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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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No turning back as Council approves controversial bus fare hikes

Sheffield City Council have approved embarrassing fare changes as they faced calls to re-think their controversial bus partnership amid damaging criticism. The latest changes see the end of the ill-fated ‘Optio’ ticket offer, which was triumphantly unveiled as an achievement of the partnership just two years ago. The offer was supposed to allow passengers to […]

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Once again elderly residents targeted by cruel bus changes

Agreed changes to Sheffield bus routes have been criticised by local campaigners for once again isolating elderly and vulnerable residents. Changes to the previous No. 17 service have left the elderly residents at the Graves Trust Houses on Greenhill Avenue without a service. The new No. 19 service will terminate at Chancet Wood, leaving residents […]

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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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Council’s £3,000,000 blunders threaten future investment in city

Council’s £3,000,000 blunders threaten future investment in city

Sheffield City Council has been slammed for its poor management of transport projects, as critics warned that persistent failure could threaten future investment. New research has revealed that in the last financial year Sheffield City Council failed to spend £2.9 million of allocated funding for transport investment, more than a third of agreed budgets. The […]

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