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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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“Favoured areas” Council branded hypocrites in historic building battle

Sheffield City Council have faced further criticism by park campaigners, who are fighting to save a historic building in Graves Park. Campaigners have attacked the Council as they look set to agree plans to refurbish the historic Abbeyfield House in Abbeyfield Park, while continuing with plans to sell off Cobnar Cottage in Graves Park. The […]

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Elderly residents’ bus campaign faces crucial Council vote

Elderly residents’ bus campaign faces crucial Council vote

Controversial changes to Sheffield bus routes will face a crucial council vote today, as local campaigners urge councillors to drop their proposals. Proposed changes to the 17 and 17A service will see the bus run between Jordanthorpe and Meadowhall only, leaving residents in Norton without a direct link to Woodseats and Meadowhead. The Thorpe House […]

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