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Artists to create a permanent Covid memorial for Sheffield

Sheffield-based artists are being briefed this week about plans for a permanent city centre Covid memorial that will open in Spring 2023.

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Leader's statement on Supertram and fare cap announcement

In response to the news this week that Supertram services will be brought into public control and that there will be a £2 price cap on bus and tram fares, Council Leader Terry Fox has issued a statement.

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Rugby League World Cup brings real impact to Sheffield

The Rugby League World Cup is now underway and it's already had an amazing local impact in Sheffield!

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A place to showcase Sheffield talent: Planning application approved for Event Central on Fargate

The planning application for Event Central, a mixed-use cultural community hub on Fargate, has been approved.

Richard Eyre, South Yorkshire Police, Deputy Lord Mayor, Louise Harrison Walker, Dr. Alan Billings and Steve Lonnia stood holding the charter document

City comes together to improve the safety of Women and Girls

Key city organisations, partners and businesses have come together to pledge their support to make Sheffield a safer city for women and girls with the launch of Sheffield’s first Women and Girls Night-Time Safety Charter.

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City-wide response to cost of living crisis

In response to the ‘cost-of-living crisis’, Sheffield City Council has created a package of support for anyone facing financial hardship.

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UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 boosts Sheffield’s economy by more than £8million

Study shows that as a host city of UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Sheffield has benefitted from an £8.3million boost to the local economy.

Town Hall and the Fargate containers

Delay to Fargate containers

Richard Eyre, Director of Streetscene and Regulations, has issued a statement after learning that the Fargate containers will not be opening on Monday, October 17, as expected.

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Winter warriors prepare the city’s salt dome for snow season

Streets Ahead is preparing for another busy season, ready for whatever the weather has in store for Sheffield this year.

Fieldwork begins at Castlegate

Next stage of fieldwork complete at Castlegate

Geoarchaeological fieldwork required for plans to regenerate the historic area of Castlegate is now complete.

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‘Housing First’ project sees success for long-term homeless

Over thirty homeless people have been successfully housed since the council launched a scheme to reduce long-term rough sleeping in Sheffield.

The Fargate containers in Sheffield City Centre

Fargate containers: Shops, bars and restaurant hub to open from October 17

The Fargate Containers are set to open on October 17, with exciting street food offers and local independent retail units.

A view of Sheffield from the top of the former Ski Slope at Parkwood Springs

‘Ambitious plans for our city’: Two further Levelling Up fund bids submitted

Over the summer, a further two Levelling Up bids were submitted by Sheffield City Council to the government which could result in development of community facilities in Heeley and much needed investment to facilitate development at Parkwood Springs. 

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Black History Month is taking place this October

Black History Month is a time for the UK to celebrate Black history, culture and heritage, and be empowered to take action to tackle racism.

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Statement on Eurovision Song Contest

Cllr Ben Miskell, Economic Development and Skills Policy Committee Deputy Chair ...

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport: Statement from Sheffield City Council

Our region deserves decent transport links, a fair chance to attract inward investment and international connectivity.

Cllr Mazher Iqbal stands outside Carfield Primary School

Committee progresses plans to make streets healthier, safer and more sustainable

At last week’s Transport, Regeneration and Climate Change Committee, members agreed a bumper crop of transport decisions...

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'A damaging blow to our city': Council Leader's statement on further bus cuts

Travel South Yorkshire today announced that First Group South Yorkshire will no longer provide a number of bus services across the county because they are no longer profitable enough to run. As a result, several routes are now under threat and there are significant timetable changes across the city.

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Countdown to Rugby League World Cup is on!

With an England men's game and eight exciting wheelchair fixtures coming to Sheffield, get involved now and be a part of Rugby League history!

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New state-of-the-art SEND academy for children opens in Sheffield

Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will benefit from a welcome boost to the city’s SEND Placements in the opening of The Discovery Academy.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Information regarding Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and services

Following the sad death of The Queen we are providing information in this email about commemoration services and changes to our services as a result of the bank holiday on Monday 19 September.

The flag flying at half-mast at Sheffield Town Hall following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

Sheffield to hold County Proclamation

Following the announcement of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s death, Sheffield is to hold the county Proclamation for South Yorkshire on Sunday, September 11, at 1pm in Barker’s Pool.

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Sheffield in it to win it for Eurovision 2023

As one of 7 cities shortlisted to host Eurovision 2023 on behalf of Ukraine, Sheffield has set it's position as a strong contender for the event.

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Statement from the Lord Mayor of Sheffield on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth

The Lord Mayor of Sheffield Sioned-Mair Richards has issued a statement on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth.

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Local playing field shows benefits of natural flood management in latest Limb Brook project

Work implementing a series of natural flood management measures in the Limb Brook Catchment to help protect Sheffield and the region against future flooding continues on new sites, this time regenerating a popular urban site at Whirlow Playing Fields to provide flood water storage and improve the area for wildlife.

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'Celebrating recovery' in National Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month

Every September, Sheffield Drug & Alcohol Coordination Team (DACT) sponsors National Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of substance use disorders, celebrate the people who recover and to stand together with those who are struggling with substance abuse.

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A joint statement on the devastating floods in Pakistan

A joint statement on the devastating floods in Pakistan.

Former John Lewis building

Councillors agree not to appeal to Historic England over Grade II listing

Councillors have agreed not to call for a review of the Grade II listing of the former John Lewis building.

Trees planted on Edmund Road

Council launches Street Tree Archive

Sheffield City Council has today published documents as part of the Street Tree Archive which will allow the public to access records and correspondence relating to the council’s management of street trees between 2013 and 2018.

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Sheffield Tree Fayre is coming to the Botanical Gardens!

Sheffield Tree Fayre, a family-friendly event celebrating the wonder of trees and woodlands, will take over Sheffield Botanical Gardens on Saturday 10 September.

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Sheffield’s big adventure Bank Holiday weekender

Cliffhanger and Sheffield Fayre return to the city this August Bank Holiday weekend transforming Sheffield in to one big playground with three days of free fun activities and entertainment for all the family.

Event Central mock up

Council progresses plans for Event Central on Fargate

Plans to create a vibrant cultural community hub on Fargate are progressing, with the Council seeking an operator to run the space.