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  • Lord Mayor first to pin poppy in Sheffield
    Friday 28 October 2016 The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox, bought the first poppy from the steps of the Town Hall today, Friday, 28 October. The Lord Mayor traditionally buys the first poppy to be sold in Sheffield every year, beginning the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal which recognises the memory […]
  • Council supports new IKEA with Town Hall jobs fair
    27 October 2016 More than 1,500 people attended an IKEA jobs fair held at Sheffield’s Town Hall on Friday, 21 October. Potential candidates heard more about the 350 jobs needed to staff the £60m new store which will open in Sheffield next summer. Sheffield City Council is working with IKEA to help boost local employment […]
  • Road closures run down for new Sheffield 10K
    Thursday 27 October 2016 Thousands of runners will hit the streets of Sheffield on Sunday October 30th for the latest addition to the city’s sporting calendar. The inaugural Asda Foundation 10K gets underway at 9.30am and is expected to bring a major boost for local charities. The organisers, Run For All, working in partnership with […]
  • Runners take their marks for the all-new Asda Foundation Sheffield 10K
    Thursday 27 October 2016 The countdown is on for thousands of big-hearted runners who are getting ready to take on the much-anticipated new Asda Foundation Sheffield 10K. The event, which takes place on Sunday 30th October, is set to generate a major boost for local charities. The new run starts in Arundel Gate, in the […]
  • Sheffield kicks off grassroots hub programme
    Wednesday 26 October 2016 Sports Minister Tracey Crouch and Sport England Chairman, Nick Bitel have joined FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn and Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Denise Fox to officially open the country’s first Parklife grassroots football hub at Graves in Sheffield. The Parklife Football Hubs Programme is part of The FA’s bold plan […]
  • Farm on the move keeps residents hoppy
    21 October 2016 Animals flocked to the doorstep of Sheffield’s sheltered accommodation as part of a brand new idea to bring the experience of a farm to those who struggle to get out. Sheffield City Council and Heeley City Farm’s ‘Farming comes to you’ travelled to Springwater House in Hackenthorpe Wednesday afternoon (19 October), the first […]
  • VIDEO: Managing Sheffield’s Trees and Woodlands – have your say
    Sheffield is one of the greenest cities in Europe, with four trees for every person and access to 180 woodlands. Members of the public are invited to have their say and help shape the future for the city’s trees and woodlands as part of the consultation on Sheffield’s Draft Trees and Woodlands Strategy. Councillor Mary Lea, […]
  • Shisha lounge owner fined for allowing smoking in venue
    A shisha lounge owner has been fined more than £2,000 by magistrates for allowing customers to smoke shisha pipes inside premises that should be smoke-free. Hassan Butt, aged 20, the owner of Mint Paris Lounge at 42-46 London Road, was charged with failing to prevent smoking in a smoke-free place, contrary to section 8(4) of […]
  • Sheffield resident: why I’m backing flood consultation
    Oughtibridge resident Terry Barrow has been flooded four times in 17 years, and her house suffered extensive damage during the 2007 Sheffield floods. She has launched a petition saying she supports the council’s “once in a lifetime” opportunity to shape the future of flood protection across the city. The council is consulting on an £83m […]
  • Named officer for council house tenants
    19 October 2016 Sheffield’s council housing service has changed so tenants now have named officers serving their estate. The Housing+ service was launched citywide in October to improve support for the 43,000 people who live in a council home. Neighbourhood Officers will cover a particular area or ‘patch’, helping to build up strong relationships with […]

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