Ben Ryan

Early closure of karaoke bar not enough for residents’ group

Early closure of karaoke bar not enough for residents’ group

A city-centre advocacy group says moves by Sheffield City Council to restrict the operating hours of a karaoke bar do not go far enough. The Soho bar in West One Plaza wanted a licence to stay open until 5am, but the City Council ruled it must close its doors at 2am....

Council approve social care renewal

Council approve social care renewal

Sheffield City council have approved proposals to renew support for citizens' advice services in the city by the end of March. The Sheffield Citizens Advice and Law Centre (SCALC) is at the core of the city council’s decision to renew social care contracts worth over...

Extra cash promised for Sheffield’s most deprived areas

Extra cash promised for Sheffield’s most deprived areas

£100,000 has been allocated by Sheffield council towards community events and development in four north east local area committees (LACs) over the next year. Sheffield city councillors - speaking at the annual local committee meeting on the 3rd of March - promised...

Complaints from neighbours silences Sheffield micro-pub

Complaints from neighbours silences Sheffield micro-pub

Sheffield City Council decided today that a local pub could not use background music after a noise complaint from neighbours. The Brass Monkey of 185 Middlewood Road, Hillsborough, has, despite appeal, been unable to convince Sheffield City Councillors to permit the...