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

Traffic

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…

Report from July’s Sheffield Council Meeting

7th July 2017

July’s council meeting was the first ordinary full council meeting to be held since the big walk-out of opposition councillors in April.

Kelham Island is busy and fast-growing and is an area to watch

3rd July 2017

The Ball St Deli event at Kelham Island on Sunday 25th June was another great success