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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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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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Transforming our public spaces

Artist's impression of Leavygreave Road

1 February 2016 Work will begin this week on an £8m transformation of the public spaces around the University of Sheffield’s campus, to make it more welcoming for people in the city and create a safer and greener space for students, staff and the general public. The University is working in partnership with Sheffield City Council on an £8 million ...

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England’s Chief Social Worker leads Sheffield launch

South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership launch

Wednesday 9 December 2015   England’s first chief social worker for adults last night led a launch of the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership in Sheffield. Lyn Romeo is charged with championing social care services nationally for users and professionals. Last night she was the guest of honour at a launch of plans to retain the best of the best in ...

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Artists commissioned for Castlegate hoardings work

Castlegate site - artist's impression

23 November 2015 Arts collective Glassball have been appointed to lead on an interactive project to produce artwork on new hoardings surrounding a major Sheffield development. Leads artists Cora Glasser and David Ball will work on the 175 metre hoardings around the development on the site of the former Castlegate Markets. Glassball have experience in working on public realm projects ...

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First business opens in Sheffield’s Re:New scheme

Rachel Salway

30 October 2015 The first of Sheffield’s new ‘pop-up’ shops is to open in the city centre next week. The exciting Re:New scheme is based on an Australian model to help budding entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground. It was launched in the summer and attracted a great deal of interest from potential new businesses. Rachel Salway will be ...

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Support for small businesses in Sheffield launched

23 July 2015 An exciting new scheme based on an Australian model to help budding entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground is being launched in Sheffield city centre next week. Sheffield City Council and the University of Sheffield have been working on small-scale meanwhile uses of buildings in recent years, but the aim now is to take this concept ...

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Plans for world-class campus move ahead

22 July 2015 A partnership between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield City Council looks set to make dramatic improvements to the University campus. Earlier this year, the Council’s Cabinet gave the go-ahead to secure £2.89 million of Sheffield City Region Investment Funding (SCRIF) to the total project cost of £8.36 million. The University will match this funding with £5.47 ...

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Recruiting and Retaining Social Workers

Tuesday July 21 2015 Sheffield City Council is spearheading a drive to retain the best of the best in social workers by making sure they are equipped with the right skills for the job.   Sheffield has always had a good track record of being able to recruit social workers and now the city wants to build on this by working ...

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Take a step back in time at annual May Fayre

Weston Park May Fayre  snail newsroom

 12 May 2015 MUSIC played from the restored Victorian bandstand, along with traditional fairground rides, vintage cars and street theatre, will be among the attractions at this year’s Weston Park May Fayre. In conjunction with the National Fairground Archive (NFA) and taking place on Sunday, May 17, between 11am and 5pm, the free-of-charge annual event in one of Sheffield’s most ...

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Turning ‘Grey to Green’ in Sheffield’s Riverside Business District

Launch of the Grey to Green scheme

Wednesday 25 March 2015 The first phase of an exciting and inventive project to help regenerate the Riverside Business District and Castlegate area is about to get underway. Sheffield City Council in partnership with the University of Sheffield Landscape School, Amey and Robert Bray Associates have worked together to design and radically improve what has been dubbed the ‘Grey to ...

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Partnership to deliver a world-class campus

Wednesday 11 March 2015 A partnership between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield City Council looks set to make dramatic improvements to the University campus if a report to the Council’s Cabinet on 18 March is approved. Cabinet members are being recommended to give the go-ahead to secure £2.89 million of Sheffield City Region Investment Funding (SCRIF) to the total ...

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History in the making at Sheffield Fayre

18 August 2014 Sheffield Fayre is back for 2014, but with a twist. Traditionally held on August Bank Holiday weekend at Norfolk Heritage Park, the Fayre will have an exciting new look and feel this year. The Fayre will have a new partnership taking it forward by focussing on the fantastic traditions of the fairground.

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Regeneration of Castlegate’s ‘Grey to Green’ Riverside Plans

Plans to regenerate Sheffield’s riverside business district and principle hotel area are set to be given the go-ahead by the City Council’s Leader within the next few days. Over the last 15 years Sheffield city centre has experienced a significant transformation, spreading out from the award-winning ‘Heart of the City’ regeneration programme. Following the re-location of the indoor market to ...

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Sheffield building on tour legacy

Sheffield is aiming to build on the excitement generated from successfully hosting one of the world’s top sporting events. It is estimated that at least 1.5 million people watched Stage 2 of the Tour de France as the world’s top cyclists swept through Sheffield on Sunday, with viewers from over 180 countries around the world following the race on TV. ...

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