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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.

Ukraine flag above Sheffield City Council Town Hall

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.

An image of the flag of Pakistan.

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.

Trees planted on Edmund Road

Council launches Street Tree Archive

Sheffield City Council has today published documents as part of the Street Tree Archive which will allow the public to access records and correspondence relating to the council’s management of street trees between 2013 and 2018.

A group of 7 people stood on grass around a tree

Sheffield Street Tree Partnership welcomes new chair as progress continues

A new chair has been appointed to the Sheffield Street Tree Partnership and is already playing an active role in steering the invaluable work of the group.

Supertram drives through Sheffield

South Yorkshire sustainable transport schemes awarded £570m

The Department for Transport has awarded the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) £570m to invest in sustainable transport schemes across the county, including several Sheffield initiatives.

Ukraine flag at Sheffield town hall

Sheffield delighted to be shortlisted for Eurovision Host City

We're one of the 7 cities shortlisted!

Sheffield Town Hall, showing the clock tower and front facade

Sheffield ‘phoney’ businessman ordered to pay £1.1m by courts

A Sheffield businessman has been ordered to pay over £1m following a Confiscation Order at Sheffield Crown Court.

A bird's eye view of the former John Lewis building in Barker's Pool

John Lewis building now Grade II listed

Yesterday Historic England listed the former John Lewis building, in Barker’s Pool, at Grade II on the National Heritage List for England.

Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award 2022

Council receives gold award for work to support Armed Forces community

Sheffield City Council has been given a Gold Award as a business that employs and supports those who serve, veterans and their families.

Sheffield skyline

Statement on Sheffield's bid to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2023

"We would be proud to bring the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 to the region in solidarity with Ukraine."

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Clean Air Zone signs to be installed ahead of launch early next year

Signs making drivers aware of Sheffield’s upcoming Category C Clean Air Zone will start to be installed over the coming weeks, as the council moves forward with plans to improve air quality and reduce pollution in and around the city centre.

Sheffield Town Hall

“The people of Sheffield deserve more”: Council leader’s statement on latest cuts to bus services

Cllr Terry Fox has made a statement following the announcement further bus cuts are to hit Sheffield and South Yorkshire from this week.

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New Sheffield Connect city centre bus service

A new bus service connecting 12 stops in and around Sheffield City Centre has launched today, providing residents and visitors the opportunity to hop onto the bus from the train, tram or other bus services.

Sheffield Town Hall

VIDEO: Get involved in your council

Today the Council publishes its new explainer video to remind Sheffielders of all the ways they can get involved in their local democracy.

Food waste on white plate being scraped with knife

Council to trial food waste recycling collections

Sheffield City Council and Veolia will begin the city’s first ever food waste recycling trial this summer.

Liam Pond stands with Councillor Richard Williams, proudly holding the Green Flag award in Sheffield Winter Garden

Sheffield parks receive international mark of quality

Green Flag Awards are an international mark of quality for well managed parks and green spaces all over the world. In Sheffield, 16 of our parks have received this honour, which means they meet the criteria for being safe, welcoming, well maintained and well managed.

Sheffield Town Hall flies a Ukrainian flag and lights up the clock face in yellow and blue in solidarity with Ukraine

Statement on Sheffield's ambition to host Eurovision 2023

Following the BBC’s announcement that Eurovision 2023 will be held in the UK, Sheffield will be entering a bid to become the host city.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Doncaster Sheffield Airport: Joint statement from South Yorkshire leaders

Leaders from across South Yorkshire have released a joint statement regarding the future of Doncaster Sheffield airport.

City Hall with two outreach workers talking with a person sleeping rough

Supporting people who sleep rough in hot weather

The council is working proactively alongside partner agencies to safeguard individuals who rough sleep during the extreme hot weather. 

Black bins on side of road

Bin collections will be earlier next Monday and Tuesday due to heatwave

Waste and recycling collections in Sheffield will be taking place earlier than usual, to avoid the hottest time of the day.

Amey operatives empty street bin

Streets Ahead get ready for city’s biggest festival

Streets Ahead will be working around the clock to keep Sheffield clean and tidy throughout the Tramlines festival.

Town Hall

Council leaders respond to the final Race Equality Commission report

The Leader and Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council have released responses to the publication of the final Race Equality Commission report today.

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Discretionary Energy Rebate scheme now open

The Discretionary Energy Rebate scheme has opened for applications today to households which do not get Council Tax bills but pay for their energy.

Town Hall

Committee's decision on Chief Executive

The cross-party committee that has been considering the actions of the Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, Kate Josephs, has concluded its work.

Town Hall

Fund set up to aid those suffering in cost-of-living crisis in Sheffield

A fund has been set up to help those in Sheffield most affected by the rising cost-of-living and is welcoming donations from individuals or organisations who would like to support this work.

Sheffield Town Hall

Leader’s statement on Kate Josephs

Statement from Leader of Sheffield City Council, Cllr Terry Fox, in response to the Sue Gray report.

Lord Mayor Sioned Mair Richards in her robes and chain in town hall

Sioned-Mair Richards becomes the new Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield

“If you are among those people making Sheffield the brilliant place that we’re proud to call home, then I can’t wait to meet you.” These are the words of Sioned-Mair Richards, who has today been voted in as the new the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield and inaugurated at Sheffield City Council’s Annual General Meeting held at Sheffield Town Hall today (18/05/2022).

Councillors Shaffaq Mohammed, Terry Fox and Douglas Johnson in council chamber

Labour, Greens and the Liberal Democrats agree collaborative way forward

Labour, Greens and the Liberal Democrats have today set out a collaborative and politically proportionate approach on how to run the council. Labour’s Cllr Terry Fox will continue as Leader of the Council and Cllr Julie Grocutt will be the Deputy Leader. This will be the first council leadership under the new committee system following last year’s referendum.

A panoramic view of Sheffield with trees lining a park, rows of houses and the city skyline in the distance

Council Tax Energy Rebate roll out to begin this month

Sheffield City Council will begin to roll out the Council Tax Energy Rebate Scheme this month to around 215,000 households in the city.