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The former Market Tavern pub house with demolition work evident on the upper floors with a blue cherry picker in front and the building is surrounded by hoardings

Demolition to begin on unsafe former Sheffield pub

A former Sheffield city centre pub will have to be demolished after it was deemed unsafe following investigation work.

Cllr Martin Smith, Showroom Cinema

DocFest funding approved for next three years

Sheffield City Council have approved funding of £100,000 a year to support the delivery of the International Documentary Festival Sheffield (DocFest), for the next three years.

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Planning permission submitted for Hillsborough Park Multi-Activity Hub

Plans have been submitted to build a new Multi-Activity Hub in Sheffield’s Hillsborough Park, which will include all new tennis courts, a multi-use games area, mini golf, a new café and more.

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Additional cost of living support for Sheffield residents in need over winter

Sheffield City Council have confirmed they will be providing extra funding to support communities with the cost of living through the winter months.

Cllr Tom Hunt

December's video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

Cllr Tom Hunt, Leader of Sheffield City Council, speaks about the Cost of Living crisis, the impact it has on residents in Sheffield and the support available from the Council to put some extra cash in the pockets of those who need a little bit of help.

Central Library, Sheffield

Roadmap to establish future of Central Library and Graves Gallery building to be decided

Sheffield City Council is taking steps to identify the future use of the building. 

Cole Brothers building

Plans to redevelop former Cole Brothers building move forward

Exciting plans to transform the former Cole Brothers building in Baker’s Pool into a mixed-use entertainment, leisure and retail venue is moving forward. A report is due to be heard by Members at Sheffield City Council to seek approval to enter into an agreement with Urban Splash over the lease of the building.

Newly refurbished pitches at Woodbourn Road

Sheffield sport and leisure services set to be transformed in 10-year plan

Sheffield City Council have launched their Sport and Leisure Strategy, which aims to place Sheffield at the forefront of sport, physical activity, leisure, and wellbeing in the UK. The strategy sets out the Council’s ambition to have facilities, activities and services, which are modern, welcoming, inclusive and meet the needs of everybody in Sheffield – encouraging more people to be more active, more often.

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Council raises concerns for Sheffield's street trees due to planned fibre broadband work across the city

On behalf of Sheffield City Council, Council Leader Tom Hunt has responded to concerns the Council has regarding potential damage to Sheffield's street trees, during the installation of telegraph poles and overhead wires where improvements to fibre broadband are being made. 

Castelayne care home in Gleadless Valley

Sheffield City Council successful in funding application for extension of Gleadless Valley Masterplan

In the latest developments for the Gleadless Valley Masterplan, Sheffield City Council have been successful in applying for external funding to demolish two unoccupied buildings in an extension to the current planned development.

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“Together we get things done”: Ambitious Council Plan focuses on prosperous future for Sheffield

Sheffield City Council has set out its priorities for the next four years in its new draft Council Plan which outlines how the Council will deliver for citizens. The draft Council Plan will be discussed at the Strategy and Resources Committee on Wednesday, 13th December.

Cllr Miskell stands at Sheffield Station

New data shows a drop in polluting vehicles driving in Sheffield

Following the launch of Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) earlier this year, data shows there has been a significant increase in compliant vehicles driving in the CAZ and wider areas of the city.

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Adult Health and Social Care services latest position

Adult Health and Social Care services are under pressure and Sheffield City Council is continuing to closely monitor the impact of the challenges it faces and the performance of its adult social care services.

Cllr Tom Hunt at Blacka Moor

Sheffield City Council leader calls for Moorland burning ban

Cllr Tom Hunt has written to the Secretary of State for the Environment Steve Barclay MP, asking for legislation to be introduced that would outlaw the practise of burning on the moors around the city.

Tree being planted in Weston Park

Tree to celebrate the King’s Coronation planted in Weston Park

In celebration of His Majesty King Charles III’s Coronation earlier this year, a commemorative tree has been planted in Sheffield’s Weston Park. As one if the final initiatives of the Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) – a unique, UK-wide tree planting scheme, originally created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 – commemorative trees were gifted to each county in celebration of His Majesty’s Coronation, in May of this year.

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Steps taken to establish Rose Garden Café partnership

Steps taken to establish Rose Garden Café partnership Applications are now open for members of the public to join the Rose Garden Café Partnership, with openings for partner members and a chair.

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Sheffield creatives to shape new vision for culture in the city

Sheffield creatives to shape new vision for culture in the city     Sheffield creatives, including makers, musicians, artists, and designers, are being invited to help shape a groundbreaking new culture strategy for the city. The Sheffield Culture Strategy 2024 will provide a roadmap for the development of the city’s cultural sector, and address some of the long-standing obstacles faced by creatives living and working in the city.

