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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 ...

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Could you volunteer to help a young person in care?

Independent visitors is a Sheffield City Council scheme which aims to match volunteers who will build helpful and positi ...

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Sheffield’s Year of Reading launches January 2020

Sheffield’s Year of Reading launches across the city on 15th January 2020 and will be a 12-month, citywide celebration o ...

Festive taxi fares explained

Festive taxi fares explained

Sheffield City Council has set out the regulations around taxi fares during the ...

Action plan agreed following street tree inspections

Action plan agreed following street tree inspections

An action plan, which supports a new approach to managing the city’s street tree ...

Streets Ahead remind Sheffielders to stay safe on the roads this Christmas

Streets Ahead remind Sheffielders to stay safe on the roads this Christmas

Streets Ahead is reminding people to stay safe and take extra care on the roads ...

Call for sites as new vision informs Sheffield Local Plan

Call for sites as new vision informs Sheffield Local Plan

Across the city individuals and organisations, including landowners and develope ...

Planning consent granted for Sheffield Old Town Hall

Planning consent granted for Sheffield Old Town Hall

Planning consent has today been approved for Sheffield Old Town Hall, to restore ...

New dementia support plans

New dementia support plans

Sheffield’s vision is to make sure people with dementia are supported to live li ...

Streets Ahead nominated for national award

Streets Ahead nominated for national award

 Sheffield City Council’s highway maintenance contractor Streets Ahead has ...

General Election 2019

General Election 2019

ResultsSheffield Brightside & Hillsborough Constituency - 57.36% turnoutElec ...

General Election Results - Sheffield Hallam Constituency

General Election Results - Sheffield Hallam Constituency

NameDescriptionVotesAspden, Elizabeth JaneIndependent123Blake, Olivia FrancesLab ...

General Election Results - Sheffield Heeley Constituency

General Election Results - Sheffield Heeley Constituency

NameDescriptionVotesClement-Jones, Simon WilliamLiberal Democrats2,916Gregory, G ...

General Election Results - Sheffield Central Constituency

General Election Results - Sheffield Central Constituency

NameDescriptionVotesBlomfield, Paul ChristopherLabour Party33,968Carrington, Jac ...

General Election Results - Penistone & Stocksbridge Constituency

General Election Results - Penistone & Stocksbridge Constituency

SHEFFIELD PENISTONE & STOCKSBRIDGE CONSTITUENCYNameDescriptionVotesBooker, J ...

General Election Results - Sheffield South East Constituency

General Election Results - Sheffield South East Constituency

NameDescriptionVotesBayliss, Marc LeslieThe Conservative Party Candidate15,070Be ...

General Election Results - Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough Constituency

General Election Results - Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough Constituency

SHEFFIELD BRIGHTSIDE & HILLSBOROUGH CONSTITUENCYNameDescriptionVotesFurniss, ...

Christmas Travel in South Yorkshire

Christmas Travel in South Yorkshire

With the countdown to Christmas underway, local people can find their way over t ...

Be a part of UEFA Women's Euro 2021

Be a part of UEFA Women's Euro 2021

UEFA Women's EURO 2021 is coming to England, with games being played in Sheffiel ...

Major Global Law Firm Becomes Second Anchor Tenant of Heart of The City II

Major Global Law Firm Becomes Second Anchor Tenant of Heart of The City II

Top 10 global law firm, CMS, is set to become the second anchor tenant in the He ...

Local Illustrator supports campaign to combat loneliness with free craft workshop

Local Illustrator supports campaign to combat loneliness with free craft workshop

Independent Illustrator Josephine Dellow is taking over the Winter Gardens Pop U ...

Council set to appoint interim Chief Executive

Council set to appoint interim Chief Executive

Mark Bennett, Director of HR and Customer Services at Sheffield City Council, sa ...

More chances to join the Big City Conversation

More chances to join the Big City Conversation

If you're heading into a very festive looking city centre next week, why not com ...

Repeat bodge-job fraudster jailed

Repeat bodge-job fraudster jailed

A rogue trader has been sentenced to six months imprisonment at Sheffield Magist ...

