Giant plug travelled from London to Sheffield in call for railway electrification

12th September 2017

Local groups asked the Government to ‘plug in’ their trains to reduce air pollution and carbon emissions

Taxis

Let Sheffield Breathe: Time to End Vehicle Idling

12th September 2017

Sheffield Green Party welcomes the council’s recent consultation about cracking down on engine idling. If there is a strong enough…

Let Sheffield Breathe

Greens say Meadowhall extension plans mean more air pollution

8th September 2017

Sheffield Green Party are objecting to the Meadowhall Extension unless suitable conditions are stipulated that definitely ensure no adverse impacts…

Buses

We need a public transport system that takes us where we need to go

8th September 2017

The anger about cuts to “low demand” bus services across South Yorkshire from September is fully understandable but the cuts…

Greens oppose limits on local democracy

5th September 2017

Sheffield Green Party councillors are objecting to the ruling Administration’s proposal to reduce opposition in council meetings.

Green Councillors Alison Teal, Douglas Johnson, Rob Murphy and Magid

Green Party suggestions for improving council meetings

4th September 2017

Green Party councillors have been taking part in the cross-party group of councillors discussing how to change council meetings.

Air pollution

Sheffield Council should be tougher on air pollution

31st August 2017

If the Council regards health and air quality as high priority, why isn’t it being tougher on air pollution?

Douglas Johnson

Greens call for urgent review of student accommodation

29th August 2017

Sheffield Green councillors have put a motion to council calling for an urgent review of supply and demand of student accommodation.

The Green Party would get rid of the benefits sanctions regime

25th August 2017

Just one in twenty people of working age are unemployed and the experience is often one of pointless bureaucracy.

Save our trees

“If you’re not turned onto politics, politics will turn on you”

25th August 2017

Yet again we read “Bryan Lodge claims…” This time he says “it could be millions”. Will they share with us…