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Victory for local councillors as parkour equipment swings into action

Local councillors today unveiled new Parkour training equipment in Endcliffe Park following a long campaign to provide more facilities for young people. Liberal Democrat councillors for Ecclesall welcomed in the new equipment following a successful application for funding from the Armed Forces. The equipment provides a training facility for Parkour, a French discipline using movement […]

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Sheffield Labour’s ‘desperate’ library election bid backfires

Sheffield Labour’s ‘desperate’ library election bid backfires

Sheffield Lib Dems have outlined how a desperate last-minute bid from the Sheffield Labour Party to win over voters by pledging support for Stannington Library backfired. In a leaflet titled ‘Stannington Library’s future is now secure’ delivered in the final few days of the local election campaign, there was a promise of “£30,000 over the […]

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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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No turning back as Council approves controversial bus fare hikes

Sheffield City Council have approved embarrassing fare changes as they faced calls to re-think their controversial bus partnership amid damaging criticism. The latest changes see the end of the ill-fated ‘Optio’ ticket offer, which was triumphantly unveiled as an achievement of the partnership just two years ago. The offer was supposed to allow passengers to […]

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Resident anger as Council tear up freshly laid pavement

Local residents in Broomhill have hit out against Council highway works, as freshly laid pavements were torn up to install new lights. Just a few months after sections of new pavement were laid in Broomhill, the work is being ripped up to install the new street lighting fittings. The decision has affected roads including Sale […]

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