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Local outrage at 20mph snub forces public meeting

Local outrage at 20mph snub forces public meeting

Local councillors will host a public meeting tomorrow, following outrage at Sheffield City Council’s decision to drop a proposed 20mph zone for the Greystones area. Liberal Democrat councillors in Ecclesall called the meeting after the Labour-run Council shelved plans for the agreed Greystones 20 mph zone, sparking local outrage. Council officers claim the programme has […]

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Local outrage as Greystones 20mph zone shelved by Town Hall bosses

Local residents have been left outraged as Labour politicians on Sheffield City Council shelved plans for a 20 mph zone in Greystones. Greystones were promised the road safety measures in a report released last month; however, the Council have since rescinded their promise and shelved the plans. Instead a new zone will be progressed within […]

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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 inaction at 4 in 5 schools leaves pupils feeling unsafe at start of term

Council inaction at 4 in 5 schools leaves pupils feeling unsafe at start of term

As children head back to school, Sheffield parents have voiced their disappointment at the Council’s inaction on road safety near schools. Twelve months ago, Sheffield City Council bowed to public pressure and agreed to take tough action on road safety at all Sheffield schools within three years. However, one year into the three year process […]

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Victory for Broomhill campaigners as Council u-turn on 20mph expansion

Victory for Broomhill campaigners as Council u-turn on 20mph expansion

Residents in the Crookesmoor area of Broomhill celebrated today as Sheffield City Council caved to local pressure and agreed to expand a proposed 20mph zone. The original proposals for a Steel Bank 20mph zone ended before Crookesmoor Road and requests to expand the zone to include Crookesmoor Road as well as Moor Oaks Road, Marlborough […]

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