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Crunch Council vote could see dawn of Sheffield online market

Crunch Council vote could see dawn of Sheffield online market

Sheffield markets could soon be entering the digital world as councillors vote on plans tomorrow to develop online shopping for local markets. The proposals, put forward by Liberal Democrat councillors, follow work on a virtual companion for Kirkgate Market in Leeds. The project, currently under development, will allow shoppers to visit stalls, ‘meet’ traders and […]

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Local pub campaigners toast bold Government plans

Local pub campaigners toast bold Government plans

Liberal Democrat councillors in Sheffield, who have been campaigning for greater powers to protect pubs, have welcomed Government plans for a pub adjudicator. The plans, announced yesterday by Sheffield Hallam MP and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, will give publicans greater protection through a statutory code and an independent adjudicator. The announcement follows the campaigning […]

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DPM sees how award winning Sheffield dairy farm has opposition licked

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, visited a Sheffield dairy farm turned award-winning local food producer today, in order to help them celebrate winning a national award. Our Cow Molly, in Dungworth within Nick Clegg’s Sheffield Hallam constituency, was named a national Countryside Champion in the Countryside Alliance ‘Rural Oscars’. They produce fresh […]

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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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