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Resident fury as Council pockets permit zone profits as high as £1.5 million

Resident fury as Council pockets permit zone profits as high as £1.5 million

Labour-run Sheffield City Council has come under renewed criticism as new information revealed that the Council could be pocketing profits of £1.5 million from residents’ parking permit zones. Figures released under a Freedom of Information request show that in the 2013/14 financial year, Sheffield City Council pocketed £2,717,000 from the zones, including fees, charges and […]

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Use city-centre cash to deliver free city parking

Use city-centre cash to deliver free city parking

Opposition councillors are calling for action on city-centre parking as a fund has been announced to support Sheffield’s city-centre economy. The calls follow news that Sheffield has been allocated £28,000 by the Government to help create a city-centre Business Improvement District. The aim is to come up with new ways to support the daytime and […]

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Council bosses refuse to come clean on parking hike income

Council bosses refuse to come clean on parking hike income

Labour politicians on Sheffield City Council have been attacked again by local businesses and motorists for refusing to reveal the extra money made from recent parking hikes. The hikes in city-centre parking charges were introduced in April and were branded “disgraceful” and “killing” by local businesses. The Council also faced criticism when it transpired that […]

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Councillors back local motorists in calls for bus lane review

Councillors back local motorists in calls for bus lane review

Local councillors have backed calls for a review of bus lanes, as local motorists voice their concerns. Opposition Liberal Democrats will push the Council to review options during questions at today’s Full Council meeting. The calls follow an announcement by the Mayor of Liverpool to trial the suspension of bus lanes for nine months across […]

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Campaign demands Council publish details of secret parking profit

Campaign demands Council publish details of secret parking profit

Opposition councillors on Sheffield City Council have called on ruling Labour politicians to come clean about the Council’s parking profits. A damning report by MPs, published last week, called on all local authorities to publish an annual report, detailing how much money they make from parking and how it is spent. Sheffield City Council published […]

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