North East Local Area Committee

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North East

Burngreave • Firth Park • Shiregreen and Brightside • Southey

About Local Area Committees

Local Area Committees (LACs) give you the chance to raise your views, share your opinion on what the council does in your area and contribute to making changes in your neighbourhood. 

As a resident of North East Sheffield, this is your opportunity to say what you would like to see improved.

Latest news and meeting updates

Your LAC will be meeting to discuss how to go about turning its new community plan into actions that address local priorities.

You can call North East LAC on 0114 474 3610 or email us at

You can get the details of future meetings emailed straight to you, along with other local information, by signing up below.

Community Plan

There’s now a Community Plan for North East Sheffield. This maps out the area’s priorities and how they will be tackled. 

You can read a summary of the plan online. 

You can read the full North East Sheffield community plan online.

You can request a paper copy or a large-print copy by calling 0114 474 3610 or emailing

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How you can get involved

We want to enable as many Sheffielders as possible to be involved, from all sectors of the community.

To receive LAC information by post or in alternative formats, or if you have any questions or concerns regarding accessibility of meetings or events, please contact the team using the details below.


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Map of Sheffield showing the seven LAC areas and the council wards within the LACs

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North East LAC

About North East LAC

The North East is made up of 4 wards: Burngreave, Firth Park, Shiregreen & Brightside and Southey.

There are 93,749 people living in the North East area of the city. The area has a diverse population of people with different cultural backgrounds, languages, ethnicities, and religions. The area has some large open green spaces and well used parks, such as Firth Park, Concord and Abbeyfield, some of which have historical features.

The area has thriving busy local shopping centres such as Firth Park, Spital Hill and Kilner Way with lots of residents choosing to shop locally in their neighbourhoods.

The area has large social housing estates that are well established with residents living in the area for many years and generations of the same families remaining there.


The area has a population of 93,749 residents.

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Councillors in the North East area

Burngreave • Cllr Mark Jones

Firth Park • Cllr Abdul KhayumCllr Abtisam MohamedCllr Fran Belbin

Shiregreen and Brightside • Cllr Dawn DaleCllr Peter Price • Cllr Garry Weatherall

Southey • Cllr Jayne DunnCllr Mike ChaplinCllr Tony Damms

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Ward pot funding 

Grants are available to local voluntary, community and self-help groups and projects that want to make a difference in their community. If your organisation can contribute to your local area, you may be eligible for funding.

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