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Weekday set to open Sheffield store this Friday

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

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Trading Standards stub out sale of illegal tobacco

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

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Help us Help Christmas Cabin calls for donations

Help us Help Christmas Cabin calls for donations The Help us Help campaign, whic ...

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

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

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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 ...

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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 no p ...

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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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 ...

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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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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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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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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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General election 2019 - statement of persons nominated

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

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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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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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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 ...

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‘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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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 and ...

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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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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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’ ...

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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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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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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 ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...

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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Apprentices celebrate success with Streets Ahead

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

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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 3,10 ...

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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 co ...

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 ...

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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’s ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.   Followi ...

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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.   Introdu ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...