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Make sure tyres are Air Aware

Friday 6 February 2015 Motorists are being encouraged to regularly check the pressure of their tyres as part of Sheffield City Council’s new “Air Aware Sheffield” campaign. Under-inflated tyres increase fuel consumption, putting increased pressure not just on drivers’ wallets, but on the environment. Checking the air pressure in tyres only takes a matter of minutes, but if each and ...

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Statement: Household Waste Recycling Centres dispute

Thursday 5 February 2015 Sheffield City Council has reacted angrily at the reports that Green Co, the company currently operating Sheffield’s Household Waste Recycling Centres, are engaged in the abuse of zero hours contracts. Councillor Jayne Dunn, Cabinet Member for Environment, Recycling and Streetscene said: “The council has a good record of working in partnership with the trade unions as ...

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Streets Ahead are coming to town

Wednesday 4 February 2015 Streets Ahead will begin upgrade work in a number of areas across Sheffield this year, including parts of the city centre in coming weeks. Roads, pavements and streetlights in the centre, including Pinstone Street, Leopold Street and High Street, are set to be upgraded from February and work is expected to be completed by the end ...

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Streets Ahead help clean up community

Streets Ahead help clean up community

Tuesday 27 January 2015 A busy area of Stradbroke in Sheffield has undergone a clean-up, thanks to a litter pick organised by the Streets Ahead team and the local community. An army of volunteers, which included pupils from Outwood Academy and staff from The Link and Sheffield Homes, rolled up their sleeves and collected six bags of rubbish from Stradbroke ...

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Stocksbridge gets ready for a Streets Ahead transformation

Tuesday 27 January 2015 Stocksbridge is soon to see a transformation as Streets Ahead announce that upgrade works will begin in March. The long awaited works will include road and pavement resurfacing, installation of new energy efficient LED street lights, upgrading the drains and the replacement of some highway trees. Work will begin in the west of Stocksbridge and will ...

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Big Switch a springboard to successful savings

Friday 16 January 2015 Sheffield City Council is helping to throw a financial lifeline to families and individuals struggling with rising living costs as it launches the popular Big Sheffield Spring Switch deal. The council is asking residents throughout the region to sign up, switch and save with the free-to-join ‘Big Sheffield Spring Switch,’ which aims to help homeowners and ...

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Open up the data that could help Sheffield breathe easy

Friday 16 January 2015 A live band which plays to the beat of Sheffield’s traffic levels will show how we can harness the power of data to improve the city. Residents, entrepreneurs and environmental groups will be able to gain a fascinating new insight into Sheffield’s air quality as previously unseen information is released for the first time by Sheffield ...

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Get your turkey ready for National Defrost Your Turkey Day

Friday 19 December 2014  To help people stay safe during this festive season, Sheffield City Council will be supporting the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on National Defrost Your Turkey Day; Monday 22 December. This day will prompt Christmas cooks to start thinking of the defrosting process in plenty of time and avoid getting caught out – as a typical large turkey ...

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Sheffield City Council’s changes to gritting routes

Friday 19 December 2014 Following concerns raised by residents, Sheffield City Council has carried out an in depth review of precautionary gritting routes and recognised a need to make changes. The changes mean that all the roads that were taken out to achieve savings will be reinstated. These include Mortimer Road and Woodhead Road as well as a number of ...

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Sheffield’s tree planting season well underway

Wednesday 17 December 2014 More trees will be planted across the city over the coming months as part of the Streets Ahead project. Between November and April the Streets Ahead team are planting over 700 new trees, adding to the 2 million trees already in Sheffield. The new trees will replace highway trees – those on the roadside and grass ...

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New allergy laws for food businesses

Wednesday 17 December 2014 New rules for food businesses mean that customers will be told whether food contains ingredients known to trigger allergies. The rules came in on 13 December. Takeaways, restaurants, sandwich shops, bakeries and other businesses selling or serving food which is not packed now need to provide extra information. Customers will be told whether foods contain 14 ...

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Shisha café owner fined over smoking charges

Friday 12 December 2014 A café owner has been fined by magistrates after allowing customers to smoke on his premises. Rasouli Karimi, aged 29, owner of Dubai Café in London Road, was due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates Court yesterday (Thursday, 11 December) after allowing people to smoke shisha pipes inside premises that should be smoke-free. The case was heard ...

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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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