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Western Bank Bridge to benefit from strengthening works

23 March 2016 Western Bank Bridge a major road into Sheffield city centre which cuts through the University of Sheffield campus and forms a pedestrian concourse link, is to undergo a six-month strengthening project through the Streets Ahead project. Work will begin on Tuesday 29th March and lane closures will be in place during the night for the first two ...

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Tree Injunction lifted

23 March 2016 Simon Green, Executive Director for Place from Sheffield City Council, said: “We are delighted that the court has agreed with the council’s case to have the tree injunction lifted. However, we have been clear throughout that we want to make sure that our work with communities on this issue is right, so we will not resume the ...

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Think: Pick up after your dog

Reflective dog Fouling signs for the Clean Sheffield campaign

22 March 2016 The Clean Sheffield campaign is working alongside the national organisation Keep Britain Tidy, in an attempt to reduce dog fouling across Sheffield. To encourage all residents and visitors to pick up after their dogs, innovative dog fouling signs have been put up in the city’s parks, housing land and streets. The innovative signs, which have been trialled ...

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National Apprentiship Week 2016

Some of the new apprentices, (from L to R) Leigh Anne Hayes, Cllr Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, James Taylor and Lianne Gale.

16 March 2016 Apprentices working with Streets Ahead have been sharing their experiences this week in recognition of National Apprenticeship Week 2016, showing that you don’t need to be a school leaver to take a new career path. National Apprenticeship Week celebrates apprenticeships and traineeships and the positive impact that they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Street ...

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Finishing touches to first phase of ‘Grey to Green’

First phase of the Grey to Green project completed

15 March 2016 The first phase of the Grey to Green Corridor, an exciting project to transform Sheffield’s Riverside Business District is nearing completion with the final planting of trees and eye-catching artworks and street furniture around West Bar, Snig Hill and Bridge Street. The overall project aims to transform 1.2 kilometres of redundant roads into attractive new linear public ...

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Makeover for independent shops on London Road

Cllr Jayne Dunn and Paul Roberts supervise the start of work on London Road shops

8 March 2016 Local shops in a Sheffield district centre are getting a makeover in a project aimed at putting the heart back into the area. This will be the third such project for the city. Work starts next week to refurbish over 100 shop frontages on London Road, giving them new signage and guttering, and sprucing them up. The ...

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Final Cabinet roadshow visits central Sheffield

Sheffield City Centre

7 March 2016 Sheffield’s Council leaders will be holding their final Cabinet roadshow meeting in the central area of the city next week. The City Council has held a series of ‘Question Time’ style sessions over the winter months to discuss issues that matter to people in their local areas. The last in the series of seven meetings will be ...

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Creative and digital businesses given £3.5 million boost

Castle House

1 March 2016 Creative and digital businesses in Sheffield are set to be given a multi-million pound boost to help in the development of this important business sector in the city. Sheffield City Council has been offered the funding by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and then to act as the Accountable Body for £3.5 million of ...

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Pig killing costs Sheffield man £1,000

26 February 2016 A Sheffield man who arranged for a pig to be illegally killed was fined a total of £1,125 by magistrates in Sheffield, after being taken to court by Sheffield City Council. The Council’s Environmental Protection Service investigated after a report of a pig being moved was received. Jose Carlos Dos Santos, (43) of Fox Street, Sheffield, told ...

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Sheffield Bus Partnership statement

Young people aged 16 to 18 can now apply for a bus travel pass.

29 February 2016 The following is a statement from Councillor Terry Fox, Sheffield City Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, following today’s Sheffield Bus Partnership meeting in the Town Hall: “I am very grateful to all those who submitted questions and attended today’s meeting. We have noted all the comments and will be discussing them at a full meeting ...

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Dropped cigarette end results in £430 fine

Sheffield City Centre

29 February 2016 A dropped cigarette end has cost a Portsmouth man £430 in fines and costs. Steven Ferrie (42) of The Avenue, Gosport, Portsmouth, was seen by an officer from Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service dropping a cigarette end on Pinfold Street in Sheffield city centre. Mr Ferrie was approached by the officer and a Fixed Penalty Notice ...

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Pig killing costs Sheffield man £1,000

26 February 2016 A Sheffield man who arranged for a pig to be illegally killed was fined a total of £1,125 by magistrates in Sheffield, after being taken to court by Sheffield City Council. The Council’s Environmental Protection Service investigated after a report of a pig being moved was received. Jose Carlos Dos Santos, (43) of Fox Street, Sheffield, told ...

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Launch of Sheffield Green Commission Report

Cllr Jayne Dunn (left) and Liz Ballard launch the Sheffield Green Commission report

25 February 2016 LAUNCH OF SHEFFIELD GREEN COMMISSION REPORT This week the Sheffield Green Commission will publish its final report and recommendations entitled ‘Sheffield’s Green Commitment’. The final report of the Sheffield Green Commission focuses on four key priorities to transform Sheffield into a more successful, sustainable, and competitive city. The four priorities are: 1) Connected city 2) Transformative energy 3) ...

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Council steps in to restore historic building

24 February 2016 Sheffield Council has stepped in to restore a historic building on one of the main arterial routes into the city centre. The work has been carried out on the Lion Works at Spital Hill to preserve the building’s heritage status and its prominent position on the Sheffield skyline. The Lion Works has historically been high on the ...

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