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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.

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Time to get your school applications in

We are urging families applying for their child’s school place to make sure they fill in their application forms

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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Independent Race Equality Commission Calls for Evidence

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

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New independent Race Equality Commission to be set-up in Sheffield

The Commission, to be chaired by Emeritus Professor Kevin Hylton, from Leeds Bec ...

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Virtual cabinet meeting held for first time

We held our first virtual Cabinet Meeting to discuss and agree Sheffield's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Lord Mayor of Sheffield to serve another year in office

We have decided to postpone our Annual Council meeting until May 2021, to ensure continuity throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Statement from the Leader of Sheffield City Council

A statement from the Leader of Sheffield City Council, Julie Dore.

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Sheffield Coronavirus response – Finance and Resources

The coronavirus pandemic and resulting national lockdown has hit many families hard, increasing the number of households ...

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Sheffield Coronavirus response - Health and Social Care

At the Council’s cabinet this week, held virtually for the first time due to lockdown, we reported on how the Council has responded to COVID-19 across the city.We have prioritised ...

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Thank You Sheffield

Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said:   “We are now nine weeks in to a very different reality, ...

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Watch Council meetings online during lockdown

In accordance with Covid-19 social distancing rules, all Sheffield City Council meetings are currently being held virtually and shared online via webcast. This includes the Council ...

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Council care and support during COVID-19

Today at the Council’s cabinet, held virtually for the first time due to lockdown, we have reported on how the Council has responded to COVID-19 across the city.   We have prioriti ...

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General Election Results - Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough Constituency


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General Election Results - Sheffield South East Constituency

Name Description Votes Bayliss, Marc Leslie The Conservative Party Candidate 1 ...

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Council set to appoint interim Chief Executive

Mark Bennett, Director of HR and Customer Services at Sheffield City Council, sa ...

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Repeat bodge-job fraudster jailed

A rogue trader has been sentenced to six months imprisonment at Sheffield Magist ...

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More chances to join the Big City Conversation

If you're heading into a very festive looking city centre next week, why not com ...

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Freedom of the City for Man with the Pram

He's known across the city as the 'Man with the Pram' and now John Burkhill is t ...

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Facts about business rates in Sheffield

We’ve been asked some questions about business rates this week so we’re sharing some facts below: The Council has no p ...

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Lord Mayor reflects and gives thanks after Remembrance Sunday

More than 5,000 people gathered in Barkers Pool on Remembrance Sunday, in memory of all those who gave their lives and h ...

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John Mothersole, from one Chief Exec to the next

At Christmas I will be stepping down from being the Chief Executive of the City Council.  As is entirely proper I will n ...

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General election 2019 - statement of persons nominated

Candidate information for the following constituencies is available here : Statement of Persons Nominated Penistone an ...

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Council set to bid for £85 million sustainable transport pot

Sheffield City Council, as part of Sheffield City Region (SCR), is set to ask for ‘Transforming Cities Fund’ money from ...

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Public invited to discuss ‘Decision Making in Sheffield’

As part of Sheffield’s Big City Conversation and the upcoming referendum on the city’s governance, residents in Sheffiel ...

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Lord Mayor will buy first poppy and launch annual appeal in Sheffield

The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Tony Downing, will buy the first poppy from the steps of the To ...

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John Mothersole, Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council, announces retirement

Chief Executive, John Mothersole, has today announced that he is due to retire at the end of 2019.John joined Sheffield ...

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Council set to balance budget despite a decade of cuts

Sheffield City Council has acknowledged that it will overspend in the current financial year 2019/20, but the level of o ...

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Urgent! Whirlpool is recalling some tumble dryer models sold under the Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline brands ...

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Shisha businesses fined for allowing smoking indoors

Whether from cigarettes, roll ups, Shisha or any other smoked product, first or second hand smoke inhalation can cause s ...

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Council pledges "Big Conversation" as petition passes threshold

Sheffield City Council has today confirmed that the petition submitted last month, calling for a referendum to change th ...

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Ofsted says: "Children's services in Sheffield are good."

Sheffield City Council has been awarded an overall ‘good’ rating by Ofsted following a three-week inspection of its chil ...

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Celebrating 100 years of Council Housing with our oldest tenants and residents

This summer we’re celebrating a landmark event that saw large scale council esta ...

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EU Elections 2019 - Sheffield results

Party Number of votes Change UK – The Independent Group  2,492 Conservative ...

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Meeting invitation to Extinction Rebellion

Councillor Lewis Dagnall, Cabinet Member for Climate Change at Sheffield City Co ...

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Celebrate Sheffield on Lord Mayor's #LoveSheffDay

The city's Peace Gardens will play host to #LoveSheffDay – a celebration of loca ...

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New Council cabinet announced

There are four new faces in this year’s Cabinet. The Education and Skills portfo ...

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Local Election Result – Manor Castle Ward

Name Description Votes Carrington, Jack Patrick Your local Yorkshire Party can ...

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Local Election Result – City Ward

Name Description Votes Anber, Janet The Conservative Party Candidate  101 Ma ...

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Local Election Result – Birley Ward

Name Description Votes Booker, Dennis UK Independence Party (UKIP)  796 Ellw ...

