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Sheffield’s Digital Coalition nominated for national award

Sheffield Digital Coalition

10 May 2018 Digital Leaders, the nationwide initiative for promoting effective, long-term digital transformation across government, industry and charities has shortlisted the dotSHF – Sheffield’s Digital Coalition for the ‘best cross-sector collaboration award’. The council is a founder member of dotSH and has worked with Sheffield Digital and other local partners to establish a coalition of people and organisations, representing ...

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CAPITAL&CENTRIC to restore Sheffield’s historic Eye Witness Works

An artist impression of the new Eye Witness Works

Sheffield’s iconic Eye Witness Works are tipped to become the city’s coolest place to live, with CAPITAL&CENTRIC on board to restore the Grade II listed cutlery works in a £20m project. The regeneration and heritage specialists have exchanged contracts to acquire the buildings from Sheffield City Council. They are now working on plans to breathe new life into the former ...

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Win-win for heritage conservation and business continuity

Tim Heatley from Capital & Centric with Mazher Iqbal from Sheffield City Centre

It could have been a quote straight from William Shakespeare that has resulted in a master-stroke solution for Sheffield’s heritage and one of its most loved businesses. Taylor’s Eye Witness Ltd, whose premium brand name kitchen knives trade dates back to 1820, has been seeking to modernise its business. In 1852 the company moved its factory from St. Phillip’s Road ...

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Refurbished tennis courts open at Bingham Park

9 May 2018 The resurgence in parks tennis in Sheffield has taken another big step forward with the refurbishment of the tennis courts at Bingham Park in south-west Sheffield. The project is the latest to be completed by Sheffield City Council in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association over the last four years. Bingham Park was traditionally a popular park ...

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Sheffield’s verges are spruced up for spring


8th May 2018 It’s a case of the mow the merrier for Streets Ahead highways contractor Amey as it begins grass cutting on roadside verges across Sheffield. Following a delivery of new equipment, work to keep the verges across the city trim throughout the spring, summer and early autumn has begun. Amey received a delivery of 32 new mowers last ...

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Tes Global enhances Sheffield’s status as top education city

Tes Global has announced plans to open new offices at 3 St. Paul's place

2 May 2018 LONDON, U.K. – May 2nd – Tes Global, the leading digital education company and world-renowned publisher of the Tes magazine, has announced plans to open new offices at 3 St Paul’s Place in Sheffield, creating up to 200 roles. Tes is one of the world’s leading and most established names in education, with over a hundred-years of ...

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Farmer fined for failing to keep records for his animals

Farmer fined for failing to keep records relating to his animals

1 May 2018 A farmer who failed to keep records relating to his animals has been fined by the courts. Sheffield City Council prosecuted the farmer, Mr John E Dyson of Greaves Lane, Stannington who was fined £530 for repeated offences of failing to keep records. Mr Dyson was fined £250 by Sheffield Magistrates’ Court and ordered to pay a ...

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‘Rogue trader’ scammed elderly couple out of thousands of pounds

Town Hall in Sheffield City Centre.

1 May 2018 A Sheffield man has been found guilty of defrauding a retired Sheffield couple out of £2,400 in a roofing scam. The jury at Sheffield Crown Court returned a unanimous verdict after a five-day trial which ended last week. William Collins, aged 49, of Meadowhead Avenue, Sheffield was prosecuted by Sheffield Trading Standards and found guilty of offences ...

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Diversity, destination and digital at heart of city’s Channel 4 bid

Sheffield bids to be a new national home for Channel 4

1 May 2018 A panel of industry insiders say that Sheffield is “uniquely placed” to be a new national home for Channel 4 – with a site a grade two listed icon Park Hill one of several potential locations highlighted for the broadcaster to move into. At an event held at the home of the city’s globally-renowned Doc/Fest today, the ...

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Landlord prosecuted for dangerous substandard properties

Landlord shows disregard to the state of his rented property

1 May 2018 Another victory has just been secured in court as Sheffield City Council continues its clampdown on those who flout the rules in the private rented housing sector. Choice Housing Limited and its sole director Mr Robert Mellors pleaded guilty to nine breaches of The Management of Houses of Multiple Occupation Regulations in relation to four properties. Choice ...

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Clipper Logistics to bring 1,200 jobs to city


A leading company which counts Asda, Marks & Spencer and Tesco among its blue chip clients is set to take over the former Polestar site bringing more than 1,000 jobs to the region. Clipper Logistics plans to use the 615,000 square foot site as the logistics base for North West-based Boohoo Clothing and its subsidiary, teenage online fashion outlet Pretty ...

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The world beneath our feet: Sheffield subway re-opens after refurb

Norfolk St subway after works 3

24 April 2018 Subways in many parts of Sheffield are getting a whole new look thanks to the Council’s Streets Ahead programme. The subways benefitting from the work include the one that runs under Arundel Gate, at its junction with Norfolk Street, which reopened to pedestrians on April 9, after being strengthened and refurbished. The subway, which is located beneath ...

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Have your say on Green City Sheffield

Botanical gardens - our green spaces and period buildings

The council has launched a debate around how the city can continue on its journey to becoming a zero carbon city by 2050. The team behind Green City Sheffield has launched a survey and wants people’s views on a number of initiatives around its new six-point plan, contained within the Green City Strategy. They are seeking views from residents and ...

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