Sheffield City Council recommends all primary and special schools to remain open
Sheffield City Council has written to all primary and special schools to advise them to reopen tomorrow (Monday 4 January 2021).
Sheffield City Council has written to all primary and special schools to advise them to reopen tomorrow (Monday 4 January 2021).
All measures are in place so that you can pick up your last few Christmas gifts and goodies at the Moor Market, in a safe, covid-secure and festive environment.
Last month three people were prosecuted for noise offences in Sheffield. We encourage people to report these issues so that we can investigate and take action.
A remembrance page has been set up for Councillor Peter Rippon, who sadly passed away on Sunday 20 December.
The council's highways contactor, Streets Ahead, has completed the 2020 resurfacing programme.
Four new council homes are ready for families to move in over the next few days
Sheffield taxi drivers are being encouraged to access free face coverings, hand sanitiser and gloves from Sheffield City Council to help them continue to operate safely over the festive period.
Today’s government announcement has confirmed that Sheffield will remain in tier 3, the ‘very high alert’ category. Greg Fell, Director of Public Health for Sheffield, said ‘Our figures were going down, but sadly, this is no longer the case, therefore I believe it’s the right decision for us to remain in tier 3.
A bridge in Sheffield, home to three larger than life eight - legged insects, will be beaming brighter this winter thanks to Streets Ahead.
Changes to some bin collection dates and how to recycle your excess festive waste.
As 2020 - the year that none of us could have predicted - draws to a close, we’re all in need of some festive cheer, and although we can’t celebrate Christmas in the usual style th ...
We are asking teachers, parents, governors and members of the public to help shape the priorities of Sheffield’s educati ...
To reflect the Tier 3 restrictions in Sheffield, there will be an increase in the grant amounts awarded to businesses in the hospitality, accommodation and leisure sectors who are successful in applying for the national lockdown and supply chain grants.
Hillsborough playground reopens on Monday 14 December, with the brand new spectacular snake's head slide, part of phase one of improvements at the park.
Despite a difficult year for the cultural industry, there's still been plenty to celebrate in Sheffield's visual arts sector, Museums Sheffield look back at the fantastic works of 2019/2020.
A £25m investment plan has been put forward for the regeneration of Stocksbridge.
We have written to the Government asking for more powers to deal with irresponsible pavement parking.
The latest phase of Sheffield’s Heart of the City scheme celebrated a key construction milestone this week — with the steel topping out on the new mixed-use developments on Pinstone Street.
Visitor numbers are very high in Sheffield's most popular parks which makes it difficult to adhere to social distancing. Try somewhere new with our fantastic hidden gems, to help us reduce covid-19 infection rate and keep people safe.
Two new designs, created by Sheffield school children, will be seen on gritting lorries across the city this winter.
The council is urging residents across the city to increase their awareness, patience and respect for the workforce of two of its service partners, Amey and Veolia.
Sheffield City Council will support thousands of children and young people with free school meals during the Christmas break.
Sheffield City Council has this week launched Its Make Yourself at Home for Christmas campaign giving people lots of ideas on how to support Sheffield businesses this festive season.
A new grant scheme is now available to support eligible businesses in the supply chain to hospitality, accommodation, leisure, and entertainment sectors.
Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission will hold its first public hearing to examine evidence of racial inequalities within health and healthcare in Sheffield.
Free parking across the city will be available every weekend in December in the run up to Christmas as we move into Tier 3 restrictions.
Silverdale School in Sheffield has been named The Sunday Times North State Secondary School of the Decade by Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide, published in The Sunday Times and online on Sunday, November 29.
Get active this winter by walking, jogging or running a mile a day as we countdown from the 1st to the 25th of December in This Girl Can 25 miles December challenge.
Proposals to overhaul cycling, walking and public transport infrastructure in Sheffield have launched today as plans for a city centre scheme are shared for public consultation.
Our Shared Lives carers all over the city are continuing to provide a lifeline s ...
The Government has announced today that Sheffield will come out of lockdown on 2 December and enter into the tier 3‘Very High’ alert category.
