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Pedestrian Crossing

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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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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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.