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Celebrating Ramadan during Covid-19

Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council, Greg Fell, gives his advice on how to celebrate Ramadan safely this year.Part onePart two ...

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New website & app for children's activities in lockdown

Today we are delighted to announce the shared launch of two new brilliant resources to support Sheffield children and yo ...

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A day in the life of a Director of Public Health

So, what does a day in the life of a Director of Public Health actually look like?We know you're busy, but what exactly ...

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New Dates For Betfred World Snooker Championship

The Betfred World Snooker Championship has been rescheduled, subject to government policy, to run from 31 July to 16 August at the Crucible Theatre.Snooker’s biggest tournament was ...

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UEFA Women’s EURO to take centre stage in summer 2022

The UEFA Executive Committee today confirmed that the postponed UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 will be played in England from 6 July to 31 July 2022. It is planned to use the same venues t ...

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Support to bereaved families in Sheffield losing loved ones during COVID-19

Support to bereaved families losing loved ones during COVID-19Losing a loved one is always difficult, but the social distancing measures currently in place can make it especially h ...

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Celebrating Ramadan during the Covid-19 pandemic

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council shares his suggestions for staying safe and well during Ramadan. ...

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Ramadan Mubarak from Leader Julie Dore

Leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Julie Dore said:“This week marks a special occasion for many in Sheffield, ...

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Watch: updates from Public Health in Sheffield

In our latest video Ruth Granger, Health Protection Manager at Sheffield City Council explains 'don't believe everything you read on social media' and advises people to make sure y ...

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Help for the homeless and most vulnerable during COVID-19

It is only natural to worry about the homeless and very vulnerable people at this time. But it is important to know that help is available in the city to support those most in need ...

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The NHS is still open for urgent care

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and GPs across the city say we are ‘still open for business for urgent care’ as the number of patients seeking care for heart attacks and strokes halve ...

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More children given primary school of choice

The vast majority of Sheffield school children will be going to the primary school of their choice at the start of the new term in September 2020.More than 92% of children in Sheff ...

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Coronavirus - Sheffield parks and countryside updates

16.04.20 - Grass cutting to resume in some parks Grass cutting in some of our parks will re-start from 20 April onwards. This is to help us keep our parks and green spaces safe an ...

Changes to Sheffield waste collection due to COVID-19

15.04.20 - visits to Household Waste Recycling Centres Household Waste Recyclin ...

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Extra support towards council tax payments in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council is supporting those who claim Council Tax Support with an additional £6million pounds towards pay ...

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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 COVID-19 Pandemic we are all observing the Government guidelines on staying home and staying safe. Unfor ...

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A message from Julie Dore and Greg Fell

Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said:“With the Easter bank holiday weekend coming up, I want to send my best wishes to everyone in Sheffield and remind the ...

Sheffield Council housing advice and support during COVID-19

Sheffield Council housing advice and support during COVID-19 Rented Council Prop ...

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Sheffield Community Support Services 

Sheffield Community Support ServicesThe Community Support Services for Sheffield has been live since 27th March. The dir ...

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Top ten things to do at home in Sheffield this Easter

With the Easter break coming up and the country continuing to follow national gu ...

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Council approves over a thousand Covid-19 business support grants

Sheffield City Council has received nearly 4,000 applications for business support grants to aid small local businesses ...

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Businesses ignoring restrictions forced to close under new powers

Sheffield City Council and South Yorkshire Police have used new enforcement powers to close two businesses that were ope ...

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£20k boost to eLibrary content for Sheffield Libraries

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce that the eLibrary service has been given a £20,000 boost. This online reso ...

Social distancing this weekend

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council said:“As we all l ...

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David Bocking on fostering in a global crisis

So, where do snot, dribbling and thumb sucking sit on the official government pu ...

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Cllr Pat Midgley Remembrance Page and Condolences

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Councillor Pat Midgley on S ...

Smokefree Sheffield urges smokers to ‘quit for covid’

The initiative aims to educate smokers on the increased risks to themselves and ...

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A letter from Greg Fell to all parents and carers

Have you met 2 Metre Rita and 6 Feet Pete?These are our new superheroes who are here to combat Coronavirus.The Director for Public Health Sheffield, Greg Fell sent a letter to all ...

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A statement from Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Downing on the passing of Councillor Pat Midgley

Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Tony Downing, said:“It was with great sadness that I heard that our much loved frien ...

Support for vulnerable people in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council has today launched its community response for Sheffield r ...

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COVID-19 Markets closure

UPDATED 28.03.20 Moor Market closed until further notice The Moor Market is closing its doors to members of the public ...

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Funeral arrangements during coronavirus restrictions

09.04.20: Information updated Updated information and links to guidance for fun ...

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Support Services for those affected by Domestic Abuse

Social distancing and social isolation are going to be hard for everybody. For p ...

