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Sheffield’s Make Yourself at Home drives safe and sustainable recovery

After more than a year managing the varying stages of Covid19 lockdown restrictions, many of Sheffield’s businesses and cultural organisations have come together since last June, under the city’s Make Yourself at Home campaign and are now focusing on a strong, safe and sustainable recovery.

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Tribute to Councillor Pat Midgley unveiled at Park Hill

An informal tribute event for Pat Midgely was held at Park Hill today, with the renaming of Norwich Street at Park Hill, to Pat Midgley Lane.  

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One year on from the death of George Floyd

A statement from Sheffield City Council, one year on from the death of George Floyd.

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Co-operative administration unveiled as Sheffield looks to the future

Sheffield’s new administration has been formally announced today, with a co-operative administration of Labour and Green Party members.

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Gail Smith becomes the new Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield

Councillor Gail Smith has today been voted in as the new Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield. She was inaugurated at Sheffield City Council’s Annual General Meeting held at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, instead of the Town Hall, to allow for social distancing for all attending. The Lord Mayor’s consort will be her husband, Stephen Smith. Councillor Smith is the city’s 124th Lord Mayor and welcomed her new role. She said: “Today I sit here before you, humbled and enormously proud to be the Lord Mayor of Sheffield and first citizen of our great city. Thank you for this honour.

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Local Governance

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Local Governance

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Local Governance

Elections Results 2021

Elections 2021 – the results

The results of the 2021 Local Elections for Sheffield are in, following a count like no other amid the global pandemic.

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Streets Ahead mark end of winter maintenance period

Sheffield gritters stand down as warmer weather returns 

Elections Results 2021 - Local Governance

Sheffield vote for a committee system

The people of Sheffield have voted for a new committee model in the city council’s Governance Referendum. It changes the way the council runs, from the current Leader and Cabinet model, to a committee system made up of elected councillors.  Of the 140,186 votes cast 89,670 voted for the change to the committee model.

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Beighton Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Beighton Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Beighton Ward. 

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Election results 2021 Beuchief & Greenhill

Sheffield Election Results 2021 - Beauchief and Greenhill

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Beauchief and Greenhill Ward. 

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Birley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Birley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Birley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Broomhill and Sharrow Vale Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Broomhill and Sharrow Vale Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Broomhill and Sharrow Vale Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Burngreave Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Burngreave Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Burngreave Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for City Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for City Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for City Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Crookes and Crosspool Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Crookes and Crosspool Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Crookes and Crosspool Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Darnall Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Darnall Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Darnall Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Dore and Totley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Dore and Totley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Dore and Totley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for East Ecclesfield Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for East Ecclesfield Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for East Ecclesfield Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesall Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesall Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesall Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Firth Park Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Firth Park Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Firth Park Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Fulwood Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Fulwood Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Fulwood Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Gleadless Valley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Gleadless Valley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Gleadless Valley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Graves Park Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Graves Park Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Graves Park Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Hillsborough Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Hillsborough Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Hillsborough Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Manor Castle Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Manor Castle Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Manor Castle Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Mosborough Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Mosborough Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Mosborough Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Nether Edge and Sharrow Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Nether Edge and Sharrow Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Nether Edge and Sharrow Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Richmond Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Richmond Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Richmond Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Park and Arbourthorne Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Park and Arbourthorne Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Park and Arbourthorne Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Shiregreen and Brightside Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Shiregreen and Brightside Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Shiregreen and Brightside Ward

Sheffield Election results 2021 for Southey Ward

Sheffield Election results 2021 for Southey Ward

Sheffield Election results 2021 for Southey Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Stannington Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Stannington Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Stannington Ward

Sheffield Election results 2021 for Stocksbridge and Upper Don Ward

Sheffield Election results 2021 for Stocksbridge and Upper Don Ward

Sheffield Election results 2021 for Stocksbridge and Upper Don Ward

Sheffield Election Results for Walkley Ward

Sheffield Election Results for Walkley Ward

Sheffield Election Results for Walkley Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for West Ecclesfield Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for West Ecclesfield Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for West Ecclesfield Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Woodhouse Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Woodhouse Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Woodhouse Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesfield  Parish of High Green, Burncross and Chapeltown Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesfield Parish of High Green, Burncross and Chapeltown Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesfield Parish of High Green, Burncross and Chapeltown Ward

6 May elections, use your vote

Important updates about Elections 6 May 2021

Elections are next Thursday Everyone registered to vote will have at least 3 vot ...

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The Funeral of The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral will take place today, Saturday 17 April 2021 at 3pm in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. The Funeral Service will begin with a National Minute’s Silence at 3pm. The service will be preceded by a ceremonial procession inside the grounds of Windsor Castle.

