Latest on flood impact in Sheffield
The latest on flooding in Sheffield
More than £300,000 will be spent on a heritage and wildlife improvement project at Forge Dam, after our Cabinet approved funding, adding to years of fundraising by volunteers from the Friends of Porter Valley.
Due to the current pandemic, this year's Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony will not take place at the Winter Gardens and will instead be honoured with a free online vigil.
Work to extend a bus lane on one of Sheffield’s busiest bus routes will take place early this year, in a project set to improve journey time on London Road, a key route into the city centre.
The council is working with partners across the city following heavy snowfall.
The recent grant scheme to support eligible businesses in the supply chain to hospitality, accommodation, leisure, and entertainment sectors has been extended and grant amounts have been increased.
Today's collections have been suspended. Leave your bin out if it wasn't emptied.
Snow is causing significant disruption for testing sites and for people getting to these sites for their tests. At all sites, the number of people getting tested is down considerably. When a site closes due to the weather conditions, people with existing bookings will receive a text directing them to alternative testing sites that are still open.
We’ve written to all care homes to support them in continuing to provide safe visiting opportunities during this third national lockdown. We know how important visits are for supporting the health and wellbeing of people living in care homes and their relationships with friends and family so we’ve provided them with an overview of how this should work in Sheffield.
Sheffield City Council has been successful in its bid for £15.8m of funding as part of the Government’s Future High Streets Fund, which will be used to rejuvenate Sheffield’s high street as part of the continuing transformation of the city centre.
If you over-indulged on the alcohol front over Christmas and in the last few months, and are a bit worried about it, the message from the Sheffield Treatment and Recovery Team, provided by Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust, is that there is plenty of help and advice available to you.
Sheffield health and care partners have launched a programme to help parents cope with crying babies and reduce the risk of infant injury and death.
Sheffield’s Coronavirus Community Support Helpline has reached a major milestone after taking is 20,000th call since opening in March last year.
Take part in our online consultation about Sheffield's budget for 2021/22 by Tuesday 19 January. We have outlined our proposals and want to hear your views.
Sheffield City Council is working with Sheffield and District Branch of the Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA) to urge the Government to revise their policy on restricting pubs and bars from providing takeaway alcohol products during the national lockdown. Currently, hospitality venues are only able sell alcohol via delivery.
Bin collections will continue as normal during the six week lockdown period, and our 5 household waste recycling centres will remain open.
Councillor Bob Johnson was today, officially elected the Leader of Sheffield City Council.
Lots of support is available to help smokers in Sheffield give up for good. Don't give up on quitting, give it another go.
New restrictions are now in place affecting how businesses can operate, following the announcement of the national lockdown.
Yesterday the government announced a new national lockdown to combat the rising number of Covid cases across the UK.
There are six Covid testing centres across Sheffield and on 11th January one of them will move location. The Hillsborough mobile testing centre will move to the site of the former Hazlebarrow Primary School.
Sheffield City Council has written to all primary and special schools to advise them to reopen tomorrow (Monday 4 January 2021).
All measures are in place so that you can pick up your last few Christmas gifts and goodies at the Moor Market, in a safe, covid-secure and festive environment.
Last month three people were prosecuted for noise offences in Sheffield. We encourage people to report these issues so that we can investigate and take action.
A remembrance page has been set up for Councillor Peter Rippon, who sadly passed away on Sunday 20 December.
The council's highways contactor, Streets Ahead, has completed the 2020 resurfacing programme.
Four new council homes are ready for families to move in over the next few days
Sheffield taxi drivers are being encouraged to access free face coverings, hand sanitiser and gloves from Sheffield City Council to help them continue to operate safely over the festive period.
Today’s government announcement has confirmed that Sheffield will remain in tier 3, the ‘very high alert’ category. Greg Fell, Director of Public Health for Sheffield, said ‘Our figures were going down, but sadly, this is no longer the case, therefore I believe it’s the right decision for us to remain in tier 3.
A bridge in Sheffield, home to three larger than life eight - legged insects, will be beaming brighter this winter thanks to Streets Ahead.
