Archive | October, 2010
Another Labour tax rise

Labour refuse to back Lib Dem Council Tax freeze

Liberal Democrats on Sheffield City Council have announced that they will put forward proposals to freeze Council Tax as part of the Council budget next year. However, Labour councillors have refused to back the plans and could vote them down in favour of a large Council Tax increase. Sheffield City Council is in no overall […]

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Best ever exam results For Sheffield students

Best ever exam results For Sheffield students

Sheffield’s pupils produced their best ever GCSE results this year. The results show that the Liberal Democrat Council’s plan to turn around Sheffield’s education is working. Almost 49 per cent of the city’s 5,600 16-year-olds passed five GCSEs at the top A to C grade, including the key subjects of English and maths. That compares […]

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Lib Dem victory will bring end to Sheffield’s ‘Pot Hole City’ tag

Lib Dem victory will bring end to Sheffield’s ‘Pot Hole City’ tag

Today the Coalition Government announced that Sheffield’s Highways PFI project will go ahead in full. The project will fix all of Sheffield’s roads, pavements and street lights that had been allowed to crumble under Labour. It is expected that the £2 billion project will start next year. Cllr Paul Scriven, Lib Dem Leader of Sheffield […]

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Thousands more to benefit from free Lib Dem insulation scheme

Thousands more to benefit from free Lib Dem insulation scheme

As temperatures drop through the winter months, local Lib Dems have announced that thousands more homes will be warmer thanks to a ground-breaking scheme introduced by Liberal Democrats on Sheffield City Council. Liberal Democrat-run Sheffield City Council today announced that their successful Free Insulation Scheme would be expanded to East Ecclesfield ward in the North […]

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‘Productive’ meeting on bid to end ‘Pot Hole City’ tag

Leading Liberal Democrat Councillors from Sheffield have reported that they had a ‘productive’ meeting with the Transport Minister in London in which they urged Government to deliver on the huge investment earmarked to improve Sheffield’s roads and pavements. Cllr Paul Scriven, Lib Dem Leader of Sheffield City Council, and Cllr Shaffaq Mohammed, Lib Dem Cabinet […]

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