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Support our Armed Forces and veterans from all conflicts at annual event

Armed Forces and Veterans Day in Sheffield

15 June 2015 A parade, live music, displays and 1940s-themed activities will be among the attractions at Armed Forces and Veterans Day, taking place in Sheffield city centre on Saturday 20 June. The veterans will gather from 11.30am in Norfolk Row before the parade begins at 11.50am, taking in Norfolk Row, Fargate, Town Hall Square and the Peace Gardens. The ...

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Out of This World returns for a second year

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3 June 2015 Horror, sci-fi and magic are set to return to Sheffield city centre this October at the second annual Out of This World festival. The festival, set to take place around the Peace Gardens, Winter Garden, Tudor Square, Fargate, Barkers Pool and The Moor on Sunday 25 October, celebrates all things out of the ordinary. After the success ...

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Sheffield Food Festival all set for Bank Holiday foodie fun

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20 May 2015 This bank holiday weekend, Sheffield City Centre will come alive with food-based fun as thousands of people tuck into the fifth instalment of the Sheffield Food Festival. Between Saturday 23 May and Monday 25 May the popular Sheffield Business School-organised festival will be taking place within the heart of the city, with dozens of local producers, restaurateurs ...

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The first Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield proves a winner

And they're off - the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Peter Rippon, waves a flag at the start line.

Monday 13 April 2015 The first Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield has been hailed a great success as thousands of runners turned out to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for good causes. The huge field – over 7,500 runners signed up – set off from Arundel Gate and were cheered on by enthusiastic crowds as the UK’s ‘City of Sport’ embraced the ...

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Details of road closures for Royal Maundy visit

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Friday 20 March 2015 A number of roads in Sheffield city centre will be closed on Thursday, 2 April, during the Royal Maundy visit to Sheffield. The Queen is visiting Sheffield to distribute the Royal Maundy to 89 men and 89 women from across South Yorkshire, in a special service at Sheffield Cathedral. The visit will be the first time ...

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Preparations well underway for Royal Maundy visit

Sheffield Town Hall and the Peace Gardens

Thursday 19 March 2015 Excitement is rising in Sheffield in anticipation of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh’s visit to the city on Thursday 2 April. The Queen is visiting Sheffield to distribute the Royal Maundy to 89 men and 89 women from across South Yorkshire, in a special service at Sheffield Cathedral. The visit will be the first ...

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Are you planning the perfect Valentine’s date?

Friday 13 February 2015 Planning the perfect date can be stressful. So the last thing you want to think about before an important dinner is whether or not the place you choose takes food hygiene seriously. Luckily, the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme means you don’t have to. The Food Standards Agency, backed by Sheffield City Council, is urging you look ...

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First look at 2015’s packed event calendar

Thursday 18 December 2014 While most people aren’t thinking much further ahead than their plans for ringing in the New Year, Sheffield City Council’s Major Events Team are already lining up a packed events calendar for 2015. From sport and leisure to culture and the arts, the events and festivals planned for the coming year are set to capture the ...

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Sheffield city development gathers pace

Wednesday 17 December 2014 Sheffield City Council is now seeking to engage with a strategic development partner to help deliver the much-anticipated new retail quarter in the city centre. This brings plans closer to realisation and on target to deliver the first phase of a new scheme during 2019. The announcement comes after six months of intensive work with a ...

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Small Business Saturday sees launch of free Christmas shoppers’ parking from 2pm on Saturday afternoons

Grace Bolsover, of Grace's Fabrics in the Moor Market

Tuesday 2 December 2014 Shoppers in Sheffield are being encouraged to support independent traders this weekend, in recognition of “Small Business Saturday.” Small Business Saturday, which falls on Saturday, 6 December, is a national, non-political campaign which aims to encourage consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. The initiative is particularly relevant in Sheffield, with the ...

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Christmas shoppers to enjoy free parking across the city

Magical Moor Market Express

Tuesday 25 November 2014 Parking in Sheffield City Council car parks is set to be free on Saturday afternoons in the run-up to Christmas, to provide a welcome boost for retailers and shoppers across the city. Free parking will apply at the authority’s pay and display on-street and off-street parking, both in the city centre and in district shopping centres, ...

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Owzat for the launch of the new Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield

Official launch of the route of the Yorkshire Half Marathon - Sheffield. With Michael Vaughan, Mike Tomlinson, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield Councillor Peter Rippon, Councillor Isobel Bowler and others.

Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan today [Wednesday 19th November] officially launched the first Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield and Arena Group Sheffield Mini and Junior Run. The major new charity half marathon – organised by Run For All in partnership with Sheffield City Council – is expected to attract thousands of runners and spectators to the city’s streets on Sunday ...

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Further details revealed of Sheffield’s spectacular Christmas

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CBeebies stars, singers who triumphed in Britain’s Got Talent and an X-Factor winner are among the famous faces set to entertain at Sheffield’s Christmas lights switch-on this weekend. A full programme of entertainment will begin from 2pm on Sunday, November 23, before the big switch itself is flicked at 5.30pm in the Peace Gardens. On the Heart Stage in the ...

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Independent traders popping up in Moor Market

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Pop-up shop programmers “Common People” are opening two new stalls in Sheffield’s Moor Market as hireable spaces for new retailers. In collaboration with Sheffield City Council, the organisation hopes to encourage new independent businesses to take space in the Moor Market, try out trading and grow in a vibrant environment. The Community Interest Company (CIC), which runs a successful pop-up ...

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