Changes to some bin collection dates and how to recycle your excess festive waste.
As 2020 - the year that none of us could have predicted - draws to a close, we’re all in need of some festive cheer, and although we can’t celebrate Christmas in the usual style th ...
We are asking teachers, parents, governors and members of the public to help shape the priorities of Sheffield’s educati ...
To reflect the Tier 3 restrictions in Sheffield, there will be an increase in the grant amounts awarded to businesses in the hospitality, accommodation and leisure sectors who are successful in applying for the national lockdown and supply chain grants.
Hillsborough playground reopens on Monday 14 December, with the brand new spectacular snake's head slide, part of phase one of improvements at the park.
Despite a difficult year for the cultural industry, there's still been plenty to celebrate in Sheffield's visual arts sector, Museums Sheffield look back at the fantastic works of 2019/2020.
A £25m investment plan has been put forward for the regeneration of Stocksbridge.
We have written to the Government asking for more powers to deal with irresponsible pavement parking.
The latest phase of Sheffield’s Heart of the City scheme celebrated a key construction milestone this week — with the steel topping out on the new mixed-use developments on Pinstone Street.
Visitor numbers are very high in Sheffield's most popular parks which makes it difficult to adhere to social distancing. Try somewhere new with our fantastic hidden gems, to help us reduce covid-19 infection rate and keep people safe.
Two new designs, created by Sheffield school children, will be seen on gritting lorries across the city this winter.
The council is urging residents across the city to increase their awareness, patience and respect for the workforce of two of its service partners, Amey and Veolia.
Sheffield City Council will support thousands of children and young people with free school meals during the Christmas break.
Sheffield City Council has this week launched Its Make Yourself at Home for Christmas campaign giving people lots of ideas on how to support Sheffield businesses this festive season.
A new grant scheme is now available to support eligible businesses in the supply chain to hospitality, accommodation, leisure, and entertainment sectors.
Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission will hold its first public hearing to examine evidence of racial inequalities within health and healthcare in Sheffield.
Free parking across the city will be available every weekend in December in the run up to Christmas as we move into Tier 3 restrictions.
Silverdale School in Sheffield has been named The Sunday Times North State Secondary School of the Decade by Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide, published in The Sunday Times and online on Sunday, November 29.
Get active this winter by walking, jogging or running a mile a day as we countdown from the 1st to the 25th of December in This Girl Can 25 miles December challenge.
Proposals to overhaul cycling, walking and public transport infrastructure in Sheffield have launched today as plans for a city centre scheme are shared for public consultation.
Our Shared Lives carers all over the city are continuing to provide a lifeline s ...
The Government has announced today that Sheffield will come out of lockdown on 2 December and enter into the tier 3‘Very High’ alert category.
Businesses can access lots of advice and support as Sheffield moves to Tier 3 restrictions from next Wednesday 2 December.
Businesses are being urged to prepare their paperwork for a new 'Restart and Recovery Fund' that will be available to businesses on a first come, first served basis from the 2nd December.
The 25th November 2020 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women and girls and the start of sixteen days of activism focusing on those who have survived domestic abuse and violence.
Cllr Dore was due to leave her role as Leader and local councillor in May this year, but continued when the elections were cancelled, to support the city through the Coronavirus pandemic. She will stand down next month and a new Leader will be appointed on 7 December.
This year Disability History Month runs from the 18th November to the 20th December 2020. UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) is an “annual event creating a platform to focus on th ...
Bird keepers must make sure they are aware of their responsibilities under new regulations relating avian influenza. Members of the public are asked to report sightings of dead wild birds.
The Council has secured funding to introduce a scheme to let local taxi drivers borrow an electric taxi on a trial basis. The scheme will give local drivers hands-on experience of the next generation of the traditional ‘Black Cab’ from summer of 2021.
As the pandemic continues to disrupt schooling, thousands of young people are falling behind with their studies because they cannot access the internet at home. We need your help.
To support members of the public to quit smoking and protect their health this winter, we're giving people free access to the Smoke Free app.
Submit your ideas for a new low sugar snacks and cook book made by Sheffield people for Sheffield people, to help families make healthier food choices with their diet.
