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Bridge at Oughtibridge re-opened

Monday 8 December 2014 The historic Oughtibridge bridge has now fully re-opened after undergoing strengthening and upgrade works by the Streets Ahead team. Since April 2014, the Victorian bridge which is over the River Don at Oughtibridge, has seen over 18 tonnes of steel reinforcement go into strengthening it, whilst still retaining some of its original features. Cllr Jayne Dunn, ...

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Streets Ahead are super heroes

Streets Ahead team raising money for Children in need

Streets Ahead employees have been generously giving to BBC’s Children in Need appeal by coming to work in fancy dress and indulging in cake. All employees were encouraged at the Sheffield depot to dress as a super hero or in their onesies on Friday 14th November to raise funds for the annual fundraising event. A bake sale was also organised, ...

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Meet a Gritter and get ready for Winter

Winter roadshows will be taking place at a number of locations across the city so that Streets Ahead can let residents and businesses know more about the city’s winter service. The Streets Ahead team will be bringing their roadshow bus, as well as a gritter to two locations in Sheffield. The events will inform the public of how Streets Ahead ...

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Sheffield school children ‘Adopt a Gritter’

Streets Ahead Name the Gritter Competiton

Thirteen of Sheffield’s fleet of gritters now have their very own personality, thanks to creative school children across the city who have named the vehicles. The Streets Ahead team who grit the roads when winter descends, challenged pupils from 13 different schools across the city to come up with a suitable wintry name for each of the gritting vehicles. Gretta ...

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Streets Ahead team ready for the Winter Season

As the weather turns colder this week the Streets Ahead teams’ thoughts turn to the start of the Winter Maintenance season, which begins on the 1st October.   The teams are ready and on hand to handle whatever the weather has to throw at them. To help them do this they have: 19 gritters 19 snow ploughs 15 tractor ploughs ...

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Council’s 19 Point Plan to Promote Cycling

A 19 point plan to encourage more people to use their bikes in Sheffield is set to be adopted by the City Council’s Cabinet next Wednesday (23 July). The key recommendations will be considered by members aimed at getting people of all ages and backgrounds cycling in every part of the city. There are many economic, health and environment benefits ...

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Perfect, if unusual, spot for a pedestrian crossing

Children and teenagers at a Sheffield school for those with learning difficulties have been given a green light to gain the skills and confidence they need to cross roads safely and enjoy more independent lives. Seven Hills, a special school for those with complex needs, has been given a set of pedestrian crossings thanks to Amey and Imtech, two companies ...

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Streets Ahead Team Launches Community Partnership Fund

Community groups, charities and voluntary organisations across Sheffield are being invited to apply for a share of the Streets Ahead Community Partnership Fund. The Streets Ahead project, which is delivered by Amey, aims to bring up to standard the city’s roads, pavements and streetscene. Five successful groups from across the city will be offered up to £1,000 towards projects aimed ...

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Sheffield student wins anti-litter design competition

A Sheffield student has been announced as the winner of a competition to redesign the signs welcoming people to the city. Kane Green, who is studying at Sheffield City College, impressed judges of the ‘Love Where You Live’ Campaign Signage Competition organised by the Streets Ahead project. His design including the slogan, ‘Stainless Sheffield – Keep it Clean’, will now ...

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