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  • Work gets under way to remove cladding from Hanover tower block
    27 June 2017 Work to begin to remove cladding from Hanover tower block in Broomhall has started. Maintenance teams and contractors have been appointed and have begun to remove the cladding on the block at low level today. It will take around several weeks to remove the cladding, of which a single element failed the […]
  • Book an amazing holiday in your own home
    27 June 2017 Travelling the world is a stressful business. What with vaccinations, packing and airport queues to worry about, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s all too much trouble. Instead, why not take a reading journey with Sheffield Libraries and discover the world without leaving the comfort of your own home. The Reading […]
  • City-wide investment in tennis adds to ace summer of sport
    27 June 2017 Tennis courts across Sheffield have been revamped for all to play on, thanks to investment from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and Parks Tennis. In what is the biggest investment in tennis in parks for any city in the country, courts at nine sites have been created, or else brought back into […]
  • Statement following testing of cladding in Sheffield City Council tower blocks
    26 June 2017 Cladding to be removed from Hanover tower block in Broomhall Sheffield City Council’s advice – it is safe for people to live in homes as the Council has carried out extensive fire stopping and fire prevention works in tower blocks over the last few years One element failed the new Government test […]
  • Free vitamins for pregnant women and babies, in bid to eradicate rickets
    26 June 2017 It’s summer and the sun is shining – but not only is that good news for people enjoying the great outdoors, it’s also good news for unborn babies. Sunlight is one of the main sources of vitamin D, which pregnant women need throughout their pregnancies to decrease the chances of their babies […]
  • Council to recruit more apprentices
    23 June 2017  Young people are invited to a recruitment day as Sheffield City Council continues its drive to recruit future leaders through apprenticeships. The open day is being held on Friday 30 June at Sheffield Town Hall from 10am until 1pm. Opportunities are available in different areas of the council, including council housing, customer […]
  • Sheffield swimmer makes waves in run up to Special Olympics
    23 June 2017 A Sheffield swimmer is making waves in the run up to the Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games and training harder than ever in a bid to win more medals. “When I’m in the water I feel free”. That’s the effect swimming has on 27-year-old Special Olympics athlete and wheelchair user, […]
  • Ceremony held to commemorate devastating floods of 2007
    23 June 2017 A ceremony was held today to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragic floods of 2007, which brought devastation to Sheffield’s communities. At an event at Nursery Street riverside park, a plaque was unveiled this morning to ensure that the events of June 25 2007 are never forgotten. Councillor Julie Dore, Leader […]
  • Stuck sites programme sticks out for judges
    A council initiative that is helping to regenerate eyesore and derelict buildings after years of neglect has been named as one of the best schemes in the country. Sheffield City Council received a silver medal for its work in making tough brownfield sites easier to develop into homes at the National Royal Town Planning Institute […]
  • RESULT: Nether Edge & Sharrow byelection
    Name of candidate Party Votes ALI Shahid Liberal Democrats  722 STEINKE Jim Labour Party  2641 UNWIN Rob Green Party  2509 Spoilt papers  25   Turnout – 37.26%

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