Old Coroner’s Court

Greens comment on Old Coroner’s Court planning appeal

27th June 2020

The property developer who wanted to demolish the Old Coroner’s Court has appealed to the Planning Inspector against the refusal of planning permission by the council

Owlthorpe Fields

Sheffield Greens comment on Owlthorpe planning application refusal

3rd June 2020

Sheffield Greens react to the news that councillors rejected the planning application by Avant Homes to build 74 executive houses on a greenfield site at Owlthorpe

Douglas Johnson

Owlthorpe Fields planning objection

29th May 2020

Councillor Douglas Johnson has submitted a comment on the application by Avant Homes on the planning application for greenfield land at Owlthorpe Fields.

Cllr Ruth Mersereau checking progress of work at Duchess Road Pocket Park

City Ward – March 2020

24th May 2020

The latest news from City Ward Greens

New road layout for social distancing sign

Active Travel – what went wrong?

22nd May 2020

There’s been a surge in walking and cycling in the pandemic. Government has promised extra billions. It’s what Greens have campaigned for, for many years. So how is it looking in Sheffield?

Douglas Johnson

Sheffield Green Party voice concern as council restricts public say on planning decisions in Sheffield

12th May 2020

Greens Cllr Douglas Johnson and Brian Holmshaw comment on anti-democratic changes to Planning Committees that restrict the right to speak for both the public and community stakeholder groups

Douglas Johnson

Death on Palms Row

7th May 2020

It is disappointing that the Star article on the areas with the highest Coronavirus death rate in the city referred to the “large Roma population, some of whom have been seen flouting the strict lockdown rules”

Douglas Johnson

Lock-down should not mean watering down democracy

30th April 2020

Green councillor Douglas Johnson commented after Labour and LibDem councillors voted for more decision-making to be made by officers, not elected councillors, under emergency arrangements.

Sheffield Townhall

Sheffield Council must pay grants out to small businesses urgently

21st April 2020

New figures show that Sheffield lags behind other Yorkshire authorities when it comes to paying out grant funding to businesses in the lockdown.

Cllrs Paul Turpin and Douglas Johnson

Sheffield Greens call for the government to guarantee investment in South Yorkshire after Brexit

12th March 2020

Green Councillors have raised questions about replacing lost EU funding after Brexit