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Sheffield scoops 15 awards in Yorkshire in Bloom

16 September 2014 Sheffield is celebrating after scooping 15 awards in the prestigious Yorkshire in Bloom competition. Local communities, businesses and education establishments picked up the coveted awards at York Racecourse today (16 September). Paul Martin was given the distinction of being named as one of only three Community Champions in the region this year. Paul is a valued member ...

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Power to the people! – Join the Big Sheffield Summer Switch

19 August 2014 It may not be at the front of most people’s minds at the moment, but this is the ideal time to think about saving on this winter’s heating and electricity bills. When it comes to negotiating a good deal it pays to have a strong hand – and joining forces is a great way to get one. ...

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Region’s cities unveil joint plan for improved connections

4 August 2014 A new transport plan developed by a coalition of key northern cities will be presented to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP and HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins tomorrow (5 August). The report, ‘One North: A Proposition for an interconnected North’ has been formulated in response to the challenge set out by Sir David in ...

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Business leaders back devolution for Sheffield

21 July 2014 Leading business representatives from across Sheffield have met to discuss how the major cities could be more economically competitive if power in the UK was less centralised. With guest speakers Cllr. Sir Richard Leese, the Leader of Manchester City Council and Chair of the Core Cities Cabinet and Andrew Carter, Deputy Chief Executive of the Centre for ...

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Sheffield half marathon

SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL STATEMENT “We’d firstly like to acknowledge the service the Sheffield Marathon Trust and Sheffield Half Marathon Ltd have given to the people of Sheffield through the charities they’ve supported. In the last 33 years the Sheffield Marathon Trust has contributed £1.5million to local charities and this is something I know has greatly benefited many Sheffield people.

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It’s Showtime! for Sheffield’s talented performers

Talented school children and performing arts groups with a flair for drama and music will be treading the boards at some of the city’s most prestigious theatres during this year’s Sheffield Children’s Festival. Theatres such as The Montgomery Theatre, the Library Theatre, The Octagon and Crucible will be showcasing drama, musicals, dance extravaganzas, comedies and classic stories performed by a ...

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Outdoor festival goers gearing up for Cliffhanger

This summer’s Cliffhanger festival is nearly here. Everyone from sports enthusiasts to complete beginners will be able to watch and take part in a host of adventurous activities, especially biking ones, at this eighth Cliffhanger festival, which is returning to Millhouses Park in Sheffield between 21 and 22 June 2014. The family-friendly, value for money event, is expected to attract ...

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Council calls for fresh start to city’s outdoor sports

Sports governing bodies and local clubs will be invited to play a greater role in the management and investment in outdoor sports facilities in Sheffield as the council faces the challenges of ever-reducing government funding. Sheffield City Council has developed an Outdoor Sports Strategy which calls on dedicated sports providers, governing bodies and local clubs to take a greater lead ...

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Sheffield City Council calls for bold action on climate change

Sheffield City Council has today reacted to the formal publication of two new reports into the causes and effects of climate change. The 5th Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the most complete assessment ever undertaken of the planet’s climate, set up by the United Nations. The IPCC does not carry out its own research, ...

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Get the circus bug at Weston Park May Fayre

Human-sized bees, butterflies, beetles and ladybirds from the Insect Circus will premier their show at the Weston Park May Fayre to help the National Fairground Archive (NFA) celebrate its milestone 20th anniversary. Families can take a step back in time at Weston Park, Sheffield, on Sunday 18 May 2014 when the Insect Circus will pitch up its big top for ...

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Sign up for green waste collections

Householders from across Sheffield are reminded that they need to sign up to the popular garden waste collection service by Monday 14 April in order to receive all 15 collections. This fortnightly service is available citywide and provides an easy way for residents to recycle garden waste from their home including grass cuttings, hedge and plant clippings, leaves and prunings. ...

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