Archive | August, 2010

Clegg helps to launch local Pakistan flood appeal

Sheffield MP and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg helped to launch the city’s local Pakistan Flood Appeal on the steps of the Town Hall. Nick said the crisis in Pakistan was a catastrophe and called on the city to dig deep. “This catastrophe has seen an area the size of England flooded,” he said. “It may not […]

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Sheffield’s clampers clamped by Coalition Government

Local Liberal Democrats in Sheffield have welcomed the news that wheel clampers will be banned from operating on private land in Sheffield as part of moves to ban them across England and Wales. The new legislation, to be introduced by the Coalition Government in November, will result in anyone clamping a vehicle or towing it […]

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Lib Dem Leader asks Sheffield to ‘dig deep’ for Pakistan

Sheffield City Council’s Liberal Democrat Leader is encouraging Sheffield people to dig deep to help the people of Pakistan. Last month record heavy monsoons caused devastating floods in Pakistan. The region’s worst flooding in 80 years has affected 20 million people and killed at least 1,500, according to the UN. Cllr Paul Scriven, Lib Dem […]

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Sheffield’s ‘Big Debate’ on how to tackle Labour’s debt

Sheffield’s ‘Big Debate’ on how to tackle Labour’s debt

Sheffielders have been asked to come forward with their money saving ideas as part of Sheffield City Council’s drive to reduce its spending over the next four years, as a result of the £900 billion national debt left by Labour. ‘The Sheffield Big Debate’ is being set up to give Sheffielders, whether residents or from […]

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Cllr Paul Scriven and Cllr Shaffaq Mohammed recycling

Recycling revolution taking off in Sheffield

The Lib Dems on Sheffield City Council have revealed new figures which show that the new recycling service introduced is collecting double the amount of waste than the old service. The news will come as a blow to opposition councillors on Sheffield City Council who have described the new service as a “waste of money”. […]

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