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Yorkshire’s biggest bike race inspires celebration ale

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22 March 2017 Bradfield Brewery, based in north Sheffield, has unveiled a special beer in celebration of the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race which will finish at Fox Valley in Stocksbridge on Sunday 30 April. The team at the brewery have come up with the bike-themed tipple “Farmers Push Iron” in the build-up to the big event, which will see the ...

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Celebration event to mark 40 years of World Snooker

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14 March 2017 This year marks the 40th anniversary of snooker’s World Championship first being staged at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. And to mark that occasion, World Snooker and Sheffield City Council are staging a special celebration event inside the famous Crucible arena on the eve of this year’s tournament, on Friday 14 April. Tickets are now on sale ...

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Countdown to weekend of adventure

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13 March 2017 There’s less than a week to go until Sheffield is transformed into a giant adventure playground for the second annual Outdoor City Weekender. The Weekender, a high-octane weekend of climbing, biking, running, walking and more, is set to take place across various venues from Friday March 17 to Sunday March 19, with star names including downhill mountain ...

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Sheffield’s Inspirational Women

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8 March 2017 International Women’s Day is 8 March 2017, and to celebrate, we are talking about some of the inspirational women in Sheffield, from athletes to carers, business leaders to scientists. We’d love you to nominate the women who inspire you, whether they are mums, wives, partners, sisters, neighbours, colleagues or friends. Tweet us @sheffcouncil using the #womenofsteel2017 hashtag, we’ll be retweeting ...

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Sheffield shines at LGBT event

Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox cuts the 50th Anniversary cake at Sheffield's LGBT History Month celebrations

Tuesday 28 February 2017 Hundreds of people attended events last weekend to celebrate diversity in Sheffield and mark the end of this year’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month. Talks, films, music and other celebrations ran at the Millennium Gallery on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by the Friends of Edward Carpenter and local charity SAYiT. Councillor Jack Scott, ...

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Dual slalom race to hit Sheffield city centre

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27 February 2017 Star names in the mountain biking world are set to take part in the first-ever Howard Street Dual, being held as part of The Outdoor City Weekender. The dual slalom in Howard Street will be one of the many events of the Weekender, a high-octane weekend of climbing, biking, running, walking and more, taking place from Friday ...

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Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2017

Be Inspired 2017

10 February 2017 Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2017 2nd March 2017, 12:30pm-3:30pm, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre Have you considered an apprenticeship after you leave school? Skills Made Easy at Sheffield City Council is once again hosting its annual apprenticeship event. Students from Years 11 – 13 from schools across Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire have been invited ...

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Special Olympics volunteer search hits halfway point for Sheffield 2017

L-R: Special Olympics GB Chief Executive Karen Wallin, athletes Beth (athletics) and Luke (basketball) and volunteer Adam Holder

7 February 2017 A young Sheffield dentist has become the 400th volunteer for this year’s Special Olympics National Games – marking the halfway point of volunteers needed for the event taking place in Sheffield this summer. Adam Holder, 25, from Stannington, joins postmen, students, butchers, countryside officers and many more professionals who are volunteering. Although he has never volunteered for ...

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Magnificent cyclists take to the seven hills

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2 February 2017 Just walking up Blake Street or Hagg Hill is enough of a test for most hardy Sheffielders. But when The Magnificent Seven cycling event returns for a second time in March, cyclists will be racing as hard as they can up these, and five other, notorious Sheffield hill climbs. The race, a cross between a sportive and ...

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Happy Chinese New Year 2017!

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27 January 2017 The Lunar new year, popularly known as Chinese new year and as the Spring Festival, starts on 28 January 2017. This is a major festival celebrated by around 1/5 of people around the world! Sheffield has great links with China which help to boost our economy and diversity. Interesting Chinese and Sheffield facts: The 2011 census showed ...

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Weekend of all things outdoors returns for a second year

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25 January 2017 Climbers, walkers, bikers, runners and those who simply love the outdoors are set for a treat when The Outdoor City Weekender returns to Sheffield for a second year in March. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, the weekend of high-octane outdoor fun will take place from 17 to 19 March in and around Sheffield: ...

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Candlelit vigil to remember the Holocaust

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24 January 2016 The people of Sheffield will come together this week to reflect on the atrocities of the past and mark Holocaust Memorial Day. A candlelit vigil will be held in the Winter Gardens this Thursday, 26 January, at 5.30pm. The event will be held a day earlier than the national day of remembrance to include the Jewish community, ...

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New Year, New You at Moor Market

The Moor Market, Sheffield. Image courtesy of Marc Barker.

Friday 13 January 2017 It’s more often known as the place to buy fresh produce, flowers, crafts and gifts – rather than somewhere to get fit. But to mark the New Year, the Moor Market is hosting a range of special events on Saturdays, focused on getting customers feeling good. On Saturday 14 January, at 11am there will be a ...

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Sheffield City Council budget 2017-18: Have your say

6 January 2017 The budget planning process for 2017/18 is already underway and we want you, and as many other Sheffield people and organisations as possible, to have the opportunity to help shape how we meet this latest budget challenge. Your feedback, thoughts and suggestions will inform the decisions made about the budget we have to set, the way we ...

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