Sheffield must be zero-carbon by 2030

5th February 2019

Green councillors are demanding a clear commitment to the city being “zero carbon” by 2030 at the latest, as the world faces a “climate emergency.”

James Martin, Cllr Martin Phipps, Ruth Mersereau

Greens disappointed at Inner Ring Road shortcomings

1st February 2019

Green councillors expressed disappointment at the lack of further scrutiny, after hearing many claims but little evidence.

Peter Garbutt

Group Policy Officers must go in next year’s budget

31st January 2019

Greens join Fran Kime in not agreeing with Labour Cllr Peter Price’s assertion that “all the loopholes and avenues where they might have been able to save money have gone.”

Cllr Martin Phipps

Why we desperately need more young people in politics

29th January 2019

Read Green Councillor Martin Phipps’ article in the Yorkshire Post about why we need more young people to get involved in politics

Campaigners with the Green Party leader, Siân Berry, at Derek Dooley Way

Green councillors call in road widening decision

20th January 2019

Sheffield Green Party councillors have “called in” a council decision to widen the Inner Ring Road so that the impact on air quality, health, cycling and walking can be considered.

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.

Short-term vision doesn’t justify ring road widening scheme

16th January 2019

Sheffield Greens have spoken of their disappointment at plans to spend £4.5m on a short-term road-widening scheme instead of listening to residents’ and cyclists’ concerns

People's Vote

Sheffield Green Party People’s Vote motion

14th January 2019

This motion was passed by Sheffield Green Party at our meeting on January 7th ahead of the House of Commons decisions in the week starting January 14th.

Peter Garbutt, Alison Teal, Jon Ashe, Fran Kime and Rob Unwin

“Children’s safety must come first”

11th January 2019

Greens highlight traffic danger at Sharrow Junior School.

Traffic

Council incompetence = no cycle improvements funded by IKEA development

10th January 2019

In 2017, the council said they were “playing hardball” in making IKEA and Meadowhall pay £30 million for the road changes needed to handle the increased traffic they would generate.