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Statement on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Sheffield on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Statement on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Tony Downing on the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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Statement on John Lewis

Sheffield City Council has issued a statement in response to today's announcement by John Lewis. 

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Local Area Committees get the go ahead

Full Council give the go ahead for seven new Local Area Committees (LAC), which seek to revolutionise how citizens can influence the decisions that matter to them and their communities. 

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Council commits £2m to new co-produced youth service strategy

As part of our commitment to Sheffield’s young people we have pledged to invest £2million into our youth services to ensure that all young people make a successful transition from their teenage years into confident, happy and successful young adults.

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Council leaders call on city partners to support Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission

Sheffield City Council has vowed to be a “visibly anti-racist organisation” and take on all forms of prejudice and discrimination in a rallying letter to the city’s Race Equality Commission.

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Communities empowered to shape decisions with launch of Local Area Committees

Sheffield City Council is to revolutionise how citizens can influence the decisions that matter to communities, committing to a modern way of engaging, empowering and enabling Sheffielders to shape their local areas.

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Funding for sport, arts & culture

Cllr Mary Lea welcomes the Government's announcement of £millions in funding to support sport, arts and cultural organisations, and highlights the importance of the sectors for Sheffield's economic recovery.

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Care, recovery and future progress at heart of Sheffield’s budget

Budget proposals were agreed for 2021/22 at Sheffield's Full Council meeting today.

Your vote is your say. It's your democratic right. Use your vote

Voting in a pandemic – how can you do it?

The Government has confirmed that local elections will go ahead in May, and here at Sheffield City Council we are doing all we can to make voting as easy and safe as possible.

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Balanced budget and future focus despite pressures of Covid-19

We've set out our budget plans for 2021/22. Despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic we are investing in the care sector, youth services and community safety, giving Council Tax support to those who need it most, retaining citywide essential services to all residents, and delivering on priorities for a sustainable future.

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Town Hall flag raised at half-mast for Captain Sir Tom Moore

The Union Flag has been raised at half-mast today at Sheffield Town Hall in tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore, following his death yesterday (2nd February.)

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Council responds to snow across city

The council is working with partners across the city following heavy snowfall.

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Protecting our communities and supporting recovery - Sheffield’s 2021/22 budget proposals

Take part in our online consultation about Sheffield's budget for 2021/22 by Tuesday 19 January. We have outlined our proposals and want to hear your views.

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Calls for Government to lift pub takeaway alcohol ban

Sheffield City Council is working with Sheffield and District Branch of the Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA) to urge the Government to revise their policy on restricting pubs and bars from providing takeaway alcohol products during the national lockdown. Currently, hospitality venues are only able sell alcohol via delivery.   

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Councillor Bob Johnson elected Leader of Sheffield City Council

Councillor Bob Johnson was today, officially elected the Leader of Sheffield City Council.

Cllr Peter Rippon

Cllr Peter Rippon Remembrance Page and Condolences

A remembrance page has been set up for Councillor Peter Rippon, who sadly passed away on Sunday 20 December.

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Smooth, safe streets welcomed by Sheffield residents

The council's highways contactor, Streets Ahead, has completed the 2020 resurfacing programme.

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New family homes ready in time for Christmas

Four new council homes are ready for families to move in over the next few days

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Do you want to help shape the future of our schools, nurseries, colleges? Tell us your views

We are asking teachers, parents, governors and members of the public to help shape the priorities of Sheffield’s educati ...

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Winning designs by Sheffield school children chosen for city’s gritters

Two new designs, created by Sheffield school children, will be seen on gritting lorries across the city this winter.

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Free school meals this Christmas

Sheffield City Council will support thousands of children and young people with free school meals during the Christmas break.

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Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission to hold first public hearing

Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission will hold its first public hearing to examine evidence of racial inequalities within health and healthcare in Sheffield. 

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Cllr Julie Dore will stand down as Leader of Sheffield City Council in December

Cllr Dore was due to leave her role as Leader and local councillor in May this year, but continued when the elections were cancelled, to support the city through the Coronavirus pandemic. She will stand down next month and a new Leader will be appointed on 7 December.

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Time to get your school applications in

We are urging families applying for their child’s school place to make sure they fill in their application forms

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Streets Ahead prepares for winter in Sheffield

The council’s highways contractor, Amey, is getting ‘winter ready’ in preparation for cold and icy weather over coming months.

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Catering services move in-house to save jobs

A decision to insource our catering service once the current contract with external provider Argent expires has been made in a bid to save jobs.

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Free school meals during half term - an update

We have pledged to support thousands of children and young people with free scho ...