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Council calls for climate Government help as report shows progress in key areas

Sheffield City Council and the city itself are making progress against targets to reduce emissions locally, as outlined in the first annual Climate Progress Report, and the Council has restated its ambition to working towards reduce emissions to net zero by 2030.

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£2.3 million to help Sheffield cultural and community venues reduce their carbon footprint

Cultural and community buildings in Sheffield will benefit from a £2.3 million investment to help reduce their energy costs and carbon emissions, improving resilience and protecting jobs. Running until March 2025, the project will support public venues, which are home to cultural organisations, including museums, galleries and showrooms, as well as buildings used by the local community.

Councillor Ben Miskell stands in front of Sheffield Town Hall holding a poster advertising the Christmas Public Transport Ticket Offer, behind him is the Sheffield sign made up of Christmas lights.

Sheffield shoppers to get early Christmas present with thousands of free CityWide Day travel tickets

Shoppers in Sheffield can finish off their Christmas shopping with one of 10,000 free TravelMaster CityWide Day Travel tickets, all they have to do is download the BetterPoints app and collect 50 points.

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Sheffield wins a Silver Sustainable Food Places award

Less than two years after achieving Bronze, Sheffield has won a prestigious Sustainable Food Places Silver award. The award recognises what the city is doing to promote healthy, sustainable, and local food, and is a testament to the work of Sheffield’s food partnership, ShefFood, alongside everyone in the city who is taking a joined-up approach to transform Sheffield’s food system for the better.

Outside of The Moor Market in Sheffield

10 years of The Moor Market

On Saturday 25th November 2023, Sheffield’s The Moor Market will celebrate its tenth birthday. With more than 90 independent businesses, and over 10,000 visitors per week, the Market has become a vital resource for the city and residents over the past decade.

It’s White Ribbon Day on Saturday and it’s everyone’s opportunity to sign a pledge against violence towards women and girls.  Sheffield City Council is showing its commitment to working towards achieving gender equality and ending violence against women and girls (VAWG).

Sign up to the White Ribbon promise to end violence against women and girls

It’s White Ribbon Day on Saturday and it’s everyone’s opportunity to sign a pledge against violence towards women and girls. Sheffield City Council is showing its commitment to working towards achieving gender equality and ending violence against women and girls (VAWG).

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The MOBO Awards are coming to Sheffield!

This year’s ceremony is set to kick off the 2024 awards season, coming to the Utilita Arena Sheffield on 7 February 2024 for its incredible 26th year. Tickets are available now via mobo.com/tickets.

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Levelling Up: More than £19million for ambitious Parkwood Springs plans

Sheffield City Council’s exciting plans for Parkwood Springs have been awarded m ...

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Statement on Hillsborough Park fencing being removed

Statement on Hillsborough Park fencing being removed.  

Councillor Martin Smith, stood inside the AMRC at the University of Sheffield, behind him are people enjoying the groundbreaking event which shows  a robot resembling a vehicle

£80m investment aims to decarbonise air transport

Sheffield City Councillors attended the groundbreaking of The Composites at Speed and Scale (COMPASS) research facility, at the University of Sheffield, yesterday (15 November 2023). 

Councillor Tom Hunt, stood infront of a Sheffield skyline, showing cranes and buildings. Tom is wearing a dark coat with a red poppy badge for Remembrance Sunday.

November's video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

Councillor Tom Hunt talks to you about the importance of public transport, and the ambitions the city has for its trams and buses.

L-R: Chris West, Head of Operations at Keltbray, Louise Pavitt, Major Project Director at Keltbray, Lucia Lorente-Arnau, Principal Development Officer and Cllr Ben Miskell, Chair of Transport, Regeneration and Climate Committee.

Contractor appointed to transform historic Castlegate into green space

Exciting plans to transform one of the most historic parts of Sheffield city centre has moved a step closer with the appointment of the lead contractor.

Fargate containers

Future community uses for containers to be decided

The future community use of eight containers is to be decided at the Strategy and Resources Committee on Monday, November 20th. Proposals from six community groups for the containers, which used to sit at the top of Fargate, are to be considered.

Cllr Vickie Priestley

Remembering Councillor Vickie Priestley

A tribute to Councillor Vickie Priestley from Lord Mayor Cllr Colin Ross.

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Ambition to boost Sheffield visitor economy

Sheffield City Council has adopted a new strategy to help make the city a leading destination for visitors across Europe, boosting the local economy and opportunities for Sheffield residents and businesses.