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.

Alison Teal

Sheffield’s Real Junk Food Project are trailblazers

21st December 2017

Cllr Alison Teal says “it’s great to see Sheffield’s Real Junk Food Project nominated as one of four finalists for the Social Enterprise of the Year Award.”

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Greens oppose Minor Injuries Unit closure

15th December 2017

Proposals to close the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at the Hallamshire Hospital and the Walk-In Centre on Broad Lane may work for accountants looking at spreadsheets.

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.

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.

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Joined up thinking needed to reduce air pollution

13th November 2017

If the Star round table discussion on air pollution is to lead to improvements it will require joined up thinking by the council.

Tree campaigners

Labour Executive are bringing Sheffield Council into disrepute

8th November 2017

Cllr Teal calls for Sheffield Council to be held accountable for their expensive, politically motivated, and punitive legal action against tree campaigners

Douglas Johnson

Questions about the China deal need answering

2nd November 2017

Readers may not be aware that recent council reassurances on the £1 billion China deal were not just prompted by…

We need more affordable housing

6th October 2017

Now the Government has weakened Councils’ control over planning permission, it is easier for developers to avoid conditions that create affordable housing

Let Sheffield Breathe

Air pollution and public health cannot be swept under the carpet

30th September 2017

While the chimney sculptures may be attractive and remind us of our industrial past, they will also represent the modern-day air pollution that makes Tinsley an unhealthy place to live