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Track traffic cameras across Sheffield this winter

Check the road conditions before you travel with our traffic cameras. 

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Emergency meeting called to address public transport issues in city

The meeting, called by SCC Leader, Cllr Terry Fox takes place tomorrow with city transport operators to discuss concerns about disruption to services and to get firm assurance and plans that everything is being done to resume service levels urgently.

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Consultation on Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone Support now open

The final consultation on the Clean Air Zone has opened today. 

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Sheffield betrayed by Government in the great train robbery

Leader of Sheffield City Council reacts with outrage to Government's Integrated Rail Plan, condemning the decision to axe the eastern leg and level up rail connectivity in the North as a betrayal. 

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Bus journeys on key commuter routes made quicker under new plans

Plans to improve reliability and journey time for public transport on Abbeydale ...

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Committee to consider council’s climate emergency plans

As world leaders meet at COP26 to discuss the urgency of reducing climate change globally, Sheffield City Council’s Transitional Committee is considering the council’s 10 Point Plan for tackling the climate emergency.

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Terry Fox welcomes budget Supertram cash

Sheffield City Council’s leader has welcomed the news that Wednesday’s budget will include £570m for transport projects in South Yorkshire – including around £200m for Sheffield.

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Clean Air Zone: Decision on the way as Council sets out pollution plan

Decision to be made on Sheffield's Clean Air Zone. 

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Sheffield tops charts for outdoor spaces in Thriving Places Index

Sheffield has lived up to its reputation as an Outdoor City filled with culture, the Thriving Places Index (TPI) has found. The TPI identifies the local conditions for wellbeing, and measures whether those conditions are being delivered fairly and substantially across England.

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New bid for next phase of Active Travel Schemes submitted to Government

South Yorkshire’s Mayoral Combined Authority, supported by Sheffield City Council, has submitted a Countywide bid for over £11.5m from the Department for Transport’s Active Travel Fund. 

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Announcement of 25% discount off bus and tram tickets - statement from Cllr Terry Fox

25% discount off bus and tram tickets until 27 September

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Next steps to improve neighbourhoods for walking and cycling launched

Proposals to pilot two Active Neighbourhoods in Sheffield have been launched today as residents are asked to help design plans for cleaner, safer, and quieter places to live. 

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Temporary Road Closure: Burgess Street

To allow for major construction work on the Radisson Bu hotel development, part ...

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Sheffield’s electric van trial opens

30 electric vans are now available to trial by businesses in Sheffield as part of a new project which has launched today. The trial is open to local businesses, charities and organisations who operate vans. There is no hire cost for the vans. 

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Changes to city centre routes next week

To allow work on our Heart of the City scheme to progress as construction begins on Cambridge St Collective and Elshaw House, some changes to routes in the city centre will take place from Monday 12th April.

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Free Covid-19 secure packs available for Sheffield taxi drivers

400 additional Covid-secure packs are available for Sheffield taxi drivers to help ensure their journeys are as safe as possible. 

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Transformational plans for sustainable travel in Attercliffe and Darnall

Consultation has launched today on proposals for Darnall and Attercliffe, to provide better walking and cycling routes and priority bus lanes to help improve journey time.

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Pedestrian crossing to be introduced on busy Sheffield road

Plans announced to improve pedestrian safety on Station Road, Halfway, near Halfway Nursery and Infants School.

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Further steps to improve active travel launched for the city

Sheffield gears up for more active travel improvements as the consultation for Nether Edge – City Centre opens. The latest proposals, which sit under the Connecting Sheffield project, reveal plans for safer cycling and better walking routes from the City Centre to Broomhall and towards Nether Edge.

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New electric chargers now live

Sheffield Council has installed 18 new rapid electric vehicle chargers in 7 locations across the city.

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Covid-19 screen grant available to Sheffield taxi drivers

Sheffield City Council will contribute up to £80 towards the costs of taxi drivers installing a protective screen to comply with Covid-19 regulations in a new grant scheme.

