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Affordable Sheffield homes plans approved

27 May 2015  Proposals for the second phase of home building by Sheffield Housing Company have been approved by the city’s planning committee (26 May). A total of 297 properties – of which around 275 will be for sale – are to be constructed in four areas of the city. These are: Land between Earl Marshal Road and Barnsley Road ...

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Meet Phil the bin at Sheffield Food Festival

21 May 2015 Food lovers flocking to this weekend’s Food Festival (23rd to 25th May) will also be able to meet Phil the Bin, Streets Ahead’s litter mascot, and find out more about keeping our city clean. The Streets Ahead team, who collect over 500 tonnes of litter each month from the streets of Sheffield, will be taking their roadshow ...

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Top shopping destination unveiled in Sheffield

Sheffield Retail Quarter

19 May 2015 Sheffield City Council today unveiled a bold new look for Sheffield city centre, which will transform it into a top shopping destination. Local people and business owners are invited to have their say on the plans for the Sheffield Retail Quarter, which also includes new offices, homes and restaurants. For the first time, detailed proposals have been ...

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Cabinet Member Responsibilities

13 May 2015 Leader of the Council- Councillor Julie Dore Finance and Resources- Councillor Ben Curran Business Skills and Development- Councillor Leigh Bramall Housing- Councillor Jayne Dunn Neighbourhoods- Councillor Isobel Bowler Environment and Transport- Councillor Terry Fox Health, Care and Independent Living- Councillor Mary Lea Public Health and Equality- Councillor Mazher Iqbal Children, Young People and Families- Councillor Jackie Drayton

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Thursday’s the day

                                                            5 May 2015 Sheffield electors are being reminded that Thursday is the day to go and vote by Sheffield City Council’s Elections team. In addition to the General Election on Thursday (7 May), Sheffield’s electors will also be having their say in the Local and Parish elections in the city. “By now, everyone in Sheffield who’s on the electoral ...

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Streets Ahead driver swaps gritter for running shoes

Stephen Crownshaw with a Streets Ahead gritter

5 May 2015 A gritter driver is taking on a charity run from Wales to Sheffield, all in aid of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice is the Streets Ahead’s chosen charity for 2015. Stephen Crownshaw and his dad, Les Crownshaw, are set to tackle the 160 mile run from Snowden, Wales, to Wales in South Yorkshire in ...

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Fir Vale pupils tidy up their community

Fir Vale School pupils after completing their community litter pick

29 April 2015 Young people from Fir Vale School last week teamed up with Streets Ahead to hold a week-long litter awareness event. The Streets Ahead team collects over 500 tonnes of litter each month from the streets of Sheffield, but in a bid to teach young people about the effects of litter on the environment and the community, pupils ...

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Sheffield Ramblers and Streets Ahead ‘fixit’ for Wybourn

Thursday 9 April 2015 Pavements in the Wybourn area of the city have benefited from a tidy-up, thanks to a litter pick carried out by the Sheffield Ramblers Group and Streets Ahead. The Streets Ahead team collects around 500 tonnes of litter each month. This is part of Stainless Sheffield – a litter campaign launched last year with the aim ...

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Sheffield Green Commission’s third public hearing

14 April 2015 Sheffield’s Green Commission will be holding its third hearing in public next week and limited places are now on offer to members of the public wishing to attend. The Commission was set up to allow leaders from across the public and private sector to make sure environmental issues are given a high priority over the next 15-20 ...

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Candidates for Sheffield’s 2015 elections

Friday 10 April 2015 Candidates have been announced for this year’s General and Local elections in May. A total of 45 candidates will be standing for election in the six Parliamentary constituencies in Sheffield (the Stocksbridge and Penistone constituency traverses the Sheffield/Barnsley border) and there will be 167 candidates across the 28 wards in Sheffield – a third of the ...

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Sheffield scoops four placemaking awards

Sheaf Valley and Claywood

Thursday 2 April 2015 Sheffield projects have scooped four successes in the prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute Placemaking Awards this year. Sheaf Valley Park won the Design Excellence Award, the Lower Don Valley Flood Defence Business Improvement District topped the Partnership category and the Little Kelham Housing scheme won two awards – the Sustainability and ‘Placemaking in Northern England’ Awards. ...

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Statement on High Speed 2

Wednesday 1 April 2015 Simon Green, Sheffield City Council’s Executive Director for Place in response to the evidence recently given by Sir David Higgins to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee: “Once again, we are presented with an independent report that endorses the significantly greater economic impact a city centre station could generate over an out of town parkway ...

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Vibrant heart planned for Sheffield City Centre


Thursday 26 March 2015 Exciting new plans to transform the heart of Sheffield City Centre have been unveiled. The new, vibrant retail quarter that would be delivered by 2019 – a scheme that will service modern retail demands and meet the Council’s vision for 2050. The proposed £480 million scheme, designed by Leonard Design Architects, who have advised on some ...

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Announcement of Sheffield Lord Mayor’s Civic Awards scheme

Wednesday 25 March 2015 A scheme to acknowledge the work of Sheffield’s ‘unsung heroes’ has been announced at today’s (25 March) meeting of the City Council. In response to a campaign to recognise the charity fund-raising efforts of John Burkhill, the Leader of the City Council, Councillor Julie Dore and the Lord Mayor of Sheffield Councillor Peter Rippon have suggested ...

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