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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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Survey reveals what people think of West street area of the city centre

West Street

9 February 2018 People across Sheffield have revealed what they think of the West Street and Devonshire Green area of the city centre in a survey published today. Over half of them, 56 per cent, said they would recommend a visit to the West Street and Devonshire Green area of the city centre. The same number agreed or strongly agreed ...

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Streets Ahead apprentices achieve Duke of Edinburgh awards

Amey Bronze DofE awards Jan 18

6 February 2018 Amey apprentices working on the Sheffield Streets Ahead and Norfolk Street Lighting contracts have received their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards (DofE). The achievements of the eight youngsters highlight how Amey continue to support the skills of young people in its workforce. The group worked towards the awards while completing apprenticeships in highway maintenance, vehicle maintenance, street lighting, customer services, electrical operative and finance. They ...

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Sheffield’s plastic bottles scheme stays at home

Sheffield's blue bin recycling collection service

10 January 2018 Sheffield City Council has confirmed that China’s ban on importing some types of plastics does not affect the city’s plastic bottle recycling process. Following the recent announcement from the Chinese Government that they that will no longer import some types of plastics for recycling, Sheffield City Council is reassuring residents that their plastic bottles are not being ...

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New trees take root on Sheffield highways

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10 January 2018 More than 1,200 young trees will take root along Sheffield’s streets this winter as the annual tree planting season continues. Sheffield is one of only a handful of local authorities in the UK who are benefitting from a fully-funded provision to replace street trees on a one for one basis. This is the sixth successive season of ...

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Streets Ahead prepares Sheffield for Winter

Gritters & salt new

9 November 2017 The Streets Ahead gritters are ‘winter ready’ in preparation for the risk of snow and ice in coming months. With winter on the horizon, our fleet of gritters are now on standby, 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week, until next May and are ready to keep the city moving during periods of ice and snow. Sent out when ...

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Satisfaction with condition of city’s road surfaces doubles

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6 November 2017 People in Sheffield are happier with the city’s roads and transport than they have been for a decade, a leading national survey suggests. Of 112 UK local authorities participating in the annual National Highways & Transport Survey (NHT) Public Satisfaction Survey, Sheffield has made the biggest overall improvement in satisfaction levels over 10 years and thanks to ...

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Celebration event marks transformation of University of Sheffield campus

Members of the city centre regeneration team with the new Henderson's bottles

The University of Sheffield, Sheffield City Council and Sheffield City Region have today (Monday 23 October 2017) marked the redevelopment of some of the major public spaces around the University’s campus. The transformation of Leavygreave Road and Portobello into a stunning public space with safe routes for cyclists and pedestrians, as well as sitting out and open air working areas ...

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Sheffield students get creative to spruce up Streets Ahead gritters

Gritters newsroom

29 September 2017 School children and college students in Sheffield will be in with the chance of having their very own designs emblazoned on four of Sheffield’s snow gritters this winter. As part of a competition by Streets Ahead, children and college students across Sheffield have been invited to showcase their artistic talents by creating designs for four of the ...

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Noisy neighbours fined and face eviction

28 September 2017 Three Sheffield women have each been handed a £976 court bill for making too much noise, and now face eviction from their council homes. The separate cases involved complaints about loud music, shouting, parties and other noise, with problems going back two years in two cases. Previous warnings and noise abatement notices had been ignored in all ...

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Shisha café staff fined over indoor smoking

Shisha pipe in the Dubai Café, London Road

25 August 2017 Staff and the owner of a Sheffield shisha café have been ordered to pay out more than £2,500 by the courts after allowing smoking inside the premises. Rasouli Miri and Zana Rashid Ali, both employees of the Dubai Café in London Road, were charged with failing to prevent smoking in a smoke-free place, contrary to section 8 ...

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Dangerous drivers putting Sheffield road workers at risk

Road worker

6 July 2017 Streets Ahead has joined forces with South Yorkshire Police to urge drivers across Sheffield to slow down around roadwork sites. The plea follows a number of incidents across the city which have seen road workers put at risk by people speeding through work sites and in some cases deliberately driving through road closures. Recording and addressing these ...

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Damaged footbridge reopened thanks to Streets Ahead

Sheaf Street footbridge

6 July 2017 The footbridge over Sheaf Street which was damaged by a lorry striking it in May 2017 has been repaired and is now fully open thanks to the Streets Ahead Structural Engineers. A lorry mounted crane struck the footbridge with considerable force resulting in the bridge deck being badly damaged and leaving it an unsafe condition. The bridge ...

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