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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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Resident anger as Council tear up freshly laid pavement

Local residents in Broomhill have hit out against Council highway works, as freshly laid pavements were torn up to install new lights. Just a few months after sections of new pavement were laid in Broomhill, the work is being ripped up to install the new street lighting fittings. The decision has affected roads including Sale […]

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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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Clegg inspects work transforming Sheffield’s streets

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat Sheffield Hallam MP, got to see for himself how the £2 billion project to repair every road, pavement and streetlight in the City is transforming Sheffield’s streets. Nick inspected the smooth road surfaces and new LED streetlights on one section of Loxley Road were work has been completed. He also visited […]

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Peak district roads victim of ‘corporate fly-tipping’

Sheffield City Council have faced criticism from rural residents as roads in the peak district were left strewn with abandoned cones. Dozens of cones have been reported across roads in the North of Sheffield, following road resurfacing as part of a Government-funded project. Sheffield’s Streets Ahead project will see every single road in Sheffield resurfaced, […]

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