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.

Martin Phipps

Heart of the City – Unaffordable?

15th March 2018

The new Heart of the City 2 ideas are an incoherent mess. We’ve got to a stage where if a…

Martin Phipps

Student tuition fees fail

27th February 2018

Even Theresa May now admits that students face one of the “most expensive systems of university tuition in the world.”

Sheffield Townhall

Cut political spin from Sheffield Town Hall

22nd February 2018

The dictatorial council increasingly use spin doctors to try and cover up their failings

Douglas Johnson

Greens call financing decision in for scrutiny

22nd January 2018

The Council will spend about £79 million next year on the Streets Ahead contract, about double the £39 million spent on highway maintenance in 2011-12, the year before the Highways PFI contract was signed.

Dentist

Dental health is strongly linked with inequality

19th January 2018

More children are having rotten teeth taken out. The number of multiple tooth extractions from children’s mouths has been increasing over the last five years.