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Newly elected councillor sits victorious in bus-stop campaign

A newly-elected councillor has got straight to work by delivering improved bus stops in his ward, just two weeks after being elected. Transport bosses have installed new seating at a bus shelter on Meadowhead, following a campaign by local Liberal Democrat councillor Richard Shaw. The works will see the shelter, outside the Waggon and Horses […]

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Sheffield Lib Dems win seats across the city

Sheffield Lib Dems win seats across the city

Local Liberal Democrats have won six seats across Sheffield in local elections held yesterday, including a gain from the Labour Party in Beauchief and Greenhill. Liberal Democrats remain the largest opposition to the Labour Party on Sheffield City Council with 18 seats. In Beauchief and Greenhill, local campaigner Richard Shaw overturned a 750 vote Labour majority to win […]

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Once again elderly residents targeted by cruel bus changes

Agreed changes to Sheffield bus routes have been criticised by local campaigners for once again isolating elderly and vulnerable residents. Changes to the previous No. 17 service have left the elderly residents at the Graves Trust Houses on Greenhill Avenue without a service. The new No. 19 service will terminate at Chancet Wood, leaving residents […]

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Isolated elderly residents demand guarantee on future bus service

Elderly residents who would have been left isolated by proposed bus changes in the south of Sheffield have demanded that proposals be permanently dropped. Following public outcry controversial changes to the 17, 20 and 20a services have been postponed, pending further consultation on the route. However, local residents and councillors have demanded that the changes […]

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Elderly residents’ bus campaign faces crucial Council vote

Elderly residents’ bus campaign faces crucial Council vote

Controversial changes to Sheffield bus routes will face a crucial council vote today, as local campaigners urge councillors to drop their proposals. Proposed changes to the 17 and 17A service will see the bus run between Jordanthorpe and Meadowhall only, leaving residents in Norton without a direct link to Woodseats and Meadowhead. The Thorpe House […]

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