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  • Moor Market attracts more than ever
    Tuesday 27 September 2016 People in Sheffield are realising exactly why there are more reasons to visit the Moor Market, as last week saw an increase of 13,000 visitors compared to previous weeks. The market, which has 90 independent traders offering a diverse mix of stalls from international cuisine to occasion wear, fresh fruit and veg […]
  • Hi ho hi ho, it’s off to the market we go…
    23 September 2016 The cast of this years Sheffield Theaters panto Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs popped into the Moor Market this week. Cast member Wendi Peters, Corries Cilla Battersby, who plays the Wicked Queen sampled the wares at Stuart’s Fruit and Veg. Alongside were fellow cast members including Sheffield pantomime legend Damian Williams plays Nurse Nelly and Phil Gallagher […]
  • Sheffield man fined £3000 for selling illegally imported puppies
    23 September 2016 A man from Sheffield has been prosecuted and fined £3470 for selling puppies illegally imported from abroad. Mr Istvan Kiss, 46, of Burngreave Road, pleaded guilty yesterday (Thursday 22 September) at the Magistrates’ Court to bringing dogs into the country without the correct health certificate, and without notifying the appropriate Government department […]
  • Youngsters help make this year’s reading challenge best yet
    23 September 2016 Young volunteers were thanked yesterday by Sheffield’s Lord Mayor for helping to make this year’s summer reading challenge the best one yet. Figures are still being collected but it is estimated that around 5,000 children took part in the challenge, which is more than any other year. Fourteen teenagers, aged 14 to […]
  • Grey to Green scheme is a “blooming” success
    23 September 2016 The awards cabinet is growing for Sheffield’s new Grey to Green regeneration programme – after it scooped two coveted Yorkshire In Bloom awards. The Grey to Green scheme, which has turned a redundant former inner ring road into a series of innovative meadows, public spaces and art whilst also providing flood prevention, […]
  • Vintage Treasures in the Moor Market
    22 September 2016 The Moor Market plays host to all things classic and quirky with a new monthly vintage pop-up market this Saturday 24 September. The pop-up style event is a collaboration between The Moor Market and Sheffield Antiques Quarter and will feature around 40 Stalls of retro, vintage, arts, crafts, salvage, artisan wares and […]
  • Early Riser scheme boosts grades for secondary school starters
    A scheme for students starting secondary school in south east Sheffield has boosted grades and reduced children’s anxieties about starting a new school. Research into the ‘Early Riser’ scheme – which involves year six pupils starting secondary school early, at the end of the summer term – found 66% of children are making expected or […]
  • Sheffield businesses inspected for gas safety
     21 September 2016 In support of Gas Safety Week (19-25 September 2016), Sheffield City Council are spot checking businesses in areas across the city to make sure they are gas safe. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Enforcement Team are visiting businesses in Sheffield, with a focus on food outlets, to make checks on the […]
  • Tenant evicted after criminal behaviour
    21 September 2016 A tenant has been evicted from his council home after being convicted of possessing drugs in the premises with intent to supply. David Foster, age 51, is currently serving time in jail but was evicted from his home last week on Verdon Street in Burngreave. Action was taken by Sheffield City Council […]
  • What’s the damage at UK’s first air quality garden in Sheffield?
    The UK’s first air quality garden, containing plant species that are sensitive to ozone pollution, was planted in a dedicated area at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens in June with help from 21 Sheffield children. Today they have revisited the site to find out: what’s the damage? The project – a pilot in Sheffield – is […]

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