Sheffield City Council has secured grants from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund which will go towards community, culture and local economy projects.
Leader's appeal after killing of Mohamed Issa Koroma
Following the killing of Mohamed Issa Koroma in Sheffield city centre last Friday (17 September), Leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Terry Fox has expressed his deep sadness and joined the appeal for information.
Cllr Fox said: “Mohamed’s death is just horrendous – I can’t imagine what this young man’s family and friends are going through. My thoughts are with them and the wider community, who I know will be deeply affected by this attack. Investigations are still taking place, and this is now with the courts.
“We will continue to assist the police and the community and will provide support however we can. The police are appealing for information – please, if you know anything at all, get in touch with them by calling 101 and quoting incident number 585 of 17 September. You can also stay completely anonymous by contacting Crimestoppers at Crimestoppers-uk.org or 0800 555 111.”
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An unveiling ceremony of Sheffield’s new permanent Covid Memorial sculpture took place today, led by the Leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Terry Fox and Lord Mayor, Councillor Sioned-Mair Richards.
The unique memorial, located in Balm Green Gardens, was commissioned by Sheffield City Council, designed by George King of George King Architects and made in Sheffield by Steel Line Limited.
Help with living costs – are you getting the right benefits?
Councillor Terry Fox, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “We know that a significant number of people in Sheffield who are eligible for Council Tax Support are not claiming it. Some people who are on Universal Credit automatically assume that they are getting the Council Tax Support that they are entitled to, so we urge them to please check this with either the council or Citizens Advice Sheffield.