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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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Recycling centres review put to crucial council vote

Proposals to hold a review of Sheffield’s five recycling centres will be put to a crucial Council vote this week as the Council faces on-going criticism. The vote follows revelations last week that fly-tipping in parks and public realm across Sheffield rose almsot trebled last year. The rise has been blamed on the Labour Party’s Waste Strategy, […]

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Damning fly-tipping figures pour scorn on Labour waste strategy

Damning fly-tipping figures pour scorn on Labour waste strategy

Council statistics on fly-tipping have proved a damning indictment of Sheffield City Council’s waste strategy. According to the Council’s own figures, fly-tipping in parks and public spaces is set to almost treble next year. The revelation comes as an embarrassment to Labour councillors who masterminded the changes to Sheffield City Council’s waste service. The new strategy has […]

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