Progress continues on the street tree archiving project
Work on a Street Tree Archiving project, to enable those who are interested in documents and files relating to the council's street tree programme, is underway.
Work on a Street Tree Archiving project, to enable those who are interested in documents and files relating to the council's street tree programme, is underway.
A new campaign to help make it easy for people to make small and simple changes to improve their health launches this week in Sheffield. The Better Health Sheff campaign has been developed to make it as easy as possible for people to improve their health. It brings together eating well, moving more, Smokefree Sheffield and feeling better.
Jobcentre Plus and Sheffield City Council are bringing hundreds of jobs to the people of Sheffield in the Winter Gardens and Millennium Square on August 18th.
The Planning Inspector has upheld our decision to decline a planning application for housing development on important Green Belt land in the Loxley Valley.
A commitment to deliver on a new street tree strategy for Sheffield has been made by the founding members of the Sheffield Street Tree Partnership.
We have published a new report of findings from our survey with Sheffield’s children and young people on their experiences of Coronavirus and life in lockdown.
A planning application to transform historic Leah’s Yard on Cambridge Street into a creative hub for independent businesses has been submitted today.
Work has been completed by the council’s highways contractor, Amey, on Orchard Street in the city centre, a busy pedestrian thoroughfare connecting Church Street to Leopold Street.
The city centre is set to come alive this summer with an exciting programme of events within Sheffield’s ‘Summer in The Outdoor City’.
Organisers have announced that the tournament, which was due to take place in October and November this year, will now take place in 2022.
The Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund is giving over £247,000 to Sheffi ...
The summer holidays are finally here and with many of us planning a staycation this year, we’ve rounded up some of the best family friendly activities for all ages to get involved in.
Greg Fell, Director of Public Health for Sheffield said: “It’s not over yet, Covid is still here so please keep yourself safe. It is still infecting people across the city and it doesn’t care who it infects. We’re living more normally than we have been at any point in the last 18 months and in an ordinary day, each of us meets around 5 times more people than we did during lockdown. As a result we have seen a significant rise in cases over the last few weeks.
Sheffield City Council has been awarded £5000 by the Windrush Day Grant Fund and has matched this funding, making £10,000 available. A call for expressions of interest has been made to run an arts-led project with the aim to enhance Sheffield City Archive’s collection of black history content, with a focus on the collection of Windrush Generation memories
The Outdoor City have launched a new promotional video showcasing what Sheffield has to offer for visitors, residents and businesses alike.
A partnership project between the Environment Agency (EA), Sheffield City Council (SCC) and Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust (SRWT) is underway to develop and deliver a range of natural flood management methods in the Limb Brook catchment area.
South Yorkshire leaders welcome news that the Ministry of Defence plans to take over Sheffield Forgemasters steel plant.
Following a review by Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Museums, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, a report is being presented to Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission on 29 July, which gives a snapshot of the city’s fabric, its archives and museum collections.
25% discount off bus and tram tickets until 27 September
Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission will hold its final hearing on Tuesday 27 and Thursday 29 July, and will be joined by sports industry experts and cultural bosses to examine evidence of racism and racial inequalities in sport and culture in Sheffield.
We are pleased to announce the return of the council tenants’ Green Fingers garden competition. Now in its 11th year, it is open to all Sheffield City Council tenants and gives them the chance to show off their gardening skills and win prizes.
An ambitious plan for Sheffield, that sets out clear priorities and actions for the year ahead has been agreed - putting Sheffield first, with people and communities at its heart.
As Tramlines and The Fringe at Tramlines take over Sheffield this weekend, make sure you're prepared and have your plans in place so you can enjoy your weekend to the full.
A new Greenground map of Sheffield is now available to download - showing how accessible the city greenspaces are, wherever you are, just in time for Love Parks Week.
As most restrictions on social contact are lifted today, Sheffield City Council’s Director of Public Health is urging people to take it steady and continue to look out for each other.
Proposals to pilot two Active Neighbourhoods in Sheffield have been launched today as residents are asked to help design plans for cleaner, safer, and quieter places to live.
At 100 days to go, organisers have confirmed that all is on track for the tournament to take place in England this October and November. Tickets are back on general sale from today.
With support from the Woodland Trust, Sheffield has expended its community forestry team and will deliver community tree planting activities across the city over the next two years.
The council's highways contractor, Amey, are preparing for the return of Tramlines next weekend.
Our Cooperative Executive has set out the next steps in the independent Inquiry in to the management of Sheffield's street trees dispute.
Planning approval has been given this week in Birley which will provide 77 new homes as part of the council’s plan to increase council housing stock by 3,100 homes by 2029.
FREE activities throughout the summer for children, young people & families!
To allow for major construction work on the Radisson Bu hotel development, part ...
Council Leader, Councillor Terry Fox's statement on the racist abuse directed to some of the England team following Euro 2020.
The Sheffield Libraries Reading Challenge will be launching on Saturday 17th July!
Just one year to go until Sheffield hosts our first match in the UEFA Women's EUROS 2022!
Sheffield’s Euro 2020 stars will be invited to a civic reception as the city pays tribute to the massive achievement our local Lions have made in the competition.
With a team of over 100 operatives, emptying over 3000 litter bins and an average of 850 metric tonnes of litter and fly ...
The popular Fringe at Tramlines is back later this month for Tramlines weekend, across the city centre and in venues throughout Sheffield.
Following public consultation earlier this year, a planning application for Pound’s Park – the proposed new public space within the Council’s Heart of the City scheme – has been submitted today.
Residents in Broomhill, Broomfield, Endcliffe, Summerfield and Tapton had the opportunity to have their say on how their communities will be shaped in the future when they voted in a referendum on a Neighbourhood Plan for the area on 6th May.
