Cllr Paul Turpin with Green Party leader Sian Berry at the Inner Ring Road

Now is not the time to roll back environmental progress

18th November 2020

Councillor Paul Turpin writes …. Sheffield City Council announced a pause on plans for the citywide Clean Air Zone (CAZ) citing…

Eamonn Ward on Ecclesall Road

Greens say “Lamppost Licensing” fails Sheffield taxpayers

23rd July 2020

Greens have highlighted how Sheffield Council’s Licensing Policy is failing to meet its stated objectives in their submission to the public consultation

Declan Walsh

Local independent businesses are the lifeblood of our communities

23rd July 2020

Local pubs, restaurants and other independent businesses are the lifeblood of our communities. They pay their taxes and your money stays in the local economy.

New road layout for social distancing sign

Active Travel – what went wrong?

22nd May 2020

There’s been a surge in walking and cycling in the pandemic. Government has promised extra billions. It’s what Greens have campaigned for, for many years. So how is it looking in Sheffield?

Sheffield Green Party Councillors

Statement from Sheffield Green councillors on school re-opening

20th May 2020

Sheffield Green councillors are supporting teachers’ unions, the BMA and comments by Sheffield’s DPH, in saying that schools are not ready to take in more children on June 1st

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.

Sheffield Townhall

Sheffield Council must pay grants out to small businesses urgently

21st April 2020

New figures show that Sheffield lags behind other Yorkshire authorities when it comes to paying out grant funding to businesses in the lockdown.

Sheffield Green Party proposals for council committee system

27th January 2020

Sheffield City Council has to come up with a model for how a new committee system will work. Sheffield Green Party submitted outline proposals to the council.

Douglas Johnson

Greens welcome e-bikes to make roads safer from dangerous parking

22nd January 2020

A Green Party suggestion to make roads and pavements safer from illegal parking is taking off, as a trial of e-bikes is being supplied to parking enforcement officers.

Christine Gilligan Kubo

Sheffield needs to see climate emergency action now

4th January 2020

Under irresistible pressure from the Green Party and Extinction Rebellion, the Labour-run council declared a climate emergency on February 6th 2019.