Businesses can access lots of advice and support as Sheffield moves to Tier 3 restrictions from next Wednesday 2 December.
Businesses are being urged to prepare their paperwork for a new 'Restart and Recovery Fund' that will be available to businesses on a first come, first served basis from the 2nd December.
The 25th November 2020 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women and girls and the start of sixteen days of activism focusing on those who have survived domestic abuse and violence.
Cllr Dore was due to leave her role as Leader and local councillor in May this year, but continued when the elections were cancelled, to support the city through the Coronavirus pandemic. She will stand down next month and a new Leader will be appointed on 7 December.
This year Disability History Month runs from the 18th November to the 20th December 2020. UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) is an “annual event creating a platform to focus on t ...
Bird keepers must make sure they are aware of their responsibilities under new regulations relating avian influenza. Members of the public are asked to report sightings of dead wild birds.
The Council has secured funding to introduce a scheme to let local taxi drivers borrow an electric taxi on a trial basis. The scheme will give local drivers hands-on experience of the next generation of the traditional ‘Black Cab’ from summer of 2021.
As the pandemic continues to disrupt schooling, thousands of young people are falling behind with their studies because they cannot access the internet at home. We need your help.
To support members of the public to quit smoking and protect their health this winter, we're giving people free access to the Smoke Free app.
Submit your ideas for a new low sugar snacks and cook book made by Sheffield people for Sheffield people, to help families make healthier food choices with their diet.
Plans for a new hotel on Pinstone Street, Radisson Blu, have received planning approval. The hotel will overlook the Peace Gardens in Sheffield City Centre.
A streamlined process has now been put in place for businesses to access the latest support grants for businesses who have been been affected by the second Coronavirus lockdown. Grants are available for both ratepaying and non-ratepaying businesses.
This December, The North Star Science School, which is being live streamed from a studio at Gulliver’s Valley theme park in Rotherham, will celebrate all things science in South Yorkshire.
We are urging families applying for their child’s school place to make sure they fill in their application forms
Sheffielders can start their countdown to Christmas as the city is now lit up for the festive season. Lord Mayor, Councillor Tony Downing, was joined by Heart Yorkshire’s popular duo Dixie and Emma to bring festive cheer right into your living rooms, as he pressed the plunger to turn on Sheffield’s Christmas Lights, and handed over the ‘clean and sanitised’ key for Sheffield to Santa.
Sheffield Music Hub recruits 30 more young musicians to the exciting Furthering Talent - Musical Stars programme.
Sheffield City Council is launching a business grant scheme to support businesses who have been affected by the latest Covid-19 restrictions.
A fantastic new playground will be installed at Oxley Park, as well as other improvements to the park area and the community leisure centre, after being awarded £500,000 from the Town's Fund.
The Sheffield Mobile Testing Unit currently based at Milton Street Car Park in Broomhall is relocating to Parkside Road Car Park in Hillsborough on Tuesday 17 November until Monday 7 December for a period of 3 weeks.
Forestry maintenance work will take place at Redmires Plantation this winter, enhancing the natural environment and helping to further expose elements of the historic Prisoner of War camp at the site.
Sheffield’s Children in Care Council launch a book of poems
To create more opportunities for local young people, 39 new apprentices have joined Sheffield City Council this week, bringing our total number of apprentices up to nearly 100.
Government have issued further clarification on which businesses can remain open during the new lockdown period, with restrictions in place until 2nd December.
NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Medical Director and the Director of Public Health in Sheffield are encouraging those eligible to get their flu vaccination and help minimise the spread of flu this winter.
People in Sheffield can still get rid of their household waste at our recycling centres during the four week lockdown period.
Keep visiting Sheffield's parks and outdoor spaces during the national lockdown, but some facilities will not be available.
Businesses in Sheffield can now apply for a lockdown business support grant.
The council’s highways contractor, Amey, is getting ‘winter ready’ in preparation for cold and icy weather over coming months.
