Lib Dems Denounce Fracking

Controversial plans have been approved which puts fracking near Sheffield a step closer.

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Labour Council Wasting Taxpayers' Money

Sheffield’s Labour Council have been accused of wasting taxpayers’ money. The claim comes as information released by the Council reveals that the Labour run Council are set to spend nearly £500,000 of taxpayers’ money on trade union reps – including an overspend of £136,000.

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Walk In Centre Could Be Saved

Our NHS survey showed that over 97% of you want to save the Walk In Centre and Minor Injuries Unit. Sheffield's NHS bosses have closed the consultation and are now looking at your suggestions.

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Labour Cuts Recycling

Sheffield Liberal Democrats have today voiced their opposition to Sheffield City Council’s plans to cut recycling collection to a monthly collection.

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Lib Dems Launch Recycling Campaign

The Liberal Democrats are calling for an expansion of the materials which can be recycled to make recycling easier for people. Only by making it easier, will our recycling rate increase substantially. In Sheffield, only plastic bottles can be recycling in the blue box or bin. Items such as yoghurt pots, carrier bags, margarine tubs, food trays and bottle tops can’t be put in Sheffield’s blue boxes or bins but can elsewhere.

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Lib Dems Force Action On Housing

The Liberal Democrats have today claimed victory as the Conservative government bowed to pressure to take decisive action on empty houses, by giving new tax powers for councils.

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Lib Dems Call For Safe Standing

Sheffield Liberal Democrats are calling for football clubs to be allowed to introduce safe standing areas in their grounds. Safe standing already operates in domestic leagues across Europe, including Germany, Austria and Sweden and is backed by 92% of football fans and 70% of football clubs in the UK.

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Lib Dems Campaign For Safer Crossing For Lydgate School

Newly elected Lib Dem councillor for Crookes & Crosspool, Cllr Mohammed Mahroof, has secured a site visit from the council in his battle to reassess the decision to not re-recruit a school crossing warden at the crossing outside Lydgate Primary School.

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letter from Cllr Shaffaq Mohammed: let's bring our City together

After a week of high emotion involving the trial of four Sheffield citizens at the High Court, brought about by its own Labour run City Council, it's time to act to bring our City together.

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Let's Find Solutions To Bring Sheffield Together

Sheffield has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. People are no longer talking about the great things and the great people that make up Sheffield, they're talking about the street tree fiasco. It needs to be fixed and we have a plan to do that.

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Thank you!

The Liberal Democrats are celebrating successful gains in this year’s local elections in Sheffield – increasing their seats by 3 since the last City Council elections in 2016 and strengthening their positions as the main opposition to Labour in Sheffield.

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A Council That Works For You

The budget proposed to Sheffield City Council by the Lib Dems trusts you to make decisions for our city. A Liberal Democrat Council would give communities the power and money to make the decisions that are best for them. In short, we would build a City with trust, transparency and truth at its core. It's time for a Council that works for you.

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Support Sheffield's Snow Wardens

The Liberal Democrats have launched a campaign to reinstate the Snow Warden scheme they started in 2010.

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First victory for Woodseats School road safety campaigners

Campaigners for road safety measures are celebrating a partial victory with the announcement of a proposed 20mph speed limit to control vehicle speeds on The Dale and bottom of Scarsdale Road near Woodseats Primary and Nursery School.

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122 homes across Sheffield left empty for years

Over 100 homes in Sheffield have been sitting empty for ten years or more, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed. 

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Government Defeat On Brexit Bill

The Liberal Democrats have welcomed the Government defeat on part of the Brexit Bill.

Sign off on the Brexit deal will now be with Parliament as a whole, not just Theresa May.

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Lib Dems Fight To Save Walk In Centre

Lib Dems secure a big victory in the campaign to save our Walk In Centre and Minor Injuries Unit as Council agree to oppose the plans.

NHS bosses in Sheffield are looking at closing the Walk In Centre on Broad Lane and the Minor Injuries Unit and Eye Clinic at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital. They would replace the service at the Northern General Hospital.

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Walk In Centre

NHS bosses in Sheffield are looking at plans to move the Minor Injuries Unit, the Walk In Centre and the Emergency Eye Clinic to the Northern General Hospital. The Lib Dems want to know what you think.

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Walk In Centre

NHS bosses in Sheffield are looking at plans to move the Minor Injuries Unit, the Walk In Centre and the Emergency Eye Clinic to the Northern General Hospital. The Lib Dems want to know what you think.

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J35 update

It is now well over three years since a planning application was made to build motorway services at M1 Junction 35 on Cowley Hill. This will involve the destruction of ancient woodland to accommodate the services, with over 900 objections to the proposals.

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Save Mortomley Park

Mortomley Park still remains in the Labour Council’s ‘call for development land’ even after widespread public outrage.

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Children’s Centre still at risk

The former Children’s Centre at Angram bank is now operating as a ‘linked centre’ for the foreseeable future.

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Council ‘tried their best’ on disastrous school bus cuts

Changes to school buses in Sheffield have left children without transport to school. The Council’s response is “we tried our best.”

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Laura Gordon Selected for Hallam

Laura Gordon was the choice of party members at a packed selection meeting on Friday evening to become the Liberal Democrat candidate for Sheffield Hallam.

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VANISHED: Central Library deal

Liberal Democrats can reveal that a year after the announcement, a deal still hasn’t been signed for the redevelopment of the Central Library.

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Statement On Tree Hearing

Cllr. Penny Baker - Deputy Leader of Sheffield Liberal Democrats - makes a statement regarding the latest tree court hearing:

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O'Mara suspended - Sheffield Deserves Better

Jared O'Mara suspended. Sheffield deserves better than what we've seen from the Sheffield Hallam MP.

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Labour must withdraw whip following O'Mara racism

Responding to the latest revelations that Jared O'Mara made racist comments, Vince Cable, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, has called on the Labour Party to withdraw the whip.

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Growing NHS crisis shows need for penny on income tax

The Liberal Democrats have renewed calls to put a penny on income tax for the NHS, after BBC research today showed targets for cancer, A&E and planned operations are being missed en masse.

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Serious allegations about City Council actions in the Chinese Investment Deal

A newspaper article has made serious allegations about the 2016 investment ‘deal’ between Sheffield City Council and the Sichuan Guodong Group.  This promised an investment of £1bn over 60 years with £220m within the first 3 years but so far has delivered nothing.

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