Community group to mount challenge to change how Sheffield Council makes key decisions

Committed campaigners will launch a petition in the hope of changing the way decisions are made by Sheffield Council.
Northern Rail

Further disruption to Yorkshire rail services as Northern workers walk out on strike

Rail passengers in Yorkshire face further disruption today as Northern staff stage a further 24-hour strike as a dispute over the role of guards rumbles on.
An artist's impression of how the expanded Midland Station could look and its wider impact in the Sheaf Valley.

REVEALED: First look at what Sheffield city centre HS2 railway station could look like

This is what Sheffield railway station could look like if HS2 comes to the city centre.

Sheffield General Cemetery.

Sheffield General Cemetery 'improvement' plans set to go ahead despite objections

Controversial improvement plans for Sheffield General Cemetery are due to be given the green light next week despite concerns from those living near the site and conservation organisations.

The World Snooker Championships are being held in Sheffield until Monday, May 7.

Voices: How does Sheffield hosting the World Snooker Championships benefit the city?

How does Sheffield hosting the World Snooker Championships benefit the city? We ask those in the know

Sheffield General Cemetery.

Changes to Sheffield General Cemetery planning application 'cautiously welcomed'

People living near Sheffield General Cemetery have called for council bosses to meet them to discuss the authority's improvement plans for the site.

Greg Fell, director of public health at Sheffield Council.

REVEALED: The stark differences in life expectancy across Sheffield

Women living in certain parts of Sheffield could live 14 years longer than others just 10 miles away and the gap isn't shrinking, a report by Sheffield Council has found.

Potholes in Sheffield.

No extra funding to help repair Sheffield's crumbling roads

South Yorkshire will receive more than £1.4 million of extra funding to help repair pothole-ridden streets following the recent wintry weather but Sheffield won't get a penny due to its ongoing highway maintenance deal with contractor Amey.

Sir Edward Lister, chairman of Homes England.

More than 6,000 homes built in Sheffield in the past year with 4,000 more possibly on the way

The number of homes built in Sheffield has doubled in the last three years as ambitious plans to build a further 4,000 on 34 sites across the city moved a step closer.

Russell Brierley, on-road team manager at Highways England, Wakefield.

Taking to the road to find out more about how Yorkshire's 'smart motorways' work

Reporter Sam Cooper takes to the road with Highways England traffic officer Russell Brierley to see how they manage the 'smart motorways'.

Sheffield Town Hall.

Sheffield councillors expected to approve maximum permitted council tax rise

Plans to increase council tax by the maximum permitted 5.99 per cent are expected to be approved at Sheffield Council's budget meeting today.

Clockwise from top left: Richard Wright, Moya O'Rourke, Paul Blomfield and Diane Jarvis.

Telegraph Voices: Does Sheffield’s city centre retail and leisure offering now compete with neighbouring cities?

Does Sheffield’s city centre retail and leisure offering now compete with neighbouring cities? We ask those in the know.

Coun Ben Curran (top) and Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis.

Labour party to choose its candidate for South Yorkshire mayoral election

Labour party members will begin voting for who they would like to see as their candidate for the Mayor of the Sheffield City Region election today.

Jonny Douglas at Mount Pleasant.

Entrepreneurs miss out on chance to build £17 million community hub at Sheffield mansion

Entrepreneurs Pennie Raven and Jonny Douglas, who hoped to transform Mount Pleasant into a community development, said they were shocked at Sheffield Council's decision to sell the site to a care home operator.
A CGI of how Mount Pleasant will look once transformed into a care home.

18th century Sheffield mansion to be transformed into care home

A row has broken out after Sheffield Council announced a disused 18th century mansion would be transformed into a care home.
93-year-old Cyril Calton pictured with l-r Jack Mitchell, Colin Cranswick, Lord Mayor of Sheffield Anne Murphy, Jean Claude Lafontaine, French Consol and Tim Humphreys, at the Town Hall, during his Legion d'Honneur presentation. Picture: Marie Caley

Sheffield war veteran receives his Legion d'Honneur medal more than 70 years after Battle of Normandy

A brave Second World War veteran has been presented with France's highest military distinction in a moving ceremony at Sheffield Town Hall.

VIDEO: Sheffield tree protester submits legal costs offer to council after breaching injunction

A Sheffield tree campaigner who owes Sheffield Council £16,000 after three times breaching an injunction stopping people from protesting inside safety zones says the "ball is in their court" after making them a formal payment offer.
Sheffield General Cemetery. Picture: Chris Etchells.

Car park could be built in Sheffield General Cemetery as part of improvement plans

Improvement works could be carried out at Sheffield General Cemetery as part of plans drawn up by council bosses.

Monika and Agnes Spyve get ready to help pick litter. Picture: Dean Atkins.

Fight against litter stepped up across Sheffield

Sheffield's war on litter continues to gather pace after committed residents collected dozens of bags of rubbish and city centre businesses announced plans for their own clean-up campaign.

Acting Insp Lee Beck.

How policing has changed since M1 became 'smart motorway' through South Yorkshire

Policing the M1 motorway through South Yorkshire has been made more difficult by the introduction of the 'smart motorway' scheme, a top traffic officer has said.
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