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Are you air aware?

Cllr Jack Scott and Cllr Isobel Bowler get on their bikes

A new campaign has been launched in Sheffield this week to raise awareness about air pollution. The “Air Aware in Sheffield” campaign aims to inform members of the public about the different types of air pollution and the health risks associated with them, as well as giving people information on what they can do to help reduce air pollution in ...

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Have your say on Sheffield’s green future

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Sheffield’s first Green Commission has been set up and is inviting everyone to come forward and have their say on the city’s future. City leaders from across the public and private sector have joined forces to make sure environmental issues are given a high priority over the next 15-20 years. Councillor Jack Scott, the Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment, Recycling ...

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Streets Ahead project welcomes 12 new apprentices

Streets Ahead project welcomes 12 new apprentices

Twelve Sheffield young people have taken the next step towards their long term career by becoming the latest apprentices helping to make the Streets Ahead project a success. The group, aged between 16 and 24, fought off stiff competition to secure training contracts with Sheffield City Council’s Streets Ahead Contractor Amey. Working in a variety of areas, including business administration, ...

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New shared bins on trial

Shared bin trial to be rolled out

Sharrow Vale Road has been chosen to take part in a trial to test whether it is better for residents to have larger shared containers instead of having their own black bin, blue bin and blue box. For a period of three months from 13 October, residents living at 20 houses, at numbers 131 to 171, will be exchanging their ...

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Walkley Lane – Bridge Improvements Update

Essential repair works to strengthen and restore the Walkley Lane Bridge, which crosses the River Loxley at Hillsborough, are to be extended by one month. The works, which included repairing corrosion between the main support beams and the panels that support the road surface, started on the cast iron bridge back in July. While these initial repairs were being carried ...

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Reckless drivers still speeding on Normanton Hill

Reckless drivers are still speeding at up to double to legal limit on the Sheffield road where a 14 year old schoolgirl was killed earlier this year. Since adopting Normanton Hill as one of their community concern sites in July, the South Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership has carried out spot checks on nine separate occasions. This resulted in identifying a ...

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Power to the people! – Join the Big Sheffield Summer Switch

19 August 2014 It may not be at the front of most people’s minds at the moment, but this is the ideal time to think about saving on this winter’s heating and electricity bills. When it comes to negotiating a good deal it pays to have a strong hand – and joining forces is a great way to get one. ...

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Sheffield City Council calls for bold action on climate change

Sheffield City Council has today reacted to the formal publication of two new reports into the causes and effects of climate change. The 5th Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most complete assessment ever undertaken of the planet’s climate, set up by the United Nations. The IPCC does not carry out its own research, ...

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