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  • Trees breathe new life into urban green space
    29 March 2017 Students from Al-Huda Academy, along with staff from the English Institute of Sport and our own Lord Mayor of Sheffield, helped Community Forestry staff plant new trees in Darnall yesterday (Tuesday 28 March). The trees were “heavy standard” trees and a mix of oak, lime, silver birch, Turkish hazel and amalanchier. The tree […]
  • Sheffield young people go for gold at South Yorkshire games
    29 March 2017 Sheffield students came out on top at South Yorkshire’s Winter Festival school games held last week (16 March) where nearly 2,000 students competed across eight games held at the English Institute of Sport. Students from Sheaf Centre of Excellence and Bents Green Post 16 School took part in the sporting events which […]
  • Sheffield to roll out pioneering emotional health support to an additional 40 schools
    Sheffield’s innovative approach to supporting children and young people’s emotional wellbeing and mental health known as ‘Sheffield Healthy Minds’ is to be rolled out to 40 additional schools from April 2017. This follows a successful pilot with 10 schools in Sheffield, which has been held up by NHS England as an example of good practice. The Sheffield […]
  • Peace Gardens ceremony to remember the people affected by the Westminster attacks
    28 March 2017 There will be a short ceremony in the Peace Gardens tomorrow afternoon (Wednesday 29 March) to remember the people that died and were injured in the attack on London last week. The commemoration will start at 2.40pm with a minute’s silence. The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox, and the Lord-Lieutenant […]
  • England’s Strongest Man helps create library Reading Room
    28 March 2017 Most people moving house will call in their local removal company. But Sheffield Libraries do things differently and have recruited England’s Strongest Man, Paul Smith, to help create their new ‘Reading Room’. This Thursday, 30 March, Paul will help move furniture in Sheffield’s Central Library, including the original City Librarian’s huge desk […]
  • Suspected loan shark arrested in Sheffield
    27 March 2017 Release originally published by the Illegal Money Lending Team A 44 year-old man was arrested this morning (27th March) on suspicion of illegal money lending and money laundering following an operation in Shiregreen, Sheffield. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) working in partnership with Sheffield City Council’s Trading Standards Department and […]
  • Historic gas lamps set to shine again thanks to Streets Ahead
    27th March 2017 Sheffield will see all of its remaining 25 original gas street lamps brought back to their former glory and in light again as part of the Streets Ahead programme. The JE Webb Sewer Gas Destructor Lamps are cast iron street lights, erected between 1914 and 1935, and can be seen at various […]
  • New designs on historic Sheaf Field river plans
    27 March 2017 Plans to uncover some of Sheffield’s rich riverside history at Castlegate are moving forward thanks to new funding from the Environment Agency. The Environment Agency has awarded Sheffield City Council £50,000 funding to develop designs for Sheaf Field, which could ultimately see the River Sheaf de-culverted as it passes part of the […]
  • Multi-Story Festival Back For Fourth Year
    27 March 2017 Sheffield’s Multi-Story festival is back for its fourth year and includes a packed programme with famous authors, musicians and travel writers, as well as ‘how to’ sessions, creative workshops and live performances. It features playwright and screenwriter James Graham who helped put Sheffield on the international stage with his first feature film […]
  • Tour de Yorkshire – information for residents
    27 March 2017 We hope the Tour de Yorkshire will bring a great atmosphere when it comes into Sheffield on Sunday 30 April – but there are a few details residents need to be made aware of. Cyclists will make their way from Bradford into Sheffield and around Bolsterstone and Midhopestones, before finishing at Fox Valley in […]

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