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Electric bin lorries set to arrive in Sheffield

Waste collection lorry

12 July 2018 Sheffield is to trial innovative electric bin lorries powered by the very waste they have collected. The project will allow two 26 tonne bin lorries to be converted from diesel to electric in a £2.6m scheme to accelerate the transition to zero emission heavy goods vehicles after funding for 14 projects was announced by Government this week. ...

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Sheffield Council puts affordability at heart of development

Town Hall

3 July 2018 Planners at Sheffield City Council say that developers must take more time and look again at the amount of affordability they are offering the city. At its meeting this afternoon, the planning and development committee at Sheffield City Council deferred a decision on a four-building new development on the Stokes Tiles site on Moore Street. The Committee ...

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Free First bus offer for Sheffield’s Armed Forces Day

First buses will be free for Sheffield's armed forces day and the national celebrations next week

Sheffield City Council has joined forces with First Buses to offer free bus travel for veterans and serving personnel on an important date in the city’s commemoration calendar. People who show their military ID or veterans’ badge on Armed Forces Day this Saturday will get free travel on all First buses. They can join the Deputy Lord Mayor of Sheffield, ...

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Anti-idling policy accelerates on World Clean Air Day

air-ware-school sign

A radical and innovative new policy to get parents to turn off their engines when they are waiting to pick them up from school has been launched today – World Clean Air Day. Signs are being installed across schools in Sheffield which warn that parents could face fines for leaving their cars running – and choke the environment for others, ...

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Buses for Sheffield unveils new vehicles for the city

Launch of new buses for Sheffield

Buses for Sheffield has formally unveiled its new branding on two of its new vehicles for the city at a public event. Forty-four new ultra-low emission, fully-accessible buses have arrived in Sheffield, which feature the recently-launched Buses for Sheffield branding. The mix of double and single deck buses makes up around 15 per cent of the Sheffield bus fleet, representing an investment ...

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Vital flood alleviation project receives £3.5m funding

Towsure in Malin Bridge is one of the businesses that will be better protected from flooding

12 Jun 2018 From Sheffield City Region A project to protect homes and businesses from flooding in Sheffield has been granted almost £3.5m in grant money. The Sheffield City Region (SCR) Combined Authority yesterday approved a grant from the Local Growth Fund (LGF) for phase one of Sheffield City Council’s Upper Don flood alleviation scheme. The project will provide a ...

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Council announces record breaking investment in improving Air Quality across Sheffield and Rotherham


Friday 23 March 2018 Sheffield and Rotherham Councils are today announcing record new levels of investment in tackling air pollution. £2m will be invested from the “Early Measure Fund”. The successful bid will start to fund a package of ‘Early Measures’ to meet the ambitious standards set out in Sheffield’s Air Quality Strategy. Councillor Jack Scott, Cabinet Member for Transport ...

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Thirteen more people fined for fraudulent use of blue badge

Justice scales

4 December 2017 Thirteen more people have been prosecuted for using a relative or friend’s blue badge to park for free in disabled bays across the city. They include Nazakat Khan, 37, of College Court, Sheffield, who was prosecuted for misusing a blue badge on two separate occasions. Sheffield City Council is warning it will be clamping down on people ...

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Carver Street pedestrianised for Sheffield’s late night revellers

Carver Street

1 December 2017 From tonight one of Sheffield’s main streets for late night revellers, Carver Street, will be closed to vehicles at night over the festive period, to help party-goers stay safe. Carver Street is well-known for some of the most popular clubs and bars in the city and tens of thousands of people are expected to visit the area ...

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Five people fined for fraudulent use of blue badge

Blue badges give the holder a chance to park in earmarked bays

7 November Five Sheffield motorists who illegally used a relative or friend’s blue badge to park for free in the city have been fined a total of £2,365. It brings the number of successful prosecutions for the wrongful use of a blue badge to 28 – with Sheffield Magistrates’ Court handing down fines totally almost £15,000 in the past six ...

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Plan your journey carefully for IKEA’s opening weekend

IKEA Sheffield opens on Thursday

Motorists are being advised to allow plenty of time for their journey and consider alternative methods of transport as the city gears up for IKEA’s opening weekend. Sheffield City Council is expecting similar numbers on the roads to those normally experienced during the Christmas holiday period with IKEA opening its doors for the first time from Thursday. Councillor Jack Scott, ...

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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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Sheffield to remember VC hero Arnold – 100 years on


Sheffield will remember the last of its Victoria Cross recipients, whose acts of heroism saved hundreds of lives during the First World War, exactly 100 years to the day when he carried out his first acts of bravery.  A commemorative plaque will be laid in honour of Sergeant Arnold Loosemore at the cenotaph in Barker’s Pool on Friday 11 August ...

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