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Council housing and our plans

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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Applications open for Omicron business grants

Businesses in the Hospitality, Accommodation and Leisure sectors can now apply.

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Cllr Terry Fox's statement on Kate Josephs

Today Leader of Sheffield City Council Terry Fox is making a statement on our Chief Executive Kate Josephs.    

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A statement on our Chief Executive

Today our Chief Executive Kate Josephs made a statement involving her former role at the Government's Covid-19 Taskforce. Council leader, Cllr Terry Fox, has responded with a statement.

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Bird keeper measures in Sheffield to limit Avian Flu

With 66 cases of avian flu in England in domestic birds, bird keepers across the UK are being reminded to keep their birds indoors and to follow strict biosecurity measures to limit the spread of avian flu. Whether birdkeepers have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock the guidance must be followed to limit the number of cases in the UK and stop the disease.

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Sheffield Street Trees Inquiry: Recommendation for Independent Chair to be made at co-op exec meeting

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce that Sir Mark Lowcock is being recommended for appointment as the Independent Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Street Trees Dispute.

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New scheme launched to help close the digital divide in Sheffield

A new scheme has been launched by Sheffield City Council which will provide grants to the voluntary, community and faith sectors to help digitally excluded adults get online.

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Sheffield’s Covid memorial tribute plans

Plans are in place to create a group of unique, long-lasting and creative memorials in Sheffield as a tribute to those who have died from Covid, those who have lost loved ones and those who have been affected by the pandemic. Our city, like those around the world, has been deeply affected by the impact of Covid-19, and in Sheffield we want to pay a meaningful tribute to those who have lost their lives and the heroes that have shone in these difficult times.

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History of women’s football to be revealed and celebrated by UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Heritage Programme

Sheffield as one of the nine UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 host cities is taking part in a National Lottery funded project to uncover the hidden history of women’s football in a summer of celebration of the game, its players and communities.

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The Festival of the Outdoors returns in Sheffield

Festival of the Outdoors is back this March, with a whole host of outdoorsy events and activities, celebrating all that The Outdoor City has to offer.

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New recruits set to deliver city's ambitious plans

Kate Josephs, CEO of Sheffield City Council, is pleased to announce the recruitment to the vacant Corporate Leadership Team posts

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Consultation to shape sport and leisure in Sheffield

£100m will be invested in to sport and leisure in Sheffield, and we want to hear from local people to help shape the future of these facilities and services.

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Covid Recovery Fund for voluntary and community sector

Sheffield City Council has launched a Covid Recovery Fund, which opened on 10th January to provide support for the city’s voluntary and community sector with needs that have arisen from Covid. We asked organisations to complete an expression of interest in October and November 2021 to tell us what their needs were as a result of the pandemic.

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Have your say on plans for the future of Sheffield City Centre

Take part in our consultation on a Vision for the city centre. 

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Local Area Committees to hold online events to hear residents' views

Local Area Committees (LACs) will hold online consultation events in January and February 2022.

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“You are strong enough” Sheffield smokers supported to quit

You Are Strong Enough campaign launches 

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Chancellor announces £1billion in support for businesses most impacted by Omicron

On Tuesday 21 December, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that a support package of grants will be available for businesses who have been impacted by the Omicron variant.

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Statement on the Government announcement on business support grants

In light of the Government announcement on the support available for businesses most impacted by Omicron, Cllr Terry Fox has released a statement.

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Take extra care during wintry weather

The council’s highways team is reminding people to take extra care this winter and only travel if essential when bad weather strikes.

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Rough sleepers support this winter

This winter, like every other, we are making sure that rough sleepers have somewhere to keep safe, have a meal and stay warm during the cold winter months. From November to the end of March 2022, the ‘Rough Sleeper Winter Plan’ is in place protecting them against the winter weather and the risks posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Public consultation opens on challenging budget for 2022/23

The council is facing a challenging financial position this coming year following the enormous demands placed on services during the Covid pandemic and wants to hear the public's thoughts on the budget proposals.

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Sheffield's festive bin collections

Bins in Sheffield will be collected on the usual collection days for all residents over Christmas and New Year. Extra festive waste can be left out for collection with the relevant bin.

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14,000 baby trees ready for planting season

Our community forestry team have been preparing thousands of new trees for planting and they want you to get involved.

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Off-road bike team clamp down on illegal riders

South Yorkshire Police (SYP) Off-Road Bike Team are working with Local Authoriti ...

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Sheffield’s Children and Families services praised by Ofsted after recent inspection

Sheffield City Council’s Children and Families ‘Front Door’ services have been praised by Ofsted for delivering ‘appropriate and timely services that meet the needs of families’ despite the increased demand on the service during the pandemic.

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Council moves forward with plans to redevelop Parkwood Springs

£200,000 is being invested to prepare the site for redevelopment. 

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New plans to clamp down on city centre pavement parking

New parking powers are planned to stop inconsiderate parking. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) UPDATE

New measures in response to Omicron variant

Last night the Government announced new measures in response to the rise in cases of the Omicron Covid variant. These measures, known as Plan B, mean that work from home guidance will be reintroduced in England, a Covid pass will be mandatory when entering nightclubs and other venues and face coverings will be mandatory for most indoor venues.

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Heart of the City on track and set to transform Sheffield city centre

Progress on the scheme is moving forwards as council comes to agreement with John Lewis & Partners. 

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Food voucher scheme continues for 29,000 children this Christmas holiday

This week, families with children that are eligible for benefit related free school meals will receive a free £50 voucher to help cover the costs of food and energy over the winter holidays.  

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Track traffic cameras across Sheffield this winter

Check the road conditions before you travel with our traffic cameras. 

Coronavirus update

Changes to Covid restrictions from 30th November

New Covid restrictions will be introduced from tomorrow in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant.