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New councillor demands action on roadworks rage

A newly-elected councillor has demanded action from Sheffield City Council to support local residents whose lives have been blighted by months of roadwork delays. Cllr Steve Ayris, newly elected Liberal Democrat Councillor for Graves Park is supporting residents in Woodseats, whose consistent complaints about roadwork delays and inconvenience have been ignored by the Council. 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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Council dithering on road delays driving residents crazy

Local residents in Woodseats have vented their fury at Sheffield City Council, as the council consistently dither over local road repairs. Roads in Woodseats, including Broxholme Road, Alsthorpe Road and Nettleham Road, have seen road closure dates consistently changed as part of the city’s historic Streets Ahead project. The changes have seen residents forced to […]

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Campaigners gear up for Charity Commission battle over historic cottage sell-off

Campaigners gear up for Charity Commission battle over historic cottage sell-off

Local campaigners fighting to save a historic cottage have vowed to take their fight to the charity commission, as Sheffield City Council derailed plans to keep the building in public hands. Plans to sell-off this historic Cobnar Cottage, which sits within Graves Park, Sheffield’s largest park, were halted over the summer following the intervention of […]

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Isolated elderly residents demand guarantee on future bus service

Elderly residents who would have been left isolated by proposed bus changes in the south of Sheffield have demanded that proposals be permanently dropped. Following public outcry controversial changes to the 17, 20 and 20a services have been postponed, pending further consultation on the route. However, local residents and councillors have demanded that the changes […]

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