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  • Bank Holiday bin collection changes
    Residents are reminded that due to the Spring Bank Holiday there will be changes to bin and recycling collections next week (week commencing Monday 30 May).
  • Look out for your poll card in the post
    Doncaster residents will receive their poll cards shortly ahead of the EU referendum in June.  
  • Are you registered to vote?
    Doncaster Council is reminding residents that they have until Tuesday 7 June 2016 to register to vote in the European Union (EU) Referendum.
  • Culture in Doncaster - Have Your Say
    Doncaster’s Creative & Cultural Strategic Partnership (CCSP) would like to hear from people who live, visit, work or study in Doncaster, to find out what they think about culture in Doncaster, where they go to find culture both in Doncaster and in other areas, and what they would like to see more of in the […]
  • Driving Rail forward in Doncaster
    Some of the biggest names in the rail sector will come together at a dedicated conference being held in June in Doncaster to highlight how the rail industry is moving forward.

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  • National recognition for Tinsley Meadows primary school for helping local children get brilliant results
    23 May 2016  A school in Sheffield has been recognised nationally for its work in helping their pupils raise attainment and achieve full potential. Tinsley Meadows Primary School, in north east Sheffield, was the regional winner in the 2016 Pupil Premium Awards which recognise the most effective use of special funding for pupils with additional […]
  • Why do outdoor businesses locate in Sheffield?
    Businesses are lining up to support Sheffield’s growing reputation as The Outdoor City with the message: “It pays to be outdoors.” In 2014 an independent study, carried out by the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, found that outdoor recreation in Sheffield generates more than £53m in economic output a year. There are […]
  • New cigarette packaging rules welcomed by Director of Public Health
    20 May 2016 Sheffield’s Director of Public Health welcomes the changes in legislation that mean that, from today, all tobacco products manufactured in the UK must comply with new regulations which say cigarettes and tobacco must no longer be sold in bright packs, but in indistinct green packages. Manufacturers have been given one year to […]
  • Sheffield partnership set to carry out experiment in a bid to bring more wildlife to the city
    20 May 2016 A new collaboration between Streets Ahead, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust is changing the way that some of Sheffield’s grass verges are cut in a bid to understand if this can help bring more wildlife to our city. The new trial aims to make experimental changes to […]
  • Fired up for Commemorative medallions to honour the Sheffield Women of Steel
    Thursday 19 May 2016 The first of hundreds of medallions, commissioned especially to honour the Sheffield Women of Steel was struck yesterday at The Sheffield Assay Office in preparation for presentation at the commemorative statue unveiling ceremony on 17 June. Following a public fundraising campaign, which saw the target of £150,000 smashed by the people […]
  • Shelf help: Reading collection launches to support young people’s mental health
    19 May 2016 Last night saw the launch of Sheffield Libraries Reading Well Collection. The collection of 35 books, available to borrow for free from local libraries, provides Sheffield teenagers with support and advice on mental health issues such as depression and self-harm as well as how to deal with bullying and exam pressures. One […]
  • Council continues drive to boost wages for low paid
    19 May 2016 Low paid workers cleaning council buildings will soon be paid the Living Wage Foundation rate due to a new contract introduced by Sheffield City Council. The council specified that workers must be paid, at a minimum, the April 2016 Living Wage Foundation rate as part of a new contract it has commissioned. […]
  • Councillor Denise Fox becomes 120th Lord Mayor of Sheffield
    19 May 2016 The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Sheffield said it was an “honour and a privilege” as she was the city’s 120th Lord Mayor at today’s full Council meeting at Sheffield Town Hall. The Lord Mayor, Cllr Denise Fox, also becomes the 17th female mayor of Sheffield. The Lord Mayor’s Consort is her […]
  • World Class ‘Year of Making’ at Weston Park May Fayre
    18 May 2016 Celebrate Sheffield’s culture, have fun and feel nostalgic at this year’s Weston Park May Fayre. Hosted in the ever popular Weston Park, the free event is to be held on Sunday 22 May between 11am and 5pm, and promises to be a great day out for the family. As well as the […]
  • Foster carers urge families to do something special
    17 May 2016   Sheffield City Council are asking more families to help change the lives of children and young people throughout the city by becoming foster carers. This comes in Foster Carer fortnight when both locally and nationally more Foster Carers are needed. In Sheffield there are 271 fostering households who look after more […]

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