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Labour councillors block fair deal for Sheffield communities

Labour councillors block fair deal for Sheffield communities

Today Labour councillors denied Sheffield communities a fair deal by voting to return the Council to a ‘favoured areas’ policy when it comes to distributing investment  – which will see some communities receive less than 30p per person. In a crucial vote at today’s Full Council meeting, Labour councillors voted through controversial plans to replace […]

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Looney Council fund costs 93p to administer each single £1

Looney Council fund costs 93p to administer each single £1

Labour-run Sheffield City Council has been hit by criticism over a £300,000 fund, which costs £280,000 to administer, roughly 93p per £1. The revelation was made today by opposition councillors who highlighted the extortionate staffing costs of administering the new community fund. The fund was unveiled by Labour councillors last week as a replacement for […]

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Local victory for Broomhill campaigners as 20mph zone agreed

Road safety campaigners in Broomhill and Walkley are welcoming a new 20 mph zone as the Council agreed community proposals today. The new zone, which was proposed by the soon to be abolished Central Community Assembly, will include Upperthorpe in Walkley and the Birkendale and Roebuck Road areas in Broomhill. Following local pressure to adopt […]

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Local pressure set to see High Green 20mph zone agreed

Parts of High Green are set to benefit from new road safety measures as the Council prepares to agree a new 20mph zone in the area. The new zone will cover the area north of Wortley Road and includes St Mary’s Primary School as well as roads adjacent to High Green Primary School. The zone […]

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Lib Dems table plan to protect libraries at crucial budget vote

Lib Dems table plan to protect libraries at crucial budget vote

Local Liberal Democrats will put forward an alternative budget plan at tomorrow’s crucial full council meeting to protect front-line services. The plan, which has been agreed with council finance officers, protects local libraries and sports facilities, such as Stocksbridge Leisure Centre and Don Valley Stadium. Liberal Democrats are also proposing more support for those struggling with […]

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