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  • Council to recruit more apprentices
    23 June 2017  Young people are invited to a recruitment day as Sheffield City Council continues its drive to recruit future leaders through apprenticeships. The open day is being held on Friday 30 June at Sheffield Town Hall from 10am until 1pm. Opportunities are available in different areas of the council, including council housing, customer […]
  • Sheffield swimmer makes waves in run up to Special Olympics
    23 June 2017 A Sheffield swimmer is making waves in the run up to the Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games and training harder than ever in a bid to win more medals. “When I’m in the water I feel free”. That’s the effect swimming has on 27-year-old Special Olympics athlete and wheelchair user, […]
  • Ceremony held to commemorate devastating floods of 2007
    23 June 2017 A ceremony was held today to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragic floods of 2007, which brought devastation to Sheffield’s communities. At an event at Nursery Street riverside park, a plaque was unveiled this morning to ensure that the events of June 25 2007 are never forgotten. Councillor Julie Dore, Leader […]
  • Stuck sites programme sticks out for judges
    A council initiative that is helping to regenerate eyesore and derelict buildings after years of neglect has been named as one of the best schemes in the country. Sheffield City Council received a silver medal for its work in making tough brownfield sites easier to develop into homes at the National Royal Town Planning Institute […]
  • RESULT: Nether Edge & Sharrow byelection
    Name of candidate Party Votes ALI Shahid Liberal Democrats  722 STEINKE Jim Labour Party  2641 UNWIN Rob Green Party  2509 Spoilt papers  25   Turnout – 37.26%
  • Stronger Together Vigil in Sheffield this Friday
    22 June 2017 A vigil is being held in Sheffield for the victims of the Finsbury Park Mosque attack, Grenfell Tower tragedy and the London and Manchester attacks. It takes place at 6:30pm on Friday 23 June at Barker’s Pool in the city centre and has been organised by community leaders, working with the council. […]
  • Sheffield launches emotional health support to 45 schools
    21 June 2017 Sheffield’s innovative approach to supporting children and young people’s emotional wellbeing and mental health, known as Sheffield Healthy Minds, launches today at 45 schools across Sheffield. The launch at King Ecgberts, one of the Healthy Minds schools, follows a successful pilot with 10 schools in Sheffield, which has been held up by NHS […]
  • Have you got ‘the Breast Factor’?
    21 June 2017 National Breastfeeding Week 20-26 June 2017 On Monday night “The Breast Factor”, a play written, directed and acted by breastfeeding support volunteers, premiered at Sheffield Town Hall to kick-start National Breastfeeding Week, which runs all this week. The play portrays how decisions can be made around feeding babies and uses a gameshow […]
  • Extra information about cladding in council tower blocks
    19.06.2017 The below statement was provided to Radio Sheffield to give extra information about cladding in council tower blocks and the Callow Mount estate: Cabinet member for housing Councillor Jayne Dunn said: “What happened at Grenfell Tower was an absolute tragedy and our hearts go out to those affected. The details of what caused this […]
  • Sprinklers to be fitted in all Sheffield Council tower blocks
    20 June 2017 Sheffield City Council is tomorrow (21 June 2017) starting a series of meetings with tower block residents, and will be announcing that it will be fitting sprinklers in all 24 blocks. The authority has already spent millions on fire safety in its council homes and improvement works have been carried out over […]

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