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  • £18m investment speeds up Sheffield buses
    24 July 2017 A £18.3 million investment to speed up Sheffield bus routes and cut congestion has seen some city journey times slashed by up to 25 per cent. Highway improvements on key bus routes – including smarter signal controls, new bus lanes, junction upgrades, road widening and more cameras to better monitor the flow […]
  • Extra social care funding: Council aims to increase carer pay
    19 July 2017 Extra funding for adult social care in Sheffield will be used to increase investment in frontline care services. A key aim is to increase the amount carers are paid, as well as stabilise the local social care market. Plans are being set out by Sheffield City Council, which was awarded an extra […]
  • HSBC UK | National Circuit Champions to be crowned in Sheffield
    18 July 2017 The prestigious national champions’ jerseys are on the line as the 2017 HSBC UK | National Circuit Championships head to Sheffield. Following last Sunday’s fantastic HSBC UK City Ride, which saw thousands of cyclists of all ages and abilities take to the streets, cycling is back in Sheffield city centre on Wednesday […]
  • Council confirms legal position on street tree replacement programme
    18 July 2017 Sheffield City Council is seeking injunctions in the High Court on July 26-28 against a small number of trespassers who are repeatedly and deliberately preventing the replacement of street trees as part of the city’s highway improvement programme. Court action is a last resort for the council following months of pointing out to […]
  • Sheffield City Council statement on HS2 northern route
    Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “We have always believed that our region’s HS2 station must be located where the greatest economic impact, transport benefits and job creation will be delivered – and that is in Sheffield city centre.  “A city centre location is vital to ensuring Sheffield is well placed to […]
  • Streets Ahead in partnership with Age UK Sheffield
    17 July 2017 Streets Ahead has announced Age UK Sheffield as their new Charity of the Year, helping to support the charity’s important work with older people across the city. Streets Ahead staff, who are Amey employees, are entitled to take one paid day every year to work on a project in the local community. This […]
  • Book in for free fun with Summer Reading Challenge
    17 July 2017 “It’s fun, free and educational, and will entertain your child for hours – what more could you ask for during the school holidays?” That’s the view from children’s librarian Alexis Filby who says the Summer Reading Challenge is a highlight of their year and a time when children’s book loans boom. The […]
  • HSBC UK City Ride – road closure and access information
    14 July 2017 HSBC UK City Ride comes to Sheffield on Sunday 16 July, bringing traffic-free cycling and a whole host of other activities. The route takes in Endcliffe Park, Bramall Lane, Sheffield city centre and the Winter Gardens along the way. Some roads in and around the city centre will be closed for most […]
  • Award for Heart Of the City developers
    14 July 2017 Manchester-based property developers CTP have won a major honour for their “transformational” Heart of the City development in Sheffield.  CTP, working in conjunction with Sheffield City Council and the U+I Group, triumphed in the Development of the Decade category at Yorkshire Business Insider’s South Yorkshire Property Awards. The judges said: “The Heart […]
  • Proposed 20mph speed limit to be introduced in Sheffield city centre
    14 July 2017 People are being asked for their views on imposing a new 20mph speed limit throughout Sheffield’s city centre, including the new retail quarter. Sheffield City Council is proposing to introduce a sign-only 20mph speed limit which will include areas such as Grey To Green, the Knowledge Gateway on Paternoster Row and the […]

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