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Shalesmoor cycle lane trial ends

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Cycle lane

A pop up cycle lane in Shalesmoor on the A61 inner ring-road will be removed at the end of August as the trial of the scheme comes to an end.


Getting back to school safely


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We understand that parents/carers may be anxious about their children going back to school in September. We want to reassure you that we are reviewing the situation regularly and supporting schools and settings to reopen safely.

Our dedicated webpage has lots of information, such as what happens if there’s a positive case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) at your school, what will happen if your child shows symptoms at school, what schools are doing to keep children and staff safe, and lots more.

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Café barrier scheme launched to encourage outdoor seating

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Barriers at Hygge Cafe in Fitzalan Square

Sheffield City Council is providing barriers to help separate pedestrians from café and bar customers, to create safe and secure outdoor seating areas in the city centre.

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Pinstone Street social distancing measures upgraded

Pinstone Street social distance city centre

Pinstone Street

Work has begun to upgrade temporary changes to Pinstone Street, which is currently closed to traffic to help people maintain social distancing as they return to the city centre’s shops, bars and restaurants.

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Latest on playgrounds and toilets in parks

Graves Park playgrounds

Graves Park playground

Following further safety checks and hygiene measures, more playgrounds and toilets have reopened in Sheffield’s parks.

Latest on playgrounds

Latest on toilets

Football and fitness facilities now reopened at SGP Westfield

SGP Westfield fitness football

SGP Westfield

SGP Westfield, which has a fitness gym as well as football pitches, reopened earlier this week. Access to the gym and pitches is by pre-booking only and new safety measures are in place.

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Covid-19 business grant still available

Over £100m has so far been distributed to businesses in Sheffield who have been affected by the challenges of Covid-19, however there is still funding available for eligible businesses who have not yet applied.
Grants are available for a wide range of businesses but applications must be made by the 28th August.
You can find out more here, or by contacting our dedication business advisors on 0114 224 5000.

Apply now



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Do you know of socially distanced/ Covid-19 safe events happening in or around Sheffield through July and August? If so please email with the subject Weekly Events Bulletin, (emails without this in the subject line might be missed).  We’ll try to include as many events here as we can, thanks!

Kelham Island Museum open for visits

Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum is now re-open to the public and welcoming visitors after almost five months of closure.

The museum has put new measures in place to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of staff and visitors and has received Visit Britain’s ‘We’re Good to Go’ certification, recognising it as a COVID-19 secure attraction.

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Art in the Gardens is back for all the family

art in gardens

Art in the gardens – flowers

Sheffield Botanical Gardens, 5 – 6 September 2020
2 sessions per day, 10:30am – 14:00pm and 14:00pm – 17:30pm

Paintings, sculptures, crafts, demonstrations and entertainment are set to fill the Botanical Gardens when the biggest outdoor art and crafts market in the North returns to Sheffield in less than three weeks’ time.

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Drive-in cinema at DonValley Bowl

Grease film movie cinema

Watch trailer for Saturday’s films

Perfect entertainment for all the family, in the safety of your own car, Sat 22 and Sun 23 August.

Choose from Up, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Grease, Dolittle, Rocky Horror Picture Show and brand new thriller Break!

Saturday highlights

Sunday highlights

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Wadsley Festival

Wadsley festival event

Free community event with live music, stalls, animals, creativity, prayer, games, children’s entertainment, graveyard tour and trails.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance.

Book tickets

Visit Graves Park Animal Farm

3 pigs eating at Graves Park Farm

Pigs at Graves Park Animal Farm

Graves Park Animal Farm is open every day for family visits.

Visits are for 45 minute slots, between 10am and 3pm, and must be pre-booked.

Book a slot

Jobs, training, apprenticeships

Jobs, training, apprenticeships


Click the button below for the latest Council job vacancies.

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Latest jobs

Sheffield City Region jobs board

SCR Jobs board

SCR jobs board

SCR Jobs Board

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Covid-19 support

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Smokefree Sheffield

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Make Yourself at Home

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