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Council releases more of highways contract

Town Hall

As previously promised and following detailed review, more of the Streets Ahead contract will be released today. Since 2012, the Council has worked with Amey to release contract sections which are not bound by confidentiality as commercially sensitive, and these have long been available for viewing on the Council’s website. In 2017, a review was undertaken and now sections previously ...

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Sheffield welcomes Channel 4’s move to regional hubs

Sheaf Square_Channel4_Cam1

March 8 2018 Sheffield welcomes today’s announcement from Channel 4 to expand their regional presence through three new hubs. Councillor Mazher Iqbal, cabinet member for business and investment at Sheffield City Council, said: “To establish a new, world-leading centre for digital technology in Sheffield, with its proud reputation for innovation and forward-thinking, would be an excellent complement to any moves ...

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International Women’s Day: Supporting Women Against State Pension Inequality

WASPI campaign

8 March 2018 In Febraury Sheffield City Council passed a motion at Full Council to support Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI). Today on International Women’s, Deputy Leader, Councillor Olivia Blake, along with The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Anne Murphy and other local councillors, met with women from the WASPI group who are affected by the state pension changes and ...

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Landlord ‘illegally evicted tenant and forced her to sleep rough’ receives suspended sentence

Justice scales

Wednesday 7 March A Sheffield landlord who evicted a woman who couldn’t speak fluent English from her flat above a chicken shop without any notice, forcing her to sleep on the streets, has received a suspended jail sentence, community service and heavy fine. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court  sentenced Naveed Hussain to 16 weeks’ imprisonment suspended for 12 months. Additionally the rogue ...

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Tramlines Festival Announces Second Wave of Acts for 10th Edition

Sheffield band Milburn will perform at Tramlines10

5 March 2018 Tramlines News Release Clean Bandit, Mystery Jets, Rat Boy, Milburn, Everything Everything, Shed Seven, The Big Moon, Nina Nesbitt, Fickle Friends, High Hazels, Oddity Road and more. Once again proving itself to be a musical feast, Tramlines Festival today announces a second wave of acts to play its celebratory 10th edition, including Clean Bandit, Mystery Jets, Rat ...

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Grey To Green blooming into Castlegate

A University of Sheffield visualisation of how the next phase of Grey To Green will look

The award-winning Grey To Green scheme looks set to cultivate new followers – with plans to extend the scheme into neighbouring parts of the city on show from tomorrow. Sheffield City Council has launched a consultation into the second phase of the scheme, which has seen the city’s former inner ring road transformed into a green corridor that is also ...

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Have you considered an apprenticeship after you leave school?

Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 2017

5 March 2018 Apprenticeships: Be Inspired 7 March 2018, 12:30pm-4:00pm, Cutlers Hall, Church Street, S1 1HG   Sheffield City Council and Fortem, the property repairs and maintenance specialist, is once again hosting its annual apprenticeship event on Wednesday March 7th. Students from Years 11 – 13 from schools across Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire are invited to ...

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Council services during winter weather

Town Hall snow

2 March 2018   For a third day Sheffielders are battling with extreme weather and council services are working around the clock with partners to help keep Sheffield moving and working. Streets Ahead – the highway contract run by Amey on behalf of Sheffield City Council is working to reduce the risk of snow and ice forming on the highway. ...

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Families given secondary school places of their choice

Handsworth Grange School

1 March 2018 A huge 97 per cent of children in Sheffield have been given a place at a secondary school of their choice, new figures released today (Thursday 1 March) show. Of the 6,187 students set to start secondary school in September, 97 per cent have been given a place at one of their three choices of school, while ...

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Fringe programme announced for weekend of adventure

Yoga in the Winter Garden

2 March 2018 With just days until The Outdoor City Weekender comes to venues across Sheffield, an exciting fringe programme has been announced. Now in its third year, the Weekender continues to grow year on year and with it comes a host of additional events and activities for people to try out whilst they soak up the atmosphere over the ...

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Council services during winter weather

Town Hall snow

1 March 2018 Day 2: Further update on roads, bins, schools and council housing repairs Sheffield is in the grip of a second day of extreme weather, snowfall and low temperatures are expected to continue throughout the day, council services are still working around the clock with partners to help keep Sheffield moving and working. Streets Ahead – the highway ...

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Council services during winter weather

Peace Gardens

28 February 2018 Update on roads, bins, schools and council housing repairs As snowfall and low temperatures are expected to continue throughout the day,  council services are working around the clock with partners to help keep Sheffield moving and working. Streets Ahead – the highway contract run by Amey on behalf of Sheffield City Council is working to reduce the risk ...

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Sheffield City Council launch transgender toolkit for schools

            28 February 2018   In the last five years the gender identity service in Yorkshire and Humber has seen an increase in the number of  referrals from 26 in 2012/2013 up to 194 in 2016/2017 and schools across the country are seeing an increasing number of pupils who are gender-questioning and trans. Working in partnership with  trans young people ...

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