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  • Five ways technology in the library gives you more
    28 June 2016 Free WiFi is now available in all council-run libraries in Sheffield and most community-run branches. So what else has changed technologically to give users more? E-library: eBooks, magazines and audiobooks became available to library members last year to download on smartphones, tablets and computers. Magazines are proving particularly popular with more than […]
  • Free WiFi in libraries
    28 June 2016 Sheffield libraries have gone wireless with WiFi. Available in all council-run branches, and most community-run ones, people are now able to log on for free from smartphones, tablets, laptops and more than 170 library computers. This means easier studying, job searches, research, instant downloads from the E-library and more opportunities for people […]
  • City united over Somme Anniversary
    28 June 2016 Plaque to be unveiled to Sheffielders who died in First World War Commemorations in Sheffield and Sheffield Memorial Park in France Weston Park to become a centenary field The 4,898 members of Sheffield City Battalion who died during the First World War are to be honoured in France and their home city […]
  • City gearing up for traffic-free cycling event
    Friday 24 June 2016 Mount those saddles and pedal to your hearts content. There’s just one week to go until Sky Ride Sheffield brings traffic-free cycling for all the family, to Sheffield city centre. The third and final Sky Ride Sheffield event, organised by British Cycling and Sky, will return on Sunday 3 July with […]
  • Local result for the EU Referendum
    A referendum was held on Thursday 23 June 2016 to decide on the below question: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? The Counting Officer for the Sheffield voting area at the referendum held on 23 June 2016, having been authorised to do so by the Regional Counting […]
  • Keep The Spirit Of The Women Of Steel Alive
    22 June 2016 The unveiling of the Women of Steel statue in Barker’s Pool on Friday has captured the imagination and hearts of the city, with around 3,000 people turning out in person to honour the ladies who were conscripted to work in steel works all over South Yorkshire during the wars. The #WomenofSteel hashtag […]
  • New education centre revealed for Botanical Gardens
    With a Grade Two listing, and dating back to the 1830s, Sheffield’s Botanical Gardens is one of the city’s most treasured landscapes. And now, in what is the biggest development at the site in a decade, opportunities to learn at the gardens, off Clarkehouse Road, are set to grow. A new education centre will take […]
  • Rank to create 60 new jobs in Sheffield
    Leading leisure and gaming company The Rank Group Plc is opening a new centre of customer excellence in Sheffield, creating 60 jobs with a view to further expansion later in the year. Rank, whose brands include Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo, is moving into Navigation House in Victoria Quays. Commenting on the move, Rank’s newly […]
  • High turn-out expected for Euro Referendum – voters encouraged to have their say
      Sheffield City Council is reminding voters in Thursday’s European Referendum that they have plenty of time to have their say with polls open from 7am to 10pm. A high turn-out is expected across the country for the referendum, as the nation decides whether to remain in the European Union or to leave.  To beat […]
  • Sheffielders urged to rise to Move More Challenges
    Monday 20 June 2016 A series of fun challenges designed to get people in Sheffield doing more physical activity during July has been unveiled as part of the city’s first Move More Month. Those who download the free Move More app will be able to sign up to a Steel City Move More Derby, which […]

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