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Overwhelming response from public for “Our Sheffield”

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From bee-keeping to bowling, roller derby to rock climbing, it’s all there in a new film showcasing just what makes Sheffield great. And now, members of the public are being thanked for their creative and inspirational ideas for the “Our Sheffield” film, which is set to be premiered at a major event this autumn. Back in July, we at Sheffield ...

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A Level Graduate Law Apprentices Wanted

Thursday 13 August 2015 Today A Level students across the city will be finding out what grades they have got and for many it will be the key to what they will do next. But some may not have yet decided on which career path to choose, or may have just missed their chosen place at university. Sheffield City Council now ...

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Thousands flock to Sheffield’s beach to soak up the sun

Sheffield by the Seaside

Wedsnesday 12 August Sheffield by the Seaside kicked off with roaring success as people gather in the City Centre to enjoy the beach. As the sun shines over the biggest seaside extravaganza yet, day-trippers from Sheffield and further afield are digging out their buckets and spades to join in the fun. Sun seekers are being urged to come and enjoy ...

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Sheffield becomes first city to pioneer new solution to high-cost credit

Sheffield Money

Sheffield has become the first city in the country to pioneer a new approach that provides a viable alternative to high-cost credit and door step loan companies, helping people escape the lure of unscrupulous lenders. Sheffield Money – the city’s own one-stop money shop – opens its doors today on Monday 10 August. It has been set up by city ...

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Archbishop set to visit Moor Market

Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu

6 August 2015 The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will visit the Moor Market next month as part of a four-day “Crossroads” mission across Sheffield Diocese, involving 21 Bishops of the Church of England. Hundreds of events will take place as part of the Crossroads Mission across the region in schools, pubs, universities, colleges, shopping centres, community centres, cafes ...

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Sheffield FC – coming home to where it all began

Chairman of Sheffield FC Richard Tims, Leader of Sheffield City Council Julie Dore and Councillor Isobel Bowler, cabinet member for neighbourhoods

Football is coming home to Sheffield. Sheffield FC, the world’s first football club, is returning to the city at the Olive Grove Sports ground where the founders of Club developed the first set of rules and played their first games of football on the fields back in 1857. The move to where it all began, which spawned the modern game ...

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Sheffield set for sizzling summer of festivals

Bike stunts at the Cliffhanger festival

Sheffield is fast becoming the UK city for summer festivals, with more than 350,000 people expected to attend one of the busiest-ever programmes of events in the city. From Tramlines through to Cliffhanger, Grand Prix cycling, Art in the Gardens, the Festival of Fun, the Sheffield Film and Comic Con, Sheffield By The Seaside and Sheffield Fayre, covering everything from ...

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Council to recruit new apprentices

Apprentices with Councillor Julie Dore outside the Town Hall.

26 June 2015 Young people are given the chance to secure permanent jobs at Sheffield City Council as it starts its drive to recruit future leaders through apprenticeships, and give young people a head start in their chosen career. An apprentice open day is being held by the council at Moorfoot Learning Centre on Wednesday 1 July. As a lead ...

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Julie Dore statement on bringing HS2 to Sheffield

3 June 2015 Statement by Cllr Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council   “Today I am throwing the full weight of Sheffield City Council behind the campaign to bring the HS2 route into the centre of Sheffield. “Lord Kerslake used his first speech to the House of Lords to stress the importance of a city centre location for HS2, ...

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Statement on High Speed Rail

 1 June Sheffield City Council leader Julie Dore attended a meeting on High Speed Rail in Leeds today, at which Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin confirmed that HS2 and the Northern Powerhouse are a priority for the Government. Following that meeting, Cllr Dore said this afternoon: “We all recognise that accessible, fast and convenient transport links between cities are absolutely key ...

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Cabinet Member Responsibilities

13 May 2015 Leader of the Council- Councillor Julie Dore Finance and Resources- Councillor Ben Curran Business Skills and Development- Councillor Leigh Bramall Housing- Councillor Jayne Dunn Neighbourhoods- Councillor Isobel Bowler Environment and Transport- Councillor Terry Fox Health, Care and Independent Living- Councillor Mary Lea Public Health and Equality- Councillor Mazher Iqbal Children, Young People and Families- Councillor Jackie Drayton

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A better connected Sheffield is a stronger Sheffield

Friday 20 March 2015 Sheffield City Council has welcomed today’s Department for Transport report on its Northern Transport Strategy. The report commits to “a world class transport system” to “link up the individual cities and towns in the North, to allow them to function as a single economy and be stronger than the sum of their parts”. Cllr Julie Dore, ...

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Building work commences on new leisure venue for north of city

Artist's impression of North Active leisure centre

Tuesday 10 March 2015   Construction work has now begun on the new £7m “North Active” sports development in High Green. This development at Thorncliffe Recreation Ground, along with the new Graves project in the south of Sheffield, will be the first leisure developments in the city in a decade. Operator Places for People Leisure was selected earlier this year ...

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