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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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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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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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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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Firth Park Ward by-election results September 2021

By-election results for Firth Park Ward September 2021

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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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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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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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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.

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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.

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Progress continues on the street tree archiving project

Work on a Street Tree Archiving project, to enable those who are interested in documents and files relating to the council's street tree programme, is underway.

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Expressions of Interest for Windrush Grant Funding

Sheffield City Council has been awarded £5000 by the Windrush Day Grant Fund and has matched this funding, making £10,000 available. A call for expressions of interest has been made to run an arts-led project with the aim to enhance Sheffield City Archive’s collection of black history content, with a focus on the collection of Windrush Generation memories

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Sheffield: Our history and heritage told through our streets, monuments, museums, libraries and archives

Following a review by Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Museums, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, a report is being presented to Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission on 29 July, which gives a snapshot of the city’s fabric, its archives and museum collections.

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For Sheffield and with Sheffield – the council’s One Year Plan

An ambitious plan for Sheffield, that sets out clear priorities and actions for the year ahead has been agreed - putting Sheffield first, with people and communities at its heart.

Street trees in Sheffield

Independent Tree Inquiry – what’s next?

Our Cooperative Executive has set out the next steps in the independent Inquiry in to the management of Sheffield's street trees dispute.

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Temporary Road Closure: Burgess Street

To allow for major construction work on the Radisson Bu hotel development, part ...

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Statement from Councillor Terry Fox on the racist abuse towards England players

Council Leader, Councillor Terry Fox's statement on the racist abuse directed to some of the England team following Euro 2020.

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Sheffield’s Make Yourself at Home drives safe and sustainable recovery

After more than a year managing the varying stages of Covid19 lockdown restrictions, many of Sheffield’s businesses and cultural organisations have come together since last June, under the city’s Make Yourself at Home campaign and are now focusing on a strong, safe and sustainable recovery.

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Tribute to Councillor Pat Midgley unveiled at Park Hill

An informal tribute event for Pat Midgely was held at Park Hill today, with the renaming of Norwich Street at Park Hill, to Pat Midgley Lane.  

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One year on from the death of George Floyd

A statement from Sheffield City Council, one year on from the death of George Floyd.

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Gail Smith becomes the new Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield

Councillor Gail Smith has today been voted in as the new Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield. She was inaugurated at Sheffield City Council’s Annual General Meeting held at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, instead of the Town Hall, to allow for social distancing for all attending. The Lord Mayor’s consort will be her husband, Stephen Smith. Councillor Smith is the city’s 124th Lord Mayor and welcomed her new role. She said: “Today I sit here before you, humbled and enormously proud to be the Lord Mayor of Sheffield and first citizen of our great city. Thank you for this honour.

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Co-operative administration unveiled as Sheffield looks to the future

Sheffield’s new administration has been formally announced today, with a co-operative administration of Labour and Green Party members.

Elections Results 2021 - Local Governance

Sheffield vote for a committee system

The people of Sheffield have voted for a new committee model in the city council’s Governance Referendum. It changes the way the council runs, from the current Leader and Cabinet model, to a committee system made up of elected councillors.  Of the 140,186 votes cast 89,670 voted for the change to the committee model.

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Streets Ahead mark end of winter maintenance period

Sheffield gritters stand down as warmer weather returns 

Elections Results 2021

Elections 2021 – the results

The results of the 2021 Local Elections for Sheffield are in, following a count like no other amid the global pandemic.

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Local Governance

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Local Governance

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Local Governance

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Beighton Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Beighton Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Beighton Ward. 

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesfield  Parish of High Green, Burncross and Chapeltown Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesfield Parish of High Green, Burncross and Chapeltown Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Ecclesfield Parish of High Green, Burncross and Chapeltown Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Woodhouse Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Woodhouse Ward

Sheffield Election Results 2021 for Woodhouse Ward