Sheffield City Council

Sheff News sits down with new Lord Mayor

May 15, 2019

It is 55 years since a then 19-year-old Tony Downing took a step into the great unknown.  Relocating up north to Sheffield from his hometown of Tiverton in Devon some 240 miles away, he will today take over the reigns of Lord Mayor from the popular and unique Magid...

Green councillors call for cladding replacement funding

Mar 28, 2019

Sheffield Green Party councillors have called on the government to fund replacement cladding in private tower blocks. Councillors Douglas Johnson, Kaltum Rivers and Rob Murphy have drawn attention to a lack of openness on fire safety in the aftermath of the Grenfell...

Sheffield Labour councillor Steve Wilson resigns

Feb 28, 2019

A Sheffield councillor has resigned from Labour, just two weeks after his wife made the same decision. Steve Wilson, husband of Angela Smith MP, who resigned from Labour to join the newly formed Independent Group, announced on Twitter that he was resigning, saying...

Massive amount of litter cleared from Gleadless Valley

Feb 21, 2019

  More than 40 bags of litter were picked during a three hours local community litter picking event on last Tuesday. Debris including mattresses, duvet, padding pool, dining chairs and drawer are picked around two brook areas at the Gleadless Valley in Sheffield....