Ruth Mersereau in front of fountain

Pledge to support a Universal Basic Income trial in Sheffield

11th April 2019

In early April campaigning group UBI Lab Sheffield delivered letters to all current city councillors seeking their support for a Universal Basic Income (UBI) trial in our city.

Cllr Kaltum Rivers at Upper Hanover Playground

Hanover Way improvements – statement from Cllr Kaltum Rivers

28th March 2019

I am pleased to see some cleaning up of the overgrown area near Hanover Playground, to root out drug users who spoil the area.

Alison Teal

Climate Change is an issue of such importance that there is no room for party politics

27th February 2019

We are experiencing the hottest February on record and the effects of climate change are being witnessed locally and globally.

Paul Turpin

The People’s Petition seeks to improve democracy in Sheffield

26th February 2019

The People’s Petition seeks to improve processes within Sheffield Council by restoring the committee system of governance.

Angela Argenzio

Women’s sports deserve more coverage and support

24th February 2019

I need to highlight the total lack of women’s sports teams and individuals in the 20 page Green Un on February 18th – not even in the football results.

Prevention is better than cure

21st February 2019

Sheffield has an alarming number of school exclusions, with up to 14% of secondary school children being barred at some point.

Ruth Mersereau

Inner Ring Road Expansion – “Business as Usual”

15th February 2019

Last week’s decision by the Labour Council to expand the Inner City Ring Road is another case of “business as usual” and is hugely frustrating.

Peter Garbutt

Democracy continues to plumb new depths in Sheffield

17th January 2019

The Star recently published profiles of the 10 members of the Labour Cabinet that run Sheffield council. According to their profiles, we have a Cabinet full of saintly public servants.

Bin collection dates

Look out for changed bin collection days over Christmas

22nd December 2018

Christmas is almost here. That’s going to mean lots of used wrapping paper, food and packaging, batteries – and plenty of bottles.

Sheffield Townhall

Total Disunity

11th December 2018

So, what happened at December’s meeting of the full Sheffield City Council?