Archive | March, 2011

Sheffield confirmed as UK’s leading solar city

A world leading energy and climate change firm has revealed that Sheffield is the leading city in the UK for the micro-generation of green energy through solar panels. The ‘AEA Micro-generation Top Ten Index’ reveals that Sheffield is generating 1.07 mw of energy through Photovoltaic Solar Panels. Sheffield is the leading city and is second […]

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Andrew Sangar writes: Launching a strategy for the UK’s first Decentralised Energy City

Over the last year Lib Dem councillors have continued to innovate and push the boundaries to ensure that Sheffield continues to see improvements that it deserves. The Energy Strategy we launched this month is bold vision for the future of Sheffield, with a view to giving the city a reputation as the greenest and most […]

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Lib Dem action delivers tax break for 250,000 low paid Sheffielders

Lib Dem action delivers tax break for 250,000 low paid Sheffielders

Local Lib Dem Councillors have welcomed news that 250,000 low paid workers in Sheffield will pay £200 less in tax next month, while 6,000 will be lifted out of tax altogether. The news comes as a result of the Liberal Democrat policy of raising the income tax threshold, which take effect in April 2011. Next […]

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£68 million school improvements go-ahead defies Labour scaremongering

£68 million school improvements go-ahead defies Labour scaremongering

Local Liberal Democrat Councillors on Sheffield City Council have today revealed that a £68 million programme of local school building improvements will go ahead.  It had previously been claimed by Labour that six schools receiving funding under Building Schools for the Future would face reductions of 40%. However, after intense lobbying by Lib Dem councillors, […]

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