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Join free live digital event inspired by local stories

Next month Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information will host a free digital evening dinner time event with a menu of poetry, language and film in partnership with the British Library, the UK’s national library, and produced by Poet in the City, one of the UK’s leading poetry organisations.

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Council holds summit to tackle the city’s digital divide

Today we held a Digital Inclusion Summit that brought together over 100 individuals and businesses from across the public, voluntary, community, faith and private sectors to collectively address the digital divide in Sheffield.

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Tis the season to twinkle and celebrate Christmas in Sheffield

As 2020 - the year that none of us could have predicted - draws to a close, we’re all in need of some festive cheer, and although we can’t celebrate Christmas in the usual style th ...

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An amazing year of Sheffield's visual arts

Despite a difficult year for the cultural industry, there's still been plenty to celebrate in Sheffield's visual arts sector, Museums Sheffield look back at the fantastic works of 2019/2020.

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Over 1,500 young people signup to North Star Science School’s virtual event

This December, The North Star Science School, which is being live streamed from a studio at Gulliver’s Valley theme park in Rotherham, will celebrate all things science in South Yorkshire.

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Countdown to Christmas starts as Sheffield is lit up for festive season

Sheffielders can start their countdown to Christmas as the city is now lit up for the festive season. Lord Mayor, Councillor Tony Downing, was joined by Heart Yorkshire’s popular duo Dixie and Emma to bring festive cheer right into your living rooms, as he pressed the plunger to turn on Sheffield’s Christmas Lights, and handed over the ‘clean and sanitised’ key for Sheffield to Santa.

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Sheffield Music Hub recruits 30 more young musicians

Sheffield Music Hub recruits 30 more young musicians to the exciting Furthering Talent - Musical Stars programme.

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Plans for Remembrance Sunday in Sheffield

Due to Coronavirus crowd restrictions, this year's Remembrance Sunday commemoration service will not include the traditional parade, but the service will be published online to allow people across the city to pay their respects.

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Local BBC Radio stations and McFly call to join The Big Bubble Singalong

Local BBC Radio stations and McFly call for Covid-safe bubbles to join in The Big Bubble Singalong for this year’s BBC Children in Need Appeal

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Things to do this autumn and winter

With Sheffield now in Tier 3 ‘Very High’ alert category it may seem like finding fun and covid-safe things to do is difficult, but Sheffield is packed with plenty you can still get involved in.

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Rugby League World Cup 2021 ballot opens on one year to go

With a year to go until the Rugby League World Cup 2021 comes to Sheffield, the public ticket ballot opened today until 16 November, enter now to be in with a chance of getting your hands on tickets.

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Autumn and winter events update

Sadly events over the autumn and winter season will not go ahead this year. Let's see how creative our communities can be in celebrating the seasons.

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Black History Month 2020

Every year in October we celebrate Black History Month. This year we feel it is ...

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Changes to Castlegate Festival 2020

Changes have been made to Castlegate Festival 2020, with many events moving online in light of new social distancing rules. 

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RLWC2021 tournament ticket prices revealed

Ticket prices have been revealed for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 and you can sign up to make sure you're notified when they go on sale later this year.

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Winter Garden to reopen Monday 17 August

Following its temporary closure due to the Covid outbreak earlier this year, we ...

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Countdown begins to 17th annual Art in the Gardens

Sheffield Botanical Gardens, 5 - 6 September 20202 sessions per day, 10:30am – 1 ...

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Events and leisure affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

In line with Government guidance, events and leisure venues across the country a ...

Drive-in cinema comes to Sheffield, Don Valley

Drive-in cinema comes to Sheffield, Don Valley

BREAK Films and Scanner-Rhodes Productions are proud to announce the film line-u ...

'A Celebration of Tramlines'

'A Celebration of Tramlines'

The Leadmill, Jon McClure and many more join forces to help raise money for Shef ...

Sheffield Fayre

Sheffield Fayre will not take place this summer

Sheffield’s annual August bank holiday family fun day, Sheffield Fayre, has been cancelled.    The free event, which is ...

Sheffield Half Marathon and 10k postponed to 2021

Sheffield Half Marathon and 10k postponed to 2021

Due to Covid-19 and the impact it has had across the region, to prevent a furthe ...

Business grants for city’s night time economy

Business grants for city’s night time economy

As part of the second round of the Coronavirus Business Grants Scheme, Sheffield ...

Sheffield's RLWC2021 fixtures revealed

Sheffield's RLWC2021 fixtures revealed

Sheffield to host nine fixtures   Wheelchair semi-final double-header staged ...

Popular animal farm set for reopening 

Popular animal farm set for reopening 

One of Sheffield’s most popular free family attractions, Graves Park Animal Farm ...

2000 young people to virtually graduate from Sheffield’s Children’s University

2000 young people to virtually graduate from Sheffield’s Children’s University

This summer over 2000 children and young people from 64 schools across the city ...

