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Praise for Sheffielders after 12,000 have say on clean air plans

Nearly 12,000 Sheffield residents and businesses have had their say on sweeping plans to clean the city’s air.   Follo ...

Director of public health Gregg Fell

Sheffield’s Health and Wellbeing Board in support of action to improve air quality

Sheffield’s Health and Wellbeing Board strongly endorses the city’s current approach to air quality and the proposed ste ...

Firth Park litter pickers

New litter bins for cleaner, greener parks

Sheffield’s parks are about to get cleaner and greener as new litter bins are installed at 20 different locations across ...

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Last week to respond to Clean Air Plans

More than 5,000 people have already responded to Sheffield City Council’s clean air plans. The consultation will close o ...

Green flag parks 2019

Flags fly high in Sheffield’s award winning parks

Sheffield’s wonderful parks and green spaces have once again been recognised by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, ...

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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 ...

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 ...

nesting box

‘Nest banks’ eco-intervention ensures sand martin return to River Don

Ecology in action is ensuring that sand martins return to Sheffield in the summe ...

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Sheffield kicks off development of new street tree strategy

A cabinet report which focuses on the development of a Street Tree Strategy, as ...

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Smoking rates fall significantly in Sheffield

This positive news is welcome by all Smokefree Sheffield Partners across the cit ...

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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 ...

Lets Ride festival

Route confirmed for traffic-free family cycling festival

Paralympic champion Jody Cundy joins fellow world beater and Sheffield City Regi ...

The purple flag crew

Purple patch continues for city safety

When people choose where to go for a trouble-free night out, Sheffield remains a ...

Graves Park trees

Better Parks - Our vision calls for creative business ideas.

Our role is to look after Sheffield’s wonderful parks, woodlands and green space ...

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Sheffield’s clean air conversation begins

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

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 ...

Smokefree Sheffield

Two new campaigns announced from Smokefree Sheffield to mark World No Tobacco Day

With a focus on cheap and illicit tobacco, and smokefree homes, Smokefree Sheffi ...

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"More powers to tackle problem parking on pavements"

Sheffield City Council has called for more powers to enforce against pavement pa ...

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The unique experience of fostering in the Outdoor City

As you may know, small children like mud. Ours likes to throw it and sit in it.“ ...

Cllr Mary Lea at High Hazels Park

Vision for parks and green spaces calls for creative ideas

Following the introduction of Sheffield City Council’s Building Better Parks ini ...

grey to green phase 2

Work on £5.8m Grey To Green Phase 2 begins 

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

Town Hall fountain view

Meeting invitation to Extinction Rebellion

Councillor Lewis Dagnall, Cabinet Member for Climate Change at Sheffield City Co ...

Magid in Town Hall Foyer

Celebrate Sheffield on Lord Mayor's #LoveSheffDay

The city's Peace Gardens will play host to #LoveSheffDay – a celebration of loca ...

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. ...

colleagues walking to work

Taking steps to achieve happiness on walk to work day

One of the first steps for Dame Sarah Storey, the new Active Travel Commissioner ...

Mercia school

Good-looking Sheffield scoops six best building nominations

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

street tree

FAQ on diseased street trees

1. What is Phytophthora? Phytophthora is a genus of fungi-like microscopic orga ...

a street tree

Diseased street trees to be removed in coming weeks

Twenty lime trees on Whitley Wood Road were recently tested by Amey after displa ...

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Journey to have cleanest buses takes massive step forward

Sheffield’s buses will soon be among the cleanest in the country as the city dri ...

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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 ...

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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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Waste not, want not

Maintaining and cleaning Sheffield’s 1,180 miles of roads and pavements makes fo ...

illegal cigarettes

More than 50,000 illegal cigarettes seized from local garage

Trading standards work with the police and public health partners to identify, i ...

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 ...

lorries

Lorries off several streets in Sheffield

New £200,000 environmental weight restrictions will be introduced across several ...

Friends of Millhouses Park

Holly trees planted on park border set to flourish

100 holly trees were planted on the border of Millhouses Park last weekend follo ...

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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 ...

Green bins

Sign up now for garden waste collections

Veolia working in partnership with Sheffield City Council, is again pleased to o ...

green vehicle

Council updates parking prices with good news for green vehicles and carers

People who drive a low-polluting “green” vehicle or are a residential carer in S ...

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Festival of the Outdoors Programme Announced

...including new underground adventure exclusiveSheffield’s outdoor season is se ...

fly tipping

Fly-tippers pay the price as council clean up

Fly-tipping is national problem, with high levels of waste being dumped across t ...

taxi

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 ...

Ponderosa

£380,000 pretty green for parks

More than 800 parks and green spaces across the city are maintained by Sheffield ...

Howard Street dual

Sheffield celebrates city’s great outdoors with month long festival

Sheffield will showcase the strength and breadth of its outdoor communities with ...

artists impression of the grey to green scheme

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

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