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Northern leaders unite to unlock potential and improve lives across the region

City Leaders from across the north joined forces yesterday at Convention of the ...

Fargate containers

Containers to be used by community groups and to improve park facilities

At Strategy and Resources Committee today, councillors opted to place the Fargate containers in storage while alternative community uses across the city are explored.

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Statement from Cllr Mazher Iqbal following Levelling Up announcement

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities announced overnight a further 100 projects across the country are set to receive a share of the £2.1billion Levelling Up Fund. Unfortunately, no Levelling Up Fund was allocated to Sheffield on this occasion.

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Resurfacing work on Ecclesall Road to start next week

Sections of Ecclesall Road in Sheffield will be resurfaced this month, with work due to start week commencing 25th January, for three nights.

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Future of Fargate containers to be decided

The future of the containers on Fargate is to be decided at the Council’s Strategy and Resources Committee next week.

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Flooding update - Moonshine Lane

The latest update from the council following a burst water pipe on Moonshine Lane, Southey.

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Sheffield ranks amongst the top cities in Carbon Disclosure Project

Sheffield has received an A- status in its first submission to the Carbon Disclosure Project, ranking amongst the top cities in Europe.

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Success for Council’s high street investment fund

An independent evaluation of the Council’s Economic Recovery Fund has shown high streets more than ‘doubled the money invested’, for every £1 spent.

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Remembering Councillor Anne Murphy

A tribute to Councillor Anne Murphy from the Leader of the Council, Councillor Terry Fox.

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Sheffielders invited to have their say on next year’s budget proposals

Consultation on our budget proposals for 2023/24 is now open and we want to hear from as many local people as possible by 13 January 2023.

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Council puts plan in place to improve resurfacing

Sheffield City Council has put a stringent plan in place to improve the schedule of resurfacing being delivered by its highway’s contractor, Amey.

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Local Plan: Proposed new vision for Sheffield will benefit all communities

The proposed Sheffield Local Plan, an ambitious vision for the city, was approved at Full Council this week, paving the way for investment and development across the city’s communities. Further public consultation will now take place to agree the final Plan.

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Richard Caborn awarded city’s highest honour, Freedom of the City

Richard Caborn recognised with city's highest honour - Freedom of the City

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Statement of Solidarity with Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

  In June of this year, the Deputy Mayor of Khmelnytskyi, a city in western Ukraine, contacted Sheffield City Council to discuss the possibility of twinning with the city of Sheffield. People of Khmelnytskyi have shown an interest in developing closer relationships between the two cities to include cultural and educational exchange and to explore future business and trade opportunities. 

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Clean Air Zone: Financial support now live to upgrade your vehicle

From today, people can apply to upgrade their vehicle and receive financial support ahead of the introduction of the Clean Air Zone (CAZ). Information on when charging starts and which vehicles will be charged is online.

Sheffield Town Hall

Council publishes independent report into historic management of street tree FOI's

An independent report into Sheffield City Council’s handling and management of Freedom of Information Requests relating to both its historic management of street trees and general requests has been published today.

Kirsty on the left and Matt on the right standing outside the Winter Garden

Cost of living crisis money and debt advice

In response to the increase in the cost of living, Sheffield City Council, community, voluntary and faith organisations are creating more access to information, advice and support for anyone facing financial hardship in the city.  

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Achieving equality and ending violence: Sheffield City Council proud to receive White Ribbon Accreditation

This week, Sheffield City Council has been given White Ribbon Accreditation, which shows our commitment to working towards achieving gender equality and ending violence against women and girls.

Matt in the library and reception space at The Zest Centre, with orange walls, light coming through windows and shelves with books on

'Welcome Places' providing a warm welcome

‘Welcome Places’ are open across Sheffield and many of them, such as libraries, were already established places where people could spend time, have a chat, find out information or get support.

A map image highlighting the area inside the Clean Air Zone will apply in Sheffield. The area which charges is shaded in blue and goes around the Sheffield ring road around the city centre.

Clean Air Zone to launch from February and financial support measures roll out date confirmed

Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone will launch on February 27, 2023, with the roll out of financial support measures starting from December 12, 2022.

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Council Leader reacts to Autumn Statement

Leader of Sheffield City Council, Cllr Terry Fox, reacts to the Autumn Statement issued today.

The former Adelphi Cinema building in Attercliffe, off Attercliffe Road

Levelling Up: Council to consider purchase and transformation of former Adelphi Cinema building in Attercliffe

The purchase of the former Adelphi Cinema building in Attercliffe is to be discussed at the Finance Sub-Committee this month.

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Sheffielders asked for their views on highway works

Residents across Sheffield are being asked to give their feedback on highway improvement and maintenance works across the city.

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Take ya pick-er! Litter picking equipment now available in local libraries

Sheffielders who want to help keep their local community litter free can now collect litter picking equipment from libraries across the city.

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Winter warriors prepare the city’s salt dome for snow season

Streets Ahead is preparing for another busy season, ready for whatever the weather has in store for Sheffield this year.

Fieldwork begins at Castlegate

Next stage of fieldwork complete at Castlegate

Geoarchaeological fieldwork required for plans to regenerate the historic area of Castlegate is now complete.

A view of Sheffield from the top of the former Ski Slope at Parkwood Springs

‘Ambitious plans for our city’: Two further Levelling Up fund bids submitted

Over the summer, a further two Levelling Up bids were submitted by Sheffield City Council to the government which could result in development of community facilities in Heeley and much needed investment to facilitate development at Parkwood Springs. 

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Black History Month is taking place this October

Black History Month is a time for the UK to celebrate Black history, culture and heritage, and be empowered to take action to tackle racism.

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Statement on Eurovision Song Contest

Cllr Ben Miskell, Economic Development and Skills Policy Committee Deputy Chair ...

Doncaster Sheffield Airport building

Doncaster Sheffield Airport: Statement from Sheffield City Council

Our region deserves decent transport links, a fair chance to attract inward investment and international connectivity.

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A joint statement on the devastating floods in Pakistan

A joint statement on the devastating floods in Pakistan.

Former John Lewis building

Councillors agree not to appeal to Historic England over Grade II listing

Councillors have agreed not to call for a review of the Grade II listing of the former John Lewis building.