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Shoppers and visitors walk through Sheffield City Centre

Sheffield tops high street recovery charts

As a result of various events taking place across the city, Sheffield has seen a significant increase in footfall in recent months, with residents and people from further afield enjoying everything it has to offer.

Sheffield's Midland Station

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. 

Business owners pose in the shopping area of Walkley, Sheffield

Sheffield high streets to receive £865,000 investment

Businesses in Hillsborough, Firth Park, Walkley and Broomhill will be supported by Sheffield City Council's Economic Recovery Fund, an innovative and unique grant set up to support businesses following the Covid-19 pandemic.

The plaque at Sheffield Town Hall commemorating the Sheffield Pals

First World War plaque unveiled at Town Hall

As the world remembered fallen veterans on Armistice Day on Thursday, a plaque was unveiled in the Council Chamber at Sheffield Town Hall to commemorate a Sheffield Battalion which served in the First World War.

Sheffield Winter Garden three-tiered glass domed entrance

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.

Race Equality Commission

Race remains a significant problem for Sheffield, says Commission

Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission has released its initial findings on the state of racial equality in the city – with some unsettling observations.

A old signpost which signals the direction to Dore

Residents in a Sheffield community have a new neighbourhood plan

At its meeting on 6th October, Sheffield Council voted to adopt the Dore Neighbourhood Plan and make it part of the city’s Development Plan.

Sheffield Town hall with Peace Gardens fountain in view

The next Full Council meeting

Councillor Terry Fox, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “The Council meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday 3 November has been postponed. The meeting was due to be the first one back in the Council Chamber since the start of the pandemic but with the number of Covid cases rising in the city it was felt that more space was needed than is available in the Town Hall. Ponds Forge International Sports Centre has been used recently for meetings of larger numbers, but is not available. The meeting will be rearranged once an alternative date and venue is confirmed. These details will be provided as soon as possible.”

A red, blue and orange Supertram drives through Sheffield City Centre

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.

Sheffield Town Hall is lit up as the sun sets in the city

Council wants to hear about Voluntary and Community Sector needs post Covid

The council is exploring ideas around a VCS Covid Recovery Fund to help tackle the financial pressures the sector is facing as it acknowledges the massive role the VCS has played in supporting the city during these unprecedented times.

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The North Together - northern leaders join forces for levelling up

Sheffield, together with the North is leading the way in growing an inclusive, productive, and sustainable economy for our people and businesses, working towards a sustainable future for the whole nation.

Autumnal trees surround Sheffield Town Hall

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.

A poppy in a field

Sheffield will remember them - Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Sunday

This November Sheffield will, as always, remember the service and sacrifice of those in our Armed Forces and those who gave their lives for our country. We're working in partnership with the Royal British Legion and will announce more details very soon.

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Watch out for your handy guide to your Local Area Committees!

Information about Sheffield’s new Local Area Committees (LACs) is being sent to every household in the city this week.

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Leader's appeal after killing of Mohamed Issa Koroma

Anyone with information about the death of Mohamed Issa Koroma last Friday (17 September) in Sheffield city centre, is asked to get in touch with South Yorkshire Police.

Photographs from the four South West Sheffield wards

City’s first LACs meeting marks milestone in devolution

Last night saw the start of a new era in democratic decision-making in Sheffield – with the holding of the city’s first ever Local Area Committee meeting.

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Firth Park Ward by-election results September 2021

By-election results for Firth Park Ward September 2021

Town Hall and Peace Gardens

Council sets out major budget challenge as pandemic pressure continues

Following the impact of Covid-19 on essential services, we are preparing now for a very challenging budget position in 2022/23.  

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Sheffield honours emergency services workers this 999 Day

We will fly the official 999 Day flag above the Town Hall and hold a two minute silence to celebrate this year’s Emergency Services Day and our heroic emergency service workers.

Photographs from the seven LAC areas in Sheffield

LACs Survey: Tell us about your local area

The Local Area Committees have launched a citywide survey to discover more about what residents think and feel locally.

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Local Area Committees bring decision making closer to communities

The Council will be hearing from local communities over the coming months to shape how the LACs will work and there will be a range of opportunities for people to share their views, recognising that people want to get involved in different ways.  

Sheffield city scape

Sheffield’s response to the crisis in Afghanistan

Sheffielders have shown incredible compassion and generosity in recent weeks, stepping up and wanting to find out more about how they can help people fleeing Afghanistan.

Sheffield Town Hall

The tragic death of Mohammed Munib Majeedi: A statement

Following the devastating death of Mohammed Munib Majeedi, we share a statement from Leader of Sheffield City Council, Cllr Terry Fox.

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Progress continues on the street tree archiving project

Work on a Street Tree Archiving project, to enable those who are interested in documents and files relating to the council's street tree programme, is underway.

Fountains outside Sheffield Town Hall

Expressions of Interest for Windrush Grant Funding

Sheffield City Council has been awarded £5000 by the Windrush Day Grant Fund and has matched this funding, making £10,000 available. A call for expressions of interest has been made to run an arts-led project with the aim to enhance Sheffield City Archive’s collection of black history content, with a focus on the collection of Windrush Generation memories

Sheffield skyline at night

Sheffield: Our history and heritage told through our streets, monuments, museums, libraries and archives

Following a review by Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Museums, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, a report is being presented to Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission on 29 July, which gives a snapshot of the city’s fabric, its archives and museum collections.

View of Sheffield from South Street Park

For Sheffield and with Sheffield – the council’s One Year Plan

An ambitious plan for Sheffield, that sets out clear priorities and actions for the year ahead has been agreed - putting Sheffield first, with people and communities at its heart.

Street trees in Sheffield

Independent Tree Inquiry – what’s next?

Our Cooperative Executive has set out the next steps in the independent Inquiry in to the management of Sheffield's street trees dispute.

Burgess Street

Temporary Road Closure: Burgess Street

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

Town Hall early evening

Statement from Councillor Terry Fox on the racist abuse towards England players

Council Leader, Councillor Terry Fox's statement on the racist abuse directed to some of the England team following Euro 2020.

Sam Parsonage, owner of Miss Samantha’s Vintage in Walkey, is proud to support the Make Yourself at Home campaign

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.

People gathered to unveil tribute at Park Hill

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.

The Lord Mayor in her chains of office

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.

Prince Philip

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.

Sheffield skyline

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.

Sheffield City Hall in Barkers Pool

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.

Sheffield Town Hall behind autumn trees

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.

Sheffield Town Hall and Peace Garden water feature

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.

Captain Sir Tom Moore

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.

Sheffield Town Hall and Peace Gardens fountain

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.   

Councillor Bob Johnson

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.

Yellow tractor parked in front of gritting vehicles.

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.

Coffee Machine

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.

Headshot of Charlie Adan

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.

Sheffield Town Hall

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 ...

Sheffield Town Hall lit in purple at night

Independent Race Equality Commission Calls for Evidence

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