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  • New one-way system for Skelton Lane in Woodhouse
    Monday 16 January Plans to tackle congestion on a busy street in a Sheffield suburb have moved forward. Sheffield City Council has approved plans to change the priority on Skelton Lane in Woodhouse from its junction with Skelton Grove towards its junction with Tannery Street. This short length of road will now become a one-way […]
  • Turn a blue Monday into a fun day
    16 January 2016 Today is known as ‘Blue Monday’ when bills are highest, motivation is apparently low and daylight hours are short. If you’re feeling down then these may help. There’s also our mental health guide for details about services in the city: Read – it’s relaxing and known to help with stress. You can borrow […]
  • New Year, New You at Moor Market
    Friday 13 January 2017 It’s more often known as the place to buy fresh produce, flowers, crafts and gifts – rather than somewhere to get fit. But to mark the New Year, the Moor Market is hosting a range of special events on Saturdays, focused on getting customers feeling good. On Saturday 14 January, at […]
  • Major new tree planting project gets underway
    13 January 2017 Around 8,000 trees are set to be planted at different sites across Sheffield over the next few weeks, to create new “urban woodlands” for the city. In partnership with the Trees for Cities organisation, 7,500 trees will be planted at three parks in the south-east of the city; at Kenninghall Bank, Fox […]
  • Sheffield shortlisted for national Best Bar None award
    12 January 2017  City partners who work together to promote the responsible management of licensed premises have been recognised once again as Sheffield is shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Sheffield is one of only three finalists for the national Best Bar None awards, up against Durham and Bedfordshire. The announcement will be made at […]
  • Plans to build new council homes
    Thursday 12 January 2017 More council homes are set to be built in Sheffield. The City Council’s plans to provide an extra 1,000 council homes are still ongoing but today, the authority is revealing that it intends to build more of these than originally thought. These will include independent living schemes for older people and […]
  • Council launches opportunity for city-wide free Wi-Fi service
    Wednesday 11 January 2017 People visiting Sheffield could be logging on to a fast and free city centre Wi-Fi service by the end of the year. Sheffield City Council has announced it is looking for a provider to offer a public access Wi-Fi service across the city’s Business Improvement District (BID) – at no cost […]
  • City’s waste contract set for review
    10 January 2017 Council leaders are considering proposals to end the authority’s waste contract with provider Veolia. At present, Veolia is responsible for collecting and disposing of waste, running household waste recycling centres, managing and operating the Energy Recovery Facility at Bernard Road and the district heating network, bulky item collections and the collection and […]
  • City retains Purple Flag status for night-time economy
    10 January 2017 After becoming the first Yorkshire city to gain Purple Flag status back in 2013, city leaders are celebrating today (Tuesday 10 January) after learning Sheffield has retained the prestigious status for its evening and night-time economy. Purple Flag is a town and city centre award – similar to the Blue Flag award […]
  • Council begins extensive improvements to Manor Library
    January 2017 A local library is to close for two weeks to allow a significant amount of refurbishment. Manor Library, on Ridgeway Road at Manor Top, will close from Monday 23 January to Sunday 5 February. The First Point, council customer service centre, and housing office based there will also be closed during this period. […]

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