Radio 4 Gardeners Question Time at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Radio 4 Gardeners Question Time at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Just outside the city centre Sheffield Botanical Gardens were opened in 1836 and ...

Flu-like illness & diarrhoea / vomiting information & guidance

Flu-like illness & diarrhoea / vomiting information & guidance

Illnesses such as diarrhoea/vomiting (norovirus) and other flu-like illnesses ar ...

Freedom of the City for Man with the Pram

Freedom of the City for Man with the Pram

He's known across the city as the 'Man with the Pram' and now John Burkhill is t ...

Weekday set to open Sheffield store this Friday

Weekday set to open Sheffield store this Friday

Swedish fashion brand, Weekday, is set to open its new city centre store on 29 N ...

Knowledge Gateway resurfacing to start this weekend

Knowledge Gateway resurfacing to start this weekend

Resurfacing of three main city centre roads, that form part of the Knowledge Gat ...

There’s no place for domestic abuse. Full stop.

There’s no place for domestic abuse. Full stop.

There’s no place for domestic abuse. Full stop. Preventing violence, abuse and h ...

Help us Help Christmas Cabin calls for donations

Help us Help Christmas Cabin calls for donations

Help us Help Christmas Cabin calls for donationsThe Help us Help campaign, which ...

Trading Standards stub out sale of illegal tobacco

Trading Standards stub out sale of illegal tobacco

Sheffield City Council has prosecuted two people for illegally selling tobacco p ...

Make a difference with a Community Fund grant

Make a difference with a Community Fund grant

Our Housing and Neighbourhood Service is calling on community groups that work w ...

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Sheffield responds to the NHS Long Term Plan

Sheffield City Council has responded to the priorities set out in the January 2019 NHS Long Term Plan (LTP) published by ...

Beighton MRF flooding

Sheffield floods - impact on recycling

Due to the recent heavy rainfall the Veolia materials recycling facility used to separate and sort the paper and card co ...

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‘Let’s get Sheffield smokefree’ this World COPD Day

November 20 2019 marks World COPD Day, and ex-smoker and COPD sufferer, Geoff Bunting, 61 from Norwood, is calling for a ...

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Facts about business rates in Sheffield

We’ve been asked some questions about business rates this week so we’re sharing some facts below: The Council has n ...

River Don

Council supports communities affected by wet weather

Following substantial rainfall over recent weeks, Sheffield is continuing to work closely with those in the worst affect ...

Fargate

£25m Funding Bid to bring 2020 vision for Sheffield’s historic High Street

A bid made by Sheffield City Council and supported by the University of Sheffield has been successful in the first round ...

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John Mothersole, from one Chief Exec to the next

At Christmas I will be stepping down from being the Chief Executive of the City Council.  As is entirely proper I will n ...

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Lord Mayor reflects and gives thanks after Remembrance Sunday

More than 5,000 people gathered in Barkers Pool on Remembrance Sunday, in memory of all those who gave their lives and h ...

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General election 2019 - statement of persons nominated

Candidate information for the following constituencies is available here : Statement of Persons Nominated Penistone ...

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Free city centre parking on Sundays up to Christmas

Sheffield City Council is once again embracing the season of good will, with free city centre pay and display parking av ...

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Sheffield is prepared for further rain

With further rain forecast today and overnight, the council is reminding Sheffield residents to be vigilant and take ext ...

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Over 80,000 visits to Council news site for flooding information 

Thursday and Friday saw the highest number of hits ever in a 24-hour period to Sheffield City Council’s news website, Sh ...

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Charity Gives City's Youth Work a Revamp and Cash Boost

Sheffield Futures launches new approach to youth work ‘Youth Sheffield’YOUTH charity Sheffield Futures has revamped the ...

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Children’s University expands into Rotherham schools as success for activity programme grows

Children’s University expands into Rotherham schools as success for activity programme grows   Over 45,000 children an ...

Sheffield Childrens Book awards winners

‘Boy at the back of the class’ wins at 31st Sheffield Children’s Book Awards

This year’s Overall Winner Award at Sheffield’s Children’s Book Awards was announced at The Crucible Theatre on Friday i ...

