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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.

Lucy on the left and Noreen on the right, both smiling

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.

Sheffield locals gather at an event in Manor Park

Success for Council’s high street investment fund

An independent evaluation of the Council’s Economic Recovery Fund has shown high streets more than ‘doubled the money invested’, for every £1 spent.

20mph speed limit sign on residential street

More speed limits for safer neighbourhoods approved

The Transport, Regeneration and Climate Change Policy Committee have agreed another round of 20mph advisory speed limits across the city.

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Local Plan: Proposed new vision for Sheffield will benefit all communities

The proposed Sheffield Local Plan, an ambitious vision for the city, was approved at Full Council this week, paving the way for investment and development across the city’s communities. Further public consultation will now take place to agree the final Plan.

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Council publishes independent report into historic management of street tree FOI's

An independent report into Sheffield City Council’s handling and management of Freedom of Information Requests relating to both its historic management of street trees and general requests has been published today.

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Sheffield school children invited to talk rubbish with Streets Ahead

Around 4000 school children were part of a litter education session during the last academic year and Streets Ahead are continuing to deliver their assemblies on reducing litter across the city.

Allison Doyle standing in neighbourhood office and library

Housing advice and support through cost of living crisis

Help, advice, and support is in place in Sheffield for anyone facing financial hardship or who has concerns about paying their rent or mortgage due to the cost of living crisis.  

Rows of houses at Southey Green with grey sky looking over the valley

Free broadband pilot project for Southey Green

Hundreds of residents who live on the Dryden estate at Southey Green are due to receive free broadband at the end of November as part of a pilot scheme to address ‘digital poverty’.

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Sheffielders reminded to put safety first around roadworks

Drivers are being encouraged to take more care around roadworks as Streets Ahead continues its programme of resurfacing across the city.

Drone view of Buchanan Green new OPIL scheme in the sunshine

New purpose-built council homes for older people

The latest addition to our Council Housing Stock Increase Programme is the completion of Buchanan Green Older Persons Independent Living Scheme (OPIL) in Parson Cross for the over 60s.

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Pressures on council housing budgets means difficult choices

Sheffield City Council’s next Housing Policy Committee will discuss the impact of the cost of living crisis on tenants in the city.

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Sheffielders asked for their views on highway works

Residents across Sheffield are being asked to give their feedback on highway improvement and maintenance works across the city.

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‘Housing First’ project sees success for long-term homeless

Over thirty homeless people have been successfully housed since the council launched a scheme to reduce long-term rough sleeping in Sheffield.

A view of Sheffield from the top of the former Ski Slope at Parkwood Springs

‘Ambitious plans for our city’: Two further Levelling Up fund bids submitted

Over the summer, a further two Levelling Up bids were submitted by Sheffield City Council to the government which could result in development of community facilities in Heeley and much needed investment to facilitate development at Parkwood Springs. 

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Statement on Eurovision Song Contest

Cllr Ben Miskell, Economic Development and Skills Policy Committee Deputy Chair ...

Cllr Mazher Iqbal stands outside Carfield Primary School

Committee progresses plans to make streets healthier, safer and more sustainable

At last week’s Transport, Regeneration and Climate Change Committee, members agreed a bumper crop of transport decisions...

Trees planted on Edmund Road

Council launches Street Tree Archive

Sheffield City Council has today published documents as part of the Street Tree Archive which will allow the public to access records and correspondence relating to the council’s management of street trees between 2013 and 2018.

Liam Pond stands with Councillor Richard Williams, proudly holding the Green Flag award in Sheffield Winter Garden

Sheffield parks receive international mark of quality

Green Flag Awards are an international mark of quality for well managed parks and green spaces all over the world. In Sheffield, 16 of our parks have received this honour, which means they meet the criteria for being safe, welcoming, well maintained and well managed.

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Tek it ome this summer

We've teamed up with artist, Luke Horton to encourage people visiting our gorgeous parks and green spaces to take their litter home.

Two bats nesting in roof tiles. Copyright Tom Marshall.

Sheffield reroofing project leading the way in bat protection

In one of the biggest projects of its kind, Sheffield City Council is working with the Avonside Group to renew the roofs on more than 7,000 council homes, improving insulation, installing new roof tiles, and ensuring the roofs are fit for the future.

Councillor Terry Fox shovelling flytipped waste at Colliery Road in Sheffield

Tackling fly tipping in our communities

New mobile cameras are being used across the city to help detect and deter fly tipping. Further targeted measures are being discussed by Local Area Committees following significant committed investment.

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£100m Gleadless Valley Masterplan given the go-ahead following consultation

The Gleadless Valley Masterplan, which will see improvements made to housing, green spaces and facilities as well as increased employment opportunities, has been given the go-ahead following consultation with residents.

Lisa Birkett, owner of Happy Hare independent fabric shop and member of Station Road Business Forum, Chapeltown

Ten Sheffield high streets set to receive £500k investment

Sheffield City Council has announced further areas which will be supported by its Economic Recovery Fund, an innovative grant set up in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic to support local high streets and hard-hit sectors.

Shalesmoor Gateway roundabout with three lanes and a red cycle lane beside the pavement

New plans for Shalesmoor to unlock travel potential

Plans to make significant changes to the road layout at Shalesmoor are underway, as proposals are shaped to transform travel in the area.

Green weeds growing from stone wall

Council acts to reduce glyphosate use across city

The council is reducing its use of glyphosate across all service areas, including trialling glyphosate free areas in some parts of the city.

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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.