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New football facility dedicated in honour of former councillor

Isobel's husband Richard Taylor receives engraved spade at ground-breaking ceremony

Friday 3 March 2017 It’s the third “Parklife” football facility to be created in Sheffield, as part of a national partnership with The FA. And today a groundbreaking ceremony took place at the new football hub and community fitness facility on the site of the former Westfield school in Westfield Crescent, Mosborough, which will be officially named the Isobel Bowler ...

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Councillor Isobel Bowler (1964 – 2016)

Isobel-Bowler

15 July 2016 We wanted to pay tribute to Councillor Isobel Bowler on the day of her funeral and share some of our favourite pictures from working with her. Isobel was a pleasure to work with. She was passionate, determined and a true advocate for Sheffield. We had enormous respect for her, as did so many other people across the ...

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Councillor Isobel Bowler

Isobel - newsroom

30 June 2016 Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “All of us at Sheffield City Council are today paying tribute to Councillor Isobel Bowler, who has died at the age of 52 following a brave battle with cancer. “She leaves a teenage daughter, Mary, and her husband, Richard. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at ...

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Council secures future of sports centre

29 September 2015 A new operator has been chosen to run a Sheffield sports centre which, a year ago, was at risk of closure. Following a competitive tendering exercise, Sheffield City Council has selected Places for People Leisure (PfP) as the preferred bidder to operate Wisewood Sports Centre in the north of the city. PfP, which will also operate the new ...

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Consultation running on potential closure of public toilets

Sheffield Town Hall

Members of the public are being asked for their views on the proposed closure of five automated public toilets across Sheffield. At present, the toilets are only used an average of five times a day – and one of the facilities, in Birley Moor Road – was only used 357 times in the whole 2013/14 financial year. Councillor Isobel Bowler, ...

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Pioneering sport and exercise medicine facilities officially opened

Official opening of National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) at Concord Sports Centre, Sheffield by Sir Andrew Cash and Rt Hon Richard Caborn with Eileen Cooper, a patient on Concord’s exercise referral scheme

17 September 2015 A health facility created with Olympic Legacy funding was officially opened by former Sports Minister Richard Caborn today (Thursday 17 September). New facilities at Concord Sports Centre, as part of the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) bring together clinical services, sport and exercise specialists and health professionals to make it easier for physical activity ...

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Appeal for sports programmes and memorabilia

Sheffield's Central Lending Library

14 September 2015 Sheffield Libraries are appealing to sports fans to donate their old programmes and memorabilia ahead of a new project to support older people across the city. Donations are being accepted at Sheffield Central Library Friday 18th September 12:30pm – 2:30pm. Starting in the autumn five libraries will be running weekly sporting memories groups across the city. The ...

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Refugee crisis donation drop off point at the Town Hall

Photo provided by Calais – People to People Solidarity – Action from Sheffield group

27 November 2015 Update: The Town Hall and Theatre Delicatessen are no longer able to accept donations. This does not mean that we have closed the appeal. We are looking for another suitable location where the donations can be securely stored. We are hoping this location will be available within the next 2-3 weeks and will post an update here ...

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Revamped courts launched as part of successful city tennis programme

Jeff Hunter (former professional player and MD of Premier Tennis) and Sam Salt (head coach at Graves Tennis Centre) take on junior players Conor Tordoff and Joseph Newman-Billington.

14 September 2015 Revamped tennis courts have been officially opened at High Hazels Park in the north of Sheffield, as part of the city’s new tennis programme. The new courts were launched by Clive Betts MP, ward councillors and representatives from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), Premier Tennis and Places for People at an event and exhibition match on Saturday, ...

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Plan drawn up to safeguard future of much-loved moorland

Stile at Burbage Bridge resized

9 September 2015 A long-term plan to support the future sustainable management of the moorlands on the edge of Sheffield is being considered by the council’s cabinet committee next week. Burbage, Houndkirk and Hathersage Moors cover 937 hectares (around four square miles) on the western edge of Sheffield, which is currently building upon its reputation as The Outdoor City. This ...

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Sheffield to resettle Syrian refugees

Tuesday 8 September 2015 Sheffield, the UK’s first City of Sanctuary, will play its part in the resettlement of Syrian refugees as part of the UK’s response to the refugee crisis. Councillor Isobel Bowler, cabinet member for neighbourhoods at Sheffield City Council, said: “In Sheffield we have a strong tradition of helping those fleeing persecution. We were the first authority ...

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