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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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 Sheffi ...

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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 ...

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Everything you need to know for Cliffhanger weekend

Once again the event will be taking place in association with Sheffield BID and ...

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High Hazels Park protected by Charitable Trust status

High Hazels Park, which was formerly held by Sheffield City Council on trust is ...

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Tramlines stage renamed in memory of late Festival director

Tramlines 2019, which takes place at Hillsborough Park from Friday 19th – Sunday ...

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Sheffield City Council restates its ambition to become zero carbon by 2030

Sheffield City Council has restated its ambition to become zero carbon by 2030 a ...

Lets Ride festival

Route confirmed for traffic-free family cycling festival

Paralympic champion Jody Cundy joins fellow world beater and Sheffield City Regi ...

The purple flag crew

Purple patch continues for city safety

When people choose where to go for a trouble-free night out, Sheffield remains a ...

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Better Parks - Our vision calls for creative business ideas.

Our role is to look after Sheffield’s wonderful parks, woodlands and green space ...

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Sheffield’s clean air conversation begins

Sheffield is today launching a city-wide conversation about its ambitious plans ...

Director of public health  Greg Fell

Promoting good health in Sheffield

Sheffield is committed to reducing and eliminating health inequalities in the ci ...

Park runners

All the park runs, so many park runs

Nearly 30 city athletes took a (very) early morning summer tour of Sheffield as ...

Peace Gardens

Regional growth programme RISE celebrates funding success

A project which has been connecting graduates to small to medium-sized businesse ...

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Body camera evidence crucial in securing convictions

Evidence from newly-introduced body cameras worn by Sheffield City Council’s par ...

Bramall Lane

Bramall Lane to be resurfaced ahead of football season

Streets Ahead is just one of the teams getting ready for the start of the new fo ...

Secret Garden Tour

The Freshers Festival is coming to Sheffield

The national Secret Garden Live tour will be coming to Sheffield, Glasgow and Lo ...

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Accomplished marching band to mark Armed Forces Day

One of the most accomplished brass and marching bands in the country will play t ...

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Locals encouraged to water young trees this summer

Labels are being fixed to newly-planted street trees across the city next week e ...

Cancer champions

Cancer Champions say ‘get yourself checked’

If you notice any changes to any part of your body that are unusual for you, get ...

Kangaroo Works

Great leap forward for £50m residential development

These exciting new images show how Sheffield city centre is bouncing back - with ...

Smokefree Sheffield

Two new campaigns announced from Smokefree Sheffield to mark World No Tobacco Day

With a focus on cheap and illicit tobacco, and smokefree homes, Smokefree Sheffi ...

Peace Gardens

That’s a wrap! More than 50,000 people hail “best-ever” food festival

More than 50,000 people headed for Sheffield city centre to enjoy the city’s foo ...

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"More powers to tackle problem parking on pavements"

Sheffield City Council has called for more powers to enforce against pavement pa ...

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EU Elections 2019 - Sheffield results

Party Number of votes Change UK – The Independent Group  2,492 Conservative ...

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The unique experience of fostering in the Outdoor City

As you may know, small children like mud. Ours likes to throw it and sit in it.“ ...

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University of Sheffield number one in UK for engineering research income and investment

The University of Sheffield has overtaken Imperial College London to be the top ...

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Sheffield Shapes Invictus UK Trials: Plans Revealed

Sheffield will gain another notch on its sporting belt this summer as it hosts t ...

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Streets Ahead find out why it’s ‘good to talk’ during Mental Health Awareness Week

Staff working for the city’s Streets Ahead programme found out just how importan ...

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Notice of park closures for events in 2019

Sheffield City Council gives notice that it proposes to partly close the followi ...

Alfie Boe

Big Gig to celebrate opening of Invictus UK Trials

Headlined by Alfie Boe, The Big Gig will take place on Monday 22 July at Sheffie ...

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Vision for parks and green spaces calls for creative ideas

Following the introduction of Sheffield City Council’s Building Better Parks ini ...

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Why I foster

"I foster because I knew I could help some children in need."I became a single p ...

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Watch: New cycle route so much faster as next phase is announced

Plans to link Sheffield’s new Heart Of The City II development to the University ...

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Plans to improve how special educational needs are met

A joint council and CCG action plan was developed after inspectors found weaknes ...

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Work on £5.8m Grey To Green Phase 2 begins 

Hotels, businesses and residents in Sheffield’s historic Castlegate will soon en ...