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Sheffield’s Children’s University launch Summer Festival of Fun

Sheffield’s Children’s University are offering over 70 free activities for child ...

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Armed Forces Day 2020

Today is Armed Forces Day, an opportunity for all of us to express our gratitude, admiration, and our support to the men ...

World Snooker qualifiers to take place at EIS Sheffield

World Snooker qualifiers to take place at EIS Sheffield

The qualifying rounds of snooker’s Betfred World Championship will take place fr ...

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Ready, steady, Grow! Green Fingers Garden Competition is now open

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce the return of the Council tenant Green Fingers Garden competition!

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Cliffhanger Festival 2020 cancelled

Sheffield’s Cliffhanger Festival, and its headline event the BMC La Sportiva British Bouldering Championships will not take place in 2020.

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Sheffield host to 5 teams in Rugby League World Cup 2021

Sheffield to host five teams including Greece men’s and wheelchair champions France as RLWC2021 nation training bases are announced.

World-class musicians at home with Music in the Round

A free online festival of music from some of the world’s finest musicians is bei ...

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WATCH: VE Day, Cry For Peace

As we celebrate and remember the sacrifices of all those who fought bravely and kept our nation going during World War T ...

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WATCH: VE Day, Tribute to the Millions

The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Cllr Tony Downing marks this speci ...

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The Fringe at Tramlines 2020 cancelled

Sheffield City Council has confirmed that ‘The Fringe at Tramlines’, the official fringe event to the main Tramlines Festival, has been cancelled.The event was due to take place al ...

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Tramlines 2020 will no longer be taking place

Official statement from TramlinesFirstly, we want to share a heartfelt thank you from the whole team for your patience and messages of support while we work through this difficult ...

VE Day celebrations set to show Sheffield’s steel spirit

Victory in Europe (VE Day), held to celebrate the end of the war in Europe in 19 ...

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Celebrating Ramadan during Covid-19

Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council, Greg Fell, gives his advice on how to celebrate Ramadan safely this year.Part onePart two ...

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New Dates For Betfred World Snooker Championship

The Betfred World Snooker Championship has been rescheduled, subject to government policy, to run from 31 July to 16 August at the Crucible Theatre.Snooker’s biggest tournament was ...

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UEFA Women’s EURO to take centre stage in summer 2022

The UEFA Executive Committee today confirmed that the postponed UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 will be played in England from 6 July to 31 July 2022. It is planned to use the same venues t ...

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Celebrating Ramadan during the Covid-19 pandemic

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health at Sheffield City Council shares his suggestions for staying safe and well during Ramadan. ...

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Ramadan Mubarak from Leader Julie Dore

Leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Julie Dore said:“This week marks a special occasion for many in Sheffield, ...

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Top ten things to do at home in Sheffield this Easter

With the Easter break coming up and the country continuing to follow national gu ...

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City events until end of May cancelled or postponed

Following Government restrictions relating to the coronavirus, and to keep peopl ...

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Council hosts recruitment event for staff affected by Pennine Foods factory closure

Sheffield City Council and its partners have been working closely with Pennine F ...

Volunteer at UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 in Sheffield

Pre-registration now open for amazing volunteering experiences as UEFA Women’s E ...

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UEFA Women's EURO 2021 - 500 days to go

The UEFA Women’s EURO is heading to Sheffield in 2021, with the ambition of being the most attended tournament in the co ...

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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 ...

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Tramlines Festival 2020 Lineup Announced

Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival has announced the lineup for its 2020 event, taking place at th ...

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Hillsborough Stadium update

Update regarding supporter entry and egress at the Leppings Lane area of Hillsborough Stadium Sheffield Wednesday FC wer ...

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Essential events guide 2020

https://youtu.be/cAR1lVVJ63Q In 2019 we shared some amazing experiences in Sheffield, and 2020 looks set to be just as e ...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

This year Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations will focus on the theme ‘Stand Together’, and will focus on how genocida ...

Big City Conversation

Big City Conversation - survey extended

We've been talking to people and gathering views as part of The Big City Conversation since October.In The Big City Conv ...

Rugby League World Cup draws 2021

Rugby League World Cup 2021 draws completed

England men’s team to kick-off tournament against Samoa at St James’ Park, Newcastle on October 23, 2021   England w ...

Rugby League World Cup live draw

Rugby League World Cup 2021 live draw

The Rugby League World Cup takes place in England in 2021, with Sheffield as a host nation city. Tomorrow (16 January) H ...

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General Election Results - Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough Constituency

SHEFFIELD BRIGHTSIDE & HILLSBOROUGH CONSTITUENCY Name Description Votes ...

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General Election Results - Sheffield South East Constituency

Name Description Votes Bayliss, Marc Leslie The Conservative Party Candidate 1 ...

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Christmas Travel in South Yorkshire

With the countdown to Christmas underway, local people can find their way over t ...

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Be a part of UEFA Women's Euro 2021

UEFA Women's EURO 2021 is coming to England, with games being played in Sheffiel ...

