Old Coroner’s Court

Greens comment on Old Coroner’s Court planning appeal

27th June 2020

The property developer who wanted to demolish the Old Coroner’s Court has appealed to the Planning Inspector against the refusal of planning permission by the council

Cllr Ruth Mersereau checking progress of work at Duchess Road Pocket Park

City Ward – March 2020

24th May 2020

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Small grants for community groups coming soon

23rd May 2020

The City Ward councillors hope to see applications for “ward pot” funding opening soon. The “ward pot” will offer small…

Douglas Johnson

Lock-down should not mean watering down democracy

30th April 2020

Green councillor Douglas Johnson commented after Labour and LibDem councillors voted for more decision-making to be made by officers, not elected councillors, under emergency arrangements.

Cllrs Paul Turpin and Douglas Johnson

Sheffield Greens call for the government to guarantee investment in South Yorkshire after Brexit

12th March 2020

Green Councillors have raised questions about replacing lost EU funding after Brexit

Martin Phipps

We must restore democracy to the council

3rd January 2020

Sheffield City Council has a new interim Chief Executive (Charlie Adan) until a permanent appointment is made in 6 months time.

Cllr Ruth Mersereau

Green councillor removed from committee for opposing Labour’s job cuts

20th December 2019

A councillor has been removed from a council committee for supporting trade unions against job cuts being driven by Sheffield’s Labour Administration.

The shield on the Old Coroner's Court

Plans for the Old Coroner’s Court rejected

14th October 2019

Last year I highlighted the threat to demolish the Old Coroner’s Court, the attractive piece of heritage that fronts onto Nursery St Pocket Park in the city centre.

Cllr Ruth Mersereau

Greens concern as Labour council votes against “value for money”

6th September 2019

Sheffield Greens reacted with concern after the Labour majority in the Council voted against getting value for money.

Green Party leader Sian Berry with Brian Holmshaw

Greens comment on Old Town Hall plans

23rd August 2019

The heritage aspects of the plan need to be scrutinised closely but the prospects look good