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Tudor Square and the Sheffield Winter Garden

Panel of design experts will help shape future of city

A panel of experts in the building, design and development sector will help shape the future of Sheffield and support the vast amount of development work taking place across the ci ...

Shalesmoor Gateway roundabout with three lanes and a red cycle lane beside the pavement

New plans for Shalesmoor to unlock travel potential

Plans to make significant changes to the road layout at Shalesmoor are underway, as proposals are shaped to transform travel in the area.

Cllr Terry Fox and Cllr Julie Grocutt stand outside the Liberty Steel building in Stocksbridge

Council leaders call for Government action over Liberty Steel

Sheffield City Council leader Cllr Terry Fox and deputy Leader Cllr Julie Grocutt have today called for Government action over the growing concerns about the future of Liberty Steel.

A panoramic picture of the Sheffield Town Hall and Peace Gardens at dusk

Council sets out plans for tackling challenging budget

Following a public consultation, Sheffield City Council has set out the city's 2022/23 budget.

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Levelling up: Sheffield one of the first cities to be benefit from ambitious renewal programme

Sheffield has been named as one of the first cities to benefit from government’s Levelling Up programme set out in a new White Paper published today.

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Covid-19 business grant launched to support travel firms in Sheffield

A new grant is available to businesses in the travel sector to support them through recovery from the pandemic. Applications are open now. Check eligibility.

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Brighter future for local cultural and creative industries

Cultural and creative industries in Sheffield are set to benefit from new funding from the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority - with £280,000 being awarded for projects across the city.

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

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

Sheffield Town Hall

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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Council moves forward with plans to redevelop Parkwood Springs

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

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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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Sheffield businesses to get social media savvy

Businesses set for a boost as training helps them get digital. 

Business owners pose in the shopping area of Walkley, Sheffield

Sheffield high streets to receive £865,000 investment

Businesses in Hillsborough, Firth Park, Walkley and Broomhill will be supported by Sheffield City Council's Economic Recovery Fund, an innovative and unique grant set up to support businesses following the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Funding available for South Yorkshire businesses to switch to low carbon

The £2.3m funding will provide support to over 250 SMEs.

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Plans for Sheffield’s historic Leah’s Yard given green light

Leah's Yard plans approved

Artist impression of Park Hill Art Space

Sheffield welcomes £37m to fund two major regeneration projects

City to receive £37m of Levelling Up funding for Castlegate and Attercliffe.

Sheffield city centre at night

City centre set to build on strengths as council shares ambitions for future development

Council sets out vision for development of city centre. 

Cllr Julie Grocutt and South Yorkshire Mayor Dan Jarvis cutting ribbon at Grey to Green opening ceremony

Castlegate gets Grey to Green transformation

As part of Castlegate Festival, Grey to Green phase 2 was officially opened last weekend - the scheme has transformed the area in to a beautiful green, active travel route and a haven for wildlife. 

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Leader looks to future with One-Year Plan

Councillor Terry Fox, Leader of Sheffield City Council, talks about the council’s work over the last few months and the Co-Operative Executive’s new One-Year Plan in a video to residents.

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Council wins planning appeal to stop housing development on Loxley Valley

The Planning Inspector has upheld our decision to decline a planning application for housing development on important Green Belt land in the Loxley Valley. 

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‘Transformational’ development plans submitted for historic Leah’s Yard

A planning application to transform historic Leah’s Yard on Cambridge Street into a creative hub for independent businesses has been submitted today.

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Paving project completed at prominent city centre site

Work has been completed by the council’s highways contractor, Amey, on Orchard Street in the city centre, a busy pedestrian thoroughfare connecting Church Street to Leopold Street.  

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Sheffield’s Summer in The Outdoor City programme set to reignite city centre

The city centre is set to come alive this summer with an exciting programme of events within Sheffield’s ‘Summer in The Outdoor City’.

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South Yorkshire leaders welcome Government plans to acquire Sheffield Forgemasters plant

South Yorkshire leaders welcome news that the Ministry of Defence plans to take over Sheffield Forgemasters steel plant.

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Announcement of 25% discount off bus and tram tickets - statement from Cllr Terry Fox

25% discount off bus and tram tickets until 27 September

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For Sheffield and with Sheffield – the council’s One Year Plan

An ambitious plan for Sheffield, that sets out clear priorities and actions for the year ahead has been agreed - putting Sheffield first, with people and communities at its heart.

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Planning approval for new homes in south east Sheffield

Planning approval has been given this week in Birley which will provide 77 new homes as part of the council’s plan to increase council housing stock by 3,100 homes by 2029.

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Temporary Road Closure: Burgess Street

To allow for major construction work on the Radisson Bu hotel development, part ...

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Plans submitted for new pocket park in the heart of Sheffield

Following public consultation earlier this year, a planning application for Pound’s Park – the proposed new public space within the Council’s Heart of the City scheme – has been submitted today.

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Sheffield shortlisted for City of the Year

Sheffield has been shortlisted for City of the Year in the annual EG awards following a joint entry by Sheffield City Council and the Sheffield Property Association, highlighting why the city’s unexpected liveability is unrivalled amongst its Core City peers. 

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Council looks ahead on plans for John Lewis building

This week, John Lewis and Partners (JLP) formally announced the Sheffield city centre store will remain closed permanently. Today, the council can confirm that plans are moving forward on what’s next for the former JLP building.