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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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Sheffielders demand answers on Labour plan to scrap 3,200 local apprenticeships

Sheffielders demand answers on Labour plan to scrap 3,200 local apprenticeships

Local councillors have urged Labour politicians to drop plans to scrap 3,200 apprentices across Sheffield as they face a crucial council vote next week. Sheffield’s Full Council is set to debate plans next week unveiled by an internal Labour Party document, which indicated the Party could scrap Level Two apprenticeships if elected to Government. Roughly 3,200 […]

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£700 tax cut promised, £800 delivered

Nick Clegg has welcomed today’s Budget, which has confirmed victory for the Liberal Democrat campaign to deliver an £800 tax cut for people on low and middle incomes. Cutting income tax by £700 – by raising the tax-free allowance to £10,000 – was the top priority on the front page of the Liberal Democrat manifesto. […]

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Call to community for public meeting backing local business

Call to community for public meeting backing local business

Businesses in Ecclesall are being encouraged to attend a meeting organised by local councillors to discuss how they can support and assist them. The public meeting, which will be held at Millhouses Methodist Church, will take place this Thursday at 18:30. Local Liberal Democrat councillors have arranged to meeting to allow local businesses to network, […]

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Lib Dems table budget plan to save sixteen libraries

Lib Dems table budget plan to save sixteen libraries

Sheffield Liberal Democrats will today present alternative budget plans, which will see sixteen threatened libraries across the city saved. At today’s annual budget meeting spending plans will face a crucial vote of councillors, including controversial plans to reduce funding for libraries. Under Liberal Democrat proposals planned cuts to libraries, parks and city-centre events will be […]

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