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Information about Sheffield’s new Local Area Committees (LACs) is being sent to every household in the city this week.
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.....
The council’s highways contractor is preparing for winter in Sheffield; getting ready for whatever the weather has in store this year.
Last Wednesday saw the return of The Star Small Business Awards, with businesses and organisations coming together to celebrate some of the best enterprises in Sheffield.
Opening times at our 5 Household Waste Recycling Centres will change from 1 October, but we're keeping them all open for 7 days a week throughout October.
Clear out the clutter and do your bit for the planet - get recycling your old small electrical items. Anything with a plug, battery or cable can be recycled.
This is your chance to be a part of the biggest tournament the UEFA Women's Euro has ever seen, and make some unforgettable memories in the process. Apply now.
Business Sheffield, part of Sheffield City Council, is celebrating enterprise as the headline sponsor of The Star’s Small Business Awards.
Rogue roofer Alfred Stephen Milner, 65, of South Kirby, Pontefract, has been handed a 12-month Community Order, a curfew and banned from working in the trade until further notice after pleading guilty to fraud at Sheffield Crown Court.
Sheffield City Council, working collaboratively with regional partners, has successfully secured £763,000 from the government for development of innovation-led opportunities connected to the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID).
More than 1.65million people flocked to the city centre throughout August – with more than 50,000 on the busiest day, 28 August alone - keen for a change of scene at some of the fantastic events that have been taking place throughout the Summer.
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.
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.
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.
By-election results for Firth Park Ward September 2021
A group of dedicated Street Tree Wardens are working in communities across the city to help care for street trees.
Following the impact of Covid-19 on essential services, we are preparing now for a very challenging budget position in 2022/23.
A statement has been made by Deputy Leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Julie Grocutt in relation to Covid-19 booster jabs.
New campaign launched to help smokers make their homes smokefree and prevent exposure of secondhand smoke to others in the household.
Schools can now make group bookings during this exclusive ticketing sale period - with great offers, activities and the chance to win a visit as part of the Trophy Tour. Book for your school by 8 October 2021.
Sheffield based African Diaspora Arts & Heritage organisation, Nyara School of Arts to receive £10,000 to produce cultural heritage project capturing and documenting the stories and memories of the Windrush Generation in Sheffield.
Star-studded premiere, parties and costume exhbition
We will fly the official 999 Day flag above the Town Hall and hold a two minute silence to celebrate this year’s Emergency Services Day and our heroic emergency service workers.
The Local Area Committees have launched a citywide survey to discover more about what residents think and feel locally.
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.
People across the city and staff at Sheffield City Council worked incredibly hard to keep our city moving and hopeful during Covid. We were all experiencing a range of emotions as many of us were forced to change our daily lives when we began to realise that the pandemic was something very different to what we had ever experienced before.
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.
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.
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.
Essential work at Ponds Forge leisure pool is progressing well but the pool will remain closed for a while longer while other works are brought forward to minimise disruption in the long term.
After announcing the postponement of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 to next year, new dates for the tournament have now been confirmed, from 15 October to 19 November 2022.
Ahead of the new autumn term starting, we have been supporting schools to get ready to welcome pupils, students, and staff back into the classroom safely.
Sheffield is set to welcome Jamie home with a very special premiere of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the film adaptation of the hit musical, on 17th September – the same day it launches on Amazon Prime Video around the world.
Following the devastating death of Mohammed Munib Majeedi, we share a statement from Leader of Sheffield City Council, Cllr Terry Fox.
Councillor Terry Fox, Leader of Sheffield City Council, talks about the council’s work over the last few months and the Co-Operative Executive’s new One-Year Plan in a video to residents.
As of today, Monday 16 August, people who are double jabbed or aged under 18 will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if they are identified as a close contact of a positive Covid-19 case.
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. Cou ...
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.
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.
Sheffield Election Results 2022: Nether Edge & Sharrow
Sheffield Election Results 2022 for Nether Edge & Sharrow
Labour, Greens and the Liberal Democrats agree collaborative way forward
Labour, Greens and the Liberal Democrats have today set out a collaborative and politically proportionate approach on how to run the council.
Labour’s Cllr Terry Fox will continue as Leader of the Council and Cllr Julie Grocutt will be the Deputy Leader.
This will be the first council leadership under the new committee system following last year’s referendum.
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Sheffield Election Results 2022 for Crookes and Crosspool
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Sheffield Election Results 2022 for Broomhill and Sharrow Vale
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.