In Your Area: Stannington

Stannington ward is in the north-west of Sheffield and contains the villages of Stannington, Loxley, Worrall, Bradfield, Dungworth, as well as parts of Malin Bridge, Middlewood, and Wisewood. Bradfield also has a Parish Council – you can learn more about it here.

The Lib Dem Stannington TeamIn Stannington local Liberal Democrats have been fighting to:

  • Save Stannington Library from closure.
  • Deliver better broadband for rural areas across Stannington Ward.
  • Tackle growing incidents of fly-tipping across the community.
  • Re-open closed public toilets in Bradfield and Rivelin Valley.
  • Ensure progress is made at old Loxley College site.
  • Oppose plans to concrete over green land in Worrall and Stannington.

You can learn more about what local Lib Dems are doing Stannington by clicking here.

Local Councillors

Stannington has three Lib Dem city councillors. Learn more about them below:

Name: Cllr Vickie Priestley

Years as councillor: 12                     Term Ends: May 2015

Bio: Vickie Priestley has been a councillor for her local area for over ten years. She was first inspired to get involved in local politics, following her anger at a planning application in her neighbourhood of Loxley. Since being elected she has fought to improve parks and road safety in her ward. Alongside her ward colleagues, she has helped to secure two new parks in Stannington and has tackled noise pollution Wadsley Park village. Vickie is also a parish councillor on Bradfield Parish Council and a member of Worrall Environment Group. Away from politics, she enjoys painting and cooking, and is renowned for her cake-decorating skills.

Tel: 0114 234 6837                E-mail:

Surgeries: Vickie can be contacted by email, phone or letter. You can also request a personal appointment for a face to face meeting.


Name: Cllr Katie Condliffe

Years as councillor: 2                    Term Ends: May 2016

Bio: Katie Condliffe lives locally in Loxley. Katie has been a local parish councillor for Stannington on Bradfield Parish Council since 2008. Katie was first elected to the Parish Council with an incredible 79% of the vote. During her time as parish councillor, she has been in constant contact with local people within the ward. She works closely with local community groups and volunteers as a school governor at a local primary school. Katie is currently fighting Labour’s plan to allocate green land in Stannington and Worral for new housing. She is also campaigning for improved parking in Stannington and Bradfield.

Tel: 0114 231 2157                E-mail:

Surgeries: Katie can be contacted by email, phone or letter. You can also request a personal appointment for a face to face meeting.


Name: Cllr David Baker

Years as councillor: 23                     Term Ends: May 2018

Bio: In 1982, David reluctantly agreed to be a council candidate having delivered some leaflets for the then Liberal Party. Thirty years later, he has been Lord Mayor, Deputy Leader of the Council and still has many ideas for the city and his area. With a background in hotels and catering and experience in management of business and industry, David has now totalled twenty years as a Sheffield city councillor. In 2001, he became only the second Liberal Democrat Lord Mayor of Sheffield and from 2008 to 2011 served as Deputy Leader of the Council. In this role he was responsible for taking power away from the Town Hall and handed it back to local people. Away from delivering leaflets, he loves to fish, research family history and read about local history. He is also a member of Sheffield Wildlife Trust.

Tel: 0114 418 5011               E-mail:

Surgeries: David can be contacted by email, phone or letter. You can also request a personal appointment for a face to face meeting.