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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 ...

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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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 ...

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 ...

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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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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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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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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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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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 ...

Sheffield College

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 ...

Roadworks

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 ...

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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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 ...

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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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Sheffield makes McLaren feel at home

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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 ...

Weakland new homes Engie

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 ...

Queens road

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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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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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 ...

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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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No developments with Sichuan Guodong now planned

Sheffield City Council has written to the chairman of Sichuan Guodong to inform ...

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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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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 ...

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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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Sheffield’s clean air conversation begins

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

Peace Gardens

Regional growth programme RISE celebrates funding success

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

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 ...

Kangaroo Works

Great leap forward for £50m residential development

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

Diamond Building

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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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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Work on £5.8m Grey To Green Phase 2 begins 

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

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Funding received for Hanover Tower re-cladding

The council appealed to central government to fund the work so that the cost wou ...

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Share and celebrate 100 years of Council housing

This summer we are celebrating a landmark event that saw large scale council est ...

Fargate ride

Fargate shoppers hit magic million as footfall soars to highest level in three years

More than a million people flocked to Fargate in Sheffield in March and the foll ...

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Open top bus tour and civic reception for Blades Premiership promotion

Sheffield City Council and Sheffield United Football Club (SUFC) have confirmed ...

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SUFC Celebration Event - Essential Information

Everything you need to know if you're planning to come to Sheffield United's cel ...

Richard Hawley

Castlegate: Tonight, the streets are ours

Pop-up businesses are being given the chance to say “tonight, the streets are ou ...

Knife sharpeners at Eyewitness Works

Eyewitness owners to celebrate building's rich history

Originally released by Capital & Centric With construction starting at Eyewi ...

Graduates

Mayor funding for South Yorkshire Children's University

The Children's University is a national charity which works with schools to enco ...

Phil Jupitus

Tramlines Festival Announces 2019 Comedy Lineup

Plus a further wave of breaking music talent has been confirmed to play the city ...

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Roadwork scheme marks start of city’s 2019 resurfacing programme

Resurfacing work started last weekend on one of the city’s major link roads, mar ...

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New images of proposed cafe in Hillsborough Park

Originally released by Age UK Sheffield   Plans to revive Hillsborough Park’s li ...

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Work begins on Clarkehouse Road scheme

Work has begun this week on a new road safety scheme at Clarkehouse Road which h ...

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China 88 helping companies in far east ambitions

Nine businesses from Sheffield have travelled to China to help cement relationsh ...

World Seniors Snooker Championship

New annual snooker championship to be held in Sheffield

The ROKiT World Seniors Snooker Championship is coming to the Crucible Theatre a ...

Recycling centres

Household waste recycling centres extended opening hours

All centres will be open from 10.00am to 6.00pm, until Monday 30 September 2019. ...

EISS sport event

Everyone can Move More with inclusive sport in Sheffield

Since hosting the 2018 Special Olympics, disability sport is going from strength ...

Mercia school

Good-looking Sheffield scoops six best building nominations

Sheffielders have always known we’re a good-looking bunch.And now architects are ...

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Call to fit and fund sprinkler systems in high-rise buildings

Councils across the country, including Sheffield, have written to the Secretary ...

Hanover Way verge

Busy ring road verge gets needed face lift

The surrounding area of one of the city’s busiest ring roads is receiving a much ...

Apprentices

Hundreds of students inspired at apprenticeship recruitment fair

Employers from across the UK were in attendance at the Apprenticeships: Be Inspi ...

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Universal credit and health and wellbeing in Sheffield

Sheffield's Health and Wellbeing Board chairs have written to The Secretary of S ...

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We built the biggest Children's University in the country

Katie Hamshaw, Senior Project Officer at Sheffield Children’s University, won th ...

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Leah's Yard - tour inside

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WATCH: Leah's Yard reveals its secrets

WATCH: Leah's Yard reveals its secrets

Leah’s Yard, one of the last surviving Little Mesters buildings in Sheffield, ha ...

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Community bowled over by new cricket facilities

Last year Sheffield was selected as a pilot city, receiving £145,000 from the En ...

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Leah's Yard - in pictures

The Leah's Yard team at work in the 1950s including Jack Drury, front, and John ...

Placefirst housing

Placefirst secures planning for £16.5m Build to Rent community

Under the proposals approved by the council’s planning committee, Placefirst pla ...

Mausoleum of the giants

Mausoleum of the Giants exhibition opens in Sheffield

The acclaimed artist's new sculptural installation at the former cutlery factory ...

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Attercliffe Waterside site brought to the market

A 22-acre urban regeneration site, next to the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal, and ...

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Second wave of Tramlines acts announced

The latest additions include Johnny Marr, Annie Mac, Tom Grennan, Drenge, The Fu ...

Atrium

Unique office building given new lease of life

Sheffield City Council has announced it is looking for a new co-working or busin ...

Stannington Park

There are all sorts of opportunities if people put their minds to it

How would you feel if a property developer arrived in your local park wondering ...

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Next blocks of Sheffield's Heart Of The City II get green light

As phase one of Sheffield's Heart of the City II moves towards completion, the n ...

Tramlines festival

Want to play at Tramlines?

Entrants hoping to bag a career-changing slot at the 30,000 capacity festival wh ...

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Roadworks planned around Sheffield and Mosborough Parkways

Essential maintenance works will be carried out on Sheffield and Mosborough park ...

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Sheffield receives huge investment towards local jobs

Sheffield has been awarded £715,000 to lead the challenge of tackling the skills ...

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Let's make Fargate a force to be reckoned with

A team of business leaders have declared a shared mission to rejuvenate Fargate ...

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SCC amongst top in country for LGBT employer and education

Sheffield City Council ranks 6th on LGBT charity Stonewall’s annual education eq ...

Graves Park

SCC statement on Cobnar Cottage

Legal proceedings were brought to the High Court on Tuesday 12 February on behal ...

Eyewitness works

New future for Eyewitness Works

Plans by CAPITAL&CENTRIC to create a new community at a former cutlery works ...

Best Bar one award

Recognition for Sheffield’s night time safety scheme

Best Bar None’ celebrated 10 years of its night-time scheme last night at a loca ...

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Ultra low taxi charge points to be installed in city centre

A bid to the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) for nearly £500,000 to deli ...

West Bar Square development

Urbo and Peveril Securities work with Sheffield City Council to drive forward regeneration

Urbo (West Bar) Ltd, a joint venture between Urbo and Peveril Securities, the de ...

childrens university

Thousands of young people join Sheffield Children's University

Sheffield Children’s University (CU) gained 3,000 new students last year as over ...

Tramlines Festival

Tramlines Festival reveals phase 1 line up

Sheffield’s biggest ever part, Tramlines Festival, has announced the first wave ...

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Big changes in Sheffield as £10m schemes get under way 

People walking through the Castlegate and Fitzalan Square areas of Sheffield wil ...

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Sheffield leading the way on LGBT+ Domestic Abuse services

Sheffield is one of only six cities in the country that is creating better suppo ...

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Sheffield will host Rugby League World Cup in 2021 

Following a successful bid from Sheffield City Council and partners, Sheffield h ...

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Sheffield celebrates Rugby League World Cup 2021 host city status