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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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Sheffield celebrates women

Friday 6 March 2015 Achievements of women in Sheffield and across the world are set to be celebrated as the city marks “International Women’s Day” this Sunday, 8 March. The day has been marked since 1911, when the first International Women’s Day took place in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. Sheffield’s own Women’s Hub will be hosting an all-day event, ...

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Kick start your career with Works for Me

Tuesday 3 March 2015 Young people hoping to get their foot in the door of local employers are now receiving a helping hand thanks to Sheffield City Council’s new traineeship programme Works for Me, which was formally launched this week. Works for Me is a practical training programme run by the council’s Lifelong Learning and Skills team and offers integrated ...

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Health and Wellbeing Board signs up to Homeless Health Charter

Thursday 19 February 2015 Sheffield’s Health and Wellbeing Board members have signed up to a scheme outlining their commitment to tackling the health conditions faced by homeless people in the city. It has pledged its commitment by signing St Mungo’s Broadway Homeless Health Charter. This encourages health boards to measure and understand homeless people’s health needs, and use this information ...

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Council meets budget challenge

Wednesday 14 January 2015   After launching a Budget Conversation with residents in the autumn, more specific proposals have been drawn up by Sheffield City Council to address necessary budget savings of around £63m in the coming financial year. Members of the public have watched the council’s budget conversation video online (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5GD2Roeg8Y), emailed the authority and sent in suggestions via ...

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Further event as part of budget challenge conversation

Friday 9 January 2015 A public event is set to be held at Sheffield Town Hall next Wednesday, 14 January, at which people can find out further details regarding how we as a council plan to make cuts of up to £60m in the coming financial year. Sheffield City Council’s Leader, Julie Dore, the cabinet member for Finance and Resources, ...

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Community covenant salutes Sheffield servicemen and women

Wednesday 7 January 2015 Sheffield is celebrating key achievements from its community covenant which helps support the city’s Armed Forces community. More organisations than ever signed up to the covenant last year and committed to helping servicemen, women, veterans and their families access vital services. The Royal British Legion, working with Sheffield City Council, increased its Armed Forces and Veterans ...

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Civil partners say I Do

Wednesday 10 December 2014 Wedding bells were ringing at Sheffield Town Hall today when couples in civil partnerships became married for the first time. Today is the first day that men and women in same-sex relationships who are already in a civil partnership can legally convert it to a marriage, following an announcement by the House of Lords earlier this ...

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One million boost to improve city’s health and well-being

Friday 28 November 2014 Sheffield has been awarded more than £1m in funding to drive forward innovative plans to help people stay healthy and well at home, and reduce pressure on health and social care services in the city. The grant money was confirmed today after a successful bid for funding as part of the Government’s Transformational Challenge Award. Sheffield ...

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Jackpot Smashed for the Women of Steel!


Thursday 27 November 2014 Well done Sheffield, you’ve done it! You’ve smashed the £150,000 target in recognition of our wonderful ‘Women of Steel’. The fundraising began in 2012 to raise the £150,000 for a special group of Sheffield women who worked tirelessly in Sheffield’s steelworks and factories during the two world wars to help keep industry going in the city. ...

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Sheffield makes case for High Speed 2 to boost economy

Ahead of the launch of the launch of Sir David Higgin’s next report on HS2 due to be launched on Monday (27 October), Sheffield City Council Leader and High Speed 2 Growth Task Force Member Councillor Julie Dore has outlined the need for the Government to focus on taking the actions needed to make sure cities like Sheffield benefit from ...

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FA Chairman’s England Commission releases second report

FA launches grass roots football scheme in Sheffield

A plan to transform grassroots facilities and coaching across England is central to the second instalment of Greg Dyke’s FA Chairman’s England Commission. The latest and final report from the year-long study aimed at improving the prospects of the England senior men’s team was unveiled in Sheffield on Friday. In September 2013, Dyke set a target of increasing the current ...

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Sheffield takes the lead on Olympic legacy

Artist's impression of the Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield will take centre stage in the delivery of an exciting Olympic legacy project for health and sport that will bring long term benefits for the nation. That was the message today (Wednesday 1 October) delivered at a briefing by former Sports Minister, the Rt. Hon Richard Caborn, and Sheffield City Council leader Julie Dore. At the heart will be the creation ...

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Welcome back students

A warm welcome is being extended to the thousands of university students who will start to return to Sheffield this weekend after the long summer break. Sheffield City Council welcomes all new and returning students. It would like to remind residents and motorists that roads in some areas of the city will be busier than usual this weekend, especially in ...

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