Advice for businesses as Sheffield enters Tier 3 restrictions
Businesses can access lots of advice and support as Sheffield moves to Tier 3 restrictions from next Wednesday 2 December.
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.
We have pledged to support thousands of children and young people with free scho ...
Payments of £500 will be available for Sheffield residents who have been notified by NHS Test and Trace to self-isolate, providing that their period of self isolation started on or after 28th September 2020
Sheffield’s Business Response Group have launched a new Business Recovery Plan that brings together civic, city and business leaders to address the impact of Covid-19 on Sheffield’s businesses and jobs.
With a year to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2021 comes to Sheffield, the public ticket ballot opened today until 16 November, enter now to be in with a chance of getting your hands on tickets.
Pictures paint a thousand words and with the announcement that Sheffield City Archives is open again for 'order and view' and that Picture Sheffield has just uploaded it's 100,000 image, there's a lot of Sheffield's history to access and enjoy.
Sheffield City Council has pledged to support thousands of children and young people with free school meals during the half-term week.
Sadly events over the autumn and winter season will not go ahead this year. Let's see how creative our communities can be in celebrating the seasons.
More information on restrictions for businesses as Sheffield moves to 'Very High' Covid-19 category.
Sheffield, along with Doncaster, Barnsley and Rotherham will move into the ‘Very High’ alert category from 00:01am on Saturday 24 October.
Sheffield has entered 'Very High' Covid-19 restrictions, which will have implications for many local businesses. Find out more about what new restrictions will be in place.
Fines have been issued to several takeaways in Sheffield for failing to adhere to Government restrictions.
Apology issued over handling of street tree complaint
13 parks and green spaces in Sheffield have been awarded the international quality mark, Green Flag, from Keep Britain Tidy. Sites are being lit up in green to celebrate this year's awards.
Sheffield City Council is set to come together with Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster councils to create a single regional adoption agency for South Yorkshire
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Community COVID-19 Response Fund.
New restrictions for Sheffield have been announced by the Government in a move to further prevent the spread of the virus across the city.
Inspire_SY has launched on social media platforms to share training, job and support opportunities from over 50 businesses and partner organisations in Sheffield.
Sheffield has been added to the 'High' category following the Government new three-tier scheme. We explain what restrictions are now in place for people in Sheffield.
New restrictions for Sheffield are expected to be announced by the Government in the coming days. The move is expected as Sheffield’s latest Covid-19 rate to 4th October shows a consistent rise as cases reaches more than 300 per 100,000 people in the population.
Local sports and community groups are celebrating the re-opening of the 3G pitch at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park after a six-month Covid closure.
A new kerb lined with planters and a fully accessible, step-free pavement have been installed on Pinstone Street as works to upgrade temporary social distancing measures are completed.
We’ve been providing an Order and Collect service in a number of libraries since early August so that as many people as possible could borrow books and resources across the city. The correct Covid-19 measures are in place so that all libraries are as safe as possible. Every library building is slightly different and naturally the most important part of reopening has been about safety.
The Government has designated Sheffield as an area of ‘enhanced support’. Being named an area of ‘enhanced support’ means that Sheffield is now on the second rung of a three-step ladder on the Government's 'watchlist', and we are in line to receive extra support to help us reduce the number of cases in our city.
Throughout October the Household Waste Recycling Centres' autumn/winter opening hours have been extended to allow more people to visit and dispose of their waste safely.
More women and girls in Sheffield will take up sport and exercise after we were awarded £100,000 of Sport England’s This Girl Can funding.
Every year in October we celebrate Black History Month. This year we feel it is ...
Charlie Adan, our Interim Chief Executive will stand down next week at the Full Council meeting on Wednesday 7 October.
This week investigative work is taking place at the catacombs at Sheffield General Cemetery, as part of the ongoing National Lottery funded £3million project.
The Sheffield Race Equality Commission has appointed twenty-four commissioners to join its board and lead the city’s inquiry into the nature, extent and causes of racism, racial disparities and how to tackle them.
We are piloting an innovative stop smoking programme to help our staff quit this Stoptober. The programme involves free ...
Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Sheffield Digital and the Sheffield Social Enterprise Network have joined up with Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Hallam University and other partners across the city to help smaller businesses, social enterprises and organisations get young people into work
A group of dedicated volunteers have big clean up at Kelham Island
A third local testing centre will shortly be opening in the city. Based at Gower Street Car Park in Burngreave, the new unit will be open from Wednesday 30 September.
To help control infection rate in Sheffield we are working with businesses across the city to make sure they are covid-secure and will be carrying out spot checks across a range of sectors.
The Sheffield Mobile Testing Centre currently based at Olympic Legacy Park is relocating to Milton Street Car Park in Broomhall. The site will be open at its new location on Tuesday 29 September.
