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.

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! 

Angela Argenzio

Labour have stifled opposition scrutiny

18th October 2020

Sheffield Greens echo the editor’s view that “those in power in our city don’t always like being scrutinised but this is why the work of journalists is vital”

Foodhall’s invaluable work

12th October 2020

At the end of March as lockdown began, Foodhall started its emergency food parcel service, delivering food packages to households…

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…

Changes to the current planning system – Sheffield Green Party consultation response

9th October 2020

We are submitting these views to help inform the Government as part of its consultation on four proposals to change…

Labour are afraid of Scrutiny

9th October 2020

Green councillors are challenging Sheffield Council’s Labour administration to debate politics instead of shutting down motions to full Council meeting until April.

Outokumpu site

Sheffield Green Party Objection to Outokumpu site “enabling works”

7th October 2020

Sheffield Green Party objects to 20/02550/FUL | Full planning application for enabling works comprising access, clearance and remediation, reprofiling, drainage, flood mitigation, landscaping and associated works

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.