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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 ...

Cancer champions

Cancer Champions say ‘get yourself checked’

If you notice any changes to any part of your body that are unusual for you, get ...

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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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 ...

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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 ...

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Share and celebrate 100 years of Council housing

This summer we are celebrating a landmark event that saw large scale council est ...

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Could you foster Sheffield's future?

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

Graduates

Mayor funding for South Yorkshire Children's University

The Children's University is a national charity which works with schools to enco ...

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 ...

Director of Pubic Health Greg Fell

Promoting good health in Sheffield

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

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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Taking steps to achieve happiness on walk to work day

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

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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 ...

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Preventing rough sleeping and helping people recover from homelessness

Sheffield City Council has been given £412,000 to prevent rough sleeping and ass ...

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A ‘Safe Place’ for the night

A new approach to ending rough sleeping and preventing the risk of people rough ...

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Call to fit and fund sprinkler systems in high-rise buildings

Councils across the country, including Sheffield, have written to the Secretary ...

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Universal credit and health and wellbeing in Sheffield

Sheffield's Health and Wellbeing Board chairs have written to The Secretary of S ...

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Council reacts to food allergy incidents

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

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More than 50,000 illegal cigarettes seized from local garage

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

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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 ...

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Keeping Sheffield people well

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

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Unicef recognise Sheffield for outstanding baby friendly services

Sheffield Family Centres and Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust 0-19 Heal ...

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Sheffield embraces LGBT adopters

From 4 -11 March it is LGBT Adoption and Fostering week and to help highlight th ...

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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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SCC amongst top in country for LGBT employer and education

Sheffield City Council ranks 6th on LGBT charity Stonewall’s annual education eq ...

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Sheffield to remain host of BUCS Nationals until 2022

The partnership between Sheffield City Trust, BUCS, Sheffield City Council, the ...

Sexual Health Sheffield

STI tests up by 18% in Sexual Health month

STI tests up by 18% in ‘Sexual Health month’   Getting our sexual health check ...

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How Baby Shark brought a foster family together at Christmas

“Shark!” cries foster toddler, and off we go with the actions for the world’s mo ...