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There will be no changes to the current tier system of restrictions across Yorkshire to control the spread of Covid-19. The news was confirmed today (17 December) at a briefing held by Health Secretary Matt Hancock. It means despite calls from civic leaders to look again at...

One of Sheffield’s most popular parks is finally ready to reopen its playground next Monday, 14 December, following work to improve facilities. The Hillsborough Park playground is set to reopen following completion of the first phase of scheduled improvements, which have brought a giant snake’s head and a...

A £25m investment plan has been put forward by Sheffield City Council and The Stocksbridge Towns Fund Board for the regeneration of Stocksbridge town in a bid to benefit from the government’s £3.6bn Towns Fund. Stocksbridge was one of 100 places in England invited to develop proposals for a...

Planning permission has been granted for a 27-storey residential development in Sheffield city centre that would provide accommodation for more than 500 students. Property asset manager and purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) specialist Niveda Realty has been granted planning permission for the Calico Sheffield development on a site bounded by Hollis Croft...

Plans for a 39-storey tower in Sheffield city-centre that could become one of the tallest buildings in Yorkshire are recommended for approval when they go before the council's Planning and Highways Committee on 8 December. SFGE Properties, supported by Crowley Associates and Hodder+Partners, submitted an application to Sheffield City Council earlier this year...

Graves Gallery, which is located on the top floor of Sheffield’s Central Library, is set to be given a new lease of life this winter after announcing a new programme of refurbishment and redisplay, made possible by a ‘generous’ five-year funding grant from the Ampersand Foundation. Museums Sheffield has...

Proposals to overhaul cycling, walking and public transport infrastructure in Sheffield have launched today as plans for a city centre scheme are shared for public consultation. The proposals, which include the permanent pedestrianisation of Pinstone Street, are designed to make cycling and walking around the city centre easier, and to...

Sheffield City Council has secured funding to introduce a scheme to let local taxi drivers borrow an electric taxi on a trial basis. The scheme will give local drivers hands-on experience of the next generation of the traditional ‘Black Cab’ from summer of 2021. The fleet...