Douglas Johnson

A “dismal approach” to Licensing policy

9th November 2020

Green Party activists who help residents deal with alcohol licensing applications expressed disappointment at their concerns being dismissed.

Cllr Alison Teal

Green Party comments on Ombudsman’s findings on tree-felling

3rd November 2020

Green Party councillors and activists have welcomed the Local Government Ombudsman’s report about Sheffield City Council’s abuse of the public over felling street trees.

Douglas Johnson

Council leadership must take action to address Hanover tower whitewash

1st October 2020

After the horror of the Grenfell fire in June 2017, senior Sheffield Council officials moved quickly to reassure tenants that all its tower blocks were safe.  They soon back-tracked after plastic cladding on Hanover Tower in Broomhall failed fire safety tests.

Old Coroner’s Court

Old Coroner’s Court: Greens’ disappointment as official over-rules councillors

17th August 2020

Government Planning Inspector rules that demolition can go ahead.

Douglas Johnson

Government spending on home insulation is very welcome

7th July 2020

News of the Government spending £3 billion pounds on insulation is very welcome. This is something that Greens have wanted for many years.

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?