We should invest in a green recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic

11th June 2020

I agree with Lib Dem Cllr Chris Carter that urgent climate emergency action is needed. But not his suggestion of “relaxing safety requirements for nuclear power stations and building new ones as quickly as possible”.

Sheffield Green Party commends Sheffield Community Contact Tracers

10th June 2020

The UK was ranked second in the Global Health Security Index ranking global pandemic preparedness in October 2019.

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

Death on Palms Row

7th May 2020

It is disappointing that the Star article on the areas with the highest Coronavirus death rate in the city referred to the “large Roma population, some of whom have been seen flouting the strict lockdown rules”

Paul Turpin

Care Homes Are The Poor Relation

3rd May 2020

The tragic report of the deaths of eighteen elderly residents from a single care home provider in Sheffield, is one of the worst aspects of the coronavirus epidemic.

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.

Urban House

Asylum seekers at risk from Covid-19

27th April 2020

SYMAAG investigations show that up to 180 of your constituents at the Urban House Initial Asylum Accommodation are being placed at unnecessary risk of contracting Covid-19

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.

Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.

We’re all in this together in the big Sheffield village and in the global village too

17th April 2020

The focus of this crisis is keeping everyone safe by staying indoors as much as possible. The knock on effect is quiet or deserted streets where some people do not feel safe.