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Ofsted says: "Children's services in Sheffield are good."

Sheffield City Council has been awarded an overall ‘good’ rating by Ofsted following a three-week inspection of its chil ...

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Students celebrate GCSE success

Thousands of students across the city are breathing a sigh of relief after receiving their GCSE results today.   Intro ...

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£3 million for mental health ‘Promoting Independence Project’

People with mental health conditions in the city are to benefit from £3m funding which will focus on their rehabilitatio ...

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Celebrating mum and daughter's 80 years of fostering

Sheffield City Council was honoured to celebrate Anne who has been fostering wit ...

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Sheffield Youth Justice Service rated 'Good'

HM Inspectorate of Probation conducted a routine inspection of Sheffield Youth Justice Service (YJS), part of Sheffield ...

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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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Celebrating National Breastfeeding Week

Mums from across the city have sent in real life accounts of their breastfeeding journey, with some only just embarking ...

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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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Children invited to join Space Chase at Sheffield libraries

Sheffield Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this s ...

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Kids can take the plunge with new discounted swimming lessons

Learning to swim is an essential life skill and in Sheffield, SIV and Places Leisure are proud to follow Swim England’s ...

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Sheffield Safeguarding Week 8-12 July

‘Keeping safe in Sheffield’ is the theme of this year’s Sheffield Safeguarding A ...

Lets Ride festival

Route confirmed for traffic-free family cycling festival

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

Director of public health  Greg Fell

Promoting good health in Sheffield

Sheffield is committed to reducing and eliminating health inequalities in the ci ...

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All the park runs, so many park runs

Nearly 30 city athletes took a (very) early morning summer tour of Sheffield as ...

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Accomplished marching band to mark Armed Forces Day

One of the most accomplished brass and marching bands in the country will play t ...

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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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.“ ...

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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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Streets Ahead find out why it’s ‘good to talk’ during Mental Health Awareness Week

Staff working for the city’s Streets Ahead programme found out just how importan ...

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 ...

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Why I foster

"I foster because I knew I could help some children in need."I became a single p ...

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Plans to improve how special educational needs are met

A joint council and CCG action plan was developed after inspectors found weaknes ...

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What's it really like to foster?

In our first weeks together while carrying our wriggling foster toddler down the ...

Councillors take part in Love our Colleges event

Councillors take part in Love Our Colleges event

Originally released by Sheffield College  A leading politician is backing a nat ...

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Could you foster Sheffield's future?

Fostering in Sheffield has already helped transform thousands of lives and there ...

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Help to Save scheme

What is Help to Save?Help to Save is a new government saving scheme to support w ...

Princes Trust Team

New Prince’s Trust Team programme starting in South Yorkshire

The Prince’s Trust Team programme is based in Dearne Fire Station, Barnsley (Bro ...

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Everyone can Move More with inclusive sport in Sheffield

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

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Fire deaths prompt new fire safety campaign

As part of the effort, South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue is asking people to fin ...

Apprentices

Hundreds of students inspired at apprenticeship recruitment fair

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

Astrea

Sheffield school nominated for RICS award

A local Sheffield school has been nominated for a globally recognised award. RIC ...