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Pubs and clubs join road safety campaign

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28 November 2016 A campaign has been launched which aims to keep revellers safe on the streets of South Yorkshire over the festive season. The “Be A Safe Pedestrian” publicity drive, funded by the South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership, was launched last month across social media. Posters are set to be put up in more than 40 bars, clubs and ...

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New management announced for Sheffield Food Festival

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23 November 2016 Hugely popular Sheffield Food Festival will return for a seventh year next May, under new management. The ever-successful annual event, which takes place across the city centre on the May bank holiday weekend, began as a collaboration between Sheffield Hallam University’s Business School and Sheffield City Council’s major events team. The organisation Events Collective, which has been an ...

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Sheffield pupils win short film prize

12 May 2016 Ryan Allison and Sarah Williams from Parkwood Academy and Ben Charlesworth, Elijah Buckle and James Finn from Yewlands Academy in Sheffield are celebrating after being revealed as winners of a short film competition themed around the dangers of smoking. As part of the competition, developed by the Youthlight campaigning group, young people across South Yorkshire were challenged ...

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Sheffield to host BUCS Nationals for further 3 years

BUCS Nationals runners lining up for the 60m heats at EIS Sheffield

Friday 19 February 2016 British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) has agreed a deal with the City of Sheffield to host the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield for a further three years. The agreement which includes the 2016 BUCS Nationals, starting today, is signed in conjunction with a city partnership consisting of Sheffield City Council, Sheffield International Venues (SIV), Sheffield University and ...

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Council set to boost Cultural Industries Quarter

4 November 2015 Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter (CIQ) is set to get a major boost as two proposals to support the area are being considered by the city council’s cabinet next week (Wednesday, 11 November). The first report is a proposal to lease an area of underused open land at Charles Street (next to the Hallam Students Union building) to ...

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Minister announces second major partner for the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre

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1 October 2015 Jane Ellison MP, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health, was in Sheffield today to announce Westfield Health as the second major partner for Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC). In a speech at the AWRC conference on the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP), the Minister also outlined Government priorities on tackling obesity and ...

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‘Gold-standard’ training facility launched

Dr John Kelley and Mike Corden using the Olympic-level technology

22 July 2015 People in Sheffield will be able to train like gold medal winner Jess Ennis-Hill thanks to the installation of Olympic-level technology at the Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium. The unique project, which aims to increase participation and promote physical activity, was launched at an event at the stadium to showcase the new equipment. The training facility in ...

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Sheffield Hallam launches ‘gold standard’ athletics training

Dr John Kelly and Mike Corden using some of the high tech equipment

22 July 2015 Local people will be able to train like gold medal winner Jess Ennis-Hill thanks to the installation of Olympic-level technology at the Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium. The unique project, which aims to increase participation and promote physical activity, was launched at an event at the stadium to showcase the new equipment. The training facility on ...

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‘SHED talks’ for Sheffield Green Commission

15 July 2015 A workshop to consider the best ways of tackling the many environmental issues facing Sheffield over the next 15-20 years will take place next week. Sheffield’s Green Commission will be holding a fringe event of 15 three and a half minute Ted-type talks on sustainability (‘SHEDtalks’) on Monday 20 July between 4.30 and 7.30pm at the Peak ...

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‘SHED talks’ for Sheffield Green Commission

15 July 2015 A workshop to consider the best ways of tackling the many environmental issues facing Sheffield over the next 15-20 years will take place next week. Sheffield’s Green Commission will be holding a fringe event of 15 three and a half minute Ted-type talks on sustainability (‘SHEDtalks’) on Monday 20 July between 4.30 and 7.30pm at the Peak ...

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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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VIDEO: Sheffield confirmed as the UK’s outdoor capital city

Earlier this week, Sheffield was confirmed as the outdoor capital city of the UK. Find out more in the video, created by Marketing Sheffield, here: Sheffield’s reputation as a centre for outdoor adventure won the attention of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), which has selected the city to host the 2015 European Outdoor Summit (EOS) next year. Andrew Denton, Chief ...

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Sheffield takes the lead on Olympic legacy

Artist's impression of the Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield will take centre stage in the delivery of an exciting Olympic legacy project for health and sport that will bring long term benefits for the nation. That was the message today (Wednesday 1 October) delivered at a briefing by former Sports Minister, the Rt. Hon Richard Caborn, and Sheffield City Council leader Julie Dore. At the heart will be the creation ...

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Sheffield graduate plan nominated for education award

A unique programme designed to connect talented graduates with innovative businesses in Sheffield has been shortlisted for a national award. The RISE programme which supports local businesses to find and keep talented graduates has been shortlisted for a national higher education award for employability from the Guardian newspaper. Sheffield’s two universities produce 19,000 graduates every year, and although the city ...

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