Sheffield Green Party members Martin Phipps and Brian Holmshaw by the ring road

People need better public transport, cycling and walking options so they can leave their cars at home

22nd December 2017

The Green Party is not calling for a car free world but we want to rapidly reduce the choking transport pollution that contributes to 7 million premature deaths a year across the globe.

Sheffield Green Party members Martin Phipps and Brian Holmshaw by the ring road

Inner Ring Road plans will worsen air pollution

29th November 2017

Sheffield Council plan to increase the number of lanes on the Inner Ring Road between Corporation Street & Savile Street to allow more cars.

Sheffield Townhall

November’s Council Report

22nd November 2017

November’s council meeting was a quiet one for Alison Teal. Maybe it was just good to know she wasn’t in prison and didn’t get thrown out of the meeting.

Traffic

There’s a strong case for 20mph zones

17th November 2017

Sheffield Green Party supports the proposal for city centre 20mph speed limits other than on main roads.

Traffic

Sheffield Greens delight at City Centre 20mph Zone announcement

18th October 2017

Sheffield Greens are responding to the news that the Council has taken up a key Green Party policy of reducing speed limits across the city centre to 20mph

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.

Sheffield Greens at Sheffield Station

Sheffield Green Party rail franchise consultation response

12th October 2017

Sheffield Green Party has submitted a response to the consultation on the future East Midlands Rail franchise. This includes the Sheffield…

Douglas Johnson

Report from September’s Council meeting

18th September 2017

Sheffield Greens councillor Douglas Johnson reports back from the first of the new format council meetings

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…