Archive | March, 2010
Pothole warning sign

Liberal Democrats announce extra money to tackle Sheffield potholes

Sheffield Lib Dems have announced that they will spend up to £1,190,000 extra on tackling Sheffield’s potholes in the coming financial year over and above the existing budget. The investment comes on top of the £500,000 extra spent on potholes this year. The extra investment is predominantly made up of extra Council monies with the […]

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Lib Dem Manifesto adds up to ‘a Council that works for you’

Sheffield Liberal Democrats have launched their 2010 local election manifesto with an array of facts and figures to show how they have delivered on their promises for Sheffield and what they promise to do in the coming year if local people keep them in power at the Town Hall. Lib Dems are promising recession busting […]

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A swimming pool

Lib Dems cause a splash with swimming pool improvements

Lib Dems have welcomed the news that Sheffield people are going to see huge improvements to five of their favourite local swimming pools. Thanks to investment from the Council, Sheffield International Venues and a community trust local swimming pools will see over one million pounds (£1,130,000) invested in improvements. At the pool at Stocksbridge Leisure […]

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Buying local brings £470m for Sheffield business

Buying local brings £470m for Sheffield business

Sheffield businesses have netted £470m thanks to a Liberal Democrat ‘Buy Local’ initiative. Last year 60% of the Council’s spend was on suppliers with an ‘S’ postcode, compared to just 46% in July 2008 when the policy began. Cllr Colin Ross, Liberal Democrat Cabinet Member for Employment, Enterprise and Development said: “We know that some […]

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Sheffield's Big Spring Clean

Liberal Democrats launch Sheffield’s ‘Big Spring Clean’

Local Liberal Democrats on Sheffield City Council have launched Sheffield’s ‘Big Spring Clean’. Last year’s event was a great success with over 2,000 people from nearly 100 different groups and organisations joining with the Council to clean up their local neighbourhood. They cleared thousands of sacks of litter from local parks and green spaces. This […]

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