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Sheffield shortlisted for European City of the Year Award

May 2, 2019

Sheffield has been announced as a finalist for the 2020 European City of the Year Award alongside two other famous cities, Porto in Portugal and Utrecht in the Netherlands. The Academy of Urbanism gathered a panel of academics and shortlisted ‘15 Great Places’ on...

Man with the Pram’s tears over Freedom of Sheffield

Apr 4, 2019

Sheffield’s most famous fundraiser broke down in tears at being awarded the Freedom of the City. Eighty-year-old John Burkhill BEM, from Richmond, told Sheffield City Council it was “one of the greatest days of my life” at a special meeting to honour the infamous...

Tramlines wins award for disability efforts

Feb 21, 2019

  Sheffield Festival ‘Tramlines’ has been recognised with an award for enabling disabled people to enjoy the festival.   The three-day celebration held at Hillsborough Park achieved the Bronze Award for Access from ‘Attitude is Everything’.   Timm...

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