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Use city-centre cash to deliver free city parking

Use city-centre cash to deliver free city parking

Opposition councillors are calling for action on city-centre parking as a fund has been announced to support Sheffield’s city-centre economy. The calls follow news that Sheffield has been allocated £28,000 by the Government to help create a city-centre Business Improvement District. The aim is to come up with new ways to support the daytime and […]

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Lib Dems table budget plan to save sixteen libraries

Lib Dems table budget plan to save sixteen libraries

Sheffield Liberal Democrats will today present alternative budget plans, which will see sixteen threatened libraries across the city saved. At today’s annual budget meeting spending plans will face a crucial vote of councillors, including controversial plans to reduce funding for libraries. Under Liberal Democrat proposals planned cuts to libraries, parks and city-centre events will be […]

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Council bosses refuse to come clean on parking hike income

Council bosses refuse to come clean on parking hike income

Labour politicians on Sheffield City Council have been attacked again by local businesses and motorists for refusing to reveal the extra money made from recent parking hikes. The hikes in city-centre parking charges were introduced in April and were branded “disgraceful” and “killing” by local businesses. The Council also faced criticism when it transpired that […]

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Campaign demands Council publish details of secret parking profit

Campaign demands Council publish details of secret parking profit

Opposition councillors on Sheffield City Council have called on ruling Labour politicians to come clean about the Council’s parking profits. A damning report by MPs, published last week, called on all local authorities to publish an annual report, detailing how much money they make from parking and how it is spent. Sheffield City Council published […]

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Local motorists drive crunch vote to end parking permit rip-off

Sheffield motorists are urging city councillors to back local residents, as proposals to end the city’s parking permit rip-off face a crunch vote this week. Councillors will vote on a Liberal Democrat proposal to review parking permit fees, following a recent legal ruling. In a landmark High Court ruling, Barnet Council were judged to have […]

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