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Local Election Result – Beighton Ward

Name Description Votes Grundill, Brian UK Independence Party (UKIP)  631 McC ...

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Local Election Result – Richmond Ward

Name Description Votes Blyth, Richard H The Conservative Party Candidate  431 ...

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Local Election Result – Firth Park Ward

Name Description Votes Bray, Samuel The Conservative Party Candidate  453 Kh ...

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Local Election Result – Woodhouse Ward

Name Description Votes Barstow, Rachael Anne UK Independence Party (UKIP)  933 ...

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Local Election Result – Southey Ward

Name Description Votes  Chaplin, Mike Labour Party  1341  Hards, Andrew Phil ...

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Local Parish Election Results

Bradfield – Stannington Ward Name Description Votes Baker, Penny Liberal De ...


Mayor funding for South Yorkshire Children's University

The Children's University is a national charity which works with schools to enco ...

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A handy guide to registering to vote

Local Election Result – Graves Park Ward

Local Election Result – Graves Park Ward

 NameDescriptionVotesAuckland, SueLiberal Democrats 2432Clemson, Angela Jay ...

Local Election Result – Crookes and Crosspool Ward

Name Description Votes Adams, Karen Mary UK Independence Party (UKIP)  303 B ...

Local Election Result – West Ecclesfield Ward

Name Description Votes Aston, Kathy Green Party  384 Banes, Lisa Anne Jean L ...

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Local Election Result – Stannington Ward

Name Description Votes Allcroft, Adam The Conservative Party Candidate  435 ...

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Local Election Result – Broomhill & Sharrow Vale Ward

Name Description Votes Argenzio, Angela Green Party  3053 Blatt, Charles The ...

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Local Election Result – Park and Arbourthorne Ward

Name Description Votes Barnard, Jen Green Party  445 Dawson, Dennise Ann UK ...

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Local Election Result – Fulwood Ward

Name Description Votes Al Mohamadi, Fouad Kamel Labour Party  827 Barge Mich ...

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Local Election Result – Gleadless Valley Ward

Name Description Votes Dryden, John Liberal Democrats  257 Elliot, Lewis The ...

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Local Election Result – Hillsborough Ward

Name Description Votes Gilligan Kubo, Christine Green Party  1127 Hollingwor ...

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Local Election Result – Dore & Totley Ward

Name Description Votes Applebaum, David Green Party  1060 Blyth, Lesley N Th ...

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Local Election Result – East Ecclesfield Ward

Name Description Votes Booker, David Edward UK Independence Party (UKIP)  856 ...

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Local Election Result – Walkley Ward

Name Description Votes Atkinson, Rebecca Rachael Louise Liberal Democrats  736 ...

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Local Election Result – Burngreave Ward

Name  Description  Votes Aston, Mary Perpetua Liberal Democrats 207 Hall, Ni ...

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Local Election Result – Mosborough Ward

Name Description Votes Bancroft, Ben Your local Yorkshire Party candidate  330 ...

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Local Election Result – Darnall Ward

Name Description Votes Lea, Mary Labour Party  2432 Mohammed, Sohail Shaffaq ...

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Local Election Result – Ecclesall Ward

Name Description Votes Leman, Jason Green Party  1935 Lowcock, John Douglas ...

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Local Election Result – Beauchief and Greenhill Ward

Name Description Votes Gledhill, Julie Labour Party 1271 Lord, Claire The Co ...

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Local Election Result – Stocksbridge and Upper Don Ward

Name Description Votes Crossland, Kurtis Jenson Liberal Democrats  557 Grocu ...

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Local Election Result – Nether Edge & Sharrow Ward

Name Description Votes Busby, Joe The Conservative Party Candidate  198 Garb ...

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Don't forget to register to vote

You must have registered by 11:59pm on 12th April to be able to vote.If you live ...

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‘The freeman with the pram’

The man with the pram, John Burkhill, is being awarded Sheffield’s highest honou ...

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Universal credit and health and wellbeing in Sheffield

Sheffield's Health and Wellbeing Board chairs have written to The Secretary of S ...


Sheffield school nominated for RICS award

A local Sheffield school has been nominated for a globally recognised award. RIC ...

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Legend status and Walk of Fame plaque for Tony Foulds

This is in recognition of his long years of service to the Mi Amigo memorial in ...

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SCC amongst top in country for LGBT employer and education

Sheffield City Council ranks 6th on LGBT charity Stonewall’s annual education eq ...

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Football legend Gordon Banks to be honoured in Sheffield

Goalkeeping star Banks was awarded Sheffield Legend status with the first ever s ...

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Fly-tippers pay the price as council clean up

Fly-tipping is national problem, with high levels of waste being dumped across t ...

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Sheffield celebrates proud LGBT+ history

As people across the country celebrate LGBT History Month, Sheffield takes a loo ...

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Landlord prosecuted and fined for evicting tenant

A private landlord who illegally evicted his tenant has been ordered by the cour ...

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Fundraiser secures life-saving equipment at Streets Ahead

A heart-warming moment involving a Streets Ahead employee has led to the install ...

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Sheffield leading the way on LGBT+ Domestic Abuse services

Sheffield is one of only six cities in the country that is creating better suppo ...