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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.

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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…

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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

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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…

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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…

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20mph speed limit will save lives

9th August 2017

Green Councillor Douglas Johnson says the 20mph speed limit will save fuel, improve air pollution and save lives

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Greens have been pushing for 20mph speed limits since 2008

25th July 2017

Greens have been pushing for 20mph speed limits on all residential roads except main routes since 2008. So the proposed…

News the Government has pulled the plug on electrification is ‘no shock’ say Greens

21st July 2017

Sheffield Green Party’s Transport Spokesperson, Rob Murphy, has criticised the government’s latest rail plans, saying they are “a poor deal…