Douglas Johnson

Greens call for Climate Emergency Committee

18th October 2019

Ahead of the Scrutiny committee discussing changes to council governance, Green Councillors are calling for the climate emergency to be placed at the heart of decision-making

The shield on the Old Coroner's Court

Plans for the Old Coroner’s Court rejected

14th October 2019

Last year I highlighted the threat to demolish the Old Coroner’s Court, the attractive piece of heritage that fronts onto Nursery St Pocket Park in the city centre.

Natalie Bennett

Sheffield Greens congratulate Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle

10th September 2019

Former Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, and current Sheffield Green Party member, has been created a peer.

Cllr Ruth Mersereau

Greens concern as Labour council votes against “value for money”

6th September 2019

Sheffield Greens reacted with concern after the Labour majority in the Council voted against getting value for money.

Traffic

Clean Air Zone consultation is missed opportunity

26th August 2019

This is a missed opportunity to engage the public on the reality of air pollution and the actions needed

Green Party leader Sian Berry with Brian Holmshaw

Greens comment on Old Town Hall plans

23rd August 2019

The heritage aspects of the plan need to be scrutinised closely but the prospects look good

Cllrs Ruth Mersereau and Douglas Johnson

Greens call for improvement plan and openness with million-pound bail-out for leisure facilities

6th August 2019

Green Councillors are calling for an improvement plan in the wake of news the Council has bailed out Sheffield City Trust with £1 million.

Douglas Johnson

Water savings

30th July 2019

Water is heavy stuff. Pumping it around the country uses lots of energy, which all adds to the UK’s consumption of gas and electricity.

Douglas Johnson

Need to address green issues

21st July 2019

Green issues set the agenda for July’s meeting of the full Council, with debates on both the climate crisis and democracy.

Save our trees

Total re-think needed on Sheffield trees conflict

15th July 2019

A recent report demonstrates again how wrong Sheffield City Council (SCC) was to hire a private contractor to fell more…