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Logo and creative identity for Special Olympics GB’s National Games revealed

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Tuesday 26 January 2016 Press release sent out by Special Olympics GB Special Olympics GB is delighted to launch the logo and identity for its National Summer Games 2017 to be held in Sheffield. Special Olympics GB is approaching Sheffield businesses for support around all aspects of the National Games. Local creative agencies, Test Creative and Glue, have come forward ...

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Council calls on Government for investment in flood defences

Friday 22 January 2016 “Protection is cheaper than the cure” is the message that Sheffield City Council is sending to the Government in their request for a further £20 million to protect the city against flooding. The Council has worked with the Environment Agency to develop a comprehensive flood defence programme involving 5 new major schemes. It is estimated that ...

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Join the debate in South Sheffield

Sheffield Town Hall

18 January 2016 Sheffield’s Council leaders will be taking their next Cabinet meeting to the south 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 meeting will be held on Wednesday 27 January and ...

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Silver award for Sheffield’s armed forces support

Sheffield wins Employer Recognition Award

23 December 2015 Sheffield’s work to support our Armed Forces has been recognised with a national award. The City Council has been selected by the Reserves Forces and Cadets Association and Ministry of Defence to receive the Silver Employer Recognition Award. The award recognises the Council’s outstanding support for the Defence and Armed Forces Community. The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme ...

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Sheffield’s ‘unsung heroes’ receive their awards

Lord Mayor Civic Awards 2015

9 December 2015 The first ‘unsung heroes’ of Sheffield’s new Civic Awards received their honours in the Town Hall last night. Twenty-two local people were recognised for their valuable contribution to the community covering a wide range of activities. These ranged from dedicated charity fund-raisers to enthusiastic volunteers working to support young people and community cohesion in the city. Sheffield ...

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Sheffield’s ‘unsung heroes’ to receive their awards

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3 December 2015 The first ‘unsung heroes’ of Sheffield’s new Civic Awards are to receive their honours next week. Twenty-two local people are to be recognised for their valuable contribution to the community covering a wide range of activities. These range from dedicated charity fund-raisers to enthusiastic volunteers working to support young people and community cohesion in the city. The awards ...

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Silver award for Sheffield’s armed forces support

Sheffield Town Hall

1 December 2015 Sheffield’s work to support our Armed Forces has been recognised with a national award. The City Council has been selected by the Reserves Forces and Cadets Association and Ministry of Defence to receive the Silver Employer Recognition Award. The award recognises the Council’s outstanding support for the Defence and Armed Forces Community. The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme ...

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Statements on HS2 station locations

Sheffield City Centre

30 November 2015 On Leeds station Julie Dore, leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “We absolutely welcome the news that a solution has been reached for Leeds that listens to what the Leeds business community has been saying and that links Transport for the North – or ‘HS3’ – with HS2 in a single integrated location. “This is what makes ...

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Council leader supports Sheffield businesses

Council leader support Sheffield businesses

27 November 2015 It’s the day of the year when local, independent traders are championed. And for this year’s Small Business Saturday, Sheffield City Council members have joined the drive to raise awareness of and boost the city’s up-and-coming businesses. Council leader Julie Dore called into Sheffield Therapy Centre in Gleadless to demonstrate her support for the initiative. She said: ...

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Call for public views on the council budget priorities

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Wednesday 18 November 2015 Safeguarding vulnerable people, the future employment of young people, and protecting the least well off are some of the key priorities Sheffield City Council leaders will aim to protect as much as they can from budget cuts. They want to make sure key areas are given greatest protection under the next round of budget cuts, expected ...

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Cabinet in the Community visits south east Sheffield

16 November 2015 Sheffield’s Council leaders will be taking their next Cabinet meeting to the south east of the city later this month. The City Council is holding a series of ‘Question Time’ style sessions over the coming months to discuss issues that matter to people in their local areas. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 25 November ...

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Chart-topping band to switch on Sheffield’s Christmas

Stars on stage at the 2014 Christmas lights switch-on

16 November 2015 Girl band “Stooshe” have today been confirmed as the star guests at this year’s Sheffield Christmas lights switch-on. A full programme of entertainment will begin from 2pm on Sunday 22 November, before the big switch itself is flicked at 5.30pm on the main stage in the Peace Gardens. Joining Stooshe for the afternoon of festive fun will ...

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Countdown to a spectacular Sheffield Christmas

Stars on stage at the 2014 Christmas lights switch-on

4 November 2015 Music, lights and festive sparkle are set to take over Sheffield city centre on Sunday 22 November for the annual Christmas lights switch-on. A full programme of entertainment will begin from 2pm, before the big switch itself is flicked at 5.30pm in the Peace Gardens by a soon-to-be-revealed famous face. Musicians, choirs, street entertainers, children’s characters and ...

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Join the debate in your area

30 October 2015 Leaders at Sheffield City Council have announced the latest round of ‘Question Time’ style sessions over the coming months to discuss issues that matter to people in their local areas. This is now the fifth year of the ‘Cabinet in the Community’ programme – giving more people the opportunity to come and ask questions and get involved ...

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Statement on Chinese investment in Digital Campus

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I enclose a comment from Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council: “This investment is the result of a great deal of hard work developing relationships with business partners in China and will give a major boost in confidence to the city’s economic growth. We expect additional investment from China to follow from the valuable contacts we have made ...

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