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Sheffield joins other authorities to press Government to support taxis

Sheffield has joined other local authorities to ask Government for an urgent meeting to discuss concerns for the taxi and private hire trades.

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Historic Leah’s Yard set for revival as creative hub for independent businesses

Leah’s Yard, a former 19th Century mesters works and one of Sheffield’s most important heritage buildings, is set for an exciting new future that will both honour and celebrate its rich industrial heritage as part of the Heart of the City regeneration programme.

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Plans to create greener vehicle fleet brought forward

Sheffield City Council is bringing forward plans to replace the most polluting diesels in its fleet, improving air quality in the city by replacing them with electric and cleaner fossil fuel vehicles.

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New improved walking and cycling routes proposed for Tinsley

Plans to improve active travel in and around Tinsley are launched for consultation today.  The new scheme, funded by the Government’s Transforming Cities Fund, reveals proposals to improve connectivity for cycling and walking between Meadowhall and Tinsley and provide better access to Rotherham and Sheffield from these areas.

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Consultation open on new shared-use cycle lane in Hillsborough

Online consultation events are taking place this week on proposals for a new shared-use cycle lane for bikes and pedestrians, running from Herries Road to Wardsend.

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New policy to tow cars parked obstructively or with unpaid tickets

A new parking policy designed to crack down on drivers in Sheffield who evade paying parking fines will come into place early this year following approval by Sheffield City Council.

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Plans revealed for first Active Neighbourhood in Sheffield

Proposals to create an Active Neighbourhood in the Kelham and Neepsend area are launched today so that people can have their say on the plans.

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Latest business closure grants offer significant support

New 'lockdown' grants are available to businesses affected by the latest Covid-19 restrictions. 

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Major improvement works to begin on city centre bus route

Work to extend a bus lane on one of Sheffield’s busiest bus routes will take place early this year, in a project set to improve journey time on London Road, a key route into the city centre.

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High street set for transformation following successful funding bid

Sheffield City Council has been successful in its bid for £15.8m of funding as part of the Government’s Future High Streets Fund, which will be used to rejuvenate Sheffield’s high street as part of the continuing transformation of the city centre.

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Helping taxi drivers be more Covid secure over the festive period

Sheffield taxi drivers are being encouraged to access free face coverings, hand sanitiser and gloves from Sheffield City Council to help them continue to operate safely over the festive period.

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Calls for new powers to tackle pavement parking

We have written to the Government asking for more powers to deal with irresponsible pavement parking.

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Plans revealed to transform travel in the city centre

Proposals to overhaul cycling, walking and public transport infrastructure in Sheffield have launched today as plans for a city centre scheme are shared for public consultation.

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Pinstone Street social distancing measures refreshed

A new kerb lined with planters and a fully accessible, step-free pavement have been installed on Pinstone Street as works to upgrade temporary social distancing measures are completed.

Sheffield's Clean Air Zone

Sheffield's Clean Air Zone Plans

Over the past year, Sheffield has been working to improve air quality, with many schemes including the proposed Clean Air Zone. Air pollution affects us all to some degree. Drivers are among those who can be most affected as they sit in traffic. These are the reasons why it’s important that in line with our legal obligations we deliver cleaner air in the shortest possible time.

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Have your say on the Local Plan in online consultation

Online consultation events will start next week giving local people the opportunity to provide their views and feedback on what they would like to be included in the Sheffield Local Plan.

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Work starts on Broomhill social distancing measures

The pavement at Broomhill shopping precinct is being widened to allow for social distancing and active travel.

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Shalesmoor cycle lane trial ends

The temporary cycle lane at Shalesmoor will be removed at the end of the month.

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Pinstone Street social distancing measures upgraded

Work has begun to upgrade temporary changes to Pinstone Street, which is currently closed to traffic to help people maintain social distancing as they return to the city centre’s s ...

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Social distancing measures introduced in Broomhill

Amey, on behalf of Sheffield City Council, will begin work this week on temporar ...

