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Covid-19 testing units available to support local response

Testing is a vital part in our fight against the spread of Covid-19 and to help reduce the rate of people contracting the virus, your help is still needed as much as ever. You can get a test at one of six testing centres by booking an appointment in advance. If you are showing any of the following symptoms of Covid-19, however mild, you need to get tested as soon as you can: A high temperature A new, continuous cough A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

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Local Area Committees get the go ahead

Full Council give the go ahead for seven new Local Area Committees (LAC), which seek to revolutionise how citizens can influence the decisions that matter to them and their communities. 

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Have your say on how we let social housing

A consultation scheme is underway to find out what people think about potential changes to how social housing is let in the city. There are ever increasing demands on social housing in Sheffield, like many other parts of the country.The proposed changes aim to ensure that our housing stock goes to the people who need it most.

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Pedestrian crossing to be introduced on busy Sheffield road

Plans announced to improve pedestrian safety on Station Road, Halfway, near Halfway Nursery and Infants School.

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Sheffield landlord prosecuted again for appalling conditions

A Sheffield landlord with a track record of housing offences, has been fined for putting tenants at serious harm from fire and exposing them to substandard and dangerous conditions in their homes. Nilendu Das, of Carter Knowle Avenue was convicted at Sheffield’s Magistrate Court yesterday and ordered to pay over £7,000 in court costs and fines for various housing offences as well as health and safety offences at his restaurant, the Varanasi Inn on Sandygate Road, Sheffield.

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Tackling crime and anti-social behaviour through improved joint-working

We have committed increased funding of over £1.1 million for community safety work across the city, so that people feel safe living, working, and playing in our neighbourhoods. The funding, designed to provide more reassurance in local areas by better joint-working, will involve working with communities, the council and partners including South Yorkshire Police, the voluntary, community and faith sector, health, schools and councillors.

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New Shared Ownership Scheme plans to help first-time buyers

A new Shared Ownership scheme, designed to help people buy part shares in a home they want to purchase, will be proposed at our Cabinet meeting on 17th March.

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Bradley, Alice and Marshal get skilled up for the future

Year on year we will be recruiting more apprentices to make sure that we have local skilled people working in either our housing service or for the local companies that carry out work for us. We’ve been talking with some of these apprentices, who are doing a 3 or 4 year NVQ qualification, so read on to hear all about what they’re learning and their hopes for the future.

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High visibility patrols and partnership efforts continue in Page Hall

We're working with South Yorkshire Police and Fir Vale Community Hub to improve community issues in Page Hall. Last week we carried out a partnership day of action to address problems in the area.

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Our plans for council housing

Our priorities for providing safe, warm, affordable council homes and investing in them and our council estates has been approved by our full council meeting. Our ambitious plans mean that we will continue to invest in council properties and improve the lives of all council tenants and residents across the city.

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Council opens consultation on new proposals for library enhancements

We have launched a public consultation about improvements to libraries, after we announced last year that each community hub library would benefit from a £10,000 cash boost.  

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Register with European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) to retain your rights

Help is available for all EU citizens in the city who must apply for apply for ‘settled status’ before the end of June 2021 to retain their right to live in the UK. Many people who have lived here for a long time think that they don’t need to apply for this status, but they must apply so that they can continue to live in the UK after June. Over 4.88 million applications have already been made to the EU Settlement Scheme.

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New Community Services Manager for Page Hall

The new community services manager will lead on the development and delivery of a partnership action plan to deal with the issues affecting local people in Page Hall.

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30 households resettled after launch of rent guarantee initiative

Our housing initiative has provided 30 households with new homes in affordable, private rented properties thanks to a rent guarantee scheme that was introduced in May last year.

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Go ahead for new Westfield playground

Working with Westfield Big Local Partnership we will be creating a brand-new multi-use playground for families in the Westfield area.

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What is the council doing about noisy neighbours?

Last month three people were prosecuted for noise offences in Sheffield. We encourage people to report these issues so that we can investigate and take action.

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Cllr Peter Rippon Remembrance Page and Condolences

A remembrance page has been set up for Councillor Peter Rippon, who sadly passed away on Sunday 20 December.

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New family homes ready in time for Christmas

Four new council homes are ready for families to move in over the next few days

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Tis the season to twinkle and celebrate Christmas in Sheffield

As 2020 - the year that none of us could have predicted - draws to a close, we’re all in need of some festive cheer, and although we can’t celebrate Christmas in the usual style th ...

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Sheffield’s £25M bid for Stocksbridge town regeneration

A £25m investment plan has been put forward for the regeneration of Stocksbridge.

