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There’s a strong case for 20mph zones

17th November 2017

Sheffield Green Party supports the proposal for city centre 20mph speed limits other than on main roads.

Douglas Johnson

Questions about the China deal need answering

2nd November 2017

Readers may not be aware that recent council reassurances on the £1 billion China deal were not just prompted by…

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Sheffield Greens delight at City Centre 20mph Zone announcement

18th October 2017

Sheffield Greens are responding to the news that the Council has taken up a key Green Party policy of reducing speed limits across the city centre to 20mph

Green Party campaigners at Sheffield railway station: (l-r): Cllr Douglas Johnson, Rachel Hardy, Peter Garbutt, Natalie Bennett, Cllr Alison Teal

Better facilities and a vision for the future of rail

18th October 2017

Sheffield Green Party has responded to the East Midlands rail franchise consultation, setting out its vision for how the railway should run.

We need more affordable housing

6th October 2017

Now the Government has weakened Councils’ control over planning permission, it is easier for developers to avoid conditions that create affordable housing

Douglas Johnson

20mph speed limit will save lives

9th August 2017

Green Councillor Douglas Johnson says the 20mph speed limit will save fuel, improve air pollution and save lives

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Greens have been pushing for 20mph speed limits since 2008

25th July 2017

Greens have been pushing for 20mph speed limits on all residential roads except main routes since 2008. So the proposed…

News the Government has pulled the plug on electrification is ‘no shock’ say Greens

21st July 2017

Sheffield Green Party’s Transport Spokesperson, Rob Murphy, has criticised the government’s latest rail plans, saying they are “a poor deal…

Douglas Johnson

The right to protest is a vital part of our democracy

20th July 2017

Sitting through the High Court injunction hearing on Monday, I was struck by the importance of ordinary, dignified people being…

Cllrs Douglas Johnson and Rob Murphy

“About time” for city centre 20mph, say Greens

15th July 2017

Green Party councillors and activists are celebrating as a long-running campaign by Sheffield Green Party has taken a step further…