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How did you vote in the Sheffield Referendum?

May 6, 2021

Voters in Sheffield have gone to the polls to vote for their local councillors and Police in Crime Commissioners along with the rest of the country. But here the election is unique because of the referendum that will decide how the council is run for at least the rest...

Covid-19 update for Sheffield

Apr 30, 2021

Covid- 19 cases in Sheffield have continued to fall over the last month with a decrease in the number of deaths per week too. As of 16 April 2021,  a total of 1,310 deaths had been recorded in Sheffield since the begging of the pandemic. The graph shows the cumulative...

Councillor slams decision to go ahead with local elections

Mar 4, 2021

A Sheffield councillor has criticised the Government’s decision to go ahead with the local elections on 6 May. The Green Party’s Martin Phipps believes this year’s elections are unfair and will favour the bigger political parties due to issues with cost. Door to door...

Pavement Parking to be Banned Nationally

Mar 12, 2020

The Government is looking at proposals for a national pavement parking ban to make streets safer. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is looking at options including how the ban could work, taking into account necessary exceptions and extended enforcement powers for...

Hate Crime increased 7% over last 12 months

Feb 20, 2020

https://youtu.be/8M14YQuMtJ0 There has been 1356 hate offences committed in Sheffield just last year from January to December 2019. Over the last 12 months Sheffield has seen a 7% increase in hate crime offences. Sheffielders display a mixed opinion towards the issue...

Magid Magid handovers title as Lord Mayor to Tony Downing

May 15, 2019

Magid Magid has stepped down during the handover of his title as Lord Mayor to Tony Downing. Magid Magid, who served as Lord Mayor for the year, said: “I absolutely love this city. Some of the best folk live here and many have treated me like a son, grandson or a...

Tenants complain of ‘substandard’ council housing

Apr 4, 2019

A century after the first council house was built in Sheffield tenants have hit out at 'substandard' and 'dilapidated' housing. There are now more than 40,000 council houses in Sheffield but when we went to visit some people complained of rents going up and living...

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