Sheffield Public Health Director, Greg Fell gives a statement on mass Covid testing.
England will enter a full lockdown on Thursday November 5 if approved by MPs on Wednesday. The measures will be introduced at 00:01 GMT on Thursday and remain in place until Wednesday 2 December.
Due to Coronavirus crowd restrictions, this year's Remembrance Sunday commemoration service will not include the traditional parade, but the service will be published online to allow people across the city to pay their respects.
Sheffield City Council is launching a new project, Connecting Sheffield, which will focus on encouraging active travel and supporting the shift towards sustainable transport in and around the city.
New restrictions will come into force from Thursday 5th November as the UK enters a second lockdown period. Cllr Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, outlines the support available to businesses at this time.
Local BBC Radio stations and McFly call for Covid-safe bubbles to join in The Big Bubble Singalong for this year’s BBC Children in Need Appeal
The letter providing parents with details of how to access free school meal vouchers has been sent however, some families have experienced issues with redeeming their vouchers via the weblink supplied to them and we apologise for any distress this may have caused. If anyone is experiencing problems with accessing the Edenred website link please use the following link to redeem your e-code https://www.selectyourcompliment.co.uk/
We are thanking businesses across the city for their efforts in helping to tackle the spread of Covid-19 by continuing to follow Government regulations.
With Sheffield now in Tier 3 ‘Very High’ alert category it may seem like finding fun and covid-safe things to do is difficult, but Sheffield is packed with plenty you can still get involved in.
Information officers employed by Sheffield City Council are carrying out visits to businesses in Crystal Peaks, Hillsborough and London Road to offer advice and guidance on operating safely under Covid-19 regulations.
On Sunday 1st November, Sheffield’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres will change to their winter opening hours
The application for the Local Restriction Business Support Grant is now live. If your business was trading as usual but ...
Sheffield City Council is introducing a 4th Local Testing Centre in Upperthorpe to enable more people to get tested in our effort to combat the spread of the virus in our city.
The ‘iconic’ Sheffield City Trust-operated venue opened its doors after receiving financial backing from Sheffield City Council earlier this month.
A decision to insource our catering service once the current contract with external provider Argent expires has been made in a bid to save jobs.
Due to the impact of the Coronavirus on staffing levels, all green bin (garden waste) collections are suspended until further notice.
We have pledged to support thousands of children and young people with free scho ...
Payments of £500 will be available for Sheffield residents who have been notified by NHS Test and Trace to self-isolate, providing that their period of self isolation started on or after 28th September 2020
Sheffield’s Business Response Group have launched a new Business Recovery Plan that brings together civic, city and business leaders to address the impact of Covid-19 on Sheffield’s businesses and jobs.
With a year to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2021 comes to Sheffield, the public ticket ballot opened today until 16 November, enter now to be in with a chance of getting your hands on tickets.
Pictures paint a thousand words and with the announcement that Sheffield City Archives is open again for 'order and view' and that Picture Sheffield has just uploaded it's 100,000 image, there's a lot of Sheffield's history to access and enjoy.
Sheffield City Council has pledged to support thousands of children and young people with free school meals during the half-term week.
Sadly events over the autumn and winter season will not go ahead this year. Let's see how creative our communities can be in celebrating the seasons.
More information on restrictions for businesses as Sheffield moves to 'Very High' Covid-19 category.
Sheffield, along with Doncaster, Barnsley and Rotherham will move into the ‘Very High’ alert category from 00:01am on Saturday 24 October.
Sheffield has entered 'Very High' Covid-19 restrictions, which will have implications for many local businesses. Find out more about what new restrictions will be in place.
Fines have been issued to several takeaways in Sheffield for failing to adhere to Government restrictions.
Apology issued over handling of street tree complaint
13 parks and green spaces in Sheffield have been awarded the international quality mark, Green Flag, from Keep Britain Tidy. Sites are being lit up in green to celebrate this year's awards.
New restrictions for Sheffield have been announced by the Government in a move to further prevent the spread of the virus across the city.
