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Trading Standards officers keeping communities safe this Bonfire Night

4 November 2015 Did you know that sparklers get five times hotter than cooking oil? Or that a rocket can reach speeds of 150mph? In order to keep people safe this Bonfire Night, and ensure that the season remains fun for all, Sheffield City Council’s trading standards officers have been out and about across the city to remind traders of ...

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Independent tree panel established

4 November 2015 An independent panel is to be set up in Sheffield to look at the issue of highway trees across the city. Sheffield City Council has taken steps to set up the panel following concerns around the future of a number of trees in the city. The panel, which will be chaired by Andy Buck, will consist of ...

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Streets Ahead prepared for winter, are you?

2 November 2015 Winter roadshows will be taking place at a number of locations across the city so that the Streets Ahead team can advise residents and businesses on how to prepare for wintry weather. The team will be bringing their roadshow bus, as well as a gritter, to two locations in Sheffield. The events will offer the public information ...

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Cheaper tickets for city bus users

Cllr Tony Downing (Cabinet Advisor for Environment and Transport)
Andrew Simpson (head of business performance, First, South Yorkshire)
John Young, (Stagecoach)

24 October 2015 Sheffield bus users are set to benefit from new and cheaper tickets that make it easier to get on the first bus that comes along. New CityBus Day (£4), 7 Day (£14) and 28 Day (£49) tickets that can be used on any bus in Sheffield, and reduced price CityWide Day (£4.30), 7 Day (£15), 28 Day ...

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Streets Ahead celebrate 100th project with Henry Boot

23 October 2015 The Streets Ahead project and contractor Henry Boot Construction are celebrating completing over 100 projects together as part of the project which is upgrading Sheffield’s roads, pavements, streetscene and street lights. When the Streets Ahead project started in August 2012, Streets Ahead and Henry Boot Construction worked together in the redevelopment of a testing laboratory and offices ...

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Future is bright for one Sheffield Lane

Rob Allen, Steve Robinson and Cllr Terry Fox next to a new LED streetlight

19 October 2015 Students and residents in Birley are benefiting from the installation of 16 extra streetlights next to Birley Community College, thanks to the Streets Ahead project. The lane, which runs alongside Birley Community College, has never had street lights before, however there were concerns that students would have to walk along the unlit road alone in the dark. ...

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Winter review details to be confirmed

7 October 2015 Additions to this year’s winter maintenance service which is delivered by the Streets Ahead team are set to be given the go ahead by the Council’s Highways Cabinet Committee on the 8th October. The Committee are expected to ratify the decision that was taken in 2014 to reinstate the previously removed gritting routes, plus accept the decision ...

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Wild makeover for rundown part of City

Walking group and wildlife trust planting the wildflower seeds

5 October 2015 A grassy area of an urban part of Sheffield will benefit from a colourful transformation as it is turned into a wildflower site, thanks to a generous seed donation from the Grow Wild Project, which is supported by the Big Lottery Fund and led by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Streets Ahead, who maintain the grass verges across ...

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Children step out for school walks

Histrionics pirate-themed  event

2 October 2015 Children from Sheffield schools will be stepping out over the next two weeks to show that walking to school can be fun as well as healthy. The walks are part of the South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership’s 10 Day Active Travel Challenge starting next week. Primary school pupils from Whiteways (Monday 5th), Waterthorpe Infant/ Emmanuel Junior (Tuesday ...

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New carrier bag charges boost for environment

30 September 2015 A new charge for single-use carrier bags comes into force next Monday (5 October). The introduction of the fees in England is part of the Government’s policy to reduce waste and the litter associated with plastic bags by encouraging people to re-use bags. In 2014 over 7.6 billion single-use plastic bags were given to customers by major ...

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Streets Ahead raise a mug for charity

25 September2015 As the Great British Bake Off enters the semi-finals next week the Streets Ahead team were practicing their baking skills for a very good cause, when employees took part in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. There was no shortage of cake and other sweet treats, thanks to the team who donated homemade buns and cakes for the fundraising ...

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Residents welcome flood alleviation scheme – video

Julie Greaves at Valley Cottages, Mosborough

Mosborough resident Julie Greaves has welcomed a new flood alleviation scheme which was officially launched today (Monday 21 September). Residents at the bottom of High Street in Mosborough have previously suffered with flooding due to a damaged culvert near their properties. And now, works are underway to replace the culvert with a new pipeline, in what is one of the first ...

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Residents called on to ‘Pick their Patch’

21 September 2015 The Clean Sheffield campaign is calling on all residents and businesses to help them ‘pick their patch’ on Saturday 3rd October. The aim of the event is for residents to come out onto their street and in our parks in the 3rd October and using a disposable bag and reusable glove to pick the litter they see. ...

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Flood alleviation scheme welcomed by Sheffield community

Flood and water manager at Sheffield City Council Jim Fletcher, Clive Betts MP, Cllr Tony Downing, Prof Colin Mellors - chairman of the Regional and Coastal Committee and Cllr David Barker.

A new flood alleviation scheme has been welcomed by a Sheffield community which has experienced severe flooding in the past. Residents at the bottom of High Street in Mosborough have suffered with flooding due to a damaged culvert near their properties. And now, works are underway to replace the culvert with a new pipeline, in what is one of the ...

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Consultation opens on assisted bin collections

Sheffield Town Hall

15 September 2015 Members of the public are being asked for their views on proposed changes to the assisted bin collection service in Sheffield. While most residents across the city are able to take their black bins, blue bins and blue boxes out to the kerbside for collection, an assisted collection service can be provided where there is nobody within ...

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