We have written to care homes this week to update them on our current position in relation to Covid-19 and the care homes sector. We have assured them that we will be giving care h ...
Sheffield's Heart of the City II scheme moves forward as essential structural work begins on the historic Leah's Yard and further plans for Cambridge Street are approved.
Sheffield City Council has issued prohibition notices to four pubs and a takeaway in the city following breaches of COVID-19 rules over the weekend of 19th and 20th September.
An investigative report into why defective cladding was installed on the Hanover tower block in Broomhall has been published by Sheffield City Council.
Plans have been submitted to redesign the Gaumont Building in Sheffield city centre as part of the Council's Heart of the City II scheme. The proposal would see the building's current red steel frame replaced by a contemporary design with living walls.
Marioland Skate Plaza will open in Castlegate on Sautrday 19th September.
Changes have been made to Castlegate Festival 2020, with many events moving online in light of new social distancing rules.
Over the past year, Sheffield has been working to improve air quality, with many schemes including the proposed Clean Air Zone. Air pollution affects us all to some degree. Drivers are among those who can be most affected as they sit in traffic. These are the reasons why it’s important that in line with our legal obligations we deliver cleaner air in the shortest possible time.
Sheffield is known around the world for its musical and industrial heritage. However, its long-lost castle – which was once among the most powerful political and cultural centres in medieval England – deserves a place in the history books as well, according to archaeologists.
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.
A statement has been made by our Director Public Health at Sheffield City Council, Greg Fell in relation to the news released from the Department of Health and Social Care that Sheffield is on the watchlist and as such has been designated as an ‘area of concern’. This news may have given rise to concern and we want to reassure the public of what this means for our city.
As part of International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness day, Sheffield City Council is highlighting the effects of drinking alcohol whilst pregnant.
Find out which services will transfer when we end our contract with Sheffield Futures.
Local residents are being encouraged to look out for letters and canvass forms b ...
A new £250,000 bike park development to be installed in Hillsborough Park
Potential funding for voluntary, community and faith organisations who have helped others during the Covid-19 response.
Get involved in the Great British September Clean and help keep our city clean and tidy.
Online consultation events will start next week giving local people the opportunity to provide their views and feedback on what they would like to be included in the Sheffield Local Plan.
Next week, children in Sheffield will be going back to school, many for the first time since March. Sheffield City Counc ...
New grant scheme to support self-employed and small businesses now live
Sheffield City Council will make one off payments of £1000 to businesses who have not been eligible for other grant schemes and are impacted by the 5th January 2021 National Lockdown.
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.
Give us your views on your bin collection services
We want to know what you think about bin collection services in Sheffield, including general waste and recycling. Complete our surveys.
Voting in a pandemic – how can you do it?
The Government has confirmed that local elections will go ahead in May, and here at Sheffield City Council we are doing all we can to make voting as easy and safe as possible.
Give us your views on Household Waste Recycling Centres
Sheffield’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres, which have remained open thr ...
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 ...
Our plans for council housing
Our priorities for providing safe, warm, affordable council homes and investing in them and our council estates has been approved by our full council meeting.
Our ambitious plans mean that we will continue to invest in council properties and improve the lives of all council tenants and residents across the city.
Rapid Covid testing centre for essential staff without symptoms
A rapid Covid testing centre for essential staff who work with vulnerable people will open next month. The centre, based at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EISS), will initially be for Council staff, private providers and third sector staff who do not have symptoms.
Plans revealed for first Active Neighbourhood in Sheffield
Proposals to create an Active Neighbourhood in the Kelham and Neepsend area are launched today so that people can have their say on the plans.
Consultation on proposals to extend award-winning Grey to Green project
A consultation has launched on proposals to extend the award-winning Grey to Green scheme from Castlegate to Angel Street.
Vaccinations provided to all care homes in Sheffield
Today marks a huge milestone for Sheffield and its older care home residents as all have now been offered the covid-19 vaccinated.
High visibility patrols and partnership efforts continue in Page Hall
We're working with South Yorkshire Police and Fir Vale Community Hub to improve community issues in Page Hall. Last week we carried out a partnership day of action to address problems in the area.
Household Waste Recycling Centres - your actions matter
We need all visitors to our Household Waste Recycling Centres to respect staff and the guidelines in place, to prevent further delays and potential closures at sites.
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.
National Ping Pong initiative welcomes Sheffield to the table
We've teamed up with Table Tennis England to bring ping pong and promote healthy activity to more people in Sheffield
Balanced budget and future focus despite pressures of Covid-19
We've set out our budget plans for 2021/22. Despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic we are investing in the care sector, youth services and community safety, giving Council Tax support to those who need it most, retaining citywide essential services to all residents, and delivering on priorities for a sustainable future.