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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

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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

Cyclist in Fulwood, by Duncan Philpott

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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VIDEO: Lord Mayor and Consort take to the ice in charity fundraiser

Lord Mayor of Sheffield and Consort with their ice skating trainer and a helpful penguin

Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox and Consort, Councillor Terry Fox take to the ice to show off their skills in advance of their first charity performance to Ravel’s Bolero, on Friday 9 December at Ice Sheffield. The pair first pulled on their ice skates in September, with no skating experience whatsoever, so are nervous about performing in front ...

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New management announced for Sheffield Food Festival

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23 November 2016 Hugely popular Sheffield Food Festival will return for a seventh year next May, under new management. The ever-successful annual event, which takes place across the city centre on the May bank holiday weekend, began as a collaboration between Sheffield Hallam University’s Business School and Sheffield City Council’s major events team. The organisation Events Collective, which has been an ...

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Tens of thousands watch Sheffield light up for Christmas

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21 November 2016 Music, children’s activities, carol singing and festive refreshments were the order of the day as around 35,000 people packed into Sheffield city centre yesterday (Sunday 20 November) to watch a host of famous faces flick the switch on this year’s Christmas lights. After a jam-packed programme of entertainment throughout the afternoon, those on stage to light up ...

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Olympic medallist and X Factor star to take the stage as Sheffield sparkles

Crowds at the 2015 Christmas Lights switch-on

17 November 2016 SILVER medal winning trampolinist Bryony Page and X Factor singer Gifty Louise are among the well-known faces set to switch on Sheffield’s Christmas lights this Sunday, 20 November. A full programme of entertainment will take place across the city throughout the day, before the lights are switched on in the Peace Gardens at 5pm. Choirs, street entertainers, ...

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British Figure Skating Championships return to iceSheffield

2015 Senior Men's Champion, Phillip Harris

Brush up on your Bolero – because Britain’s brightest skating talents will return to iceSheffield for the 2016 British Figure Skating Championships at the end of the month.   Hundreds of figure skaters will be heading to Sheffield from 29 November to 4 December, with Britain’s best all skating to be crowned champion in their respective categories. The competition, which covers all ...

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Meet the man behind the pram: Local hero at Moor Market book signing

Sheffield's Man With the Pram, John Burkhill

Thursday 10 November 2016 John Burkhill, Sheffield’s famous ‘mad man with the pram’, has penned his long-awaited autobiography telling his fascinating tale of a truly unique life, and this Saturday 12 November lucky Sheffielders have the chance to get their copy signed by the local legend himself. ‘Distance No Object: Sheffield’s Man with the Pram’ is full of moving memories, ...

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