Campaigners with the Green Party leader, Siân Berry, at Derek Dooley Way

Green councillors call in road widening decision

20th January 2019

Sheffield Green Party councillors have “called in” a council decision to widen the Inner Ring Road so that the impact on air quality, health, cycling and walking can be considered.

Short-term vision doesn’t justify ring road widening scheme

16th January 2019

Sheffield Greens have spoken of their disappointment at plans to spend £4.5m on a short-term road-widening scheme instead of listening to residents’ and cyclists’ concerns

Traffic

Council incompetence = no cycle improvements funded by IKEA development

10th January 2019

In 2017, the council said they were “playing hardball” in making IKEA and Meadowhall pay £30 million for the road changes needed to handle the increased traffic they would generate.

Green Party campaigners at Sheffield railway station: (l-r): Cllr Douglas Johnson, Rachel Hardy, Peter Garbutt, Natalie Bennett, Cllr Alison Teal

Sheffield Greens campaigning to help rail passengers make companies pay for unreliable service

1st January 2019

Sheffield Green Party call for passengers to “make rail companies pay” for unreliable rail service as annual rail fare hike takes force.

Sian Berry

The Green transport vision for the North

5th December 2018

Sian Berry, Co-Leader of the Green Party, and Andrew Cooper, Green Party Energy spokesperson, came to Sheffield this week to talk about the Green transport vision for the North

Buses

Green comments on Clean Air Zone

28th November 2018

Sheffield City Council is proposing a city centre Clean Air Zone which would charge buses, taxis, lorries and vans for entry into the zone

Ruth Mersereau

Rail companies risk passenger safety and accessibility to maximise profits

14th November 2018

Readers may need to be reminded why RMT members are striking to keep guards on trains. They seek your support…

Cllrs Douglas Johnson and Rob Murphy

Green call for better buses

31st October 2018

Green Party councillors are urging the regional mayor to take back control of South Yorkshire’s buses

Cities for people not air pollution

Green Party supports community event in Sheffield on World Car-Free Day

24th September 2018

Sheffield was at the forefront of national events celebrating World Car-Free Day on Saturday

Sheffield Townhall

Report from September’s council meeting

7th September 2018

Here is what happened at September’s full council meeting, the one day in the month when all Sheffield’s elected councillors get together.