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Council meetings set to become more accessible


30 August 2017 A pilot scheme is set to be launched in Sheffield which aims to make Council meetings more accessible. Sheffield City Council is starting with changes to its monthly full Council meeting, held on the first Wednesday of the month, which is where major issues affecting the city are debated and the budget is set. From September, the ...

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On the Road with Google: Double decker bus converted into digital training hub

Launch of the Google Digital Garage bus in Barkers Pool

4 August 2017 A unique bus tour was launched in Sheffield yesterday (Thursday 3 August) in partnership with Google, as part of its Digital Garage initiative. The Google Digital Garage bus will offer free workshops and face-to-face coaching, with visitors having the option to either book in advance or simply drop by for on-the-spot help. Training ranges from beginner to ...

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Statement on devolution from Sheffield City Council


1 August 2017 We are still committed to pursuing the only deal that is currently on the table – that was signed in October 2015 committing to £900million for the region. Only last month, the Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry confirmed this is the only deal on offer, when he said: “I want to be very clear about one thing. ...

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