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Sheffield Central Library: Whither civic pride?

Blog post by Mick Nott, an active trustee with Sheffield Civic Trust.  Mick writes here in a personal capacity, but the Sheffield Civic Trust are also looking to gather views and responses on the Sheffield Central Library proposals, so please get

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Sheffield Housing Expo launched at train station

Expo showcases new design ideas to solve the housing crisis  Our new exhibition ‘New Urban Housing Ideas for Sheffield‘ forms part of Design Week 2016 The Sheffield Housing Expo – an exhibition of innovative new housing design – has been launched

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‘The first of the new?’ Guest post on the new proposals for Sheffield’s Retail Quarter

Guest post by Julian Dobson, first published on Julian’s website Living With Rats The latest consultation on the future of Sheffield’s city centre closed last month. By the turn of the decade, it’s hoped, the city will have a brand

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“How can we see the wood for the Trees?” – one woman’s quest for clarity about Sheffield’s trees.

Post by Lee Heykoop, SCT board member Beautiful , mature trees in the city are the gift of someone’s vision a generation or more ago. Besides the shade that makes a city tolerable when there’s a heatwave, I would be

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Setting the context for Sheffield’s future housing challenges

Guest blog post by Professor Gordon Dabinett, Professor for Regional Studies, Sheffield University, and co-author of the State of Sheffield 2015 report At the recent Sheffield Civic Trust housing event, David Rudlin director of URBED outlined his views on how Garden City

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‘Côte de Jenkin Road’ Hill Climb – Tour de France Celebration Event

Test your pedal power on Wincobank’s famous Jenkin Road on Saturday 4th July 2015 Jenkin Road will be closed to traffic on Saturday July 4th for a chance to pit pedal power against the hill that tested the Tour de France

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Sheffield Retail Quarter Consultation

On June 11th over 50 people came to our consultation event on the new Sheffield Retail Quarter plans. We heard presentations from architects and planners working on the scheme, and the Q&A session that followed covered a wide range of issues from

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