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Advice for businesses as city enters ‘Very High’ Covid-19 restrictions

Sheffield has entered 'Very High' Covid-19 restrictions, which will have implications for many local businesses. Find out more about what new restrictions will be in place. 

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Sheffield set to join South Yorkshire adoption agency

Sheffield City Council is set to come together with Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster councils to create a single regional adoption agency for South Yorkshire

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Voluntary and Community Sector Covid-19 Response Fund is now open

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Community COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Interim Chief Executive to stand down at next full council meeting

Charlie Adan, our Interim Chief Executive will stand down next week at the Full Council meeting on Wednesday 7 October.

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Newly appointed commissioners join Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission

The Sheffield Race Equality Commission has appointed twenty-four commissioners to join its board and lead the city’s inquiry into the nature, extent and causes of racism, racial disparities and how to tackle them.

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Annual Voter Registration check to begin in Sheffield

Local residents are being encouraged to look out for letters and canvass forms b ...

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Independent Race Equality Commission Calls for Evidence

The city’s newly established Race Equality Commission is calling for submissions ...

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New independent Race Equality Commission to be set-up in Sheffield

The Commission, to be chaired by Emeritus Professor Kevin Hylton, from Leeds Bec ...

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Virtual cabinet meeting held for first time

We held our first virtual Cabinet Meeting to discuss and agree Sheffield's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Lord Mayor of Sheffield to serve another year in office

We have decided to postpone our Annual Council meeting until May 2021, to ensure continuity throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Statement from the Leader of Sheffield City Council

A statement from the Leader of Sheffield City Council, Julie Dore.

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Sheffield Coronavirus response – Finance and Resources

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting national lockdown has hit many families hard, increasing the number of households ...

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Sheffield Coronavirus response - Health and Social Care

At the Council’s cabinet this week, held virtually for the first time due to lockdown, we reported on how the Council has responded to COVID-19 across the city.We have prioritised ...

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Thank You Sheffield

Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said:   “We are now nine weeks in to a very different reality, ...

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Watch Council meetings online during lockdown

In accordance with Covid-19 social distancing rules, all Sheffield City Council meetings are currently being held virtually and shared online via webcast. This includes the Council ...

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Council care and support during COVID-19

Today at the Council’s cabinet, held virtually for the first time due to lockdown, we have reported on how the Council has responded to COVID-19 across the city.   We have prioriti ...

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General Election Results - Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough Constituency

SHEFFIELD BRIGHTSIDE & HILLSBOROUGH CONSTITUENCY Name Description Votes ...

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General Election Results - Sheffield South East Constituency

Name Description Votes Bayliss, Marc Leslie The Conservative Party Candidate 1 ...

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Council set to appoint interim Chief Executive

Mark Bennett, Director of HR and Customer Services at Sheffield City Council, sa ...

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Repeat bodge-job fraudster jailed

A rogue trader has been sentenced to six months imprisonment at Sheffield Magist ...

Big city conversation

More chances to join the Big City Conversation

If you're heading into a very festive looking city centre next week, why not com ...

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Freedom of the City for Man with the Pram

He's known across the city as the 'Man with the Pram' and now John Burkhill is t ...

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Facts about business rates in Sheffield

We’ve been asked some questions about business rates this week so we’re sharing some facts below: The Council has no p ...

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Lord Mayor reflects and gives thanks after Remembrance Sunday

More than 5,000 people gathered in Barkers Pool on Remembrance Sunday, in memory of all those who gave their lives and h ...

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John Mothersole, from one Chief Exec to the next

At Christmas I will be stepping down from being the Chief Executive of the City Council.  As is entirely proper I will n ...

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General election 2019 - statement of persons nominated

Candidate information for the following constituencies is available here : Statement of Persons Nominated Penistone an ...

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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 ...

Big City Conversation

Public invited to discuss ‘Decision Making in Sheffield’

As part of Sheffield’s Big City Conversation and the upcoming referendum on the city’s governance, residents in Sheffiel ...

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Lord Mayor will buy first poppy and launch annual appeal in Sheffield

The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Tony Downing, will buy the first poppy from the steps of the To ...

John Mothersole

John Mothersole, Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, announces retirement

Chief Executive, John Mothersole, has today announced that he is due to retire at the end of 2019.John joined Sheffield ...

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Council set to balance budget despite a decade of cuts

Sheffield City Council has acknowledged that it will overspend in the current financial year 2019/20, but the level of o ...

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URGENT PRODUCT RECALL: Tumble dryers

Urgent! Whirlpool is recalling some tumble dryer models sold under the Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline brands ...