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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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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. 

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"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.

Attercliffe Library building underneath a blue sky dotted with white clouds, to the far right of the building is a silver car parked on the roadside and to the far left is a red car parked by the roadside

Funding secured to continue South Yorkshire Local Heritage List

The process of listing some of Sheffield, and South Yorkshire’s, heritage assets is set to continue after funding was secured to continue the project.

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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. 

Castelayne care home in Gleadless Valley

Sheffield City Council successful in funding application for extension of Gleadless Valley Masterplan

In the latest developments for the Gleadless Valley Masterplan, Sheffield City Council have been successful in applying for external funding to demolish two unoccupied buildings in an extension to the current planned development.

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10 years of The Moor Market

On Saturday 25th November 2023, Sheffield’s The Moor Market will celebrate its tenth birthday. With more than 90 independent businesses, and over 10,000 visitors per week, the Market has become a vital resource for the city and residents over the past decade.

Parkwood Springs

Levelling Up: More than £19million for ambitious Parkwood Springs plans

Sheffield City Council’s exciting plans for Parkwood Springs have been awarded m ...

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.

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Flooding updates - October 2023

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

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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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Committee to consider approving grant to install new on-street electric vehicle charging points

The Finance Committee will consider whether to approve grant funding to install 11 on-street electric vehicle charging points. The proposed locations for the new charging points are in areas where residents don’t have private off-street parking.

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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.

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October's video message from Cllr Tom Hunt

Councillor Tom Hunt, Leader of Sheffield City Council, talks about the Local Plan and the important role it will play in Sheffield's future.

A modular house is lifted into place on a crane. There is a worker in an orange high vis vest helping with the task, which is taking place on a bright, sunny, blue sky day.

Sheffield’s first ‘net zero in operation’ Council homes lifted into position

Over three days in August 2023, Sheffield’s first ‘net zero in operation’ Council homes were safely lifted into position at the Duffield Place site in Woodseats.

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Sheaf Valley Cycle Route increased cycle trips by more than 60% in two years

Temporary road changes have been made permanent on the Sheaf Valley Cycle Route following a more than a 62% increase in cycle trips in the past two years.

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Active Travel Neighbourhoods in Crookes & Walkley to be made permanent

Active Travel Neighbourhoods in Crookes & Walkley are to be made permanent, following a decision at the Transport, Regeneration and Climate Policy Committee. The scheme in Nether Edge will be modified to reflect the views of residents, with a number of pedestrian crossings remaining in place.

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Levelling Up: Adelphi Cinema in Attercliffe out to market

Sheffield City Council acquired the former cinema earlier this year as part of the Attercliffe Levelling Up project and aims to develop the much-loved building into a vibrant and cultural hub, supporting the local community and wider.

Temporary intervention in Crookes

Future of three Active Travel Neighbourhoods to be decided

Reports on the Crookes and Walkley and Nether Edge schemes will be presented to members of the Transport, Regeneration and Climate Committee, outlining the delivery of the schemes, detail on the impact the schemes have had and the results of public consultation.

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Options for improving road safety on Ecclesall Road and Ecclesall Road South to be explored 

As part of the Safer Roads Fund, the A625 has been identified as a route in need of road safety improvements.  

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Full Council endorses amendments to Draft Local Plan – so, what happens next?

Amendments to the Draft Local Plan in response to public consultation were endorsed by Full Council on Wednesday 6 September. The Draft Local Plan will now be put forward for consideration by a Government planning inspector.  

Cobweb bridge Five Weirs Walk

‘Cobweb Bridge’ on Five Weirs Walk closed due to vandalism and diversions in place

The unique ‘Cobweb Bridge’ on Five Weirs Walk has been closed as a result of vandalism this weekend. Due to concerns for the safety of the bridge, it has been closed until further notice.

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Landlord prosecuted for a second time for failing tenants

Sheffield City Council has successfully prosecuted rogue landlord Gunes Ata, 48, for a second time, after failing to provide appropriate documentation to a tenant.

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Committee endorses amendments to Draft Local Plan

Amendments to the Draft Local Plan in response to public consultation will be referred to Full Council for consideration after they were endorsed by the Strategy & Resources Committee today.

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Kelham Island and Neepsend road layout and parking schemes to be made permanent

Changes to road layouts and some parking arrangements in Kelham Island and Neepsend will be introduced after a decision from the Transport, Regeneration and Climate Committee.

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Dame Andrea Leadsom visits trailblazing Sheffield Family Hubs supporting families in the community

Dame Andrea Leadsom, the Government’s Early Years Advisor, visited Family Hubs in Sheffield on Thursday, to see how we have developed the Family Hub & Start for life programme as a trailblazer across the city.

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Prince William aims to end homelessness and announces Sheffield as a partner for his Homewards initiative

Today (Tuesday 27 June 2023), Sheffield is welcoming Prince William as he launches his UK wide homelessness programme Homewards, with Sheffield right at its heart.

Plan for Sheffield's Cruyff Court

Refurbishment taking shape at Parson Cross Park

Exciting developments taking shape at Parson Cross Park with plans for Sheffield's first Cruyff Court.

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15 new Shared Ownership homes for Owlthorpe

The council’s new Shared Ownership scheme, which helps people buy part shares in a home they want to purchase, will see 15 new two, three and four-bedroomed homes become available between now and July 2023.

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Celebrating 25 years of life-changing community courses

This week’s event at Sheffield Town Hall shone a spotlight on how Community Development and Health training courses have been changing lives in the community for the last 25 years.  

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Flooding update - Moonshine Lane

The latest update from the council following a burst water pipe on Moonshine Lane, Southey.