Archive | July, 2010
Sheffield countryside

Sheffielders asked to ‘field’ green spaces for protection

Liberal Democrats on Sheffield City Council are set to give local people the opportunity to put forward local green fields to be protected from development. Lib Dems have put a proposal to next weeks Council meeting which, if successful, will see local people asked to nominate a local green field to be protected as a […]

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School

Primary school kids celebrating best ever results thanks to Lib Dem action

Primary schools in Sheffield are celebrating another year of improved exam results. Early results show that Sheffield’s local school children are doing better than ever in basic subjects like Maths and English. The news comes as a boost for the Liberal Democrat Council’s campaign to improve exam results, which had fallen to be amongst the […]

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Sheffield Town Hall

Local ‘people power’ boosted by Lib Dems

Local ‘people power’ has been boosted thanks to Liberal Democrat councillors on Sheffield City Council today. Their proposal for a new petition scheme, which gives new powers to local people to force debates and summon senior council officers to answer questions, was passed at a meeting of Full Council. Under the new system, if a […]

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Coalition Government give green light for Sheffield school improvements

Coalition Government give green light for Sheffield school improvements

The Lib Dem Leader of Sheffield City Council has reacted to yesterday’s announcement that all of Sheffield’s plans to rebuild and refurbish local secondary schools have been given the go ahead by the Coalition Government. Cllr Paul Scriven, Liberal Democrat Leader of Sheffield City Council, said: “I’m delighted that Nick Clegg and the Coalition Government have ensured […]

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East Midlands Trains’ ‘bouncers’ under fire

East Midlands Trains’ ‘bouncers’ under fire

The Liberal Democrat Leader of Sheffield City Council has criticised East Midlands Trains (EMT) after receiving complaints that access through the train station was blocked off today. Cllr Paul Scriven received complaints that EMT staff, accompanied by Police, would not allow members of the public access over the bridge unless they had a ticket. Cllr […]

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