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Sheffield delighted to be shortlisted for Eurovision Host City

We're one of the 7 cities shortlisted!

Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award 2022

Council receives gold award for work to support Armed Forces community

Sheffield City Council has been given a Gold Award as a business that employs and supports those who serve, veterans and their families.

A bird's eye view of the former John Lewis building in Barker's Pool

John Lewis building now Grade II listed

Yesterday Historic England listed the former John Lewis building, in Barker’s Pool, at Grade II on the National Heritage List for England.

Sheffield Town Hall, showing the clock tower and front facade

Sheffield ‘phoney’ businessman ordered to pay £1.1m by courts

A Sheffield businessman has been ordered to pay over £1m following a Confiscation Order at Sheffield Crown Court.

Rose Garden Cafe

Discussions for future refreshment options in Graves Park underway

Following the closure of the Rose Garden Café last month, Sheffield City Council is working with the Café operator to assess the options for a temporary refreshment provision in Graves Park.

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Clean Air Zone signs to be installed ahead of launch early next year

Signs making drivers aware of Sheffield’s upcoming Category C Clean Air Zone will start to be installed over the coming weeks, as the council moves forward with plans to improve air quality and reduce pollution in and around the city centre.

Sheffield skyline

Statement on Sheffield's bid to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2023

"We would be proud to bring the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 to the region in solidarity with Ukraine."

Sheffield Town Hall

“The people of Sheffield deserve more”: Council leader’s statement on latest cuts to bus services

Cllr Terry Fox has made a statement following the announcement further bus cuts are to hit Sheffield and South Yorkshire from this week.

Graves Park featuring the Rose Garden Cafe

Options to be explored for future of Rose Garden Café in Graves Park

Discussions are underway to explore options for the future of the Rose Garden Café in Graves Park after it had to close due to safety reasons with immediate effect last week.

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New Sheffield Connect city centre bus service

A new bus service connecting 12 stops in and around Sheffield City Centre has launched today, providing residents and visitors the opportunity to hop onto the bus from the train, tram or other bus services.

Sheffield Town Hall

VIDEO: Get involved in your council

Today the Council publishes its new explainer video to remind Sheffielders of all the ways they can get involved in their local democracy.

A crowd of people sitting in front of a large stage and screen on Devonshire Green in Sheffield

Celebrate Lionesses’ final showdown at Devonshire ‘Screen’

Sheffield will go all the way with England’s Lionesses on their UEFA Women’s EUR ...

Liam Pond stands with Councillor Richard Williams, proudly holding the Green Flag award in Sheffield Winter Garden

Sheffield parks receive international mark of quality

Green Flag Awards are an international mark of quality for well managed parks and green spaces all over the world. In Sheffield, 16 of our parks have received this honour, which means they meet the criteria for being safe, welcoming, well maintained and well managed.

Archaeologists in orange hi-vis clothing stand in front of a borehole drill with Principle Development Officer Ruth Masoon and Cllr Julie Grocutt

Milestone for Castlegate regeneration as geoarchaeological work begins

The next major phase in Sheffield City Council’s plans to regenerate the historic area of Castlegate gets underway this week as essential geoarchaeological work begins.

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Council to trial food waste recycling collections

Sheffield City Council and Veolia will begin the city’s first ever food waste recycling trial this summer.

Sheffield Town Hall flies a Ukrainian flag and lights up the clock face in yellow and blue in solidarity with Ukraine

Statement on Sheffield's ambition to host Eurovision 2023

Following the BBC’s announcement that Eurovision 2023 will be held in the UK, Sheffield will be entering a bid to become the host city.

A man stands behind dj decks on a stage, a large crowd of people stand in front of the stage

Sheffield’s biggest WEURO2022 party as Lionesses head to Semi-Final at Bramall Lane

Big screen at Devonshire Green and extended Fan Party to celebrate England's Lionesses making it to the the first UEFA Women's EURO 2022 semi-final, at Bramall Lane on Tuesday 26 July!

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New ‘All Wheels’ Hillsborough Pump Track Completed

The brand-new Hillsborough Pump Track has now been fully completed at Hillsborough Park.

A woman stands next to a group of alpacas, with a white one on a red lead

Alpaca Trekking: New to Graves Park Animal Farm

A brand-new Alpaca Trekking experience along a scenic woodland trail will soon be available to visitors of Graves Park Animal Farm in Sheffield.

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The Fringe at Tramlines - Outdoor stages and Sheffield venues alive with music over the weekend

Your free music weekender - The Fringe at Tramlines - is back with a jam-packed line-up of talent at Devonshire Green, the Peace Gardens and venues across the city!

City Hall with two outreach workers talking with a person sleeping rough

Supporting people who sleep rough in hot weather

The council is working proactively alongside partner agencies to safeguard individuals who rough sleep during the extreme hot weather. 

Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Doncaster Sheffield Airport: Joint statement from South Yorkshire leaders

Leaders from across South Yorkshire have released a joint statement regarding the future of Doncaster Sheffield airport.

School canteen with red an yellow plastic plates on the tables

32,000 children to receive food supplement vouchers this summer

Families with children that are eligible for benefit related free school meals will receive a free £50 voucher to help with the cost of food over the summer holidays.

Thousands of fans from Sweden walk through Sheffield with flags and banners dressed in blue and yellow

Sheffield shines during UEFA Women's EURO 2022

Sheffield is only halfway into its UEFA Women's EURO 2022 journey and already the city has set a new record, welcomed thousands of international visitors and witnessed unbelievable scenes from Fan Walks to the stadium.

Amey operatives empty street bin

Streets Ahead get ready for city’s biggest festival

Streets Ahead will be working around the clock to keep Sheffield clean and tidy throughout the Tramlines festival.

Black bins on side of road

Bin collections will be earlier next Monday and Tuesday due to heatwave

Waste and recycling collections in Sheffield will be taking place earlier than usual, to avoid the hottest time of the day.

Race Equality Commission

Race Equality Commission final report instructs Sheffield organisations to actively fight racism

The Race Equality Commission (REC) final report, released 14 July, has urged key organisations in Sheffield to come together to create a city which actively fights racism.

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Council leaders respond to the final Race Equality Commission report

The Leader and Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council have released responses to the publication of the final Race Equality Commission report today.

The entrance to Brunswick Primary School on a sunny day

Sheffield School to benefit from £1bn redevelopment scheme

Together with Brunswick Primary School, we are celebrating the announcement that a bid to the Department for Education’s school rebuilding programme has been successful.

Litter on the ground, slogan ‘tek it ome’, SCC logo and artist Luke Horton logo.

Tek it ome this summer

We've teamed up with artist, Luke Horton to encourage people visiting our gorgeous parks and green spaces to take their litter home.

Two bats nesting in roof tiles. Copyright Tom Marshall.

Sheffield reroofing project leading the way in bat protection

In one of the biggest projects of its kind, Sheffield City Council is working with the Avonside Group to renew the roofs on more than 7,000 council homes, improving insulation, installing new roof tiles, and ensuring the roofs are fit for the future.

Artistic impression of the shipping container park on Fargate

Fargate shipping container park continues to develop

Sheffield City Council and Yorkshire Water have agreed an approach that will see a shipping container attraction installed on Fargate.