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Sheffield delighted to be shortlisted for Eurovision Host City

We're one of the 7 cities shortlisted!

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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“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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Leader’s statement on Kate Josephs

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

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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.

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.

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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).

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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.

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Sheffield recognised as a Tree City of the World

Sheffield has received Tree Cities of the World recognition, bringing a wealth of benefits to local communities, now and into the future.

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Winter maintenance periods ends for Streets Ahead

After another busy winter period, the council’s highways contractor will soon close the doors on the salt domes for another year.

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Roadworks continue on Sheffield Parkway

A series of partial lane closures on the Sheffield and Mosborough Parkways will continue throughout May as part of the Streets Ahead highway maintenance contract.

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Elections 2022 - the results

Overall local election results for Sheffield

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Local elections 2022: Statement of persons nominated

Local elections candidate information is now available.

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South Yorkshire Local Heritage List approval process gets green light

The process for approving heritage assets for the South Yorkshire Local Heritage List has been approved by Sheffield City Council. 

Councillors in the council chamber, raising their hands, unanimously approving the new committee system

“You said, we did” – Council changes how it makes decisions

Sheffield City Council has agreed major changes to how it will take democratic decisions.

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How we can help Ukraine

We have all been deeply troubled by what is happening in Ukraine and our hearts are breaking for the people who are having to flee to safety, say goodbye to their loved ones and face a future that they could never have imagined. People in Sheffield will want to know what our city is doing to support the people of Ukraine, as well as how they can help directly.

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Sheffield Street Trees Inquiry: A statement on the Terms of Reference

The Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Street Trees Dispute, Sir Mark Lowcock, has now published the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry.

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A statement in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Today Cllr Terry Fox, Cllr Douglas Johnson and Cllr Shaffaq Mohammed have issued a statement in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.    

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Sheffield City Council acting Chief Executive

Eugene Walker, Sheffield City Council’s Executive Director for Resources, is stepping into the role of acting Chief Executive.

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New community plans to give locals more influence

In March 2022, Sheffield’s Local Area Committees (LACs) will present their new community plans to the residents in their local areas.

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Investigation update following committee meeting

The cross-party committee established following Chief Executive Kate Josephs’ statement on January 14 has met again ahead of the upcoming independent investigation.

Cllr Terry Fox and Cllr Julie Grocutt stand outside the Liberty Steel building in Stocksbridge

Council leaders call for Government action over Liberty Steel

Sheffield City Council leader Cllr Terry Fox and deputy Leader Cllr Julie Grocutt have today called for Government action over the growing concerns about the future of Liberty Steel.

A panoramic picture of the Sheffield Town Hall and Peace Gardens at dusk

Council sets out plans for tackling challenging budget

Following a public consultation, Sheffield City Council has set out the city's 2022/23 budget.

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Committee update: independent investigation announced

The cross-party committee established following Chief Executive Kate Josephs’ statement of 14 January met earlier this week (1 February).

Changing how we make decisions – progress continues

Work continues on our change to a modern committee system following our referendum – and another public event is to be held to help keep you in the picture and ask what you think.

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Statement on our Chief Executive: committee begins work

A cross-party committee has been established following Kate Josephs’ statement about a gathering that happened in her former role at the Government’s Covid-19 Taskforce.

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Honouring Holocaust Memorial Day with online service

Holocaust Memorial Day - this year themed 'One Day' - takes place on Thursday 27 January. An online vigil will be available for all to join from 5.30pm.

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Cllr Terry Fox's statement on Kate Josephs

Today Leader of Sheffield City Council Terry Fox is making a statement on our Chief Executive Kate Josephs.    

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Sheffield Street Trees Inquiry: Recommendation for Independent Chair to be made at co-op exec meeting

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce that Sir Mark Lowcock is being recommended for appointment as the Independent Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Street Trees Dispute.

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Sheffield’s Covid memorial tribute plans

Plans are in place to create a group of unique, long-lasting and creative memorials in Sheffield as a tribute to those who have died from Covid, those who have lost loved ones and those who have been affected by the pandemic. Our city, like those around the world, has been deeply affected by the impact of Covid-19, and in Sheffield we want to pay a meaningful tribute to those who have lost their lives and the heroes that have shone in these difficult times.

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New scheme launched to help close the digital divide in Sheffield

A new scheme has been launched by Sheffield City Council which will provide grants to the voluntary, community and faith sectors to help digitally excluded adults get online.

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New recruits set to deliver city's ambitious plans

Kate Josephs, CEO of Sheffield City Council, is pleased to announce the recruitment to the vacant Corporate Leadership Team posts

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Local Area Committees to hold online events to hear residents' views

Local Area Committees (LACs) will hold online consultation events in January and February 2022.

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Public consultation opens on challenging budget for 2022/23

The council is facing a challenging financial position this coming year following the enormous demands placed on services during the Covid pandemic and wants to hear the public's thoughts on the budget proposals.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.  

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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.

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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.