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Seventy year old Sheffield canal bridge reopens

Shirland Lane Canal Bridge in Attercliffe has re-opened after being closed for 8 ...

Statement on boost for active travel funding

Statement on boost for active travel funding

Councillor Bob Johnson, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability at Sheff ...

Update on active travel measures

Update on active travel measures

Councillor Bob Johnson, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability gives an ...

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Statement on Shalesmoor Cycle Scheme

Councillor Bob Johnson, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability at Sheff ...

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Electric van plans for Sheffield businesses to try before they buy

30 Electric Vans will soon be available for businesses in Sheffield to trial in ...

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New Shalesmoor cycle path to be installed this weekend

A fully segregated cycle link will be introduced between Shalesmoor roundabout a ...

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Pop-up active travel measures get the green light

Following the massive rise in cycling and walking during the Covid-19 lockdown, Sheffield City Council has laid out its ...

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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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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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Free city centre parking on Sundays up to Christmas

Sheffield City Council is once again embracing the season of good will, with free city centre pay and display parking av ...

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Council set to bid for £85 million sustainable transport pot

Sheffield City Council, as part of Sheffield City Region (SCR), is set to ask for ‘Transforming Cities Fund’ money from ...

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Streets Ahead prepares Sheffield for winter

The council’s highways contractor is getting ‘winter ready’ in preparation for icy conditions over coming months.With 19 ...

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City centre resurfacing work gets under way

Resurfacing work will soon start on three key roads in the city centre as part of the Streets Ahead programme.Sections o ...

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Division Street closures this weekend

Final preparations are being made for a temporary closure of Division Street in Sheffield – with motorists being told it ...

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Busy weekend on Sheffield roads

Motorists are being advised to leave their cars at home on Saturday and Sunday if their journeys aren't essential in wha ...

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Sheffield drivers reminded to put safety first around roadworks

As the darker nights close in and temperatures begin to fall, Sheffield drivers are being encouraged to take more care w ...

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Views sought on changes to A630 Parkway

The aim is to reduce congestion and journey times between the Catcliffe Interchange, the Advanced Manufacturing Park and ...

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Road and lane closures planned for major city routes

Lane and road closures will be in place on two of Sheffield’s busiest routes over coming weeks whilst essential testing ...

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Resurfacing work to start on Queens Road

Resurfacing on one of the city’s busiest main routes is set to begin next month, as the final stage of improvements get ...

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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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Sheffield’s clean air conversation begins

Sheffield is today launching a city-wide conversation about its ambitious plans ...

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Bramall Lane to be resurfaced ahead of football season

Streets Ahead is just one of the teams getting ready for the start of the new fo ...

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"More powers to tackle problem parking on pavements"

Sheffield City Council has called for more powers to enforce against pavement pa ...

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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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Watch: New cycle route so much faster as next phase is announced

Plans to link Sheffield’s new Heart Of The City II development to the University ...

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Roadwork scheme marks start of city’s 2019 resurfacing programme

Resurfacing work started last weekend on one of the city’s major link roads, mar ...

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Work begins on Clarkehouse Road scheme

Work has begun this week on a new road safety scheme at Clarkehouse Road which h ...

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Busy ring road verge gets needed face lift

The surrounding area of one of the city’s busiest ring roads is receiving a much ...

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Journey to have cleanest buses takes massive step forward

Sheffield’s buses will soon be among the cleanest in the country as the city dri ...

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Waste not, want not

Maintaining and cleaning Sheffield’s 1,180 miles of roads and pavements makes fo ...

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Lorries off several streets in Sheffield

New £200,000 environmental weight restrictions will be introduced across several ...

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Roadworks planned around Sheffield and Mosborough Parkways

Essential maintenance works will be carried out on Sheffield and Mosborough park ...

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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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Ultra low taxi charge points to be installed in city centre

A bid to the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) for nearly £500,000 to deli ...