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How we can help Ukraine

We have all been deeply troubled by what is happening in Ukraine and our hearts are breaking for the people who are having to flee to safety, say goodbye to their loved ones and face a future that they could never have imagined. People in Sheffield will want to know what our city is doing to support the people of Ukraine, as well as how they can help directly.

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City centre set for transformation as 20-year plan to be agreed

Sheffield's new vision for the city centre is set to be agreed this week. 

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Sheffield Street Trees Inquiry: A statement on the Terms of Reference

The Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Street Trees Dispute, Sir Mark Lowcock, has now published the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry.

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Panel of design experts will help shape future of city

A panel of experts in the building, design and development sector will help shape the future of Sheffield and support the vast amount of development work taking place across the ci ...

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Sheffield flood resilience during recent storms

With water levels at the third highest on record during the recent storms, James Mead, Flood Manager gives an update on Sheffield's flood resilience.

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No Smoking Day - stamp out illicit tobacco, quit for good

This No Smoking Day Sheffield is focusing on preventing the sale of illicit tobacco products and helping people quit for good. A new campaign launches today.

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New plans for Shalesmoor to unlock travel potential

Plans to make significant changes to the road layout at Shalesmoor are underway, as proposals are shaped to transform travel in the area.

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Sheffield becomes first city in Europe to take part in new pilot for urban tree management certification

Sheffield has been awarded a certificate of compliance for managing its street trees sustainably by the world’s largest Forest Certification Scheme.

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A statement in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Today Cllr Terry Fox, Cllr Douglas Johnson and Cllr Shaffaq Mohammed have issued a statement in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.    

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Sheffield to host cultural programme for UEFA Women’s EURO 2022

Sheffield will host exciting arts and cultural activities alongside the UEFA Women's EURO 2022 this summer - part of an exciting national cultural programme supported by £800,000 funding from Arts Council England, thanks to National Lottery players.

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Sheffield City Council acting Chief Executive

Eugene Walker, Sheffield City Council’s Executive Director for Resources, is stepping into the role of acting Chief Executive.

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Council acts to reduce glyphosate use across city

The council is reducing its use of glyphosate across all service areas, including trialling glyphosate free areas in some parts of the city.

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New community plans to give locals more influence

In March 2022, Sheffield’s Local Area Committees (LACs) will present their new community plans to the residents in their local areas.

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Council leaders call for Government action over Liberty Steel

Sheffield City Council leader Cllr Terry Fox and deputy Leader Cllr Julie Grocutt have today called for Government action over the growing concerns about the future of Liberty Steel.

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Investigation update following committee meeting

The cross-party committee established following Chief Executive Kate Josephs’ statement on January 14 has met again ahead of the upcoming independent investigation.

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Electric Taxi trial launches

Sheffield City Council has opened a new scheme giving local taxi drivers the chance to trial an electric taxi. Eight “Black cab” style London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVCs) will be available for two weeks. All of the electric taxis are wheelchair accessible and aim to give drivers a hands-on experience of an electric taxi, while being cleaner, greener and saving on the cost of diesel.

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Access to Covid vaccinations in Sheffield

There are a number of clinics where you can get a vaccination against COVID-19 operating across Sheffield.

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More grant funding to help small and medium businesses benefit from digital technology

The Digital Innovation Grant is open for a new round of applications, closing again at midday on Monday 28 February.

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Tramlines Festival announces second wave of 2022 artists

Tramlineshas announced its latest round of music acts and the full comedy lineup for the 2022 event at Hillsborough Park in July.

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Committee update: independent investigation announced

The cross-party committee established following Chief Executive Kate Josephs’ statement of 14 January met earlier this week (1 February).

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Council sets out plans for tackling challenging budget

Following a public consultation, Sheffield City Council has set out the city's 2022/23 budget.

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Go ahead for new housing in Crookes and Manor

Two new house building homes for rent projects are set to start as part of our plan to deliver 3,100 additional high quality and affordable council homes by 2029. Sheffield City Council’s plans for council housing over the next 5 years will focus on continuing to build more houses in the city, maintaining and improving tenants homes and improving energy efficiency.

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Levelling up: Sheffield one of the first cities to be benefit from ambitious renewal programme

Sheffield has been named as one of the first cities to benefit from government’s Levelling Up programme set out in a new White Paper published today.

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Trading Standards bust illegal tobacco gang

Following a period of surveillance, our Trading Standards team seized more than £300,000 worth of illicit tobacco products during a raid in Sheffield.

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Covid-19 business grant launched to support travel firms in Sheffield

A new grant is available to businesses in the travel sector to support them through recovery from the pandemic. Applications are open now. Check eligibility.

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Leader’s statement on council Chief Executive

Following the release of Sue Gray’s update today, the Leader of the Council, Cllr Terry Fox, has made a statement.

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Ambitious flood action plan launched to tackle climate emergency in South Yorkshire

We have today launched, with partners across South Yorkshire, a new regional flood action plan to better protect lives, homes and businesses from the effects of flooding and to tackle the impact of climate change.

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Group bookings and schools’ resources now available for UEFA Women’s Euros 2022

The group ticket booking window is now open so you and your squad can get planning, get booking and get excited! Resources for schools are also now available so pupils and staff in Sheffield can start the football mania early and get fired up for this summer's tournament.

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Brighter future for local cultural and creative industries

Cultural and creative industries in Sheffield are set to benefit from new funding from the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority - with £280,000 being awarded for projects across the city.

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Honouring Holocaust Memorial Day with online service

Holocaust Memorial Day - this year themed 'One Day' - takes place on Thursday 27 January. An online vigil will be available for all to join from 5.30pm.

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Statement on our Chief Executive: committee begins work

A cross-party committee has been established following Kate Josephs’ statement about a gathering that happened in her former role at the Government’s Covid-19 Taskforce.

Changing how we make decisions – progress continues

Work continues on our change to a modern committee system following our referendum – and another public event is to be held to help keep you in the picture and ask what you think.