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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

Division Street

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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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 ...

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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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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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Sheffield makes people brand

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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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 ...

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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URGENT PRODUCT RECALL: Tumble dryers

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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Could you volunteer with a child in care or care leaver?

The volunteers, known as independent visitors, build helpful and positive relationships with young people who are in car ...

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It’s ‘in the bag’ for Sheffield’s litter champions

It’s a familiar yet unwelcome sight across many cities - piles of litter; be it fly- tipping or one off items, dumped at ...

Green fingers winners

Sheffield’s award-winning ‘green-fingered’ gardeners

We have the winners for the Housing and Neighbourhood Service's Green Fingers Gardening Competition 2019!   This year’ ...

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Agreement will improve digital connectivity in city

Sheffield City Council has signed an agreement to work with Openreach which will enable it to deploy a faster, more reli ...

Building block opening

Sheffield launches new construction skills learning hub

Continuing on from the success of ‘The Building Block’ programme, a new construction learning hub will open its doors at ...

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Colley Park set for playground transformation

Colley Park in Parson Cross is about to get a makeover as part of the council’s ongoing work to improve parks and playgr ...

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Small businesses invited to Better Business For All

Running your own business or thinking of setting one up? Confused about business regulations? Small businesses are invit ...

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Busy weekend on Sheffield roads

Motorists are being advised to leave their cars at home on Saturday and Sunday if their journeys aren't essential in wha ...

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Streets in the sky as Castlegate reveals its ancient history

Things are looking up for Castlegate in Sheffield ahead of the return of a popular festival which celebrates the area’s ...

Sheffield College

New technology academy to open at The Sheffield College

The Millgate Cyber Security Academy is launching at the College’s City campus, on Granville Road, this month.Students wi ...

Roadworks

Sheffield drivers reminded to put safety first around roadworks

As the darker nights close in and temperatures begin to fall, Sheffield drivers are being encouraged to take more care w ...

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Streets Ahead give budding gardeners a root to success

Employees at Streets Ahead in Sheffield have been making valuable contributions ...

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Lindsey talks about the dangers of drinking during pregnancy 

As part of International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness day, Sheffield City Council is highlighting t ...

Art in the Gardens 2018

Scarborough set fair for Art In The Gardens

The annual event, now in its 16th year, takes place on 7 and 8 September set in the beautiful canvas of the Botanical Ga ...

Castlegate Festival

Street signs show city's ancient heart as Castlegate Festival returns

The spotlight will return to Castlegate – where Sheffield first began - for a month of celebrations as the area embarks ...

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WATCH: Electric bin lorry is a green world-first - in Sheffield

Sheffield is trialling electric bin lorries powered by the very waste they have collected, in what is being billed as a ...

Recovery is possible

Celebrating the road to recovery from drugs and alcohol

September is National Recovery month and will be marked in Sheffield with a series of events to celebrate the hard work ...

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Sheffield Wednesday FC and Sheffield City Council work together to address crowd safety

New road traffic measures designed to help fans leave Hillsborough Stadium following Sheffield Wednesday games have been ...

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Praise for Sheffielders after 12,000 have say on clean air plans

Nearly 12,000 Sheffield residents and businesses have had their say on sweeping plans to clean the city’s air.   Follo ...

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Ofsted says: "Children's services in Sheffield are good."

Sheffield City Council has been awarded an overall ‘good’ rating by Ofsted following a three-week inspection of its chil ...

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Consultation on plans to vary street lighting levels opens

Sheffield residents are being asked to give their views on a proposal to vary the street lighting levels across Sheffiel ...

Sheffield Fayre

Sheffield Fayre’s horticultural show returns for bank holiday fun

Now in its 18th year, Sheffield's bank holiday family fun day, The Sheffield Fayre, is back in Norfolk Heritage Park thi ...

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Students celebrate GCSE success

Thousands of students across the city are breathing a sigh of relief after receiving their GCSE results today.   Intro ...

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‘Bublé, Williams, Jersey Boys and Madness’ to perform at ‘Parties in the Park’

‘Bublé, Williams, Jersey Boys and Madness’ to perform at ‘Parties in the Park’Three family-fun ‘parties in the park’ are ...

Director of public health Gregg Fell

Sheffield’s Health and Wellbeing Board in support of action to improve air quality

Sheffield’s Health and Wellbeing Board strongly endorses the city’s current approach to air quality and the proposed ste ...

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Views sought on changes to A630 Parkway

The aim is to reduce congestion and journey times between the Catcliffe Interchange, the Advanced Manufacturing Park and ...

Firth Park litter pickers

New litter bins for cleaner, greener parks

Sheffield’s parks are about to get cleaner and greener as new litter bins are installed at 20 different locations across ...

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Final venues selected for England UEFA Women’s Euro 2021

The FA has today confirmed the final venues selected for the next edition of the UEFA European Women’s Championship, whi ...

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£3 million for mental health ‘Promoting Independence Project’

People with mental health conditions in the city are to benefit from £3m funding which will focus on their rehabilitatio ...

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Last week to respond to Clean Air Plans

More than 5,000 people have already responded to Sheffield City Council’s clean air plans. The consultation will close o ...

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Celebrating mum and daughter's 80 years of fostering

Sheffield City Council was honoured to celebrate Anne who has been fostering wit ...

Lord Mayor  and Professor Hancock

City honours man who founded UK’s first free and cancer hospitals

Today, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, the Right Worshipful Councillor Tony Downing unveiled a plaque for one of the city’s ...

