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Local campaigner demands action as safety barriers cause havoc in Crookes

Local Liberal Democrat campaigner Shaffaq Mohammed has called for better protection for local residents as collapsed safety barriers caused havoc across Crookes. Safety barriers lay strewn across roads in the Crookes area during heavy winds over the weekend, leaving roads inaccessible and large manholes uncovered. Local campaigner Shaffaq Mohammed has demanded immediate action from the […]

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Lib Dem launches campaign against potential Crosspool ‘Supermarket by the back door’

A campaign has been launched against plans which could see a petrol station in Crosspool demolished in order to make way for a convenience store, strongly suspected to be a new Supermarket. A planning application has been submitted which would see Crosspool’s Jet petrol station demolished and replaced with a retail development. The plans involve the […]

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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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Council shown red card for shocking football pitches

Campaigners have urged Sheffield City Council to bid into a £102 million Government fund to improve grassroots football facilities, after pitches across the city were branded ‘shocking’. The £102 million fund was announced by the Football Association, in partnership with the Government and the Premier League, last month and will accept bids from January. Local […]

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Clegg joins Crosspool campaigners in fight for Broomhill library

Nick Clegg joined campaigners in his constituency last week fighting to save Broomhill library from closure. Library campaigners were collecting signatures in Crosspool centre to save the local library, when they were joined by the Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam. Sheffield City Council unveiled plans to close up to sixteen libraries last month, including […]

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