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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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Sheffield Lib Dems win seats across the city

Sheffield Lib Dems win seats across the city

Local Liberal Democrats have won six seats across Sheffield in local elections held yesterday, including a gain from the Labour Party in Beauchief and Greenhill. Liberal Democrats remain the largest opposition to the Labour Party on Sheffield City Council with 18 seats. In Beauchief and Greenhill, local campaigner Richard Shaw overturned a 750 vote Labour majority to win […]

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Road safety strategy slammed for “favoured areas” bias

Road safety strategy slammed for “favoured areas” bias

A road safety strategy drafted by Sheffield City Council has been slammed for its ‘favoured areas’ bias. The draft 20 mph strategy for the next two years proposes developing five zones in the north-east of the city – well known as Labour politicians’ ‘favoured areas’ – compared to just one new zone in the south-west. […]

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Council urged to get ‘on board’ for Dore & Totley station plans

Council urged to get ‘on board’ for Dore & Totley station plans

Councillors on Sheffield City Council have been urged to back improvements to Dore & Totley station, which will see an improved train service between Sheffield and Manchester. Councillors will vote on the proposals – currently out for consultation – at its Full Council meeting next week. The proposals form part of the £560 million Northern […]

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Nick Clegg joins community campaign to save libraries

Today Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, joined community activists to help collect signatures for a petition against the closure of Sheffield libraries. Nick was at Totley Library, within his Sheffield Hallam constituency, with local Liberal Democrat councillors and residents leading the campaign to save the local library. Despite spending £2.8m on Park […]

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