternoon.

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International project 'The Walk' brings Little Amal to Sheffield

Come and see Little Amal, a 3.5m puppet of a 10-year-old refugee girl, on Friday 29 October as she nears the end of her international journey from the Syria-Turkey border to Manchester. Take part in the free community activities on her journey through Sheffield.

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Community Covid bus helps boost city’s vaccination rates

Sheffield’s Community Covid Bus is a one-stop place for all things Covid-related, travelling all over Sheffield to parks, schools, community events and vaccination clinics. Open to everyone, the bus has been taking Covid 19 information and guidance, LFD tests and more direct to the heart of communities across the city since it launched in June.

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Sheffield tops charts for outdoor spaces in Thriving Places Index

Sheffield has lived up to its reputation as an Outdoor City filled with culture, the Thriving Places Index (TPI) has found. The TPI identifies the local conditions for wellbeing, and measures whether those conditions are being delivered fairly and substantially across England.

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There's no place for hate here - we absolutely stand against it

Councillor Alison Teal, Executive Member for Sustainable Neighbourhoods, Wellbeing, Parks and Leisure said: “At Sheffield City Council we absolutely stand against hate. No-one is born with hate in them, it’s something that’s learned. There is no place for it in Sheffield....

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Fifteen new apprentices join Streets Ahead

Fifteen people from Sheffield are gaining hands on experience working for the city’s highways maintenance contract, developing invaluable skills to prepare them for their future careers.

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Builder who conned customers jailed for a year and banned from trade for life

Builder Anthony Robinson, 69, of Belvedere Close, North Anston, Sheffield, has been jailed for a year and banned from working in the trade indefinitely after pleading guilty to offences of unfair and misleading trading at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, September 24.

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Sheffield will remember them - Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Sunday

This November Sheffield will, as always, remember the service and sacrifice of those in our Armed Forces and those who gave their lives for our country. We're working in partnership with the Royal British Legion and will announce more details very soon.

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Local primary school receives Queen’s Green Canopy Jubilee celebration tree

The Queen's Green Canopy tree was planted at Acres Hill Community Primary School yesterday, as part of Her Majesty's national Platinum Jubilee celebrations. 

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Watch out for your handy guide to your Local Area Committees!

Information about Sheffield’s new Local Area Committees (LACs) is being sent to every household in the city this week.