Archive | June, 2010
Town Hall books show City Council prepared for tough times ahead

Town Hall books show City Council prepared for tough times ahead

Lib Dem controlled Sheffield City Council has published their final financial out-turn for 2009/10 which shows they are preparing for tough financial times ahead. The report, due to be considered by the Council’s Cabinet, shows that the Council under spent in the last financial year. The figures show that the Council has a net underspend […]

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A First bus in Sheffield

Sheffield Liberal Democrats oppose bus cuts

Liberal Democrats in Sheffield have come out against big cuts to bus services across Sheffield by the city’s main operator First. Some routes are to be withdrawn and other evening and early morning journeys axed at the end of July. The firm’s changes equate to an overall reduction of services by 4.9 per cent in […]

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Sheffield Houses

Sheffield’s ‘Garden Grabbers’ face Lib Dem action

Liberal Democrats on Sheffield City Council have confirmed that they intend to make full use of new powers to stop garden grabbing developers building homes on gardens. The announcement comes after the new Coalition Government outlined plans to reclassify gardens, currently in the “brownfield” planning category used for ex-factory and railway land. Cllr Penny Baker, […]

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Council Leader urges Labour to’ think again’ on talks

Council Leader urges Labour to’ think again’ on talks

The Liberal Democrat Leader of Sheffield City Council has urged the Labour Group to think again after they didn’t vote in favour of a regular meetings between all political parties on the Council to improve joint working. Cllr Paul Scriven has made the plea after Labour, the largest opposition group, shocked the Town Hall by not […]

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An allotment

Liberal Democrats help Sheffielders ‘Dig for Victory’

Sheffield folk are set to get green-fingered thanks to Liberal Democrat plans to use spare Council land to create temporary new community growing gardens. At the Full Council Meeting Lib Dems confirmed that the Council will take action so that local people can get their hands on land which is currently unused to grow their […]

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