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Help shape future support for those with special educational needs in Sheffield

Families, schools and services are being asked to have their say on Sheffield’s new Inclusion Strategy.Sheffield City Co ...

Riverside

Sheffield flood defences hold during city’s wettest November day on record

Following yesterday’s severe weather conditions which saw 64mm of rainfall, Sheffield is now recovering, with all affect ...

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Sheffield Flooding Update

John Mothersole, Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, said:“A major incident has been declared today in response t ...

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Council responds to flooding across Sheffield

THIS PAGE IS BEING UPDATED AS WE GET MORE INFORMATION People can report flooding to us by calling Streets Ahead on 0114 ...

Dixie and Emma

Hollyoaks star to light up Sheffield this Christmas

He’s graced millions of screens on the X-Factor, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and Hollyoaks and now actor, singer ...

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Sheffield gathers for National Day of Remembrance

Sheffielders are invited to come together on Sunday 10 November, for a Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Barker’ ...

Phil the bin

Mascot makes moves to unite litter heroes

The Streets Ahead mascot, Phil the Bin, made the most of the half-term break by reminiscing about his busy start to this ...

Artist impression Fargate

Council set to bid for £85 million sustainable transport pot

Sheffield City Council, as part of Sheffield City Region (SCR), is set to ask for ‘Transforming Cities Fund’ money from ...

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Sheffield’s Big City Conversation is on track

Sheffield’s Leader and Deputy Leader took to Stagecoach Supertram today to talk with local people and get the Big City C ...

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Sheffield School Environment and Recycling Taskforce launched

A new taskforce to look at how the education sector in Sheffield can improve its environmental impact has today been ann ...

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Season to be jolly hits Sheffield this November

Sheffield will be transformed in to a winter wonderland this month with festive activities, shopping, food & drink a ...

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Streets Ahead prepares Sheffield for winter

The council’s highways contractor is getting ‘winter ready’ in preparation for icy conditions over coming months.With 19 ...

Sheffield Hallam University

University awarded Government funding to help microbusinesses use tech to grow

Sheffield Hallam University's Business School has been awarded funding to support 50 microbusinesses to engage with tech ...

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Have your say on the 2020 green bin collection service

Have your say on the 2020 green bin collection serviceIn Sheffield, we offer residents a chargeable green bin collection ...

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Sheffield recognised for outstanding role in Invictus UK Trials

Sheffield City Council has been recognised and thanked by the Invictus Board for the exceptional contribution the city a ...

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City centre resurfacing work gets under way

Resurfacing work will soon start on three key roads in the city centre as part of the Streets Ahead programme.Sections o ...

Hathersage Road

Sheffield recognised for having ‘clean roads’ by government

The cleanliness of the city’s roads has been acknowledged by central government, following an independent assessment of ...

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Lord Mayor will buy first poppy and launch annual appeal in Sheffield

The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Tony Downing, will buy the first poppy from the steps of the To ...

Reality cheque challenge

Sheffield’s care leavers launch £24 budgeting challenge

How far would £24 a week get you?As part of National Care Leavers’ week (28th October-1st November), Sheffield Care Leav ...

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Apprentices celebrate success with Streets Ahead

Sheffield youngsters are gaining hands on experience working for the city’s highways maintenance contract, developing in ...

Big City Conversation

Public invited to discuss ‘Decision Making in Sheffield’

As part of Sheffield’s Big City Conversation and the upcoming referendum on the city’s governance, residents in Sheffiel ...

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New care home payment model under discussion

Sheffield City Council is one of a number of councils nationally proposing to change the way that care homes are paid.Th ...

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Volunteer Launch - Rugby League World Cup 2021

The Rugby League World Cup is coming to the UK - including Sheffield, with games taking place at Sheffield United's Bram ...

Dinosaur

It’s weird, wacky, wonderful, it’s Out of This World

Sheffielders prepare! An invasion of monsters, aliens, robots, ghouls and superheroes is coming, as Out of This World re ...

Lowfield footie wall

New footie wall scores highly with local youngsters

Young people in Sheffield tested their flicks, tricks and shooting skills at the official opening of the new Jupiter Pla ...

pygmy goats

Council statement re attack on goats at Graves Park Animal Farm

Police call for witnesses after devastating attack at Graves Park Animal Farm  Since receiving the shocking news regardi ...

