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  • Sheffield playgrounds go smoke free
    22 July 2016 Sheffield City Council, today, launches its smoke free playground policy across Sheffield’s 152 playgrounds. Signs, developed in collaboration with Sheffield school children, are going up in children’s playgrounds across the city. The voluntary code will come into effect from 22 July 2016. Councillor Mary Lea, cabinet member for Culture, Leisure and Parks […]
  • Chinese investment ‘a statement of faith in city’s potential’ – Sheffield Chamber of Commerce reaction
     21 July 2016 Richard Wright, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, said: “We welcome the news enthusiastically. “This is the result of long, hard work by the City Council and other individuals and the whole region should applaud them for that. These investments recognise that the city and its region are becoming a great place to […]
  • Sheffield Announces Biggest Chinese Investment Deal Outside London
    21st July 2016 Following their return from a visit to Sheffield’s sister city of Chengdu in China, the Leader and Deputy Leader of Sheffield City Council are today announcing a 60 year partnership agreement with Sichuan Guodong Construction Group, one of the largest companies in Sichuan Province, who are worth over one billion pounds. The […]
  • Illegal tipper fined £772
    19 July 2016 A Sheffield man has pleaded guilty and been fined £772 for depositing waste illegally. Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service took action after investigations led to Scott Johnson, 27, of Dunnic Road, Sheffield. In February 2016, fly-tipping around bins on Oxpring Bank and Binstead Grove in Shirecliffe was reported to the council. […]
  • Sheffield Retail Quarter showcases plans for premium office development
    Sheffield City Council has today revealed the proposed plans for a landmark development at the heart of Sheffield Retail Quarter. Members of the public are invited to have their say on the proposals before 9 August. Their views will be used to inform a detailed application to the Local Planning Authority later in the year. […]
  • Streets Ahead – Tell us what you think
    19th July 2016 The Streets Ahead team is asking residents and businesses to tell them what they think about the works that have been carried out across the city. People are being urged to complete a short online questionnaire, which has been launched today, asking them about many different aspects of the upgrade works, including […]
  • Outdoor City sparks a chain reaction for cycling in Sheffield
    18 July 2016 With this year’s Tour de France once again capturing the headlines, elite cyclists are expecting a huge reception when they line up for the return of the Sheffield Hallam University Grand Prix on Wednesday, 20 July. The 5th Sheffield Grand Prix, part of the British Cycling Elite Circuit Race Series, caps a […]
  • Sheffield’s Children in Care Council win national award
    Sheffield’s Children in Care Council have won a national award for their work to help improve the experiences of children in care. The group of 13-18 year olds, who have all experienced the care system, were given a Diana award last week for a film which highlights what they want from care professionals. Their film […]
  • Councillor Isobel Bowler (1964 – 2016)
    15 July 2016 We wanted to pay tribute to Councillor Isobel Bowler on the day of her funeral and share some of our favourite pictures from working with her. Isobel was a pleasure to work with. She was passionate, determined and a true advocate for Sheffield. We had enormous respect for her, as did so […]
  • Schools break, ready for summer fun
    Thursday 14 July Don’t know what to do over the summer holiday? Parents relax – this summer holiday will kick off to a great start as the CU Festival of Fun 2016 is launched this weekend. A free event will be taking place in the Winter Gardens this Saturday, 16 July. Parents and children can […]

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