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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.

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.  

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.

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.

Yellow & white gritting lorry in front of concrete salt dome

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.

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. 

Black History Month 2022 text in red, yellow and green on a black background.

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.

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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!

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.

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.

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.

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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 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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.