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  • Mayor proposes another sound budget in light of continued Government cuts
    As the Government’s austerity measures continue to bite, Mayor of Doncaster Ros Jones has made managing the finances shrewdly the cornerstone of her draft 2017/18 revenue budget proposals.
  • Mayor announces major town centre regeneration plans in Doncaster
    Exciting news coming from Doncaster this morning (24th November) as Mayor Ros Jones details visionary plans to revamp the town centre, with the launch of the Doncaster Urban Centre Masterplan.
  • Twelve Treats this Christmas
    The town centre’s trees are up and the lights are on so that means Christmas is just around the corner. To mark a fantastic festive season, the council is launching a brand new campaign on social media that will reveal the town centre’s Twelve Treats this Christmas.
  • Reaction to the Government's HS2 route announcement
    Deputy Mayor, Cllr Glyn Jones, said: “I am deeply disappointed that the Secretary of State is minded to accept Sir David Higgins’ new recommendations for the HS2 station and route in our region.
  • £28bn plan to boost Sheffield City Region
    A £28billion plan to underpin the economic growth of the Sheffield City Region, creating 70,000 new jobs and 6,000 new businesses, will be unveiled (Wed 19 October) at MIPIM UK, the country’s largest and most influential property and development showcase.

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  • Best Bar None helps people stay charged
    6 December 2016 Street pastors, who help late-night city centre revellers, have been given new equipment by Sheffield City Council to help them help more people. The volunteers who are out every Friday and Saturday night now have battery-powered mobile phone charging devices to help people whose phones have run out of juice. The council […]
  • England’s second FA football hub opens at Sheffield sports centre
    3 December 2016 Our city is known as the birthplace of football. And that sporting heritage was built upon again today (Saturday, 3 December) with the opening of England’s second Parklife grassroots football hub. New facilities at St George’s Park Thorncliffe, in High Green, are part of The FA’s scheme to address poor facilities in […]
  • Study set to boost AMID connectivity
    A major study that aims to improve the road network up to the rapidly-growing Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID) is being driven forward. Sheffield City Council and Rotherham Council will lead a detailed £1.4m study after funding was announced by the Department for Transport exploring solutions to improve capacity at Junctions 33 and 34 of […]
  • Central Library & Graves Art Gallery: Second public meeting planned
    1 December 2016 Due to high demand a second public meeting has been planned to update people about proposals for Sheffield’s Central Library and Graves Art Gallery. Last week it was announced that Sheffield City Council is considering leasing the Surrey Street building to create the city’s first five star hotel, as the cost of […]
  • City’s parks service recognised for excellence at national awards ceremony
    1 December 2016 They’re the lifeblood of Sheffield: The Outdoor City, known for their varying landscapes from manicured beauty through to rugged greenness. And now Sheffield’s parks – and those who work to keep them so special – have been recognised with two more national accolades, at the annual Fields in Trust awards. At the […]
  • Consultation extended on Sheffield’s Draft Trees and Woodlands Strategy
    30 November 2016 Sheffield’s draft trees and woodlands strategy will help us plan how we manage more than two million trees across Sheffield for the next 14 years. Your views are really important and we want to hear from as many of our residents as possible, so we have extended the consultation period for a […]
  • Top businesses are seeing the potential people with disabilities can bring in Sheffield
    30 November 2016 Case study: Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield City Council is working with businesses and organisations across the city as part of a new campaign Opportunity Sheffield, Disability Works to generate new job opportunities for disabled people in the city. Sheffield Hallam University is one of those who are leading the way. Vic works […]
  • Public meeting about Central Library and Graves Art Gallery
    29 November 2016 People are invited to a public meeting next Tuesday to find out more about proposals for Sheffield’s Central Library and Graves Art Gallery. Last week it was announced that Sheffield City Council is considering leasing the Surrey Street building to create the city’s first five star hotel, as the cost of repairs […]
  • Lord Mayor and Consort get their skates on with a frozen fundraiser
    28 November 2016 IT’S more than three decades since Torvill and Dean became the highest scoring figure skaters of all time, with their 1984 Olympic performance to Ravel’s Bolero. And now the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox, and her husband Councillor Terry Fox, are set to perform their very own – and very […]
  • Pubs and clubs join road safety campaign
    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 […]

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