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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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Clegg talks on Whirlowbrook Park comeback for hall and café

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat Sheffield Hallam MP, visited Whirlowbrook Hall today for a sneak preview of the newly refurbished venue and speak to the new operators about their future plans, which include opening a new park café. The new operators, Mosborough Hall, will re-open Whirlowbrook Hall on Tuesday 9 July as a premier wedding and conference […]

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Minister calls ‘all aboard’ for Sheffield rail investment

Liberal Democrat Transport Minister, Norman Baker MP, backed improvements to Sheffield to Manchester train journeys as he visited Sheffield this week. Norman Baker boarded the train from Dore & Totley to Sheffield with local Liberal Democrats to highlight the planned investment. Under the proposals, Dore & Totley Station on the Hope Valley Line is to […]

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