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Hundreds of young people take part in healthy debate

Young peoples debate at Sheffield's town hall

19 March 2018   Hundreds of school children have had a taste of local democracy  in a debate that covered everything from healthy school meals to social media. Students from 15 primary and secondary schools took part in the debates in the council chamber. Two schools debated a topic for five minutes each. The young people then took a vote ...

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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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