Latest on plans around Sheffield station area as Leader Cllr Terry Fox rules out change to ring road.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives of everyone in our city, and no more so than the lives of our children and young people. But we as a council, have stepped up to do the best by our children and make sure that in our covid-19 response we have put them first.
“We’ve lived with this pandemic now for over 18 months, following guidelines and showing huge resilience and determination to overcome Covid. Today we learnt that these restrictions will come to an end on 19 July...
Executive Member for Education, Children and Families, Councillor Jayne Dunn is calling on the Government to address funding disparities to Early Years provision in Sheffield. Coun ...
Sheffield has been shortlisted for City of the Year in the annual EG awards following a joint entry by Sheffield City Council and the Sheffield Property Association, highlighting why the city’s unexpected liveability is unrivalled amongst its Core City peers.
This week, John Lewis and Partners (JLP) formally announced the Sheffield city centre store will remain closed permanently. Today, the council can confirm that plans are moving forward on what’s next for the former JLP building.
Sheffield will be joining the country’s first ever national Thank You Day on Sunday 4 July.
Look out for your new bin collection calendar arriving through letterboxes acros ...
Sheffield Botanical Gardens has been awarded a funding package from the National Lottery Heritage fund for a two year education programme, planned to start this autumn.
The Sheffield Family Guide to Smart Sugar Swaps is available now, with a buy one gift one campaign to help more families get their hands on the book.
Sheffield has submitted a bid to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund for three projects that plan to transform under-used areas of the city centre, bring the city’s cultural and arts scene to the forefront and celebrate its historic heritage.
The sold-out event will go ahead as part of phase 3 of the Government's Event Research Programme on the weekend of 23-25 July, at Hillsborough Park.
Cliffhanger is back on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th July, with all the action of the BMC British Bouldering championships across the weekend, and plenty more excitement for everyone to enjoy throughout the city centre.
EU citizens who need to apply for ‘settled status’ have just 5 days now 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.
Almost 800 homes in the city will benefit from a £3 million pound grant to make them warmer and more energy efficient. The Green Homes Grant will help households reduce their heating costs and the council meet its priorities around fuel poverty and reducing its carbon footprint.
Sheffield’s new Community Covid Bus launches this week as a one-stop place for all things Covid-related, including lateral flow tests for those without symptoms with results in 30 minutes.
Sheffield City Council Leader Cllr Terry Fox and Deputy Leader Cllr Julie Grocutt made their first visit to the Olympic Legacy Park on Monday, to view the facilities and find out more about the cutting-edge research and innovation taking place.
After more than a year managing the varying stages of Covid19 lockdown restrictions, many of Sheffield’s businesses and cultural organisations have come together since last June, under the city’s Make Yourself at Home campaign and are now focusing on a strong, safe and sustainable recovery.
Streets Ahead will start resurfacing works in Hillsborough at the end of June.
30 electric vans are now available to trial by businesses in Sheffield as part of a new project which has launched today. The trial is open to local businesses, charities and organisations who operate vans. There is no hire cost for the vans.
Today sees the launch of Sheffield Culture Collective's first ever strategy for how culture can unlock Sheffield’s untapped economic and social potential.
It’s great that we can come together for the football and have something to celebrate but while you’re enjoying yourselves please make sure you stick to the guidelines and don’t trash the city!
Chairman of Homes England, Peter Freeman made his first trip to Sheffield this week during a 2-day whistle-stop tour of the city.
An informal tribute event for Pat Midgely was held at Park Hill today, with the renaming of Norwich Street at Park Hill, to Pat Midgley Lane.
The Government’s final stage of the roadmap out of lockdown planned for 21 June has been delayed until 19 July. All legal limits on social contact were due to be lifted in a week’s time, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned that with the number of cases growing by 64 per cent per week and in some areas it is doubling, it’s better to be cautious and not move out of Step 4 until more people have had the Covid vaccine. He also talked about how the average number of people being admitted to hospital has increased by 50% per week on week and by 61 per cent in the North West with his main concern being that it’s possible that ‘the virus will outrun the vaccines and that thousands more deaths would ensue that could otherwise have been avoided.'
Sheffield Town Hall will be lit up in green tonight at dusk to remember all of the people who tragically lost their lives in the fire at Grenfell Tower block in Kensington in 2017. Today is the 4th anniversary of this tragic event and memorial events and services are being held across the country to remember all 72 people who died and to show love and solidarity for their loved ones.
Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, Kate Josephs has been awarded CB for Public Service in the Queen's Birthday H ...
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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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.
Emergency meeting called to address public transport issues in city
The meeting, called by SCC Leader, Cllr Terry Fox takes place tomorrow with city transport operators to discuss concerns about disruption to services and to get firm assurance and plans that everything is being done to resume service levels urgently.
Sheffield betrayed by Government in the great train robbery
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.
Latest update on Covid-19 testing units available to support local response
Testing is a vital part in our fight against Covid-19 and your help is needed as much as ever to reduce its spread.
Ambitious investment plans for Sheffield’s leisure and entertainment facilities
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.
Track traffic cameras across Sheffield this winter
Check the road conditions before you travel with our traffic cameras.
Sheffield high streets to receive £865,000 investment
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.
New Sheffield street tree guidelines published
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.
Bus journeys on key commuter routes made quicker under new plans
Plans to improve reliability and journey time for public transport on Abbeydale ...
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.
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.
Coming together for Remembrance Sunday in Sheffield
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.
Everybody’s talking about Christmas in Sheffield
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.
Committee to consider council’s climate emergency plans
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.