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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.

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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.

Purple flame for Holocaust Memorial Day

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.

Sheffield at dusk with view from South Street Park

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.

Sheffield Town Hall  with the Peace Gardens fountains below and a blue sky

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.

Shoppers and visitors walk through Sheffield City Centre

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.

Sheffield's Midland Station

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. 

Business owners pose in the shopping area of Walkley, Sheffield

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.

A red, blue and orange Supertram drives through Sheffield City Centre

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.

Sheffield Town Hall is lit up as the sun sets in the city

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.

Autumnal trees surround Sheffield Town Hall

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.

A poppy in a field

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.  

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.