Sheffield set to celebrate Summer in The Outdoor City
Summer in The Outdoor City (SITOC) will showcase events taking place across the city, from the city centre to local districts, as lockdown eases and Sheffield continues its Covid-19 recovery.
Summer in The Outdoor City (SITOC) will showcase events taking place across the city, from the city centre to local districts, as lockdown eases and Sheffield continues its Covid-19 recovery.
Sheffield’s Move More Month 2021 is being recognised this June with the launch of a new physical activity strategy and a free interactive city-wide game that more than 45,000 people are anticipated to play over a six-week period.
From the 7 to 13 June, it’s Carers Week and the time to openly thank those unpaid carers who, young and old, care in the home for someone in their family. This year’s theme is ‘make caring visible and valued’ and will raise awareness and celebrate the massive and often forgotten contribution that unpaid carers make to our communities.
McLaughlin & Harvey appointed as construction contractor for city centre development
A statement from Sheffield City Council, one year on from the death of George Floyd.
The Council has issued a statement on the news that the Liberty Steel plant at Stocksbridge is to be sold.
The second of six hearings held by Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission will take place this week on Tuesday 25 May and Thursday 27 May, 10am-4.30pm to examine evidence of racial inequalities within education and education settings in Sheffield.
We have announced that we will continue our commitment to support thousands of children and young people with free food vouchers during the May Spring Bank Holiday. Find out more...
We acknowledge the nature emergency that is affecting plant and wildlife species in Sheffield and have set out our aims, ambitions and what we're already doing to try and address this crisis.
Today we launched the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 legacy programme, that will create opportunities like never before, and released ticket pricing and roadmap to how you can secure your seat at the tournament.
Sheffield’s new administration has been formally announced today, with a co-operative administration of Labour and Green Party members.
Councillor Gail Smith has today been voted in as the new Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield. She was inaugurated at Sheffield City Council’s Annual General Meeting held at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, instead of the Town Hall, to allow for social distancing for all attending. The Lord Mayor’s consort will be her husband, Stephen Smith. Councillor Smith is the city’s 124th Lord Mayor and welcomed her new role. She said: “Today I sit here before you, humbled and enormously proud to be the Lord Mayor of Sheffield and first citizen of our great city. Thank you for this honour.
We're celebrating the extraordinary work and dedication of local foster carers, while calling for more people to provide loving homes for Sheffield’s cared for children and young people in support of Foster Care Fortnight.
As part of our work to regulate the private rented housing market in Sheffield, to make sure tenants are safe and landlords are meeting their legal responsibilities, we take illegal eviction cases to court. This week we have prosecuted Sheffield private landlord, Antanas Klibavicius of Basford Place, Sheffield, for illegally evicting his tenant and not taking any steps towards ending a tenancy properly and legally.
A new Outdoor Hospitality Grant will shortly be available to Sheffield businesses who have invested in their outdoor premises to welcome back customers outside.
The Government’s roadmap out of lockdown moves onto a further stage on Monday 17 May as part of the country’s slow easing out of Covid restrictions. On Monday, we will see the opening of indoor hospitality including restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes. People will be able to meet indoors with up to 6 people or 2 households (each household can include a support bubble) and outdoor gatherings of up to 30 people are now allowed.
Contact tracing is a fundamental part of controlling the Covid-19 pandemic and in Sheffield we are one of the first councils in the UK to bring all Covid-19 contact tracing of positive cases in-house. We have recruited a team of tracers who work with residents who may have been exposed to the virus and we’ve seen a rapid rise in our track and trace success rate which now stands at 95% of all positive cases contact traced. The results of those who receive a positive diagnosis come straight to the council and we attempt to contact as many as possible of them within 7 hours.
Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Local Governance
The results of the 2021 Local Elections for Sheffield are in, following a count like no other amid the global pandemic.
Our consultation on how we need to provide specialist support to victims of domestic abuse in the future is now live here We are seeking views from people in Sheffield about their experiences of domestic abuse services and accommodation to help inform changes that will be introduced by the new Domestic Abuse Act.
Sheffield gritters stand down as warmer weather returns
Organisations that work with council tenants can now apply for a pot of money to get their community projects off the ground. Community Fund grants aim to help voluntary, community and self-help groups who want to make a difference in their neighbourhood. Previously successful bids include a community tool bank, greenhouse project, street art, gardening clubs, art classes, chairobic sessions and wildlife schemes.
The people of Sheffield have voted for a new committee model in the city council’s Governance Referendum. It changes the way the council runs, from the current Leader and Cabinet model, to a committee system made up of elected councillors. Of the 140,186 votes cast 89,670 voted for the change to the committee model.