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Local Illustrator supports campaign to combat loneliness with free craft workshop

Independent Illustrator Josephine Dellow is taking over the Winter Gardens Pop U ...

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More chances to join the Big City Conversation

If you're heading into a very festive looking city centre next week, why not com ...

Botanical Gardens

Radio 4 Gardeners Question Time at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Just outside the city centre Sheffield Botanical Gardens were opened in 1836 and ...

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Freedom of the City for Man with the Pram

He's known across the city as the 'Man with the Pram' and now John Burkhill is t ...

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Knowledge Gateway resurfacing to start this weekend

Resurfacing of three main city centre roads, that form part of the Knowledge Gat ...

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Weekday set to open Sheffield store this Friday

Swedish fashion brand, Weekday, is set to open its new city centre store on 29 N ...

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Help us Help Christmas Cabin calls for donations

Help us Help Christmas Cabin calls for donations The Help us Help campaign, whic ...

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Lord Mayor reflects and gives thanks after Remembrance Sunday

More than 5,000 people gathered in Barkers Pool on Remembrance Sunday, in memory of all those who gave their lives and h ...

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General election 2019 - statement of persons nominated

Candidate information for the following constituencies is available here : Statement of Persons Nominated Penistone an ...

Sheffield Childrens Book awards winners

‘Boy at the back of the class’ wins at 31st Sheffield Children’s Book Awards

This year’s Overall Winner Award at Sheffield’s Children’s Book Awards was announced at The Crucible Theatre on Friday i ...

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Sheffield gathers for National Day of Remembrance

Sheffielders are invited to come together on Sunday 10 November, for a Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Barker’ ...

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Hollyoaks star to light up Sheffield this Christmas

He’s graced millions of screens on the X-Factor, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and Hollyoaks and now actor, singer ...

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Season to be jolly hits Sheffield this November

Sheffield will be transformed in to a winter wonderland this month with festive activities, shopping, food & drink a ...

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Sheffield’s Big City Conversation is on track

Sheffield’s Leader and Deputy Leader took to Stagecoach Supertram today to talk with local people and get the Big City C ...

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Sheffield recognised for outstanding role in Invictus UK Trials

Sheffield City Council has been recognised and thanked by the Invictus Board for the exceptional contribution the city a ...

Big City Conversation

Public invited to discuss ‘Decision Making in Sheffield’

As part of Sheffield’s Big City Conversation and the upcoming referendum on the city’s governance, residents in Sheffiel ...

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It’s weird, wacky, wonderful, it’s Out of This World

Sheffielders prepare! An invasion of monsters, aliens, robots, ghouls and superheroes is coming, as Out of This World re ...

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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 ...

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Off The Shelf 2019 is the final word in festivals

Have you booked your tickets for this year's Off The Shelf festival, celebrating the very best literature?We've been out ...

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Celebrating Black History Month

October is Black History Month, which is the annual commemoration of the history, achievements and contributions of Blac ...

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 ...

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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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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 ...

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Scarborough set fair for Art In The Gardens

The annual event, now in its 16th year, takes place on 7 and 8 September set in the beautiful canvas of the Botanical Ga ...

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 ...

Sheffield Fayre

Sheffield Fayre’s horticultural show returns for bank holiday fun

Now in its 18th year, Sheffield's bank holiday family fun day, The Sheffield Fayre, is back in Norfolk Heritage Park thi ...

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‘Bublé, Williams, Jersey Boys and Madness’ to perform at ‘Parties in the Park’

‘Bublé, Williams, Jersey Boys and Madness’ to perform at ‘Parties in the Park’Three family-fun ‘parties in the park’ are ...

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Final venues selected for England UEFA Women’s Euro 2021

The FA has today confirmed the final venues selected for the next edition of the UEFA European Women’s Championship, whi ...

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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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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 ...

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Images of Fringe at Tramlines 2019

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Look out for our LGBT+ adopters at Sheffield Pride

Proudly volunteering at the stand will be Lee. Lee started his adoption journey just under three years ago, adopting two ...

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Training awards recognise city’s most inspirational learners

Sheffield City Council’s most inspiring learners were recognised at a prize-giving ceremony at Sheffield Town Hall last ...

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Could you create a new image for radio’s Paulette?

BBC Radio Sheffield presenter Paulette Edwards is the subject of this year’s portrait, which artists will use as the bas ...

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Streets Ahead prepare for busy weekend at Tramlines

Thousands of music lovers are expected to descend on the city between Friday and ...

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Everything you need to know for the Invictus UK Trials

Sheffield is the first city to ever host the Invictus UK Trials, and it all kicks off next Monday 22 July, running right ...

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Free summer fun planned at Children's University festival

There are over 40 activities planned for the summer festival, including a treasu ...

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‘Ask for Angela' film backed by city centre venues

The film, presented by staff from a number of city centre venues, highlights how ...