Plans for a new hotel on Pinstone Street, Radisson Blu, have received planning approval. The hotel will overlook the Peace Gardens in Sheffield City Centre.
A streamlined process has now been put in place for businesses to access the latest support grants for businesses who have been been affected by the second Coronavirus lockdown. Grants are available for both ratepaying and non-ratepaying businesses.
This December, The North Star Science School, which is being live streamed from a studio at Gulliver’s Valley theme park in Rotherham, will celebrate all things science in South Yorkshire.
We are urging families applying for their child’s school place to make sure they fill in their application forms
Sheffielders can start their countdown to Christmas as the city is now lit up for the festive season. Lord Mayor, Councillor Tony Downing, was joined by Heart Yorkshire’s popular duo Dixie and Emma to bring festive cheer right into your living rooms, as he pressed the plunger to turn on Sheffield’s Christmas Lights, and handed over the ‘clean and sanitised’ key for Sheffield to Santa.
Sheffield Music Hub recruits 30 more young musicians to the exciting Furthering Talent - Musical Stars programme.
Sheffield City Council is launching a business grant scheme to support businesses who have been affected by the latest Covid-19 restrictions.
A fantastic new playground will be installed at Oxley Park, as well as other improvements to the park area and the community leisure centre, after being awarded £500,000 from the Town's Fund.
The Sheffield Mobile Testing Unit currently based at Milton Street Car Park in Broomhall is relocating to Parkside Road Car Park in Hillsborough on Tuesday 17 November until Monday 7 December for a period of 3 weeks.
Forestry maintenance work will take place at Redmires Plantation this winter, enhancing the natural environment and helping to further expose elements of the historic Prisoner of War camp at the site.
Sheffield’s Children in Care Council launch a book of poems
To create more opportunities for local young people, 39 new apprentices have joined Sheffield City Council this week, bringing our total number of apprentices up to nearly 100.
Government have issued further clarification on which businesses can remain open during the new lockdown period, with restrictions in place until 2nd December.
NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Medical Director and the Director of Public Health in Sheffield are encouraging those eligible to get their flu vaccination and help minimise the spread of flu this winter.
People in Sheffield can still get rid of their household waste at our recycling centres during the four week lockdown period.
Keep visiting Sheffield's parks and outdoor spaces during the national lockdown, but some facilities will not be available.
Businesses in Sheffield can now apply for a lockdown business support grant.
The council’s highways contractor, Amey, is getting ‘winter ready’ in preparation for cold and icy weather over coming months.
Sheffield Public Health Director, Greg Fell gives a statement on mass Covid testing.
England will enter a full lockdown on Thursday November 5 if approved by MPs on Wednesday. The measures will be introduced at 00:01 GMT on Thursday and remain in place until Wednesday 2 December.
Due to Coronavirus crowd restrictions, this year's Remembrance Sunday commemoration service will not include the traditional parade, but the service will be published online to allow people across the city to pay their respects.
Sheffield City Council is launching a new project, Connecting Sheffield, which will focus on encouraging active travel and supporting the shift towards sustainable transport in and around the city.
New restrictions will come into force from Thursday 5th November as the UK enters a second lockdown period. Cllr Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, outlines the support available to businesses at this time.
Local BBC Radio stations and McFly call for Covid-safe bubbles to join in The Big Bubble Singalong for this year’s BBC Children in Need Appeal
The letter providing parents with details of how to access free school meal vouchers has been sent however, some families have experienced issues with redeeming their vouchers via the weblink supplied to them and we apologise for any distress this may have caused. If anyone is experiencing problems with accessing the Edenred website link please use the following link to redeem your e-code https://www.selectyourcompliment.co.uk/
We are thanking businesses across the city for their efforts in helping to tackle the spread of Covid-19 by continuing to follow Government regulations.
With Sheffield now in Tier 3 ‘Very High’ alert category it may seem like finding fun and covid-safe things to do is difficult, but Sheffield is packed with plenty you can still get involved in.
