Cllr Alison Teal

Scrutiny is so vital

7th June 2020

The arrogance of the Labour Cabinet is no longer a surprise but their belief they are untouchable was shaken by a Call-In scrutiny meeting late last week

Photo of the temporary footpath widening in town

Highways Changes Should Pave the Way to Bolder Thinking

2nd June 2020

Safely enabling social distancing will require some level of ‘thinking outside the box’ through creative and sustainable changes to public spaces.

Cobden View Community Space

Save Cobden View Community Space

2nd June 2020

Over the recent bank holiday weekend, an 8 ft fence was erected around the community garden on Cobden View Rd in Crookes

Graham Santer and dog

Owlthorpe Fields under threat

28th May 2020

Owlthorpe Fields serve as the only pedestrian accessible biodiverse green space where I live

Paul Turpin

Double Yellows Won’t Sort Veolia Problems

27th May 2020

The last couple of weeks has seen the household waste site at Blackstock Rd become so busy that traffic has been queuing hundreds of yards up the slip road and along Blackstock Rd

Rewilding verges can play an important role in tackling the climate emergency

26th May 2020

It’s good to see Streets Ahead trialling “Living Highway” wildflower verges on Bochum Parkway and on Halifax Road, approaching Grenoside.

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”

Paul Turpin

Care Homes Are The Poor Relation

3rd May 2020

The tragic report of the deaths of eighteen elderly residents from a single care home provider in Sheffield, is one of the worst aspects of the coronavirus epidemic.

Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.

We’re all in this together in the big Sheffield village and in the global village too

17th April 2020

The focus of this crisis is keeping everyone safe by staying indoors as much as possible. The knock on effect is quiet or deserted streets where some people do not feel safe.

S6 Foodbank

Support your local food bank

26th March 2020

Food banks across Sheffield are already struggling to deliver the services needed while keeping volunteers and recipients safe