Levelling up: Sheffield one of the first cities to be benefit from ambitious renewal programme
Sheffield has been named as one of the first cities to benefit from government’s Levelling Up programme set out in a new White Paper published today.
Sheffield has been named as one of the first cities to benefit from government’s Levelling Up programme set out in a new White Paper published today.
A new grant is available to businesses in the travel sector to support them through recovery from the pandemic. Applications are open now. Check eligibility.
Following the release of Sue Gray’s update today, the Leader of the Council, Cllr Terry Fox, has made a statement.
We have today launched, with partners across South Yorkshire, a new regional flood action plan to better protect lives, homes and businesses from the effects of flooding and to tackle the impact of climate change.
The group ticket booking window is now open so you and your squad can get planning, get booking and get excited! Resources for schools are also now available so pupils and staff in Sheffield can start the football mania early and get fired up for this summer's tournament.
Cultural and creative industries in Sheffield are set to benefit from new funding from the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority - with £280,000 being awarded for projects across the city.
Work continues on our change to a modern committee system following our referendum – and another public event is to be held to help keep you in the picture and ask what you think.
A cross-party committee has been established following Kate Josephs’ statement about a gathering that happened in her former role at the Government’s Covid-19 Taskforce.
Holocaust Memorial Day - this year themed 'One Day' - takes place on Thursday 27 January. An online vigil will be available for all to join from 5.30pm.
Sheffield City Council’s plans for council housing over the next 5 years will focus on continuing to build more houses in the city, maintaining and improving tenants homes and improving energy efficiency.
Today Leader of Sheffield City Council Terry Fox is making a statement on our Chief Executive Kate Josephs.
Businesses in the Hospitality, Accommodation and Leisure sectors can now apply.
Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce that Sir Mark Lowcock is being recommended for appointment as the Independent Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Street Trees Dispute.
With 66 cases of avian flu in England in domestic birds, bird keepers across the UK are being reminded to keep their birds indoors and to follow strict biosecurity measures to limit the spread of avian flu. Whether birdkeepers have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock the guidance must be followed to limit the number of cases in the UK and stop the disease.
Today our Chief Executive Kate Josephs made a statement involving her former role at the Government's Covid-19 Taskforce. Council leader, Cllr Terry Fox, has responded with a statement.
Festival of the Outdoors is back this March, with a whole host of outdoorsy events and activities, celebrating all that The Outdoor City has to offer.
Sheffield as one of the nine UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 host cities is taking part in a National Lottery funded project to uncover the hidden history of women’s football in a summer of celebration of the game, its players and communities.
Plans are in place to create a group of unique, long-lasting and creative memorials in Sheffield as a tribute to those who have died from Covid, those who have lost loved ones and those who have been affected by the pandemic. Our city, like those around the world, has been deeply affected by the impact of Covid-19, and in Sheffield we want to pay a meaningful tribute to those who have lost their lives and the heroes that have shone in these difficult times.
A new scheme has been launched by Sheffield City Council which will provide grants to the voluntary, community and faith sectors to help digitally excluded adults get online.
£100m will be invested in to sport and leisure in Sheffield, and we want to hear from local people to help shape the future of these facilities and services.
Kate Josephs, CEO of Sheffield City Council, is pleased to announce the recruitment to the vacant Corporate Leadership Team posts
Local Area Committees (LACs) will hold online consultation events in January and February 2022.
Take part in our consultation on a Vision for the city centre.
Sheffield City Council has launched a Covid Recovery Fund, which opened on 10th January to provide support for the city’s voluntary and community sector with needs that have arisen from Covid. We asked organisations to complete an expression of interest in October and November 2021 to tell us what their needs were as a result of the pandemic.
On Tuesday 21 December, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that a support package of grants will be available for businesses who have been impacted by the Omicron variant.
The council’s highways team is reminding people to take extra care this winter and only travel if essential when bad weather strikes.
In light of the Government announcement on the support available for businesses most impacted by Omicron, Cllr Terry Fox has released a statement.
This winter, like every other, we are making sure that rough sleepers have somewhere to keep safe, have a meal and stay warm during the cold winter months. From November to the end of March 2022, the ‘Rough Sleeper Winter Plan’ is in place protecting them against the winter weather and the risks posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bins in Sheffield will be collected on the usual collection days for all residents over Christmas and New Year. Extra festive waste can be left out for collection with the relevant bin.
The council is facing a challenging financial position this coming year following the enormous demands placed on services during the Covid pandemic and wants to hear the public's thoughts on the budget proposals.
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) Off-Road Bike Team are working with Local Authoriti ...
Our community forestry team have been preparing thousands of new trees for planting and they want you to get involved.
Sheffield City Council’s Children and Families ‘Front Door’ services have been praised by Ofsted for delivering ‘appropriate and timely services that meet the needs of families’ despite the increased demand on the service during the pandemic.
New parking powers are planned to stop inconsiderate parking.
£200,000 is being invested to prepare the site for redevelopment.
Last night the Government announced new measures in response to the rise in cases of the Omicron Covid variant. These measures, known as Plan B, mean that work from home guidance will be reintroduced in England, a Covid pass will be mandatory when entering nightclubs and other venues and face coverings will be mandatory for most indoor venues.
Progress on the scheme is moving forwards as council comes to agreement with John Lewis & Partners.
This week, families with children that are eligible for benefit related free school meals will receive a free £50 voucher to help cover the costs of food and energy over the winter holidays.
