We invite you to join us in working for justice, equality and protection of the natural resources that sustain us, to transform Sheffield into a fairer, greener place to live and work.
We will achieve this by promoting:
- co-operative and socially just local economies;
- inclusive, diverse and caring communities; and
- fairness and wellbeing for everyone and our environment
Working together for a fairer, greener future
Sheffield Green Party is part of the national Green Party. We aim to work for a just, equitable and sustainable community in Sheffield. We focus our efforts primarily, though not exclusively, through the electoral system.
If you aren’t sure what the Green Party is about, then it would be worth while reading our FAQs page which answers the frequently asked questions. You may also wish to read the issues and policy pages to find out a little more about us. Here, you will find that greens share a vision of community-based politics, social justice, non-violence, and a sustainable future.
The current situation
Sheffield Green Party has grown rapidly in the last 10 years and is now one of the largest local Green parties in the north of England. Central Constituency was an “Advanced Constituency” in the 2015 General Election which means it is one the Green Parties best seats in England and Wales. In 2015 we came second in Central Constituency, showing we are now clearly the opposition to Labour.
Real Progress and Gaining Recognition
Sheffield Green Party have been represented on Sheffield Council since 2004. We currently have 4 councillors. Rob Murphy and Douglas Johnson in City ward, Alison Teal in Nether Edge & Sharrow ward and Magid Magid in Broomhill ward.
Real Progress across the UK
The UK’s Green Party now has more elected representatives in more influential positions than ever before. Caroline Lucas is our first MP. There are 3 Members of the European Parliament, 6 members of the Scottish Parliament and 2 London Assembly members. Jenny Jones represents us in the House of Lords. The Green Party has more than 160 councillors across England and Wales.
Real Progress at Meetings
Members meetings are monthly. Please see our events page for the next meeting time and venue. Meetings are 7.30pm , finishing at 9.00pm with a drink in a nearby pub afterwards. Potential new members are very welcome to attend. Members on means tested benefits are entitled to claim for legitimate expenses.
All our meetings are open to any member. Other meetings include:
- Campaigns group
- Greener Future group
- Elections group
- Local ward groups
Contact us at email@example.com for details of any of these meetings.
Check our events page for details of all forthcoming events.
Join the Green Party or become a “friend”
Sign up to join the Green Party on the national Green Party website. When you sign up as a national member you automatically become a member of Sheffield Green Party.
Or you can sign up to be a Friend of the Green party, As a Friend of the Green Party you can support our work and campaigning on everything from the environment to the NHS, airport expansion to the EU.
How to make an enquiry to the Green Party
For information about the Sheffield Green Party, meeting dates, membership, or to help with elections, fundraising, policy making or delivering newsletters then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our elected Councillors are happy to assist and their details can also be found on the contacts page.
If you’re a Green Party Member and would like to raise any ideas, issues or complaints please in the first instance contact the Chair, Helen Milner, on email@example.com .