Sheffield has been added to the 'High' category following the Government new three-tier scheme. We explain what restrictions are now in place for people in Sheffield.
New restrictions for Sheffield are expected to be announced by the Government in the coming days. The move is expected as Sheffield’s latest Covid-19 rate to 4th October shows a consistent rise as cases reaches more than 300 per 100,000 people in the population.
Local sports and community groups are celebrating the re-opening of the 3G pitch at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park after a six-month Covid closure.
A new kerb lined with planters and a fully accessible, step-free pavement have been installed on Pinstone Street as works to upgrade temporary social distancing measures are completed.
We’ve been providing an Order and Collect service in a number of libraries since early August so that as many people as possible could borrow books and resources across the city. The correct Covid-19 measures are in place so that all libraries are as safe as possible. Every library building is slightly different and naturally the most important part of reopening has been about safety.
The Government has designated Sheffield as an area of ‘enhanced support’. Being named an area of ‘enhanced support’ means that Sheffield is now on the second rung of a three-step ladder on the Government's 'watchlist', and we are in line to receive extra support to help us reduce the number of cases in our city.
Throughout October the Household Waste Recycling Centres' autumn/winter opening hours have been extended to allow more people to visit and dispose of their waste safely.
Firth Park Ward by-election results September 2021
By-election results for Firth Park Ward September 2021
Latest update on Covid-19 testing units available to support local response
Testing is a vital part in our fight against the spread of Covid-19 and to help reduce the rate of people contracting the virus, your help is still needed as much as ever.
Demand for testing has increased so if a booking isn't immediately available please try again. Results are taking a little longer than usual to process so please contact 119 if your results have not been received after 48 hours.
Some sites are pedestrian-only and don’t have drive-through testing. If you are driving to these sites we recommend that you plan your parking in advance.
You can get a test at one of the testing centres by booking an appointment in advance.
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.
Sheffield joins national campaign to encourage more electrical recycling
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.
Leader's appeal after killing of Mohamed Issa Koroma
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.
Builder who conned customers jailed for a year and banned from trade for life
Builder Anthony Robinson, 69, of Belvedere Close, North Anston, Sheffield, has been jailed for a year and banned from working in the trade indefinitely after pleading guilty to offences of unfair and misleading trading at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, September 24.
Street tree wardens get to the root of local tree issues
A group of dedicated Street Tree Wardens are working in communities across the city to help care for street trees.
Changes to Sheffield's HWRC opening times
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.
City’s first LACs meeting marks milestone in devolution
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.
Castlegate gets Grey to Green transformation
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.
Fifteen Sheffield parks flying flag among best in country
Sheffield has has once again achieved 15 Green Flag awards for parks and green spaces across the city - the award is the international quality mark recognising the very best in visitor experience.
Tenant protected from eviction as council prosecutes landlord
Sheffield landlord, Abid Butt, has been ordered to pay £2036 in fines and costs after pleading guilty at Sheffield Magistrates Court this week for harassing one of his tenants.
Sheffield tops charts for outdoor spaces in Thriving Places Index
Sheffield has lived up to its reputation as an Outdoor City filled with culture, the Thriving Places Index (TPI) has found. The TPI identifies the local conditions for wellbeing, and measures whether those conditions are being delivered fairly and substantially across England.
Tenant prosecuted for unlawfully subletting their tenancy
We prosecute those who break the law if they sublet their council property to someone else. All tenants are being reminded that it is a condition of their tenancy that they must not part with possession or sublet their property and, that if they do this, they are breaking the law. On the 18th August 2021 at Sheffield Magistrates Court, we prosecuted Mr. Levi Soetan for unlawfully subletting his council tenancy at 199 Exeter Drive, Sheffield S3 7UD where he’s been a tenant for a number of years.
Council sets out major budget challenge as pandemic pressure continues
Following the impact of Covid-19 on essential services, we are preparing now for a very challenging budget position in 2022/23.
Rogue roofer pleads guilty to fraud following Trading Standards Investigation
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.