Survey shows people want spending on social care and hospital services

12th October 2020

Thank you for the Big Conversation survey on the impact of lockdown. As an NHS Responder volunteer, most of my…

Douglas Johnson

Council leadership must take action to address Hanover tower whitewash

1st October 2020

After the horror of the Grenfell fire in June 2017, senior Sheffield Council officials moved quickly to reassure tenants that all its tower blocks were safe.  They soon back-tracked after plastic cladding on Hanover Tower in Broomhall failed fire safety tests.

Declan Walsh

Local independent businesses are the lifeblood of our communities

23rd July 2020

Local pubs, restaurants and other independent businesses are the lifeblood of our communities. They pay their taxes and your money stays in the local economy.

Is SCC Using Coronavirus To Avoid Scrutiny?

13th July 2020

Sheffield City Council has been failing to uphold the principle of open government since lockdown was introduced in March.

Douglas Johnson

Government spending on home insulation is very welcome

7th July 2020

News of the Government spending £3 billion pounds on insulation is very welcome. This is something that Greens have wanted for many years.

Kaltum Rivers outside Hunters Bar Infant School

Black Lives Matter supports women’s issues

30th June 2020

Look at “What We Believe” on the Black Lives Matter website and it’s quite clear where they stand on supporting women’s issues.

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.

Cllr Alison Teal

Scrutiny is so vital

7th June 2020

The arrogance of the Labour Cabinet is no longer a surprise but their belief they are untouchable was shaken by a Call-In scrutiny meeting late last week

Photo of the temporary footpath widening in town

Highways Changes Should Pave the Way to Bolder Thinking

2nd June 2020

Safely enabling social distancing will require some level of ‘thinking outside the box’ through creative and sustainable changes to public spaces.