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Litter pickers in Kelham Island

Kelham community group support Great British September Clean

A group of dedicated volunteers have big clean up at Kelham Island

Join the great British September clean with Keep Britain Tidy logo

The Great British September Clean in Sheffield

Get involved in the Great British September Clean and help keep our city clean and tidy.

Statement on boost for active travel funding

Statement on boost for active travel funding

Councillor Bob Johnson, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability at Sheff ...

Ash trees at risk from infectious disease

Ash trees at risk from infectious disease

A large proportion of England’s Ash trees, including Sheffield’s 250,000, are at ...

Additional £16million to protect Sheffield from flooding

Additional £16million to protect Sheffield from flooding

Sheffield is set to receive an additional £16 million for the city's flood defen ...

Sheffield city skyline with many trees visible

Working strategy sets out new direction for the care of the city’s street trees

A new shared vision for the care and management of Sheffield’s street trees is n ...

Update on active travel measures

Update on active travel measures

Councillor Bob Johnson, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability gives an ...

Sheffield Town Hall with bright blue sky

Statement on Shalesmoor Cycle Scheme

Councillor Bob Johnson, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability at Sheff ...

Bob Johnson and Mark Jones in front of electric van

Electric van plans for Sheffield businesses to try before they buy

30 Electric Vans will soon be available for businesses in Sheffield to trial in ...

Yellow cycle path sign on a path

New Shalesmoor cycle path to be installed this weekend

A fully segregated cycle link will be introduced between Shalesmoor roundabout a ...

Endcliffe Park

Please bin it or take your rubbish home...

Following further complaints and litter being consistently left behind in Sheffield's parks, Sheffield City Council has ...

Sheffield Town Hall against a blue sky

Statement on 5G mast planning applications

Our response to planning application requests for three new 5G masts in the city.

cycle on a path

Pop-up active travel measures get the green light

Following the massive rise in cycling and walking during the Covid-19 lockdown, Sheffield City Council has laid out its ...

Amphibian

New Sheffield Wetland Corridor sees wildlife thrive

What do Great Crested Newts, Willow Tits and Harvest Mice have in common?  They are part of a ground-breaking project developed by Froglife and the Sheffield City Council Ecology T ...

seedlings in pots

Budding Sheffield gardeners get green-fingered for National Gardening Week

People across the city have been showing off their horticultural talents by spending more time tending to their gardens ...

Amey workers at night

Streets Ahead trial new roadwork safety measures

Sheffield City Council and their Streets Ahead partner Amey understand that seeing roadworks on the way in to work or an ...

Cllr Mark Jones

Reducing the impact of climate change in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council is delivering projects that will see £43million spent towards tackling the impact of climate chan ...

Climate change demonstration sign

Climate emergency, actions and investment in Sheffield

A climate emergency was declared in Sheffield, in January 2019 and a new commitm ...

Sheffield city centre

Sheffield budget boost for better travel choices

An announcement has been made this week confirming that Sheffield City Region has secured a multi-million pound investme ...

Sheffield skyline with lots of trees visible

Partnership working strategy for city’s street trees is unveiled

A new shared vision for the care and management of Sheffield’s street trees will be approved by the Leader of the Counci ...

hands typing on a latop

Consultation results for Clean Air plans released

With nearly 12,000 responses to Sheffield’s plans to reduce air pollution in the city through the Clean Air Zone, everyb ...

Group of people in Sheffield Peace Gardens ready to spring clean

Businesses urged to take part in city centre spring clean

As part of Keep Britain Tidy’s “Great British Spring Clean” national campaign, Sheffield BID’s litter pick will take pla ...

festival of the outdoors poster

Festival of the Outdoors returns to Sheffield

Sheffield is set to showcase the strength and breadth of its outdoor communities once again, when The Festival of the Ou ...

Beighton MRF flooding

Sheffield floods - impact on recycling

Due to the recent heavy rainfall the Veolia materials recycling facility used to separate and sort the paper and card co ...

River Don

Council supports communities affected by wet weather

Following substantial rainfall over recent weeks, Sheffield is continuing to work closely with those in the worst affect ...

Sheffield train station forecourt

Sheffield is prepared for further rain

With further rain forecast today and overnight, the council is reminding Sheffield residents to be vigilant and take ext ...

Town Hall

Over 80,000 visits to Council news site for flooding information 

Thursday and Friday saw the highest number of hits ever in a 24-hour period to Sheffield City Council’s news website, Sh ...

Riverside

Sheffield flood defences hold during city’s wettest November day on record

Following yesterday’s severe weather conditions which saw 64mm of rainfall, Sheffield is now recovering, with all affect ...

car on a flooded road

Sheffield Flooding Update

John Mothersole, Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, said:“A major incident has been declared today in response t ...

car travelling along flooded road

Council responds to flooding across Sheffield

THIS PAGE IS BEING UPDATED AS WE GET MORE INFORMATION People can report flooding to us by calling Streets Ahead on 0114 ...

Phil the bin

Mascot makes moves to unite litter heroes

The Streets Ahead mascot, Phil the Bin, made the most of the half-term break by reminiscing about his busy start to this ...

climate change poster

Sheffield School Environment and Recycling Taskforce launched

A new taskforce to look at how the education sector in Sheffield can improve its environmental impact has today been ann ...

lorries

Streets Ahead prepares Sheffield for winter

The council’s highways contractor is getting ‘winter ready’ in preparation for icy conditions over coming months.With 19 ...

Green waste poster

Have your say on the 2020 green bin collection service

Have your say on the 2020 green bin collection serviceIn Sheffield, we offer residents a chargeable green bin collection ...

Hathersage Road

Sheffield recognised for having ‘clean roads’ by government

The cleanliness of the city’s roads has been acknowledged by central government, following an independent assessment of ...

Amey Star awards

Apprentices celebrate success with Streets Ahead

Sheffield youngsters are gaining hands on experience working for the city’s highways maintenance contract, developing in ...

men outside Megatron

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 ...

Break up Stoptober

Sheffield is breaking up with smoking this Stoptober

Joining thousands of people across the country taking part in Stoptober, partners are helping smokers to take their firs ...

shisha business

Shisha businesses fined for allowing smoking indoors

Whether from cigarettes, roll ups, Shisha or any other smoked product, first or second hand smoke inhalation can cause s ...

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 ...

Young street trees

Locals encouraged to water young trees this summer

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

Resurfacing works at night

All in a night’s work for the Streets Ahead resurfacing team

The city’s 2019 resurfacing programme is off to a smooth start following the com ...

Cllr Lewis Dagnall

Clean Air Day 2019: Council renews commitment to tackling climate and environmental emergencies

Clean Air Day 2019: Council renews commitment to tackling climate and environmen ...

plastic waste

Solving plastic pollution in Sheffield

Following recent changes to Sheffield’s recycling service affecting all househol ...