Archive | April, 2012
Lib Dem councillor secures school places for local children

Lib Dem councillor secures school places for local children

A local councillor has scored victory for local parents by securing thirty additional places at local primary schools. Many local parents were left dismayed after their children failed to secure places at Dore Primary or Totley Primary despite living in the catchment area. However, Colin Ross, local councillor for Dore & Totley, worked with local […]

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Harman asked to explain why Sheffield Labour are choosing waste over local services

Local Lib Dem councillors have today highlighted over £4 million of Sheffield City Council spending that could be used to save vital front-line services Labour councillors plan to cut. The figures were revealed as Labour Deputy Leader, Harriet Harman, came to Sheffield today to defend Labour’s Town Hall waste. Local Liberal Democrat councillors are campaigning […]

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“Seven days to save your bin” say local campaigners

Local residents have just seven days to save their weekly bin collections, argue local Liberal Democrats councillors.   Liberal Democrats have pledged to save weekly black bin collections, which Sheffield City Council plan to end.   Labour councillors on Sheffield City Council have voted to end weekly black bin collections, despite the availability of £250 […]

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Doubt over local crossing as Labour slash road safety cash

A local Lib Dem councillor is calling on Labour-run Sheffield City Council to re-consider its transport plans, as a local road safety project may now have to be cancelled. Colin Ross, local Lib Dem councillor for Dore & Totley, has helped campaigned for a new crossing at Abbey Lane in Ecclesall Woods. The crossing was […]

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Sheffielders lose say as road safety projects see 85% cut

Sheffielders lose say as road safety projects see 85% cut

Sheffielders look set to lose their say over local road safety projects as funding is slashed by ruling Labour councillors. Sheffield’s seven community assemblies are each allocated money to fund local priority road safety improvements. Under the Liberal Democrats each community assembly was granted up to £275,000; however, new figures reveal each assembly now faces […]

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