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Council continues crackdown on illicit alcohol sales

8 January 2016 Sheffield City Council have shown further commitment to the crack down on illicit alcohol sales, after revoking the licence from the owner of two shops, who was caught selling illegal alcohol despite a previous offence. This was the outcome of the Licensing Sub-Committee hearing held on Monday 4 January, which saw Rhythm and Booze on Abbeydale Road ...

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Four schemes to improve traffic flows in New Year

22 December 2015 Four schemes to improve bus service reliability and to help keep traffic flowing in Sheffield are due to begin next month. Two of the schemes will be carried out on Spital Hill in Burngreave – one of the main arterial routes into the city centre. The first will target the junction with Savile Street, where bus stops ...

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Looking Streets Ahead to 2016

Newly resurfaced Wheatley Grove in Handsworth

21 December 2015 It’s been another busy year for the Streets Ahead project, upgrading the city’s roads, pavements and streetscene and this will continue in 2016, with work starting in over 20 more zones. In 2016 the team will begin working in more parts of the city centre, as well as on main roads including Sheffield Parkway, Penistone Road and ...

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Make the most of Christmas in Sheffield

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21 December 2015 Shoppers and party-goers are being encouraged to enjoy the festive season to the full in Sheffield. There is always plenty on offer in the city centre with shops, bars, restaurants and, in the run up to Christmas, there’s the popular Sleigh Bar and the chance to meet Father Christmas. The Christmas Market is open daily up to ...

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Streets Ahead team up with Regather charity to create new green space

15 December 2015 Streets Ahead employees used their work community day to help Sheffield’s Regather Charity to clean up a local green space and to plant new trees. The team took a day away from their usual duties to help out with work to improve the grassland area on Club Garden Road, including shrub removal and litter picking. They also ...

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National survey shows public satisfaction in Streets Ahead works

Newly resurfaced Wheatley Grove in Handsworth

14 December 2015 There has been a 30% increase in satisfaction levels with how the city’s roads are maintained according to the National Highways and Transport Network (NHT). The NHT surveyed over 3000 Sheffield households from across the city and found that since the start of the Streets Ahead project in August 2012, year on year the public’s satisfaction with ...

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Free snow shovels available

9th December 2015 There may be more need for umbrellas than snow boots this week but Sheffield City Council is encouraging everyone to be winter ready by giving out free snow shovels. 50 free snow shovels are available for members of the public to collect from the Town Hall. The aim of the scheme is to encourage even more residents ...

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Streets Ahead thrill seekers raise funds for good cause

Streets Ahead Team member preparing to abseil for Bluebell Wood

2 December 2015 Seven members of the Streets Ahead team have bravely abseiled 90ft down Millers Dale Bridge in the Peak District in aid of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. The team, who raised over £700, began their adventure at the disused Millers Station in the Peak District before they made their way along the old railway track to the bridge. ...

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Regather, Streets Ahead and the Friends of club garden put down new roots

2nd December 2015 The Streets Ahead team have been working with Sheffield’s Regather Charity to help residents of Lansdowne and Club Garden Road make a deep-rooted change to their local area. With the help of a grant from the Tree Council, Regather, the Streets Ahead team and local residents will be working together to plant eight fruit trees, including apple ...

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Pensioner ordered to pay out almost £1k for waste offence

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30 November 2015 A Mosborough pensioner has been ordered to pay out almost £1,000 in fines and costs by magistrates in Sheffield, after being taken to court by Sheffield City Council for his role in fly-tipping waste. Robert Dillon, 70, of Bridle Stile Close, appeared before Sheffield Magistrates Court on the afternoon of Friday 27 November, charged with one count ...

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Bus bosses meet to drive Sheffield improvements

17 November 2015 Sheffield Bus Partnership bosses will meet this week to drive improvements to passenger journeys to make sure the city-wide network changes deliver for customers. Sheffield City Council Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport and Vice-Chair of the Sheffield City Region (SCR) Transport Committee, Cllr Terry Fox, has called the meeting with Bus Partnership leaders from First South Yorkshire, ...

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Volunteers needed for emergency planning exercise

11 November 2015 Calling all budding actors! Sheffield City Council and partners are asking for volunteers to help play the part of people affected by an emergency to help with a city planning exercise. Up to 30 people are needed to help create a make believe situation where residents have been evacuated from their homes and taken to an emergency ...

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Festive markets and free parking boosting business this Christmas

Collabro performing at the 2014 Christmas lights switch-on

10 November 2015 A traditional Christmas is the main theme for festive shopping in Sheffield this year, with independent traders adding an extra-special offer to city centre retail in the run-up to the big day. As well as traders from across the UK and Europe selling a variety of gifts, jewellery, crafts and fresh produce, the Christmas market in Fargate ...

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Farmer given animal banning order

Walker was found guilty of offences relating to the treatment of sheep, goats and hens

10 November 2015   A local famer who failed to protect his animals from unnecessary suffering has been successfully prosecuted by Sheffield City Council. Stephen Walker, aged 64, of Midhurst Road in Sheffield had pleaded not guilty at Sheffield Magistrates Court to eight offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. But following a trial he was found guilty on Monday, ...

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