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Time is ticking for EU citizens who need to apply for ‘settled status’ before the end of June 2021 to retain their right to live in the UK. Many people who have lived here for a long time think that they don’t need to apply for this status, but they must apply so that they can continue to live in the UK after June. Over 5.30 million applications have already been made to the EU Settlement Scheme.
May is Dementia friendly month in Sheffield in and we’re highlighting the community help and support that’s available in the city for people with dementia and their families. There are an estimated 7,000 people aged over 65 living with dementia in Sheffield, as well as smaller numbers of people with early onset dementia.
New World Trading Company announces name of their second Sheffield City Centre venue.
Kate Josephs, Returning Officer for Sheffield said: “Our understanding is that postal votes have landed on doorsteps today. If anyone hasn’t received theirs, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org “Please complete your postal vote as soon as possible. You have until Wednesday to return your vote by post. You can also hand deliver your postal vote to the Town Hall or at your local polling station by 10pm on Thursday 6 May.”
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We want schools in Sheffield to us shout about why our city is the perfect place to visit, stay and host games during the Rugby League World Cup 2021. Get involved...
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral will take place today, Saturday 17 April 2021 at 3pm in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. The Funeral Service will begin with a National Minute’s Silence at 3pm. The service will be preceded by a ceremonial procession inside the grounds of Windsor Castle.
Everyone in England is now eligible for free, rapid Lateral Flow Device (LFD) tests to continue the fight against Covid. They should be taken twice weekly and are for people who do not have symptoms.
Sheffield’s businesses reopened their doors this week in a welcome return to trading, with many people taking the opportunity to visit local shops, hairdressers, get back to the gym or outdoor sports and enjoy al fresco dining and drinks at their favourite restaurants and bars.
More roads and pavements across the city undergo resurfacing as part of the Streets Ahead programme.
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.
Sheffield City Council has started to make one-off payments from the latest government grant scheme, ‘Restart Grants’, to eligible rate paying and non-rate paying businesses in the city.
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.
Statement on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Tony Downing on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
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.
Our free community events, The Highland Fling and Weston May Fayre, will not go ahead this year in line with the Governments roadmap out of lockdown plans.
The opening hours of Sheffield’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC), have been extended, with all sites now open seven days a week for the rest of spring and the summer. All ...
People can now secure a seat for any of the 61 fixtures that take place later this year, across the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments in England. Sheffield will host 8 wheelchair fixtures and an England men's game. With just 200 days to go, get your tickets now!
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.
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.
83 Freelance arts and culture workers based in Sheffield are benefiting from cash support to develop their creative and business practice, thanks to funding from Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Culture Consortium members including the University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, Museums Sheffield, Sheffield Theatres and Site Gallery.
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.
Sheffield City Council has issued a statement in response to today's announcement by John Lewis.
Greg Fell, Director of Public Health, has urged all Sheffield families and households with children in school to stick to the current Covid regulations and play their part in stopping the spread of Coronavirus.
Full Council give the go ahead for seven new Local Area Committees (LAC), which seek to revolutionise how citizens can influence the decisions that matter to them and their communities.
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.
400 additional Covid-secure packs are available for Sheffield taxi drivers to help ensure their journeys are as safe as possible.
As part of our commitment to Sheffield’s young people we have pledged to invest £2million into our youth services to ensure that all young people make a successful transition from their teenage years into confident, happy and successful young adults.
Consultation has launched today on proposals for Darnall and Attercliffe, to provide better walking and cycling routes and priority bus lanes to help improve journey time.
As we commit to further investment in our wonderful green open spaces, we also look back at all the hard work and improvements in to our parks, woodlands and countryside during the last year.
We have launched a £2m Economic Recovery Fund to kick start projects that will help high streets recover from the impact of the restrictions on trading imposed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A consultation scheme is underway to find out what people think about potential changes to how social housing is let in the city. There are ever increasing demands on social housing in Sheffield, like many other parts of the country.The proposed changes aim to ensure that our housing stock goes to the people who need it most.
Plans announced to improve pedestrian safety on Station Road, Halfway, near Halfway Nursery and Infants School.
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.
On 23rd March it will be a year since the announcement of the UK’s first Covid-19 lockdown and no-one imagined the dramatic impact this would have on our lives and the tragedy that the virus would bring. Next week we are marking its one-year anniversary by remembering those who we have lost, thanking people across the city for everything that they have done to protect others from the virus and showing our gratitude to those working in the NHS, the care sector and other frontline key worker roles who have shown true steel spirit.
