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  • New partnership to drive digital excellence in Sheffield
    16 August 2017 It’s got a growing reputation as a city where digital and creative businesses can start up, grow and thrive on a national and international scale. And now Sheffield is set to underline the importance of its digital sector even further, with Sheffield City Council joining Sheffield Digital – the association for the […]
  • Court grants injunctions against those trespassing around tree works
    15 August 2017 A High Court judge today ruled that the Council had been successful in seeking injunctions against those trespassing within safety barriers around tree replacement works. Councillor Bryan Lodge, Cabinet member for Environment and Street Scene at Sheffield City Council said: “We have a responsibility to the taxpayers of Sheffield to do everything we […]
  • Special Olympics brings millions to Sheffield
    15 August 2017 It’s the country’s disability sporting event of the year and saw thousands turn out to watch more than 2,600 athletes with learning disabilities compete in 20 sporting categories. And Sheffield athletes performed well, representing their host city over four days of competition, with gold medallists including Jordan Brace (Boccia), Michael Hill (table […]
  • Sheffield City Council response to Michael Gove: The full letter
    10 August 2017 You can download the full letter that was sent to Rt. Hon. M Gove, MP today, here: Letter to Michael Gove – 10 Aug 17
  • Carnival returns to Sheffield after more than two decades
    10 August 2017 Back in the 1980s and early 90s, Carnival was an annual attraction in Sheffield, with a spectacular colourful procession wending its way around the city’s streets each September. And now the tradition is set to be revamped, with Sheffield Carnival coming back with a bang at Norfolk Heritage Park on Monday 28 […]
  • Six people prosecuted for wrongful use of blue badge
    Six people who fraudulently used a blue badge to park for free in Sheffield have been ordered to pay a total of £2,495 by magistrates. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court has heard how blue badges issued to elderly or disabled people, or which could only be used if a parent was with a disabled child at the […]
  • Sheffield to remember VC hero Arnold – 100 years on
    Sheffield will remember the last of its Victoria Cross recipients, whose acts of heroism saved hundreds of lives during the First World War, exactly 100 years to the day when he carried out his first acts of bravery.  A commemorative plaque will be laid in honour of Sergeant Arnold Loosemore at the cenotaph in Barker’s […]
  • Parents urge others to register for 30 hours free childcare as deadline approaches
    7 August 2017 Families are set to benefit enormously from the new 30 free hours of childcare scheme, as parents urge others to apply before the deadline on 31 August 2017. Parents of three and four-year-olds, and disadvantaged two-year-olds, can currently receive 15 hours of free childcare per week, but the Government will soon double […]
  • On the Road with Google: Double decker bus converted into digital training hub
    4 August 2017 A unique bus tour was launched in Sheffield yesterday (Thursday 3 August) in partnership with Google, as part of its Digital Garage initiative. The Google Digital Garage bus will offer free workshops and face-to-face coaching, with visitors having the option to either book in advance or simply drop by for on-the-spot help. […]
  • Everything you need to know about the Special Olympics GB Games and Fringe Festival
    3 August 2017 It’s the country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with learning disabilities – and it’s coming to Sheffield in just a few days’ time. The Special Olympics GB National Summer Games runs from Tuesday 8 to Friday 11 August in Sheffield, and will see more than 2,600 athletes competing in 20 sporting categories. […]

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