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Report on Hanover Tower block

An investigative report into why defective cladding was installed on the Hanover tower block in Broomhall has been published by Sheffield City Council.

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New £250,000 bike park development for Hillsborough Park

A new £250,000 bike park development to be installed in Hillsborough Park

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Covid-19 funding for voluntary, community and faith organisations

Potential funding for voluntary, community and faith organisations who have helped others during the Covid-19 response.

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The Great British September Clean in Sheffield

Get involved in the Great British September Clean and help keep our city clean and tidy.

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Have your say on the Local Plan in online consultation

Online consultation events will start next week giving local people the opportunity to provide their views and feedback on what they would like to be included in the Sheffield Local Plan.

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New modular council homes lifted into position at Parson Cross

New modular homes come to Parson Cross in new scheme. The new housing could be the beginning of a series of modular homes available for affordable rent across the city.

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Work starts on Broomhill social distancing measures

The pavement at Broomhill shopping precinct is being widened to allow for social distancing and active travel.

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Pinstone Street social distancing measures upgraded

Work has begun to upgrade temporary changes to Pinstone Street, which is currently closed to traffic to help people maintain social distancing as they return to the city centre’s s ...

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Winter Garden to reopen Monday 17 August

Following its temporary closure due to the Covid outbreak earlier this year, we ...

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Get your game on as Leisure United football pitches reopen

State of the art football pitches at SGP Graves and SGP Thorncliffe will reopen ...

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Social distancing measures introduced in Broomhill

Amey, on behalf of Sheffield City Council, will begin work this week on temporar ...

Sheffield Local Plan consultation to start in September

Sheffield Local Plan consultation to start in September

Sheffield City Council will launch a consultation after the summer holidays to g ...

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Council announces three new Covid-19 local testing units

Sheffield City Council is putting in place an additional three new local testing ...

Rainbow crossing installed in city centre for Sheffield Pride

Rainbow crossing installed in city centre for Sheffield Pride

As Sheffield Pride returns for 2020, as with many events in the city it will be ...

City’s playgrounds will not reopen until safety measures in place

City’s playgrounds will not reopen until safety measures in place

UPDATE: 17 July 2020 Playgrounds update   Sheffield City Council is working very ...

Additional £16million to protect Sheffield from flooding

Additional £16million to protect Sheffield from flooding

Sheffield is set to receive an additional £16 million for the city's flood defen ...

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Heart of the City II continues to raise the bar for Sheffield

Sheffield City Council has pledged to provide exemplary ethical and sustainabili ...

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New Shalesmoor cycle path to be installed this weekend

A fully segregated cycle link will be introduced between Shalesmoor roundabout a ...

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Sheffield City Council announces Sheffield Local Outbreak Control Plan

Sheffield City Council announces the COVID-19 Sheffield Local Outbreak Control P ...

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William Mitchell frieze to be safely removed and relocated

Work is set to get underway next week to meticulously remove the William Mitchel ...

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Make Yourself at Home, Sheffield

The aim of the campaign is to give confidence to residents as they begin to inte ...

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Please bin it or take your rubbish home...

Following further complaints and litter being consistently left behind in Sheffield's parks, Sheffield City Council has ...

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Ready, steady, Grow! Green Fingers Garden Competition is now open

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce the return of the Council tenant Green Fingers Garden competition!

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Budding Sheffield gardeners get green-fingered for National Gardening Week

People across the city have been showing off their horticultural talents by spending more time tending to their gardens ...

Sheffield Council housing advice and support during COVID-19

Sheffield Council housing advice and support during COVID-19 Rented Council Prop ...

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Council announces extra £10k funding for every library

Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce that every library across the city is set to receive an additional one off ...

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Partnership working strategy for city’s street trees is unveiled

A new shared vision for the care and management of Sheffield’s street trees will be approved by the Leader of the Counci ...

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Council asks for your views on city centre living

The consultation will look at Sheffielder’s perceptions of the area and what changes could be made to make it a neighbou ...

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Businesses urged to take part in city centre spring clean

As part of Keep Britain Tidy’s “Great British Spring Clean” national campaign, Sheffield BID’s litter pick will take pla ...

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Sheffield to invest £500 million in council housing

Sheffield City Council is set to approve its Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Business Plan for 2020/2021, which includes p ...

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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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Repeat bodge-job fraudster jailed

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

Big city conversation

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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Make a difference with a Community Fund grant

Our Housing and Neighbourhood Service is calling on community groups that work w ...

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Council supports communities affected by wet weather

Following substantial rainfall over recent weeks, Sheffield is continuing to work closely with those in the worst affect ...

