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Sheffield to face further cuts as council reveals need to save £40m

Sheffield Council will have to make a further £40 million of cuts this year to balance its budget.

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PM Teresa May

Brexit means ... well we're still not entirely sure!

Uncertainty still surrounds Britain's Brexit, be it whole, partial, soft, hard, grey, red, white and blue or any other hue.

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Mr Blomfield and Deni Ennals, Co-Chair of Sheffield Foodbank Network, outside the S2 Foodbank at St Swithins Church on the Manor

MP says 'thank you' to generous Star readers who donated to help Sheffield foodbanks

Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield has thanked Star readers who helped him raised thousands of pounds for city foodbanks through his Christmas Appeal, after he promoted his appeal through his column in The Star.

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Sheffield Council head of children's centre service Nicola Shearstone and project officer Jo Bunting at a drop-in session.

Council insists new children's centre service 'will cover whole of Sheffield'

Sheffield Council has tried to reassure families that children's centres are not about to close.

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Education chiefs have sent out a warning to Sheffield secondary schools and colleges

Warning sent out to Sheffield schools over live video stream of child's suicide

Sheffield secondary schools and colleges have been warned by education chiefs over a viral video showing a 12-year-old girl taking her own life.

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A proposed plan of the Sheffield Victoria HS2 option

HS2 proposals for Sheffield is 'looking like a cut price option'

A Sheffield MP has criticised the current proposals for HS2 coming into Sheffield as a 'cut price option'.

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The former Griffs Works in Stannington.

New homes plan for Sheffield factory site raises green belt concerns

Fresh plans to put housing up on the site of a former ceramics factory have again been met with opposition due to the site’s location in the green belt.

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Sheffield Council plans to build more social housing.

Council aims to build more social housing in Sheffield

Sheffield Council is building more social housing in the city.

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Council chiefs have outlined new proposals for waste services under a new contract

New bin collections proposals revealed as Sheffield Council plans to ditch Veolia

Sheffield residents will receive a new brown bin for recycling under new proposals by April 2018.

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Sheffield Town Hall

Anger over plans to replace historic Sheffield bridge

Campaigners are planning to pack a public meeting over controversial plans to demolish a historic bridge.
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Sheffield MP Paul Blomfield has said young people in Sheffield are waiting nearly six months to access mental health services. Photo: PA (posed by model)

NHS CRISIS: Young people in Sheffield are waiting 'six months' to access mental health services

A Sheffield MP has said young people in the city are waiting nearly six months to access mental health services – as headteachers dip into school budgets to bring in crisis support for pupils.

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An artist's impression of the new school Sheffield Council wants to build on the site of the former Bannerdale Centre. Photo: Bond Bryan Architects

Future of education in Sheffield revealed as council submits new school plans

Plans for a new £25 million Sheffield school have this week been unveiled, with full details on a second school expected in the spring.

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Sheffield stock pic

In the market for Moor shoppers in Sheffield amid revival

Shoppers are gradually returning to Sheffield’s city centre market as The Moor is redeveloped, figures have indicated.

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An artist's impression of the new plan for Sheffield's Ecclesall Junction development

Ecclesall Junction scheme’s £20 million new vision with flats in Sheffield

Fresh plans have been lodged to redevelop a former car showroom on Ecclesall Road - adding flats for more than 500 students to the scheme.

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Sheffield Moor Market

Reduced rent for Moor Market traders to continue despite rise in visitors

Traders will continue to enjoy reduced rent for six months as visitor numbers rising in Sheffield's Moor Market.
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Hundreds of discounted starter homes are to be built across Sheffield

Opinion split over new discounted houses to be built for first time buyers in Sheffield

Opinion has been split over the new discounted starter homes set to be built in Sheffield.
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Homes will be built across Sheffield

Hundreds of new discounted starter homes to be built in Sheffield

Hundreds of discounted starter homes for young first-time buyers will be built across Sheffield, the Government has announced.
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Save the Plough pub campaigners were joined by Nick Clegg outside the Plough on Thursday, July 21 st, as part of the local community's efforts to highlight their concerns about the potential loss of the pub on Sandygate Road.

Verdict to set precedent on saving Sheffield pubs for the future

Sheffield’s first test of whether declaring pubs ‘community assets’ can prevent them from becoming shops looks set to fall in campaigners’ favour.

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Homes to ‘drive Darnall’s regeneration’

Plans have been submitted to Sheffield Council for a big new housing scheme in Darnall.

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