Ponderosa Park

Work to restore Ponderosa Park

After heavy rainfall during Bassfest at Ponderosa Park, some areas of the ground are in poor condition. Sheffield City C ...

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Hunting through the swishy swashy: a foster care tale

We’re going on a bear hunt! We’re going to catch a big one!” Foster toddler found the whole idea of bear hunting very ex ...

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Division Street closures this weekend

Final preparations are being made for a temporary closure of Division Street in Sheffield – with motorists being told it ...

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Unicef recognises city's baby-friendly services with top award

Through joint working with NHS partners, Sheffield City Council has become the first standalone local authority in the c ...

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Adoptive parents celebrated for transforming young lives

Sheffield’s adoptive parents and their families are invited to a coffee and cake morning this weekend, to thank them for ...

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Down the drain like never before

Many of us walk over them each and every day without a second thought about what could be lurking beneath our feet.And w ...

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Sheffield talks in lead up to The Big City Conversation

As part of Local Democracy Week Sheffield City Council is asking residents for their views about the issues that affect ...

Image of HOCII transformation

Latest images of Heart Of The City II show Pinstone Street’s transformation

Meet the new kids on the block!New visuals and official names are being unveiled today for the next two blocks in the Co ...

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Business support project RISE launches today in big revamp

From today small and medium sized businesses in Sheffield City Region will be able once again to sign up to the region’s ...

Not Born Yesterday campaign

Be diligent and wise against doorstep fraudsters

Sheffield City Council and South Yorkshire Police are joining forces with partners across the city and the region for a ...

Off the Shelf poster

Off The Shelf 2019 is the final word in festivals

Have you booked your tickets for this year's Off The Shelf festival, celebrating the very best literature?We've been out ...

New Council home

3,100 new council homes to be built to meet housing needs

Plans for the largest council house building programme for decades are taking shape in Sheffield. If approved, over 3,1 ...

Toni Harrison

"I couldn't recommend being an Independent Visitor enough."

Toni Harrison volunteers with Sheffield City Council as an Independent Visitor, as part of a scheme to build helpful and ...

John Mothersole

John Mothersole, Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, announces retirement

Chief Executive, John Mothersole, has today announced that he is due to retire at the end of 2019.John joined Sheffield ...

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Sheffield shortlisted - prestigious place brand marketing awards

The awards benchmark and celebrate place brand design, marketing communications and place brand strategy for towns, citi ...

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Celebrating Black History Month

October is Black History Month, which is the annual commemoration of the history, achievements and contributions of Blac ...

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Council set to balance budget despite a decade of cuts

Sheffield City Council has acknowledged that it will overspend in the current financial year 2019/20, but the level of o ...

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URGENT PRODUCT RECALL: Tumble dryers

Urgent! Whirlpool is recalling some tumble dryer models sold under the Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline brands ...

Break up Stoptober

Sheffield is breaking up with smoking this Stoptober

Joining thousands of people across the country taking part in Stoptober, partners are helping smokers to take their firs ...

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First phase of Superfast South Yorkshire completes

From Openreach communications Speed boost for 95,000 homes and businesses as first phase of Superfast South Yorkshire c ...

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Shisha businesses fined for allowing smoking indoors

Whether from cigarettes, roll ups, Shisha or any other smoked product, first or second hand smoke inhalation can cause s ...

Alphabetti spaghetti - Alex Chinneck

Artist Alex Chinneck ties post boxes in knots for latest public art

British artist Alex Chinneck returns with three identical new public artworks across the UK titled: ‘Alphabetti Spaghett ...

Paul Scholey

Sheffield man encourages others to attend life saving scan

An AAA is a swelling of the main blood vessel in the body, the aorta, which can weaken and expand and is most common in ...

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Council pledges "Big Conversation" as petition passes threshold

Sheffield City Council has today confirmed that the petition submitted last month, calling for a referendum to change th ...

STH breast team

Sheffield women urged to take up breast screening appointments

Each month, more than  5,000 women are  diagnosed with breast cancer, which is one of the most common cancers in the wor ...