Sheffield strength shines through during unprecedented changes

Whilst our city adapts to the changes brought about by Covid-19, positivity and ...

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Closure of face-to-face Council offices

During this difficult and challenging period Sheffield City Council needs to ensure that we are prioritising our service ...

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City events until end of May cancelled or postponed

Following Government restrictions relating to the coronavirus, and to keep peopl ...

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Highway maintenance works during Covid-19

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the council's highway maintenence ...

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Looking after your mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak

During this time it's important to look after others but it's also important to ...

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Libraries and archives closures

Notice of closure of Libraries and Archives   In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Sheffield City Council will clo ...

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Advice to businesses: how to provide deliveries and takeaways

We understand that businesses may want to diversify to allow takeaway and delivery provision during this challenging tim ...

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Statement from the Leader of Sheffield City Council on COVID-19

Sheffield City Council has confirmed a comprehensive response to the current cor ...

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Waste collection service update, COVID-19

All waste and recycling services are currently operating as normal. However it i ...

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COVID-19 update on business rates

Sheffield City Council recognises that businesses are facing unprecedented times ...

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Council welcomes government commitment to end smoking by 2030

Sheffield City Council supports the commitment to end smoking by 2030 and joins the call for Big Tobacco to pay for the ...

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Council hosts recruitment event for staff affected by Pennine Foods factory closure

Sheffield City Council and its partners have been working closely with Pennine F ...

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Streets Ahead trial new roadwork safety measures

Sheffield City Council and their Streets Ahead partner Amey understand that seeing roadworks on the way in to work or an ...

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Reducing the impact of climate change in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council is delivering projects that will see £43million spent towards tackling the impact of climate chan ...

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Climate emergency, actions and investment in Sheffield

A climate emergency was declared in Sheffield, in January 2019 and a new commitm ...

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Sheffield budget boost for better travel choices

An announcement has been made this week confirming that Sheffield City Region has secured a multi-million pound investme ...

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Plans for cultural heart in city centre regeneration scheme

Exciting plans to retain a significant amount of heritage and create a new ‘cult ...

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£2million extra investment for Sheffield’s young people

Sheffield City Council’s cabinet is set to agree a new strategy, Investing in Yo ...

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Council announces extra £10k funding for every library

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce that every library across the city is set to receive an additional one off ...

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Council announces new Care Home Payment Model

Sheffield City Council is one of a number of local authorities nationally changing the way that care homes are paid.The ...

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Partnership working strategy for city’s street trees is unveiled

A new shared vision for the care and management of Sheffield’s street trees will be approved by the Leader of the Counci ...

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Director Public Health Sheffield, Greg Fell statement on COVID-19

Specialists from Public Health England (PHE) are working with Sheffield City Council and NHS colleagues following one co ...

Radisson Blu hotel lined up for prestigious city centre location

Radisson Blu has been selected by Sheffield City Council as the preferred hotel ...

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Sheffield City Council supports Lullaby Trust’s Safer Sleep Week

During National Safer Sleep Week (9 – 15 March), Sheffield City Council will be promoting lifesaving advice on safe slee ...

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Consultation results for Clean Air plans released

With nearly 12,000 responses to Sheffield’s plans to reduce air pollution in the city through the Clean Air Zone, everyb ...

Volunteer at UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 in Sheffield

Pre-registration now open for amazing volunteering experiences as UEFA Women’s E ...

Millions to be invested in citywide services

Sheffield City Council has set a balanced budget for 2020/21 and is investing mi ...

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Families given secondary school places of their choice

A huge 97 per cent of children in Sheffield have been given a place at one of their preferred secondary schools, new fig ...

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Council asks for your views on city centre living

The consultation will look at Sheffielder’s perceptions of the area and what changes could be made to make it a neighbou ...

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Businesses urged to take part in city centre spring clean

As part of Keep Britain Tidy’s “Great British Spring Clean” national campaign, Sheffield BID’s litter pick will take pla ...

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Council welcomes cash boost to domestic abuse accommodation for men in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce that a bid for government funding support for survivors of domestic violen ...

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UEFA Women's EURO 2021 - 500 days to go

The UEFA Women’s EURO is heading to Sheffield in 2021, with the ambition of being the most attended tournament in the co ...

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Council grant for major investors Clipper Logistics

The grant forms part of a package of financial support including funding approve ...

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City’s highway network gets UK’s latest smart tech overhaul

Waste bins that say they’re full, grit bins which tell you they’re empty, drains which ask to be cleaned and trees which ...

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A step forward for plans to restore Leah’s Yard

A planning application to start the restoration of Leah’s Yard – a Grade II* Listed building on Cambridge Street – has b ...

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Support after suicide service launches in Sheffield

The service, called Amparo, can support anyone who has been affected, whether this is family members, friends or work co ...

