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Statement from Leader of the Council Julie Dore on rail services for the North

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23 August 2017 Prior to today’s transport summit in Leeds, Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “Faster and more frequent rail services across the north are absolutely vital in order for our local and regional economy to grow, and also for giving people a transport system that is fit for purpose. “It is clearly unacceptable that people living in ...

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Film-friendly Sheffield ‘one stop shop’ launched

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2 August 2017 Sheffield is today reaffirming its commitment to being a film-friendly city, with the launch of a ‘one-stop shop’ of information and resources for production companies. The city has a rich heritage of hosting hugely successful films and television programmes, from This is England to Billionaire Boy, from Four Lions to How To Talk To Girls At Parties. ...

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Ceremony held to commemorate devastating floods of 2007

Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Anne Murphy, at the new plaque at Nursery Street riverside park, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2007 flood

23 June 2017 A ceremony was held today to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragic floods of 2007, which brought devastation to Sheffield’s communities. At an event at Nursery Street riverside park, a plaque was unveiled this morning to ensure that the events of June 25 2007 are never forgotten. Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: ...

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Youngsters meet the Gruffalo at Winter Garden Bookstart event

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12 June 2017 Hundreds of young families enjoyed meeting the Gruffalo at a Bookstart event in the Winter Garden last week. Sheffield libraries staff organised the event to mark the start of National Bookstart Week, which encourages reading with children from a young age. Around 300 young children and their parents and carers attended the event and took part in ...

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Council pledges support for festival of film

Doc/Fest in Tudor Square

12 June 2017 It’s the UK’s biggest festival of documentaries, and is currently underway in Sheffield with guests including Louis Theroux, Sir Lenny Henry and Maxine Peake. And now, Sheffield City Council is pleased to announce that it has signed a new three-year funding agreement with Doc/Fest, an event which brings in more than £1.2m to Sheffield each year. Now ...

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City to show its support for newly-promoted Blades

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20 April 2017 Tens of thousands of people are expected to throng the streets of Sheffield on Tuesday, 2 May, to mark Sheffield United’s promotion to the Championship. Council leaders are laying on a civic reception for the players, who will be chauffeured in style from Bramall Lane to the Town Hall on an open-top bus. There will also be ...

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Hundreds of thousands discover Sheffield’s most inspirational women online

Female World Bouldering Champion Shauna Coxsey takes a moment to appreciate the Women of Steel.

22 March 2017 It was International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March – a day of celebrating women’s achievements across the globe. And here in Sheffield, for the first time, the council dedicated its social media feeds on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to those women from the city who have achieved great things and inspire others to succeed. In just ...

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City centre HS2 station proposal welcomed

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 9 March 2017 Sheffield City Council has given support to HS2 Ltd proposals to provide a city centre HS2 connection that will enhance the economy and employment but have stressed that the government must ensure its high-speed route extends north as well as south. The council has joined business leaders in welcoming the proposal to bring HS2 trains into Sheffield ...

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Grosvenor demolition brings back memories for council leader

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 17 January 2017 The leader of Sheffield City Council, Councillor Julie Dore was on the site of the former Grosvenor House Hotel, where she held her wedding reception 30 years ago, on Tuesday 17 January at 2pm as demolition works continue to make way for the new Sheffield Retail Quarter. The council leader also held her 40th birthday there, where she ...

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Sheffield’s golden girl Grace is new Sheffield legend

Golden girl Grace Clough reveals her Sheffield Legend star

Thursday 22 December 2016 A gold-winning athlete from this summer’s Rio games was honoured by her home city – by becoming the 20th person to receive a Sheffield Legends star outside the Town Hall today. Former High Storrs pupil Grace Clough, aged 25, won Paralympic gold in the mixed coxed fours rowing team in Rio in September and was in ...

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Julie Dore: HS2 plans moving in right direction for Sheffield City Region

  Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said, “I am delighted that our campaign to bring Sheffield’s HS2 station into the city centre has been successful. We have made the case from the start that a city centre station makes more economic sense than Meadowhall with the additional 6,500 jobs and £5bn extra in growth that it will ...

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Keep The Spirit Of The Women Of Steel Alive

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22 June 2016 The unveiling of the Women of Steel statue in Barker’s Pool on Friday has captured the imagination and hearts of the city, with around 3,000 people turning out in person to honour the ladies who were conscripted to work in steel works all over South Yorkshire during the wars. The #WomenofSteel hashtag was trending on twitter on ...

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Sheffield Honours Its Women Of Steel

Gladys Slack and fellow Women of Steel receive flowers as a thank you for their hard work

Thursday 16 June 2016 During the two world wars, with most of the working age men away at war, the manufacturing at steel works and factories in Sheffield and the surrounding areas was more important than ever. This was the historic time when Sheffield’s ‘Women of Steel’ came into their own. Women from all over South Yorkshire, some as young ...

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Statement in reponse to BIS Closure

Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “It is extremely disappointing, but probably not surprising that this Government have pressed ahead with moving 247 jobs from Sheffield to London. They have refused to listen to the case put forward by the staff affected, trade unions, councils across the city region, the Local Enterprise Partnership, wider business community and ...

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Fired up for Commemorative medallions to honour the Sheffield Women of Steel

The press is fired up for the first commemorative medallion in honour of the Sheffield Women of Steel

Thursday 19 May 2016 The first of hundreds of medallions, commissioned especially to honour the Sheffield Women of Steel was struck yesterday at The Sheffield Assay Office in preparation for presentation at the commemorative statue unveiling ceremony on 17 June. Following a public fundraising campaign, which saw the target of £150,000 smashed by the people of Sheffield, the city will ...

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