Gleadless Valley Greens with groceries to deliver

Food banks in high demand across Sheffield

29th November 2020

According to Voluntary Action Sheffield, food banks across the city have seen a huge increase in demand for support as…

Bernard Little in front of a Welcome to Walkley sign

Shop local to protect your local communities

29th November 2020

Bernard Little writes … Dear Editor, While many businesses had to keep their doors closed, UK tax avoiding Amazon raked…

Cllr Paul Turpin with Green Party leader Sian Berry at the Inner Ring Road

Now is not the time to roll back environmental progress

18th November 2020

Councillor Paul Turpin writes …. Sheffield City Council announced a pause on plans for the citywide Clean Air Zone (CAZ) citing…

Paul Turpin

Councillor Paul Turpin Blog October 2020

25th October 2020

It’s been six months since my last blog and a lot has happened, so I thought I’d better get on with updating you on what I’ve been up to! 

Survey shows people want spending on social care and hospital services

12th October 2020

Thank you for the Big Conversation survey on the impact of lockdown. As an NHS Responder volunteer, most of my…

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.

Cllr Kaltum Rivers & Cllr Angela Argenzio on the Hanover Estate

New report reveals council officers ordered combustible cladding for Hanover Tower block

22nd September 2020

Green Councillors have released a short report about the combustible cladding on Hanover Tower in Sheffield.

Cllrs Douglas Johnson, Ruth Mersereau and Martin Phipps

Sheffield’s housing must not become a race to the bottom

25th August 2020

Sheffield Green Party’s City ward councillors have objected to the recent Garden St application for more sub-sized accommodation in the City centre

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.

For our health’s sake, we can’t go on filling our roads with killer gases

6th August 2020

It will come as no surprise to anyone who has walked through the fog of foul air at Sheffield train station’s taxi rank that research published in the Star shows it has a high level of air pollution. What we might not have expected is that only one place in England was found with a higher level!