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Proposal to work with community sector to develop a Community Buildings Policy 

The Council will discuss the proposed approach to the Community Buildings Policy on Wednesday March 12th. The report outlines how the Council, if approved, would introduce an interim policy for a year to enable progress on a number of Community Asset Transfers that have already been requested.

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More than 90% of Sheffield children allocated their first preference secondary school

Parents and families across Sheffield today learned which secondary school their children have been allocated as they proceed into Year 7.

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Community Parenting Strategy to ensure all children and young people in Council's care get best start in life

On Monday (26th February), the Council’s Education, Children and Families Policy Committee met at the Town Hall and approved the adoption of this strategy.

Clean Air Zone

Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone marks first year since launch

Since the launch, data has shown that the number of non-compliant vehicles has reduced by nearly two-thirds, showing that people are making the switch to cleaner vehicles.

CAZ

A year on living with the Clean Air Zone

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health: A year on living with the CAZ and we are seeing the kind of positive results we were hoping for. The number of polluting vehicles within the CAZ boundary has seen a huge drop compared to the year before, two thirds of a reduction.

The second development site for council homes in Newstead, Sheffield, is surrounded by a green fence

More than 1,000 council homes to be built by 2029

More than 1,000 council homes will be built or acquired in the next five years to increase the number of properties available in Sheffield.

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Consultation begins for highways maintenance programme involving street trees

The first phase of consultation is to begin next week for the proposed delivery of highways maintenance works needed on Dunkel Road, Banner Cross Road and Silver Hill Road. 

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Setting a sustainable budget that delivers for Sheffield - Council to discuss proposals

Strategy and Resources Committee will meet on February 21st to discuss proposals for the budget and how, despite a financial backdrop that continues to prove difficult, the Council will deliver on its priorities. The final decision on approving the budget will be made at Full Council Budget Committee on 6th March.

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New webpage showcases exciting transformation of Sheffield city centre

An incredible number of regeneration projects are currently taking place in the centre of Sheffield, all helping to create a city centre fit for the future.

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Young people in Sheffield to benefit from new funding for youth services

Sheffield City Council has been awarded a Youth Investment Fund Refurbishment Grant to renovate youth provision for young people across the region. 

Cllr Hunt

"Putting the spotlight on Sheffield talent": Monthly video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

Councillor Tom Hunt discusses the upcoming MOBOs and the fringe events taking place across Sheffield to celebrate.

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Council adopts new definition of Islamophobia

A new definition of Islamophobia has been adopted by Sheffield City Council.

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Stannington By-Election Result 2024

The by-election results from Stannington ward

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Useful information for the Christmas period

Between Christmas and New Year the Council only runs essential services.

Race Equality Commission

Council sets out progress made on race equality journey in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council has set out the progress that is being made to accelerate action on race equality in the city.

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Sheffield City Council on course to set a balanced budget despite challenges

Today (Thursday 21 December 2023), at Sheffield City Council’s Extraordinary Strategy and Resources Policy Committee, Councillors were given a positive, but realistic, update on the financial outlook for the council and the budget for 2024/25.

Cllr Tom Hunt

December's video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

Cllr Tom Hunt, Leader of Sheffield City Council, speaks about the Cost of Living crisis, the impact it has on residents in Sheffield and the support available from the Council to put some extra cash in the pockets of those who need a little bit of help.

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Council raises concerns for Sheffield's street trees due to planned fibre broadband work across the city

On behalf of Sheffield City Council, Council Leader Tom Hunt has responded to concerns the Council has regarding potential damage to Sheffield's street trees, during the installation of telegraph poles and overhead wires where improvements to fibre broadband are being made. 

Town Hall

“Together we get things done”: Ambitious Council Plan focuses on prosperous future for Sheffield

Sheffield City Council has set out its priorities for the next four years in its new draft Council Plan which outlines how the Council will deliver for citizens. The draft Council Plan will be discussed at the Strategy and Resources Committee on Wednesday, 13th December.

Cllr Miskell stands at Sheffield Station

New data shows a drop in polluting vehicles driving in Sheffield

Following the launch of Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) earlier this year, data shows there has been a significant increase in compliant vehicles driving in the CAZ and wider areas of the city.

MOBO brand announcement

The MOBO Awards are coming to Sheffield!

This year’s ceremony is set to kick off the 2024 awards season, coming to the Utilita Arena Sheffield on 7 February 2024 for its incredible 26th year. Tickets are available now via mobo.com/tickets.

Councillor Tom Hunt, stood infront of a Sheffield skyline, showing cranes and buildings. Tom is wearing a dark coat with a red poppy badge for Remembrance Sunday.

November's video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

Councillor Tom Hunt talks to you about the importance of public transport, and the ambitions the city has for its trams and buses.

L-R: Chris West, Head of Operations at Keltbray, Louise Pavitt, Major Project Director at Keltbray, Lucia Lorente-Arnau, Principal Development Officer and Cllr Ben Miskell, Chair of Transport, Regeneration and Climate Committee.

Contractor appointed to transform historic Castlegate into green space

Exciting plans to transform one of the most historic parts of Sheffield city centre has moved a step closer with the appointment of the lead contractor.

Fargate containers

Future community uses for containers to be decided

The future community use of eight containers is to be decided at the Strategy and Resources Committee on Monday, November 20th. Proposals from six community groups for the containers, which used to sit at the top of Fargate, are to be considered.

Cllr Vickie Priestley

Remembering Councillor Vickie Priestley

A tribute to Councillor Vickie Priestley from Lord Mayor Cllr Colin Ross.

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Ambition to boost Sheffield visitor economy

Sheffield City Council has adopted a new strategy to help make the city a leading destination for visitors across Europe, boosting the local economy and opportunities for Sheffield residents and businesses.

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Flooding updates - October 2023

All updates relating to the Amber weather warning for Rain across Sheffield.  

Flood defences

First phase of Upper Don Flood Alleviation Scheme complete

The first phase of improvements to Sheffield’s flood defences are now complete in the Loxley Valley, Hillsborough. The Upper Don Flood Alleviation Scheme aims to protect 63 homes and 152 businesses from the damaging effects of flooding, like those seen in the area in 2007 and 2019.  

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Council leader responds to removal of Town Hall flag

Leader of Sheffield City Council, Cllr Tom Hunt said: ““Everyone has the right t ...

Sheffield Town Hall and buildings, view from the top of Fargate in Sheffield city centre

Joint statement from Sheffield Council Leaders on the developing situation in Israel and Palestine

Today Sheffield City Councillors issued a joint statement on the ongoing situation in Israel and Palestine

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£1.75m available to boost small and medium business productivity

Businesses can apply for one of two grants: productivity or digital innovation. Both are designed to help businesses save time, space, energy and materials, without cutting jobs. Business owners will also get access to expert support to review, increase their productivity and monitor their outputs going forward.

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Sheffield man added to the Rogue Landlord List after repeatedly renting out hazardous properties

A Sheffield landlord has found himself on the Rogue Landlord Database after repeatedly renting out hazardous properties in Sheffield.