Archive | September, 2011
£250m reasons to drop Labour fortnightly bin collection plan

£250m reasons to drop Labour fortnightly bin collection plan

Local Liberal Democrats are calling on Labour run Sheffield City Council to drop their plan to move to fortnightly bin collections in the wake of today’s announcement, which will see the Coalition Government make £250m available to help English councils keep or restore weekly bin collections. Cllr Shaffaq Mohammed, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, […]

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Lib Dems table plan to boost local jobs

Sheffield’s Liberal Democrat councillors are urging the Labour controlled City Council to support a raft of local policies to boost local business, including the creation of a new ‘Sheffield Investment Fund’. The ‘Sheffield Investment Fund’ would be made up of contributions from private investors and could include public sector investors such as the Pensions Authority, […]

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Local Lib Dem action praised by green experts

Local Lib Dem action praised by green experts

A world leading energy and climate change firm has once again declared Sheffield as the leading major city in the UK for the micro-generation of green energy through solar panels, reserving special praise for the actions of the last Lib Dem Council Administration in helping to achieve that goal. The ‘AEA Micro-generation Index’ has highlighted […]

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Lib Dem councillors withdraw from waste review ‘sham’

Sheffield’s Liberal Democrat councillors have announced their withdrawal from a cross-party waste review until public concerns have been addressed. The cross-party review was launched by the new Labour administration and was initially supported by Lib Dem councillors. However, ongoing concerns from local residents about the public consultation, which is part of the review, has led Lib […]

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‘Tireless’ Lib Dem work delivers new playground

Community activist, Graham Oxley, has praised the ‘tireless’ work of Lib Dem councillors as a new playground was finally opened in Chapeltown Park. The new playground at Chapeltown Park was officially opened last week. Graham Oxley, a former Lord Mayor and current parish councillor, is Chair of Friends of Chapeltown Park. He commended the work […]

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