Green flag parks 2019

Flags fly high in Sheffield’s award winning parks

Sheffield’s wonderful parks and green spaces have once again been recognised by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, ...

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Statement: Hillsborough Stadium

** This statement was updated at 4pm on Friday 9 August“Following assessment of Sheffield Wednesday’s proposals as submi ...

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Sheffield makes McLaren feel at home

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Sheffield Youth Justice Service rated 'Good'

HM Inspectorate of Probation conducted a routine inspection of Sheffield Youth Justice Service (YJS), part of Sheffield ...

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Record number of visitors at National Video Game Museum

Since opening for the Summer holidays on 24th July, the NVM has welcomed nearly 2,500 visitors to play and learn about v ...

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Residents to have their say on street light dimming

Residents of Sheffield will soon have the chance to share their views on a proposal to vary the street lighting levels a ...

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Opinion: A very good week for Sheffield

I write this column at the end of what has been a very good week for Sheffield.  Tramlines played to record crowds, and ...

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Celebrating National Breastfeeding Week

Mums from across the city have sent in real life accounts of their breastfeeding journey, with some only just embarking ...

Weakland new homes Engie

Multi-million pound development to create energy efficient homes

Sheffield City Council has appointed leading energy, services and regeneration specialist ENGIE to develop a new homes p ...

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Sheffield set to benefit from the UK’s fastest broadband speeds

In Sheffield, new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) technology, where fibre is laid all the way from the exchange to people’s ...

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Road and lane closures planned for major city routes

Lane and road closures will be in place on two of Sheffield’s busiest routes over coming weeks whilst essential testing ...

Queens road

Resurfacing work to start on Queens Road

Resurfacing on one of the city’s busiest main routes is set to begin next month, as the final stage of improvements get ...

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Images of Fringe at Tramlines 2019

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Invictus UK Trials - Highlights from the sporting action

Invictus UK Trials - Highlights from the sporting action

We've seen some amazing sport during this week, as the Invictus UK Trials has br ...

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Fire Service cost pressure consultation

We currently face cost pressures of up to £4million, due to no longer being able to use a way of staffing our fire stati ...

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Look out for our LGBT+ adopters at Sheffield Pride

Proudly volunteering at the stand will be Lee. Lee started his adoption journey just under three years ago, adopting two ...

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Watch: Marmadukes to open new cafe in Heart Of The City II

https://youtu.be/wkoAD9QUCaUOne of Sheffield’s most popular local businesses is opening a second store in the city’s tra ...

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Training awards recognise city’s most inspirational learners

Sheffield City Council’s most inspiring learners were recognised at a prize-giving ceremony at Sheffield Town Hall last ...

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New Swedish fashion confirmed for Heart Of The City II

NEW SWEDISH FASHION BRANDS SET FOR HEART OF THE CITY II Sheffield’s Heart of The City II scheme is hotting up with the a ...

Paulette Edwards

Could you create a new image for radio’s Paulette?

BBC Radio Sheffield presenter Paulette Edwards is the subject of this year’s portrait, which artists will use as the bas ...

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Streets Ahead prepare for busy weekend at Tramlines

Thousands of music lovers are expected to descend on the city between Friday and ...

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Everything you need to know for the Invictus UK Trials

Sheffield is the first city to ever host the Invictus UK Trials, and it all kicks off next Monday 22 July, running right ...

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Free summer fun planned at Children's University festival

There are over 40 activities planned for the summer festival, including a treasu ...

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‘Ask for Angela' film backed by city centre venues

The film, presented by staff from a number of city centre venues, highlights how ...

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Hopping into the record books

Sheffield is officially the holder of a new world record.It’s now been confirmed ...

world snooker players

Snooker legends set for Crucible

Sheffield will cement its place as the home of snooker when former greats of the ...

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Fringe at Tramlines programme announced

The Fringe at Tramlines (in association with Sheffield BID) takes place from Fri ...

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Critical milestone for £40m Parkwood Springs leisure destination

Plans to create an internationally-recognised sport and leisure destination at P ...

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‘Nest banks’ eco-intervention ensures sand martin return to River Don

Ecology in action is ensuring that sand martins return to Sheffield in the summe ...

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No developments with Sichuan Guodong now planned

Sheffield City Council has written to the chairman of Sichuan Guodong to inform ...

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Sheffield kicks off development of new street tree strategy

A cabinet report which focuses on the development of a Street Tree Strategy, as ...

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A new future on the horizon for Sheffield High Street and Fargate 

Sheffield's historic High Street and Fargate have been shortlisted for part of a £675m fund designed to improve its vibr ...

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Children invited to join Space Chase at Sheffield libraries

Sheffield Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this s ...

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Newly renovated court proves a big hit in Sheffield city centre

From Basketball England Following on from the successful refurbishment of Sheff ...

Lord Mayor with Vera

Celebrating 100 years of Council Housing with our oldest tenants and residents

This summer we’re celebrating a landmark event that saw large scale council esta ...

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Smoking rates fall significantly in Sheffield

This positive news is welcome by all Smokefree Sheffield Partners across the cit ...

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Kids can take the plunge with new discounted swimming lessons

Learning to swim is an essential life skill and in Sheffield, SIV and Places Leisure are proud to follow Swim England’s ...

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Sheffield Safeguarding Week 8-12 July

‘Keeping safe in Sheffield’ is the theme of this year’s Sheffield Safeguarding A ...