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Over 80,000 visits to Council news site for flooding information 

Thursday and Friday saw the highest number of hits ever in a 24-hour period to Sheffield City Council’s news website, Sh ...

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Mascot makes moves to unite litter heroes

The Streets Ahead mascot, Phil the Bin, made the most of the half-term break by reminiscing about his busy start to this ...

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Streets Ahead prepares Sheffield for winter

The council’s highways contractor is getting ‘winter ready’ in preparation for icy conditions over coming months.With 19 ...

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Sheffield School Environment and Recycling Taskforce launched

A new taskforce to look at how the education sector in Sheffield can improve its environmental impact has today been ann ...

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Sheffield’s Big City Conversation is on track

Sheffield’s Leader and Deputy Leader took to Stagecoach Supertram today to talk with local people and get the Big City C ...

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Have your say on the 2020 green bin collection service

Have your say on the 2020 green bin collection serviceIn Sheffield, we offer residents a chargeable green bin collection ...

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Sheffield recognised for having ‘clean roads’ by government

The cleanliness of the city’s roads has been acknowledged by central government, following an independent assessment of ...

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Sheffield talks in lead up to The Big City Conversation

As part of Local Democracy Week Sheffield City Council is asking residents for their views about the issues that affect ...

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Be diligent and wise against doorstep fraudsters

Sheffield City Council and South Yorkshire Police are joining forces with partners across the city and the region for a ...

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3,100 new council homes to be built to meet housing needs

Plans for the largest council house building programme for decades are taking shape in Sheffield. If approved, over 3,10 ...

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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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Could you volunteer with a child in care or care leaver?

The volunteers, known as independent visitors, build helpful and positive relationships with young people who are in car ...

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It’s ‘in the bag’ for Sheffield’s litter champions

It’s a familiar yet unwelcome sight across many cities - piles of litter; be it fly- tipping or one off items, dumped at ...

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Sheffield’s award-winning ‘green-fingered’ gardeners

We have the winners for the Housing and Neighbourhood Service's Green Fingers Gardening Competition 2019!   This year’s ...

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Colley Park set for playground transformation

Colley Park in Parson Cross is about to get a makeover as part of the council’s ongoing work to improve parks and playgr ...

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Streets Ahead give budding gardeners a root to success

Employees at Streets Ahead in Sheffield have been making valuable contributions ...

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Consultation on plans to vary street lighting levels opens

Sheffield residents are being asked to give their views on a proposal to vary the street lighting levels across Sheffiel ...

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Flags fly high in Sheffield’s award winning parks

Sheffield’s wonderful parks and green spaces have once again been recognised by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, ...

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Residents to have their say on street light dimming

Residents of Sheffield will soon have the chance to share their views on a proposal to vary the street lighting levels a ...

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Multi-million pound development to create energy efficient homes

Sheffield City Council has appointed leading energy, services and regeneration specialist ENGIE to develop a new homes p ...

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Sheffield set to benefit from the UK’s fastest broadband speeds

In Sheffield, new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) technology, where fibre is laid all the way from the exchange to people’s ...

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Fire Service cost pressure consultation

We currently face cost pressures of up to £4million, due to no longer being able to use a way of staffing our fire stati ...

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Sheffield kicks off development of new street tree strategy

A cabinet report which focuses on the development of a Street Tree Strategy, as ...

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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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Better Parks - Our vision calls for creative business ideas.

Our role is to look after Sheffield’s wonderful parks, woodlands and green space ...

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Body camera evidence crucial in securing convictions

Evidence from newly-introduced body cameras worn by Sheffield City Council’s par ...

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Centenary Field for Stocksbridge Clock Tower and Gardens

Set in landscaped gardens, with public footpaths running through, the site is a ...

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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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The unique experience of fostering in the Outdoor City

As you may know, small children like mud. Ours likes to throw it and sit in it.“ ...

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Share and celebrate 100 years of Council housing

This summer we are celebrating a landmark event that saw large scale council est ...

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Justice for residents as doorstep fraudster is jailed

Simon Collins, 43, of Fretson Road, Sheffield, pleaded guilty to five offences u ...

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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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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 – 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 ...

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Work begins on Clarkehouse Road scheme

Work has begun this week on a new road safety scheme at Clarkehouse Road which h ...

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Promoting good health in Sheffield

Sheffield is committed to reducing and eliminating health inequalities in the ci ...

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Household waste recycling centres extended opening hours

All centres will be open from 10.00am to 6.00pm, until Monday 30 September 2019. ...

Local Election Result – Graves Park Ward

Local Election Result – Graves Park Ward

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