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.

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?

Sheffield Green Party Councillors

Statement from Sheffield Green councillors on school re-opening

20th May 2020

Sheffield Green councillors are supporting teachers’ unions, the BMA and comments by Sheffield’s DPH, in saying that schools are not ready to take in more children on June 1st

Paul Turpin

Green Councillors Call for Reopening of Heeley Train Station

16th May 2020

Councillor Paul Turpin has identified Government funding that could improve sustainable transport options through the reopening of old railway stations.

Natalie Bennett

“Housing policy: it wasn’t working before. What now?”

13th May 2020

Monday May 18th 8:30pm to 9:30pm – Sheffield’s Green peer Natalie Bennett talks to Reach Homes founder, innovative housing builder Jon Johnson + Q&A

Douglas Johnson

Sheffield Green Party voice concern as council restricts public say on planning decisions in Sheffield

12th May 2020

Greens Cllr Douglas Johnson and Brian Holmshaw comment on anti-democratic changes to Planning Committees that restrict the right to speak for both the public and community stakeholder groups

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.