Refugees

Sheffield has a long history of helping people fleeing persecution

22nd August 2018

Sheffield was the UK’s very first City of Sanctuary and we have many wonderful and dedicated organisations helping people forced to leave their home countries.

Buses

We urgently need to get public transport back under public control

21st August 2018

Stagecoach have not responded to public outrage over cuts to the busy 52 bus service running through Broomhill, Crookes and Walkley to Hillsborough.

Sheffield Moors

The moors should be managed for the public not the industry

21st August 2018

Driven grouse shooting involves draining boggy ground and cutting and burning vegetation to create an artificial habitat.

It is now more difficult to get a Blue Badge

8th August 2018

While there are more prosecutions for illegally using Blue Badges for free parking disabled people are now finding it much more difficult, if not impossible, to get one.

Greens support Fair Funding for Sheffield Schools

25th July 2018

I’m a teacher and I join Sheffield Greens in supporting the Star’s Fair Funding for Sheffield Schools petition

Kaltum Rivers

Service changes won’t improve recycling rates

24th July 2018

We await the roll-out of Sheffield’s “improved” recycling service. We will have 3 big bins per household, further cluttering up our streets.

Ofo bike

The loss of Ofo

9th July 2018

It’s very sad and disappointing to see the yellow Ofo bikes being moved from the city to London. How bad does that make us look in Sheffield?

Kaltum Rivers

Greens push for action on high council salaries

19th April 2018

The Green Party continues to push for action on high council salaries, noting chief executive John Mothersole’s £219,000 in salary and pension contributions last year.

Tree campaigners

Greens call for Council to withdraw legal action against street tree protectors

18th April 2018

It’s very disappointing that three street tree protectors still face High Court hearings on April 30th. This despite the tree felling pause that follows national outrage over the actions of Sheffield
council.

UCU strikers

University staff demand a re-think on the cynical marketisation of higher education

22nd March 2018

The last four weeks have seen a cataclysmic change in the university world. Tired of years of abuse,
university staff have finally decided to strike.