Sheffield Townhall

Total Disunity

11th December 2018

So, what happened at December’s meeting of the full Sheffield City Council?

Kaltum Rivers

Brown bins roll out has caused confusion and street mess

6th December 2018

Letter from Green Party ward Cllr Kaltum Rivers on the additional problems and mess created by the council failing to roll out the new recycling bins before students arrived back

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…

The proposed development of the Gilders site won’t ensure the survival of Banner Cross as a thriving local centre

5th November 2018

Banner Cross has recently lost a number of independent shops, including a much missed greengrocers and bakers, in part because of competition from a new ‘mini’ supermarket.

White poppies are a pledge that war must not happen again

2nd November 2018

Readers may not know that white poppies were introduced by the Co-operative Women’s Guild in 1933 to remember casualties of all wars.

Ruth Mersereau

Labour need to join Greens in support of communities threatened by fracking

28th October 2018

A new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research identifies 46,000 green jobs that could be created across the region

Bernard Little

Governments must work together to drive a rapid transition to alternatives to plastic

25th October 2018

One year ago David Attenborough’s Blue Planet 2 started a mass movement to end the single-use plastics that contaminate our oceans and even our drinking water.

Peter Garbutt

How much can change in just 48 hours?

25th October 2018

Sally and Brian Williams were ordered to remove their amazing roadside flower beds, two days later, after a massive viral campaign seeking common sense, the council climbs down

Bernard Little

Sheffield needs recycling not incineration

22nd October 2018

Labour’s Cllr Peter Price continues to broadcast irresponsible incineration industry claims that burning waste helps to reduce our impact on the environment and is “sustainable”