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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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Ambitious plans for the future of travel in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council is launching a new project, Connecting Sheffield, which will focus on encouraging active travel and supporting the shift towards sustainable transport in and around the city.

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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.

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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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Resurfacing works to restart in Sheffield next week

The councils’ highways contractor Amey will restart their resurfacing programme next week, whilst ensuring the safety of staff and members of the public.

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Council reminds drivers to respect parking restrictions

Sheffield City Council is reminding drivers to respect parking restrictions as new phase of lockdown sees more cars returning to the roads.

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Free Council parking for key workers extended

Car parks in the city centre managed by Sheffield City Council are now free to use for key workers.

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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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Rainbows appear outside hospitals to thank key workers

A number of rainbows have appeared on roads outside the city’s hospitals overnight as a thank you to key workers for helping to keep us all safe and well during Covid 19.Working th ...

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Highway maintenance works during Covid-19

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the council's highway maintenence ...

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Streets Ahead trial new roadwork safety measures

Sheffield City Council and their Streets Ahead partner Amey understand that seeing roadworks on the way in to work or an ...

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Sheffield budget boost for better travel choices

An announcement has been made this week confirming that Sheffield City Region has secured a multi-million pound investme ...

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Council grant for major investors Clipper Logistics

The grant forms part of a package of financial support including funding approve ...

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City’s highway network gets UK’s latest smart tech overhaul

Waste bins that say they’re full, grit bins which tell you they’re empty, drains which ask to be cleaned and trees which ...

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National survey shows increasing satisfaction with city’s roads

People in Sheffield are more satisfied with the condition of the city’s roads than they were last year, according to a n ...

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Our Parking Services for customers is changing

At Parking Services we are modernising our systems to make way for an improved customer experience. Our aim is to make a ...

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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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Give us your views on South Yorkshire's bus services

Originally released by Sheffield City Region People from across South Yorkshire ...

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Time called on traffic tidal system

A familiar and distinctive part of the city’s street scene is set to be consigne ...

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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 ...