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A box full of packets of cigarettes seized during a raid in Sheffield

Trading Standards bust illegal tobacco gang

Following a period of surveillance, our Trading Standards team seized more than £300,000 worth of illicit tobacco products during a raid in Sheffield.

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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.

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New Sheffield street tree guidelines published

A new guidelines booklet for managing the city’s street trees has been finalised and published, in line with the Sheffield Street Tree Partnership Strategy.

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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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Nyara School of Arts awarded funding for Windrush Archives project

Sheffield based African Diaspora Arts & Heritage organisation, Nyara School of Arts  to receive £10,000 to produce cultural heritage project capturing and documenting the stories and memories of the Windrush Generation in Sheffield.

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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.  

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City partners pledge to deliver new street tree strategy

A commitment to deliver on a new street tree strategy for Sheffield has been made by the founding members of the Sheffield Street Tree Partnership.

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Sheffield: Our history and heritage told through our streets, monuments, museums, libraries and archives

Following a review by Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Museums, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, a report is being presented to Sheffield’s Race Equality Commission on 29 July, which gives a snapshot of the city’s fabric, its archives and museum collections.

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For Sheffield and with Sheffield – the council’s One Year Plan

An ambitious plan for Sheffield, that sets out clear priorities and actions for the year ahead has been agreed - putting Sheffield first, with people and communities at its heart.

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Planning approval for new homes in south east Sheffield

Planning approval has been given this week in Birley which will provide 77 new homes as part of the council’s plan to increase council housing stock by 3,100 homes by 2029.

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Residents in Sheffield community have a new neighbourhood plan

Residents in Broomhill, Broomfield, Endcliffe, Summerfield and Tapton had the opportunity to have their say on how their communities will be shaped in the future when they voted in a referendum on a Neighbourhood Plan for the area on 6th May.

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Essential roadworks starting in Hillsborough

Streets Ahead will start resurfacing works in Hillsborough at the end of June.

Remembering the 72 lives lost four years after Grenfell

Sheffield Town Hall will be lit up in green tonight at dusk to remember all of the people who tragically lost their lives in the fire at Grenfell Tower block in Kensington in 2017. Today is the 4th anniversary of this tragic event and memorial events and services are being held across the country to remember all 72 people who died and to show love and solidarity for their loved ones.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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General Election Results - Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough Constituency

SHEFFIELD BRIGHTSIDE & HILLSBOROUGH CONSTITUENCY Name Description V ...

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General Election Results - Sheffield South East Constituency

Name Description Votes Bayliss, Marc Leslie The Conservative Party Candi ...

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Repeat bodge-job fraudster jailed

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

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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 ...