Blogs and News

Heeley Development Trust

For over two decades now, Heeley Trust has been working to improve public spaces, secure buildings and other assets for the community and deliver all kinds of projects for the people who live here and beyond.

Universal Basic Income (UBI)

A Universal Basic Income, or UBI Lab is a citizen-led group exploring and advocating for Universal Basic Income. What many people don't know - even if they might have heard about UBI as a concept - is that it is borne out of Sheffield and facilitated by the social enterprise Opus.

OPUS Independent

An independent social enterprise founded under the banner of 'Creating for Common Good' - promoting participation, creativity and activism. Projects include Now Then Magazine and the Now Then App, Wordlife, Opus distribution and Festival of Debate.

Carbon neutral by the end of the next decade

Sheffield is committed to becoming carbon neutral by the end of the next decade. We've committed to shortening our original target by 20 years, declared a Climate Emergency, and announced a citizens’ assembly to help collaborate on finding the best ways to address our problems.

Impact Invest Institute

The Impact Invest Institute aims to maximise the scale and effectiveness of the UK impact investing market by bringing together two bodies: the UK National Advisory Board on Impact Investing (UK NAB), and the Implementation Taskforce for Growing a Culture of Social Impact Investing in the UK (Implementation Taskforce).

Voluntary Action Research Group

One of the leading academic centres for research into voluntary action and voluntary organisations based at Hallam University.

Tickets For Good and The Ticket Bank

Tickets for Good uses ticket sales to create donation programmes within the events industry for charities and social projects. The Ticket Bank is for charities and community organisations that want to improve access to the arts for their service users; or as a reward for their service users/beneficiaries.

Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership

The Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership offers a unique opportunity to manage the heritage of the place of outstanding natural beauty.

The Northern Capital of Cool hosts delayed 2nd prestigious Northern Forum for leading event planners across the North.

Marketing Sheffield has continued to work with Haymarket Events to ensure the 2nd C&IT Northern Forum will be held in Sheffield on 28th and 29th March 2022, originally postponed from 2020 due to the pandemic. The successful joint bid with Cutlers’ Hall, The Mercure St Paul’s Hotel and Spa and The University of Sheffield will see top event planners from across the North experiencing all that Sheffield has to offer.

Sheffield hosts Third National Dietetic GI Symposium

Last week Sheffield played host to third National Dietetic GI Symposium, held at the Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Hotel, on Friday 18 June.

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