Information officers employed by Sheffield City Council are carrying out visits to businesses in Crystal Peaks, Hillsborough and London Road to offer advice and guidance on operating safely under Covid-19 regulations.
On Sunday 1st November, Sheffield’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres will change to their winter opening hours
The application for the Local Restriction Business Support Grant is now live. If your business was trading as usual but ...
Sheffield City Council is introducing a 4th Local Testing Centre in Upperthorpe to enable more people to get tested in our effort to combat the spread of the virus in our city.
The ‘iconic’ Sheffield City Trust-operated venue opened its doors after receiving financial backing from Sheffield City Council earlier this month.
A decision to insource our catering service once the current contract with external provider Argent expires has been made in a bid to save jobs.
Due to the impact of the Coronavirus on staffing levels, all green bin (garden waste) collections are suspended until further notice.
Lockdown roadmap from Monday 29 March
From Monday outdoor gatherings (including in private gardens) of either 6 people (the Rule of 6) or 2 households will be allowed, making it easier for friends and families to meet outside.
Extended opening hours at HWRCs over Easter Bank Holiday
Our 5 household waste recycling centres will be open for longer over the Easter Bank Holiday and we're giving access to a temporary additional site to help with the increased demand.
Changes to city centre routes next week
To allow work on our Heart of the City scheme to progress as construction begins on Cambridge St Collective and Elshaw House, some changes to routes in the city centre will take place from Monday 12th April.
Be a good neighbour - how you can help if you overhear domestic abuse
How to help your neighbour if you overhear violent domestic abuseDuring the COVI ...
Statement on John Lewis
Sheffield City Council has issued a statement in response to today's announcement by John Lewis.
Extra measures to support increase in Endcliffe Park visitors
In partnership with South Yorkshire Police, additional measures and patrols will take place in Endcliffe Park to make sure visitors can enjoy spending time there in a clean and safe environment.
Resurfacing programme restarts in Sheffield
More roads and pavements across the city undergo resurfacing as part of the Streets Ahead programme.
Covid-19 testing units available to support local response
Testing is a vital part in our fight against the spread of Covid-19 and to help reduce the rate of people contracting the virus, your help is still needed as much as ever. You can get a test at one of six testing centres by booking an appointment in advance. If you are showing any of the following symptoms of Covid-19, however mild, you need to get tested as soon as you can:
Statement on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Sheffield on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Statement on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Tony Downing on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Next step in the Covid roadmap from 12th April
The Government’s roadmap out of lockdown moves on a further stage on Monday 12 April as part of the country’s slow easing out of Covid restrictions.
The Beat the Street physical activity game is coming to Sheffield!
This summer Beat the Street, a six week free, interactive challenge that encourages people of all ages to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives, is coming to the streets of Sheffield. Find out more.
Booking a COVID-19 Test at a Sheffield Testing Centre
The NHS test and trace national booking system is reaching capacity. This is due to laboratory testing reaching national capacity on the day. If you have COVID-19 symptoms and you need to book a test, please continue to do so. However, you may experience a delay in being able to book a test using the national system. If you can’t get a test on the day, please try again later or try the next day. Please listen to the guidance you are provided at the point of arranging a booking.
Testing remains a vital part in our fight against the spread of Covid-19 in our city and to help reduce the rate of people contracting the virus.
Roadmap out of lockdown
Last night the Government laid out a four-step roadmap for how the country will slowly ease out of lockdown restrictions over coming months.
Sheffield landlord prosecuted again for appalling conditions
A Sheffield landlord with a track record of housing offences, has been fined for putting tenants at serious harm from fire and exposing them to substandard and dangerous conditions in their homes.
Nilendu Das, of Carter Knowle Avenue was convicted at Sheffield’s Magistrate Court yesterday and ordered to pay over £7,000 in court costs and fines for various housing offences as well as health and safety offences at his restaurant, the Varanasi Inn on Sandygate Road, Sheffield.
Acclaimed local food operator announced for new city centre gastro destination
The company behind some of Sheffield’s favourite food venues, The Milestone Group, has been chosen to run Cambridge Street Collective, a culturally diverse food destination that forms part of the transformative Heart of the City development programme.