Skip to the content

Your Neighbourhood

Sheffield City Centre spreads out in front of you with a line of trees in the foreground, the buildings stretch out all the way to the horizon and sit under a darkening sky as the sun sets in the right of the picture

Public hearings begin as progress continues on Sheffield’s Local Plan

The first hearing into Sheffield’s Local Plan and how it will play a lead role in reshaping the city over the next 15-20 years has got underway today.

View of Sheffield from South Street Park at dusk

More grants available for homes without a gas heating system

Many more privately owned or privately rented Sheffield households can benefit from a warm home that can be cheaper to run, following a change to eligibility rules for the Home Upgrade Grant. Check if you can get funding for your home.

Sheffield Town Hall

Public to have their say on citywide Housing Strategy

A new Housing Strategy to ensure everyone in Sheffield has access to a home, which is safe, affordable and ready for a changing climate is to begin a full public consultation.

Keyboard with red highlighted button with the word scam on it

Public urged to watch out for online rogue traders

Sheffield residents looking for home improvement services online should be vigilant and check the credibility of businesses before handing over any money, so they don’t become victims of rogue traders. As part of a regional week of action to raise awareness of rogue traders operating online, Sheffield City Council’s trading standards enforcement officers are urging those looking for home maintenance work to check businesses are genuine.

A landscape picture of Sheffield with buildings visible in the distance and a row of trees in the foreground, above is a blue sky scattered with white and grey clouds

Progress continues as hearings dates set for Sheffield’s Local Plan

The future of Sheffield’s Local Plan and how it will shape the city over the next 15-20 years has progressed following the announcement of the dates for three public hearing sessions.

Sheffield Litter Pickers at a previous event on the side of a road pictured with a number of bags of litter

Residents encouraged to take part in the Great British Spring Clean

The Great British Spring Clean kicks into action this weekend and Sheffield residents are being urged to get involved by organising their own community litter picks. The two-week campaign, which starts on Saturday, 16 March, is spearheaded by Keep Britain Tidy and being supported by Sheffield City Council, in conjunction with Amey, contractors for the council’s Streets Ahead programme.

Two images of Psalter Road in Sheffield. One has leaves on the pavement the other image shows the path after the leaves have been cleared

Leaf clearing programme ends for another year

Clearing the city’s roads and pavements of fallen leaves has come to an end as Sheffield City Council will soon turn their attention to their grass cutting programme.

Sheffield city skyline

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.

Banner Cross Road street sign stands beside a street tree and residential properties

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. 

Youngsters wearing baseball caps facing a dartboard with their backs to the camera

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.

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.

Generic street tree

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.

Outside of The Moor Market in Sheffield

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.

Image of a flood warning sign, in a red triangle on a road where cars are driving through water.

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.  

Electric charging

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.

A home with piles of litter outside

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.

Cllr Tom Hunt

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.

A cyclist rides their bike on the Sheaf Valley Cycle Route

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.

Townend Street, Crookes

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.

A CGI image of the Adelphi Cinema proposal

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.

Ecclesall Road South sign

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.  

The Sheffield skyline

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.

Head shot of Mr Ata in a grey suit and tie and blue shirt

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.