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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 ...

Ponds Forge leisure centre

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 ...

Park runners

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.“ ...

Diamond Building

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 nati ...

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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 ...

EISS sport event

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 ...

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We built the biggest Children's University in the country

Katie Hamshaw, Senior Project Officer at Sheffield Children’s University, won th ...

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Leah's Yard - tour inside

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Town Hall fountain view

Introduction of relationships and health education in schools

Councillor Jayne Dunn, Cabinet Member for Education and Skills at Sheffield City ...

community cricket players

Community bowled over by new cricket facilities

Last year Sheffield was selected as a pilot city, receiving £145,000 from the En ...

healthy foods

Council reacts to food allergy incidents

On average there are 10 food allergy deaths per year in the UK, with those in th ...

Mausoleum of the giants

Mausoleum of the Giants exhibition opens in Sheffield

The acclaimed artist's new sculptural installation at the former cutlery factory ...

newborn baby with blue eyes

Safer Sleep Week messages vital as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome rises

Latest figures, published in August last year, reveal that for the first time in ...

Town Hall fountain view

Keeping Sheffield people well

The city’s shared aspiration is to improve health outcomes and reduce health ine ...

Wheelchair rugby

Wheelchair rugby for all at season launch in Sheffield

Sheffield will host both Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup semi-finals in 2021, ...