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New ‘All Wheels’ Hillsborough Pump Track Completed

The brand-new Hillsborough Pump Track has now been fully completed at Hillsborough Park.

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Supporting people who sleep rough in hot weather

The council is working proactively alongside partner agencies to safeguard individuals who rough sleep during the extreme hot weather. 

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Public consultation shapes new Sport and Leisure Strategy for Sheffield

Following £100million investment committed last November, themes of Sheffield's new 30 year sport and leisure strategy have been agreed following public consultation. Work will now start on developing a five year implementation plan.

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No Smoking Day - stamp out illicit tobacco, quit for good

This No Smoking Day Sheffield is focusing on preventing the sale of illicit tobacco products and helping people quit for good. A new campaign launches today.

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Council sets out plans for tackling challenging budget

Following a public consultation, Sheffield City Council has set out the city's 2022/23 budget.

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Trading Standards bust illegal tobacco gang

Following a period of surveillance, our Trading Standards team seized more than £300,000 worth of illicit tobacco products during a raid in Sheffield.

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Consultation to shape sport and leisure in Sheffield

£100m will be invested in to sport and leisure in Sheffield, and we want to hear from local people to help shape the future of these facilities and services.

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“You are strong enough” Sheffield smokers supported to quit

You Are Strong Enough campaign launches 

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People in Sheffield urged to make their homes smokefree after increase in secondhand smoke exposure during lockdown

New campaign launched to help smokers make their homes smokefree and prevent exposure of secondhand smoke to others in the household.

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For Sheffield and with Sheffield – the council’s One Year Plan

An ambitious plan for Sheffield, that sets out clear priorities and actions for the year ahead has been agreed - putting Sheffield first, with people and communities at its heart.

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Sheffield is Sweet Enough low sugar book

The Sheffield Family Guide to Smart Sugar Swaps is available now, with a buy one gift one campaign to help more families get their hands on the book.

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New commitment to create healthier, happier, more connected Sheffield

Sheffield’s Move More Month 2021 is being recognised this June with the launch of a new physical activity strategy and a free interactive city-wide game that more than 45,000 people are anticipated to play over a six-week period. 

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Parkrun returns to Sheffield's parks

Parkrun returns to Sheffield's parks

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Lockdown roadmap from Monday 29 March

From Monday outdoor gatherings (including in private gardens) of either 6 people (the Rule of 6) or 2 households will be allowed, making it easier for friends and families to meet outside.

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Sheffield smokers urged to quit for their mental health this No Smoking Day

Smokefree Sheffield is encouraging smokers across the city to set a quit date this No Smoking Day (10 March). This year’s campaign focuses on the importance of quitting for your ...

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Vaccinations provided to all care homes in Sheffield

Today marks a huge milestone for Sheffield and its older care home residents as all have now been offered the covid-19 vaccinated.  

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Smokers encouraged to give quitting another go

Lots of support is available to help smokers in Sheffield give up for good. Don't give up on quitting, give it another go. 

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New variant of Covid

Statement from Public Health Sheffield on the new variant of Covid-19

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Christmas Covid testing

Information on Covid testing centres over the Christmas period

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Join This Girl Can 25 miles in December challenge

Get active this winter by walking, jogging or running a mile a day as we countdown from the 1st to the 25th of December in This Girl Can 25 miles December challenge.

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Disability History Month 2020

This year Disability History Month runs from the 18th November to the 20th December 2020. UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) is an “annual event creating a platform to focus on t ...

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Sheffield Health Leaders encourage Sheffielders to get Flu Jab

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Medical Director and the Director of Public Health in Sheffield are encouraging those eligible to get their flu vaccination and help minimise the spread of flu this winter.

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England to lockdown from 5 November

England will enter a full lockdown on Thursday November 5 if approved by MPs on Wednesday. The measures will be introduced at 00:01 GMT on Thursday and remain in place until Wednesday 2 December.

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Free school meals over half-term

Sheffield City Council has pledged to support thousands of children and young people with free school meals during the half-term week.

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Council support to care homes autumn 2020

We have written to care homes this week to update them on our current position in relation to Covid-19 and the care homes sector. We have assured them that we will be giving care ...

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Council closes five businesses due to Covid-19 breaches

Sheffield City Council has issued prohibition notices to four pubs and a takeaway in the city following breaches of COVID-19 rules over the weekend of 19th and 20th September.  

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Quit for COVID campaign helps more Sheffielder's stop smoking

Smokefree Sheffield launches advert to encourage more people to ‘Quit for COVID’.

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Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2019-2024

Covid-19 has had a major impact on every community in Sheffield. The nine ambitions our Strategy sets out remain the foundations to support a healthy life.

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Changes to funeral services in Sheffield

Following the latest Government update, which saw a slight ease of some restrictions, Sheffield City Council has today i ...

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Could you volunteer to help a young person in care?

Independent visitors is a Sheffield City Council scheme which aims to match volunteers who will build helpful and positi ...

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Flu-like illness & diarrhoea / vomiting information & guidance

Illnesses such as diarrhoea/vomiting (norovirus) and other flu-like illnesses ar ...

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Trading Standards stub out sale of illegal tobacco

Sheffield City Council has prosecuted two people for illegally selling tobacco p ...