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Sheffield man added to the Rogue Landlord List after repeatedly renting out hazardous properties

A Sheffield landlord has found himself on the Rogue Landlord Database after repeatedly renting out hazardous properties in Sheffield.

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October's video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

Councillor Tom Hunt, Leader of Sheffield City Council, talks about the Local Plan and the important role it will play in Sheffield's future.

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BetterPoints Sheffield launches to inspire healthier journeys and support local businesses

A free app which allows you to turn your steps, cycle rides, bus trips and more into shopping vouchers or donations to local charities has just launched in Sheffield.

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Sheffield’s first ‘net zero in operation’ Council homes lifted into position

Over three days in August 2023, Sheffield’s first ‘net zero in operation’ Council homes were safely lifted into position at the Duffield Place site in Woodseats.

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‘There’s no magic formula’: New fostering film shows ‘Any of Us’ can be a foster carer

Sheffield City Council is inviting more people in Sheffield to consider becoming a foster carer. There are 647 children looked after in the city and 407 of them live with foster carers, either Sheffield City Council approved foster carers or independent foster carers. Some live with friends and family carers. But even though the council has 263 foster carers, it still isn’t enough for every child to have a family to call their own.

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Update: licence application for The Leadmill

An application for a premises licence for ‘The Leadmill’, 6-7 Leadmill Road, has been granted, with conditions, by Sheffield City Council’s Licensing Sub Committee. The application was submitted by MVL Properties 2017 Ltd, the landlord of the building.

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Sheaf Valley Cycle Route increased cycle trips by more than 60% in two years

Temporary road changes have been made permanent on the Sheaf Valley Cycle Route following a more than a 62% increase in cycle trips in the past two years.

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Active Travel Neighbourhoods in Crookes & Walkley to be made permanent

Active Travel Neighbourhoods in Crookes & Walkley are to be made permanent, following a decision at the Transport, Regeneration and Climate Policy Committee. The scheme in Nether Edge will be modified to reflect the views of residents, with a number of pedestrian crossings remaining in place.

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Levelling Up: Adelphi Cinema in Attercliffe out to market

Sheffield City Council acquired the former cinema earlier this year as part of the Attercliffe Levelling Up project and aims to develop the much-loved building into a vibrant and cultural hub, supporting the local community and wider.

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Future of three Active Travel Neighbourhoods to be decided

Reports on the Crookes and Walkley and Nether Edge schemes will be presented to members of the Transport, Regeneration and Climate Committee, outlining the delivery of the schemes, detail on the impact the schemes have had and the results of public consultation.

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Options for improving road safety on Ecclesall Road and Ecclesall Road South to be explored 

As part of the Safer Roads Fund, the A625 has been identified as a route in need of road safety improvements.  

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Tourist industry boosts Sheffield’s economy by £1.35 billion in 2022

More than 15 million people visited Sheffield in 2022, bringing an estimated £1.35billion boost to the city’s economy.

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Council funding will empower communities to transform high streets

Business led community groups will deliver new event spaces, improved shopfronts and street art thanks to £2 million of investment into neighbourhoods by Sheffield City Council.

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Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) update

Following the announcement from the Government's Department of Education on 31st August regarding the impact of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) in schools across the country, the council has provided a further update. There is one school with RAAC in Sheffield, which the council was already aware of before the government’s announcement.

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Tramlines: the impact of events on Sheffield’s economy and parks

Events bring millions to Sheffield’s economy, generate community pride and support the wellbeing of residents, according to a new report from Sheffield City Council that looks at the impact of events on the city, including Tramlines.   

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Full Council endorses amendments to Draft Local Plan – so, what happens next?

Amendments to the Draft Local Plan in response to public consultation were endorsed by Full Council on Wednesday 6 September. The Draft Local Plan will now be put forward for consideration by a Government planning inspector.  

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September’s video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

As autumn approaches, Leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Tom Hunt, talks about the beginning of the new school year and shares information about support available for young residents and families.

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Cllr Dawn Dale: Work to replace RAAC at Abbey Lane Primary School already underway

Following the announcement from the Government's Department of Education yesterday regarding the impact of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) in schools across the country, Cllr Dawn Dale, Chair of the Education, Children and Families Committee, has released an update on the situation in Sheffield.  

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Council sets out proactive approach to budget planning

Over the past 13 years, Sheffield, along with many other local authorities, has seen significant reductions in funding from central government. Alongside this, demand for services is rising. As a Council we are taking a proactive cross-Party approach to ensure we manage this challenge in the best way possible for the people of Sheffield.

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New café for Whirlow Brook Park

A new park café has opened this week, in a refurbished old public toilet and bus shelter in the beautiful grounds of Whirlow Brook Park, a popular beauty spot for walkers, local people and families.

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Students celebrate on GCSE results day

We are very proud of our students and congratulate them on their GCSE results. Councillor Dawn Dale, Chair of the Children, Young People and Families Policy Committee, said:“ I’d like to congratulate all of you on the hard work that I know you’ve put in, especially through the difficult times of Covid, getting back into school and into a routine. I’d like to thank their parents and carers, teachers, school governors and support staff for playing such a vital role in helping them achieve their results."  

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Botanical Gardens set to be awash with creativity at Art in the Gardens 2023

Art in the Gardens, one of the largest outdoor art markets in the north of England, returns on 2-3 September at Sheffield’s beautiful Botanical Gardens.

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Sheffield’s adult learning and high needs programmes ‘outstanding’ in Ofsted report

Sheffield City Council’s Lifelong Learning Service has been awarded an ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted for the city’s adult learning programmes, provision for learners with high needs and behaviours and attitudes of staff.

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An update on The Leadmill

On 18 September, an application for a shadow premises licence for The Leadmill which has been submitted MVL Properties 2017 Ltd, the landlord, will be heard by the council’s Licensing Sub Committee.

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Today is A level results day

Students across the city have been receiving their A-Level results today and She ...

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Devonshire Green screening for Lionesses in World Cup final

Sheffield will come together to cheer on the Lionesses in the FIFA World Cup Final as the city hosts a free screening for families to watch the match.

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‘Cobweb Bridge’ on Five Weirs Walk closed due to vandalism and diversions in place

The unique ‘Cobweb Bridge’ on Five Weirs Walk has been closed as a result of vandalism this weekend. Due to concerns for the safety of the bridge, it has been closed until further notice.

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£3.4million to help South Yorkshire businesses reduce their carbon footprint

Businesses in South Yorkshire will benefit from a £3.4million investment to help them reduce their carbon emissions, improve resilience, and protect jobs.

Councillor Tom Hunt in Sheffield Winter Garden

Monthly video message from Cllr Tom Hunt, leader of Sheffield City Council

Councillor Tom Hunt, Leader of Sheffield City Council, gives an update on what's been happening in our city over the past few weeks.

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Sheffield to celebrate John Burkhill’s £1million fundraising achievement

On Thursday 17 August, a celebration event for John “The man with the pram” Burkhill will take place at Sheffield Winter Garden, hosted by Lord Mayor Cllr Colin Ross.

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Tramlines: Hillsborough Park to reopen in sections as repairs begin

Following assessments by both Tramlines and Sheffield City Council groundwork teams, work has begun to restore Hillsborough Park back to its usual high quality.

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Council Leader Cllr Tom Hunt responds to Race Equality Commission discussion

Yesterday, Strategy and Resources Committee met to discuss the action plan for the Race Equality Commission (REC). Members of the public came along and put their questions to the committee, detailing their experiences and calling for action.