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Sheffield couple ordered to pay a record penalty of £4,000 for noisy dogs

Justice scales

21 September 2017 A Sheffield judge has imposed the largest ever penalty of £4,000 on a couple who failed to keep their dogs quiet. It is the biggest fine to have been handed down in Sheffield for a case of this kind. Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service prosecuted Carl Collins, 34 and Rebecca Carnell, 27 of Thompson Hill, High ...

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Streets Ahead welcomes nine new apprentices

Seven of the new apprentices being shown around the Olive Grove depot.

20 September 2017 Nine young people from Sheffield have taken the next step towards their long-term career by becoming the latest apprentices to join the city’s Streets Ahead workforce. The group fought off tough competition through a rigorous interview process to secure training contracts with Sheffield City Council’s Streets Ahead Contractor, Amey. Working in a variety of areas, including business ...

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Chimneys back on the horizon as new cultural beacon for Sheffield

Alex Chinneck's vision for the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal, Onwards & Upwards

A family of four sculptural, red brick chimneys that border, bridge and illuminate the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal have been unveiled as the largest-ever art commission for the city and region. Almost ten years since the demolition of the Tinsley cooling towers, artist Alex Chinneck will reveal Onwards & Upwards – a sculptural trail that highlights the past, present and potential ...

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Trading Standards shuts down trade in fake and illegal cigarettes at Sheffield shop

Illegal cigarettes seized from the shop

19 September 2017 A Sheffield shopkeeper and her husband have been fined a total of £750 and £2260 in costs for selling illicit and counterfeit cigarettes and hand-rolled tobacco in their Sheffield shop.  Mrs Jolanta Sidorwicz and her husband Mr Boguslaw Sidorowicz, both of Waterfield Mews, Sheffield, pleaded guilty at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court, to a breach of the Trade Marks ...

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Book in for business start-up success at Sheffield’s Central Library

BIPC pic

18 September 2017 A new generation of entrepreneurs are invited to free events at a Sheffield libraries’ business advice centre on Thursday, 21 September. Sheffield’s Business and Intellectual Property Centre, based in the Central Library, is linking with other British Library Business and IP Centres for a National Start-up day to support budding business men and women. Thousands of entrepreneurs ...

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THOR’S tipi bar returns to Sheffield


18 September 2017 This November the ever-popular and highly-acclaimed THOR’S tipi bar will make a welcome return to Sheffield city centre, running from 21 November right through until 31 December 2017. Last year saw the arrival of THOR’S to Sheffield for the very first time and in just six weeks over 50,000 people visited this uniquely themed attraction that plays ...

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Sheffield’s Super Sporting Sunday – Travel advice

10k Asda race 2016

  18 September 2017 Excitement is building for what promises to be a great day of sport in Sheffield on Sunday September 24th with the 10k race and Sheffield’s first football derby in five years. Thousands of people are expected to attend and are advised to plan their travel in advance, allow extra time and follow diversion signs.  Even if ...

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All going to plan for Sheffield’s stuck sites

Members of the Council's planning team collected the award from RTPI judge Jennifer Winyard

15 September 2017 A programme that is revamping eyesore buildings ready for regeneration has won a coveted planning award. Sheffield City Council’s stuck sites programme won the RTPI Yorkshire Award for Planning Excellence 2017 in a ceremony held in Hull last night. Judges recognised the way the council’s planning team had used legislation to unlock sites for development including Lion ...

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First Citylink Tram Train comes into service

Those welcoming the new tram train included Councillor Denise Lelliott from Rotherham MB Council, Clive Betts MP for Sheffield South East and Councillor Jack Scott, Sheffield City Council’s Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability

14.09.2017 – originally published by SYPTE Government Transport Minister Paul Maynard MP was joined by transport leaders and representatives from Sheffield Children’s Hospital for the introduction of the first Citylink Tram Train into passenger service on the Supertram network in Sheffield today. To celebrate the occasion, Stagecoach Supertram and South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) named the first tram after ...

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Director of Public Health sets out priorities amongst national health decline

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health

14 September 2017 The Director of Public Health in Sheffield has set out his recommendations for the year in his second annual report. Greg Fell’s recommendations come at a time when life expectancy improvements have halted nationally, with similar trends being seen in how long people can expect to live in good health – a picture which is mirrored in ...

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Lord Mayor’s consort to walk around city boundary for charity

Lord Mayor Councillor Anne Murphy with her Consort Gavin Holliday

13 September 2017 The Lord Mayor’s consort, Gavin Holliday, will be walking 45 miles in 24 hours, to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s Charity Fund. He will walk around the city boundary, following a route called ‘The Sheffield Way’, which was written about in 1986 in a guide book by Councillor Peter Price. Gavin Holliday read the book and ...

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Acclaimed ‘peeling road’ artwork arrives in Tinsley

The Peeling Road is arriving in Tinsley today

A temporary and gravity-defying public artwork by acclaimed British artist Alex Chinneck will draw crowds to Tinsley, on the outskirts of Sheffield, from Wednesday 13 September to Sunday 17 September. The sculpture, which shows a one-tonne car hanging upside-down from a curling strip of tarmac, has appeared overnight on Sheffield Road, close to the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal, which will ...

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Job seekers walking their way to success to get a makeover


12 September 2017 ‘Walking for Purpose has helped me improve my health and given me the skills to get job interviews. I still need to improve my general appearance and have the chance to wear a suit so I can make a better impression on a prospective employer’. This is the experience of Michael who has been attending a job ...

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