A heart-warming film has been put together which documents the incredible events and spirit of the day when Little Amal, a 3.5metre high puppet of a Syrian refugee, arrived in Sheffield.
New Covid restrictions will be introduced from tomorrow in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant.
Check the road conditions before you travel with our traffic cameras.
As a result of various events taking place across the city, Sheffield has seen a significant increase in footfall in recent months, with residents and people from further afield enjoying everything it has to offer.
Continued disruption to public transport services in Sheffield led to an emergency meeting with operators to get firm assurance that everything is being done to resume service levels urgently.
The final consultation on the Clean Air Zone has opened today.
Businesses set for a boost as training helps them get digital.
All 32 teams across the 21 competing nations in the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments have fully committed to RLWC20222. Sheffield will host an England men's game and 8 wheelchair matches including the semi-finals double-header - tickets are available now!
Sheffield is set to sparkle and everybody will be talking about it, as Jamie Campbell takes to the stage to light up the city this Sunday 21 November.
As part of long-term plans for the future of leisure and entertainment in Sheffield, £100m has been approved for investment in to facilities across the city. Work will also begin to appoint a leisure operator beyond 2024.
Leader of Sheffield City Council reacts with outrage to Government's Integrated Rail Plan, condemning the decision to axe the eastern leg and level up rail connectivity in the North as a betrayal.
Plans to improve reliability and journey time for public transport on Abbeydale ...
Today is the last chance to enter the ballot process for UEFA Women's EURO tickets, and 200,000+ have already been applied for!
Sheffield City Council has begun the search for an Independent Chair to lead the Sheffield Street Trees Inquiry.
Businesses in Hillsborough, Firth Park, Walkley and Broomhill will be supported by Sheffield City Council's Economic Recovery Fund, an innovative and unique grant set up to support businesses following the Covid-19 pandemic.
A new guidelines booklet for managing the city’s street trees has been finalised and published, in line with the Sheffield Street Tree Partnership Strategy.
As the world remembered fallen veterans on Armistice Day on Thursday, a plaque was unveiled in the Council Chamber at Sheffield Town Hall to commemorate a Sheffield Battalion which served in the First World War.
The £2.3m funding will provide support to over 250 SMEs.
Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival has announced the lineup for the 2022 event at Hillsborough Park in Sheffield from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th July.
Sheffield will come together this Sunday (14 November) to mark the National Day of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Barker's Pool. People are invited to join the service, observe in silence and lay poppies and wreaths at the end of the service.
A Black Lives Matter artwork by Sheffield artist Chris Houlton was presented to the Sheffield Home of Football archives collection this week. ‘Shoulder to Shoulder’ shows Sheffield ...
People who have lived with and experienced domestic abuse in Sheffield have helped shape the city’s latest long-term plan for providing safe accommodation. It will mean that the council will assess and make arrangements for accommodation-based support, provide that support and monitor and evaluate how effective it is over the next three years.
For more than a year, the Community Payback team, part of the Probation Service, has given Roe Woods allotment owners a helping hand, helping to clear out overgrown plots to allow the new tenants to get started.
As world leaders meet at COP26 to discuss the urgency of reducing climate change globally, Sheffield City Council’s Transitional Committee is considering the council’s 10 Point Plan for tackling the climate emergency.
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.
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.
Today it was announced that the planned strike action from Veolia waste and recycling workers would be suspended. Read Councillor Terry Fox's statement.
City to receive £37m of Levelling Up funding for Castlegate and Attercliffe.
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.
Little Amal will arrive in Sheffield today on her away to Manchester.
Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission has released its initial findings on the state of racial equality in the city – with some unsettling observations.
We are aware of the news coverage raising concerns about Sheffield Covid test results which were handled by the Immensa lab in Wolverhampton and has since been linked to a considerable number of inaccurate test results in the South of England. Dr Eleanor Rutter, Consultant in Public Health for Sheffield City Council has said: “This is a national issue that has been well publicised but has only affected a very small proportion of Sheffield’s tests. “The number of people identified as potentially having been given a false negative result in Sheffield is incredibly small. There is nothing to suggest this has had a significant impact on infection rates in the city. “Tests from the city are sent to many different labs across the country, and this particular lab only received a small percentage of them.”
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.
On Monday 1st November, Sheffield’s Household Waste Recycling Centres will change to their winter opening hours.
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.
Refurbishments have been carried out on more Sheffield bridges as part of the Streets Ahead programme.
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.
Families on a low income in Sheffield will receive a free £15 food voucher to help over the October Half Term Holiday.
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.
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.
Decision to be made on Sheffield's Clean Air Zone.
Council sets out vision for development of city centre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lord Mayor Gail Smith hosted an opening event for her new charity shop at Crystal Peaks shopping centre on Tuesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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....
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.
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.
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.
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.
Information about Sheffield’s new Local Area Committees (LACs) is being sent to every household in the city this week.
Every October, Black History Month takes place across the UK and provides a time to educate, celebrate and raise awareness of the history, achievements and contributions of Black people in the UK and across the world, historically and today.
We carry out 2,200 repairs and respond to 360 emergency repairs in our council homes every week. We have 6,300 outstanding repairs and 377 officers to carry out these repairs.....
Council Tax Energy Rebate roll out to begin this month
Sheffield City Council will begin to roll out the Council Tax Energy Rebate Scheme this month to around 215,000 households in the city.
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Sheffield recognised as a Tree City of the World
Sheffield has received Tree Cities of the World recognition, bringing a wealth of benefits to local communities, now and into the future.