We have announced that we will support thousands of children and young people with free food vouchers and healthy holiday activities during the Easter holidays.
We have committed increased funding of over £1.1 million for community safety work across the city, so that people feel safe living, working, and playing in our neighbourhoods. The funding, designed to provide more reassurance in local areas by better joint-working, will involve working with communities, the council and partners including South Yorkshire Police, the voluntary, community and faith sector, health, schools and councillors.
Age UK Sheffield has announced that they have received formal permission from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to start the redevelopment of dementia and community facilities at the Old Coach House in Hillsborough Park, after signing the lease with Sheffield City Council.
Cabinet will meet this week to agree a £4.2million investment in pay for frontline adult social care workers.
Sheffield is set to benefit from £50 million investment to help the city’s recovery and renewal from the COVID pandemic.
Grants for Sheffield-based businesses closed under the national restrictions have been extended to 31st March to support them through lockdown.
Today marks the start of National Safer Sleep Week (15-21 March), a campaign launched by The Lullaby Trust that aims to reach as many families as possible with life-saving safer sleep advice.
Sheffield City Council has vowed to be a “visibly anti-racist organisation” and take on all forms of prejudice and discrimination in a rallying letter to the city’s Race Equality Commission.
Our first climate summit invites the people of Sheffield to help us focus on building back better from the pandemic and how we can work towards our Zero Carbon target.
Sheffield based construction firm Henry Boot Construction Limited has been appointed on two developments within Heart of the City, the cultural and social destination known as Cambridge Street Collective and Elshaw House – a brand-new low carbon office building.
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Latest update on 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.
Demand for testing has increased so if a booking isn't immediately available please try again. Results are taking a little longer than usual to process so please contact 119 if your results have not been received after 48 hours.
Some sites are pedestrian-only and don’t have drive-through testing. If you are driving to these sites we recommend that you plan your parking in advance.
You can get a test at one of the testing centres by booking an appointment in advance.
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.
Tenant prosecuted for unlawfully subletting their tenancy
We prosecute those who break the law if they sublet their council property to someone else. All tenants are being reminded that it is a condition of their tenancy that they must not part with possession or sublet their property and, that if they do this, they are breaking the law. On the 18th August 2021 at Sheffield Magistrates Court, we prosecuted Mr. Levi Soetan for unlawfully subletting his council tenancy at 199 Exeter Drive, Sheffield S3 7UD where he’s been a tenant for a number of years.
LACs Survey: Tell us about your local area
The Local Area Committees have launched a citywide survey to discover more about what residents think and feel locally.
Leader's appeal after killing of Mohamed Issa Koroma
Anyone with information about the death of Mohamed Issa Koroma last Friday (17 September) in Sheffield city centre, is asked to get in touch with South Yorkshire Police.
Restrictions relaxed for Libraries, Archives and Information Services
There is no longer a limit on the number of customers who can enter our buildings at any one time and you can now stay in our libraries for as long as you want, within our current opening times. Public toilets are also now open and tables and chairs are back in place so that you can use your library as a study space. Soft seating is being reintroduced. We will be increasing the number of computers in our libraries where possible so that social distancing is still maintained.
Full details released for Sheffield’s Jamie celebrations
Star-studded premiere, parties and costume exhbition
Sheffield’s response to the crisis in Afghanistan
Sheffielders have shown incredible compassion and generosity in recent weeks, stepping up and wanting to find out more about how they can help people fleeing Afghanistan.
New bid for next phase of Active Travel Schemes submitted to Government
South Yorkshire’s Mayoral Combined Authority, supported by Sheffield City Council, has submitted a Countywide bid for over £11.5m from the Department for Transport’s Active Travel Fund.
City’s first LACs meeting marks milestone in devolution
Last night saw the start of a new era in democratic decision-making in Sheffield – with the holding of the city’s first ever Local Area Committee meeting.
Tenant protected from eviction as council prosecutes landlord
Sheffield landlord, Abid Butt, has been ordered to pay £2036 in fines and costs after pleading guilty at Sheffield Magistrates Court this week for harassing one of his tenants.
Local Area Committees bring decision making closer to communities
The Council will be hearing from local communities over the coming months to shape how the LACs will work and there will be a range of opportunities for people to share their views, recognising that people want to get involved in different ways.
Street tree wardens get to the root of local tree issues
A group of dedicated Street Tree Wardens are working in communities across the city to help care for street trees.
Castlegate gets Grey to Green transformation
As part of Castlegate Festival, Grey to Green phase 2 was officially opened last weekend - the scheme has transformed the area in to a beautiful green, active travel route and a haven for wildlife.