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Lord Mayor’s consort to walk around city boundary for charity

Lord Mayor Councillor Anne Murphy with her Consort Gavin Holliday

13 September 2017 The Lord Mayor’s consort, Gavin Holliday, will be walking 45 miles in 24 hours, to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s Charity Fund. He will walk around the city boundary, following a route called ‘The Sheffield Way’, which was written about in 1986 in a guide book by Councillor Peter Price. Gavin Holliday read the book and ...

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Lord Mayor of Sheffield 120th Anniversary

Newly-weds Peter Thomas Hodges and Hannah Rose Bee Whitelam with Lord Mayor and Consort

13 July 2017 It’s officially the 120th anniversary of the Grant of the Title of Lord Mayor of Sheffield – 120 years since Sheffield became a city – and to mark the occasion a couple from Sheffield, who married today, got a little surprise from current Lord Mayor, Councillor Anne Murphy. Hannah Rose Bee Whitelam and Peter Thomas Hodges were ...

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Signed football banner gives mayor’s charities a boost


12 May 2017 Sheffield United football manager Chris Wilder has shown he’s a good sport by signing the banner which celebrated the Blades’ promotion for the Lord Mayor’s charity. The Blades boss put his name, and the initials UTB, to the banner which hung outside Sheffield’s Town Hall when the Blades celebrated their return to the championship last week. The ...

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Trees breathe new life into urban green space

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Denise Fox, plants trees in Darnall with help from volunteers

29 March 2017 Students from Al-Huda Academy, along with staff from the English Institute of Sport and our own Lord Mayor of Sheffield, helped Community Forestry staff plant new trees in Darnall yesterday (Tuesday 28 March). The trees were “heavy standard” trees and a mix of oak, lime, silver birch, Turkish hazel and amalanchier. This planting of 19 new trees is ...

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Sheffield shines at LGBT event

Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox cuts the 50th Anniversary cake at Sheffield's LGBT History Month celebrations

Tuesday 28 February 2017 Hundreds of people attended events last weekend to celebrate diversity in Sheffield and mark the end of this year’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month. Talks, films, music and other celebrations ran at the Millennium Gallery on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by the Friends of Edward Carpenter and local charity SAYiT. Councillor Jack Scott, ...

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Council Apprentice Honoured for Top Class Award Nomination

Saeed is congratulated by the Lord Mayor

06 December 2016 19 year old apprentice, Saeed Amin, met the Lord Mayor to be congratulated on his recent apprenticeship nomination. Saeed was invited to the Town Hall where he was applauded by the Right Honourable Lord Mayor, Cllr Denise Fox for his recent nomination for the ‘Asian Apprentice of the Year’ award. The prestigious ‘Asian Apprentices Awards’ is an ...

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Lord Mayor and Consort get their skates on with a frozen fundraiser


28 November 2016 IT’S more than three decades since Torvill and Dean became the highest scoring figure skaters of all time, with their 1984 Olympic performance to Ravel’s Bolero. And now the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox, and her husband Councillor Terry Fox, are set to perform their very own – and very “Yorkshire” – version of the ...

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J G Graves Graduate Commission 2016

View towards the Town Hall main entrance.

13 September 2016 The JG Graves Charitable Trust and The Lord Mayor of Sheffield are delighted to announce that Kurt Calow has been commissioned to create a new work for the City’s Civic Collection. Sheffield’s Civic Collection contains a range of objects for civic occasions, items that date from 1897 to present day. In 2007, Galvanize Sheffield, the Festival of ...

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City united over Somme Anniversary

The Sheffield PALS

28 June 2016 Plaque to be unveiled to Sheffielders who died in First World War Commemorations in Sheffield and Sheffield Memorial Park in France Weston Park to become a centenary field The 4,898 members of Sheffield City Battalion who died during the First World War are to be honoured in France and their home city as the world remembers the ...

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Youngsters have whale of a time at Bookstart celebration

Bookstart event - Lord Mayor Cllr Denise Fox with Angus Buchanan, age 3

7 June 2016 Families have been encouraged to pick up a book this morning at an under-the-sea themed reading and rhyming adventure held in the city centre. Sheffield libraries organised the Peace Garden event to mark the start of National Bookstart Week which promotes the importance of reading with children from a young age. Around 400 young children and their ...

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Surprise birthday bash for 100 year old tenant

Mrs Hetty Peace and the Lord Mayor at the 100th birthday party

31 July 2016 A resident at a sheltered housing scheme was thrown a surprise birthday party to mark her 100th birthday. Staff and residents at Painted Fabrics in the Older Persons Independent Living Team area organised the party for Miss Hetty Peace to make sure she celebrated her birthday in style. The newly appointed Lord Mayor, Councillor Denise Fox, attended ...

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Councillor Denise Fox becomes 120th Lord Mayor of Sheffield

The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield Cllr Denise Fox with husband The Lord Mayor’s Consort  Cllr Terry Fox

19 May 2016 The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield said it was an “honour and a privilege” as she was the city’s 120th Lord Mayor at today’s full Council meeting at Sheffield Town Hall. The Lord Mayor, Cllr Denise Fox, also becomes the 17th female mayor of Sheffield. The Lord Mayor’s Consort is her husband and fellow councillor Terry ...

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Burngreave Local Honours

Award winners at the Town Hall after receiving their honours

Friday 4 March 2016 Volunteers, community groups and local workers from Burngreave were celebrated at a special Town Hall event last week. Hosted by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Talib Hussain, and local ward councillors, over 130 people came to see 43 nominees receive their awards for their commitment and outstanding contribution to the Burngreave community. Councillor Jackie Drayton, cabinet member ...

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Logo and creative identity for Special Olympics GB’s National Games revealed

Special Olympics 2016 v5

Tuesday 26 January 2016 Press release sent out by Special Olympics GB Special Olympics GB is delighted to launch the logo and identity for its National Summer Games 2017 to be held in Sheffield. Special Olympics GB is approaching Sheffield businesses for support around all aspects of the National Games. Local creative agencies, Test Creative and Glue, have come forward ...

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