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Festival of the Outdoors returns to Sheffield

Sheffield is set to showcase the strength and breadth of its outdoor communities once again, when The Festival of the Ou ...

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Balanced budget protects services for most vulnerable

Despite a decade of cuts from Central Government, Sheffield City Council has set a balanced budget for 2020/2021 and for ...

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Sheffield is Sweet Enough

Sheffield City Council launches public health initiative to reduce tooth decay and obesitySheffield City Council is laun ...

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Sheffield wins ‘Best Overall Scheme’ in National Best Bar None Awards

Sheffield’s Best Bar None (BBN) scheme has scooped the top prize in the national Best Bar None Awards. Sheffield BBN was ...

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Tramlines Festival 2020 Lineup Announced

Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival has announced the lineup for its 2020 event, taking place at th ...

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Sheffielders ‘lay the groundwork’ during National Apprenticeship Week

The council’s highways contractor, Streets Ahead, has a substantial track record when it comes to offering young people ...

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Steam Yard is UK's most grammed independent coffee shop

One of Sheffield’s favourite local independent businesses, The Steam Yard, is the UK's most Instagrammed independent cof ...

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Hillsborough Stadium update

Update regarding supporter entry and egress at the Leppings Lane area of Hillsborough Stadium Sheffield Wednesday FC wer ...

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Outreach scheme inspiring young people to go onto higher education reaches new milestone

A regional outreach scheme to increase the number of teenagers from South Yorkshire going on to higher education has hel ...

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Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2020

Wednesday 4th March 2020, 12:30 – 4:00pm   Cutlers Hall, Church Street, Sheffield, S1 1HG Sheffield City Council is h ...

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National survey shows increasing satisfaction with city’s roads

People in Sheffield are more satisfied with the condition of the city’s roads than they were last year, according to a n ...

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Our Parking Services for customers is changing

At Parking Services we are modernising our systems to make way for an improved customer experience. Our aim is to make a ...

Sheffield set for another jam-packed year of exciting events

Sheffield set for another jam-packed year of exciting events

Art, music, food, sport, the outdoors, literature, film, sci-fi and much more; S ...

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Essential events guide 2020

https://youtu.be/cAR1lVVJ63Q In 2019 we shared some amazing experiences in Sheffield, and 2020 looks set to be just as ...

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Sheffield Hallam launches £14m world-leading research centre for physical activity

Sheffield Hallam University has today (Friday 24 January) opened the most advanc ...

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GO fit announced as newest collaborator for Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre

Ahead of its official opening this week, Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) has wel ...

New park and playground for Wisewood’s Spider Park

New park and playground for Wisewood’s Spider Park

People in Wisewood will soon have a new space to play, relax and enjoy the outdo ...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

This year Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations will focus on the theme ‘Stand Together’, and will focus on how genocida ...

The future of Sheffield is definitely electric

The future of Sheffield is definitely electric

Sheffield City Council has added 12 electric cars and 4 electric vans to its’ fl ...

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Big City Conversation - survey extended

We've been talking to people and gathering views as part of The Big City Conversation since October.In The Big City Conv ...

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Foster love leads to next chapter

Foster carer Tess Bocking writes about her experience of fostering.There’s a little girl I know who is unlike any other. ...

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Smokefree Sheffield launch new quit smoking campaign

Following a significant 4.5% decline in the number of smokers in Sheffield in 2017/2018, Smokefree Sheffield is pushing ...

Rugby League World Cup draws 2021

Rugby League World Cup 2021 draws completed

England men’s team to kick-off tournament against Samoa at St James’ Park, Newcastle on October 23, 2021   Eng ...

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Sheffield City Region devolution deal agreed

The Sheffield City Region devolution deal has today been agreed by the Mayor and all four Leaders and will now proceed t ...

Rugby League World Cup live draw

Rugby League World Cup 2021 live draw

The Rugby League World Cup takes place in England in 2021, with Sheffield as a host nation city. Tomorrow (16 January) ...

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Sheffield City Council set to become first Breastfeeding Friendly Local Authority

Building on our work to promote and support breastfeeding, Sheffield City Council is set to become a Breastfeeding Frien ...

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Statement regarding Liberty Steel

Liberty Steel Group have today announced that jobs are to be cut due to "challenging" market conditions.Councillor Mazhe ...

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Cabinet set to approve changes to help vulnerable people improve their homes

Plans to help disabled people, people on low incomes and foster carers to access a range of grants and loans to adapt or ...

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Sheffield to invest £500 million in council housing

Sheffield City Council is set to approve its Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Business Plan for 2020/2021, which includes p ...

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Sexual health services more accessible

People in Sheffield can now access a wider range of contraception and sexual health support in their local area, thanks ...

Sheffield awarded gold for LGBT+ services

Sheffield awarded gold for LGBT+ services

In Stonewall’s first ever Children and Young People’s Champion Awards, Sheffield ...