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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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Search is on for Women of Steel as statue unveiling announced

Sheffield's Women of Steel

22 March 2016 The much-anticipated Sheffield Women of Steel statue will be unveiled on Friday 17 June – and the search is on to ensure that as many as possible of the city’s wartime heroines will be there to see it. The day will be even more memorable for the women who worked in the steelworks during two world wars, ...

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National Apprentiship Week 2016

Some of the new apprentices, (from L to R) Leigh Anne Hayes, Cllr Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, James Taylor and Lianne Gale.

16 March 2016 Apprentices working with Streets Ahead have been sharing their experiences this week in recognition of National Apprenticeship Week 2016, showing that you don’t need to be a school leaver to take a new career path. National Apprenticeship Week celebrates apprenticeships and traineeships and the positive impact that they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Street ...

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SHEFFIELD DEVOLUTION DEMANDS MET

10 March 2016 Sheffield City Council will hold a special council meeting next week to make a decision on the Sheffield City Region devolution deal, now the changes that Sheffield asked for have been secured. Councillor Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “We have been fighting for more devolved powers for a long time now. But, I’ve always said ...

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Sheffield celebrates women and speaks out for gender equality

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8 March 2016 People in Sheffield are joining others across the globe to celebrate International Women’s Day which this year has the theme ‘Pledge for Parity’. International Women’s Day (8 March) has been celebrated for over 100 years and has seen women go from strength to strength, fighting against the countless obstacles that have stood in the way of equality. ...

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Final Cabinet roadshow visits central Sheffield

Sheffield City Centre

7 March 2016 Sheffield’s Council leaders will be holding their final Cabinet roadshow meeting in the central area of the city next week. The City Council has held a series of ‘Question Time’ style sessions over the winter months to discuss issues that matter to people in their local areas. The last in the series of seven meetings will be ...

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State of Sheffield Report 2016

Sheffield city centre

18 February 2016 The State of Sheffield Report is commissioned annually by Sheffield Executive Board (SEB) to provide an overview of the city and to identify major challenges and opportunities. The 2016 report, the fifth report produced for SEB, analyses publicly available data to provide an assessment of trends over the last five years and more, and what these mean ...

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Join the debate in north east Sheffield

Sheffield Town Hall

15 February 2016 Sheffield’s Council leaders will be holding their next Cabinet meeting in the north east of the city next week. The City Council has held a series of ‘Question Time’ style sessions over the winter months to discuss issues that matter to people in their local areas. There are two meetings left in the series and the one ...

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Cabinet roadshows visit east and north Sheffield

8 February 2016 Sheffield’s Council leaders will be taking their next Cabinet meeting to the east and north of the city later this month. The City Council is holding a series of ‘Question Time’ style sessions over the winter months to discuss issues that matter to people in their local areas. The next two meetings will be held on Tuesday ...

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Stone-laying cememony celebrates construction progress on Sheffield’s second UTC

Thursday 4 February Press release issued by The Sheffield College Civic leaders, educationalists and employers have attended a stone-laying ceremony today [February 4th] to mark construction progress on Sheffield’s second University Technical College. The £10 million UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus is due to open this September and will specialise in healthcare and sports sciences, and computing. Construction of ...

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