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  • Join city’s budget conversation
    A series of public events are being held by Sheffield City Council to discuss the budget for the next financial year, starting in April 2017. Unlike previous years, where public meetings covered the whole council budget, meetings are being split to cover specific areas of council business. The meetings will be held next week: 24 January, […]
  • Sheffield pupil wins place with National Children’s Orchestra
    19 January 2017 A Year 5 pupil at St. Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School in Sheffield has been selected to join one of the country’s most prestigious groups of young musicians, the National Children’s Orchestra. Eamonn Foley, aged 9, started double-bass lessons in January last year and made quick progress, wowing the NCO tutors with his […]
  • Protected playing fields recognised with Fields in Trust ceremony
    Thursday 19 January 2017 Ochre Dike Playing Fields, one of more than 800 green open spaces in Sheffield, was officially recognised as a Fields in Trust protected site at a ceremony yesterday (Wednesday 18 January). Located near Crystal Peaks shopping complex, Sheffield College and housing, the playing fields are an important green space to those who […]
  • Decision made to re-procure waste services
    19 January 2017   Council leaders have agreed to re-procure the authority’s waste services currently provided under a contract with Veolia. At a meeting held yesterday at Sheffield Town Hall , Sheffield City Council’s cabinet committee voted to re-procure waste services, with a view to securing a new and improved service arrangement. The priority now […]
  • Street trees in Sheffield: Commitment to work better with residents to get the job done
    19 January 2017 Sheffield City Council is today announcing a series of commitments to the people of Sheffield as part of the Streets Ahead street tree replacement programme. Streets Ahead is a city wide highways maintenance contract between the council and Amey to upgrade Sheffield’s roads, pavements, street lights, bridges and other items on and […]
  • From suicide to speaking out: mental health support in Sheffield
    18 January 2017 “It’s only by chance that I didn’t kill myself. I’d written letters to my family and friends and went out into the woods with some rope. A little old man saw me and stopped me and that’s why I’m still here. Looking back I’m still shocked about how bad I was.” Sean […]
  • You Can Leave Your Patch On….
    18 January 2017 It’s now 20 years since The Full Monty’s unemployed steelworkers bumped and ground their way onto the big screen. And now workers from Sheffield City Council have given a cheeky nod to the smash hit film with the new, hip-shimmying, “You Can Leave Your Patch On” video, set to a cover of […]
  • Grosvenor demolition brings back memories for council leader
    Tuesday 17 January The leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Julie Dore was on the site of the former Grosvenor House Hotel, where she held her wedding reception 30 years ago, on Tuesday 17 January at 2pm as demolition works continue to make way for the new Sheffield Retail Quarter. The council leader also held her […]
  • Magistrates dish out fines for waste offences
    17 January 2017 FLY-tippers who illegally disposed of waste in Sheffield have been ordered to pay out almost £1,800 after being caught in the act and brought before magistrates today. Zoltan Goman, aged 25, of Alma Road, Rotherham, was seen by a hawk-eyed member of the public tipping waste from a van on land at […]
  • Phillimore Community Primary School makes a splash at National Swimming Awards
    17 January 2017 Children and staff at Phillimore Primary School have been officially presented with a national award from the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox. The award is the Primary School of the Year prize, which was won at the 2016 ASA Aquatics Awards, held in Birmingham. […]

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