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Shock for Sheffield schools

by Steve Ayris on 8 May, 2017

Sheffield schools to lose £395 per pupil by 2020 Local Liberal Democrats are fighting against school funding cuts in Sheffield. Recent figures from the National Union of Teachers show that schools in Sheffield will lose £27¼ MILLION in real terms by 2020. This amounts to a loss of £131 a year for each child. That […]

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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. Local councillors are now urging the Council to bring in other safety measures around the School. In particular, […]

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Walk In Centre

by Steve Ayris on 25 November, 2017

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. Currently, the Minor Injuries Unit and the Emergency Eye Clinic are both at the Hallamshire Hospital and the […]

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138 HOUSES GIVEN THE GO‑AHEAD

by Steve Ayris on 3 August, 2017

Plans to build 138 houses on the land between Derbyshire Lane, Hemsworth Road and Warminster Road have been approved by the council. Local councillor Steve Ayris said, We carried out a survey as soon as we heard about the plans. The response has been massive. Residents in the homes that surround the plot of land, […]

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WARMINSTER ROAD UNI SPORTS PLANS UPDATE:

by Steve Ayris on 3 August, 2017

The new plans for an extension to the University’s sports ground on Warminster Road were accepted by the council. Lib Dem Councillor Sue Auckland said, After finding out about the original expansion plans we carried out a survey. We found that a lot of you were worried about two main things: traffic and the later […]

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New equipment for Woodseats playground

by Steve Ayris on 1 August, 2017

Your Graves Park Lib Dem team have been campaigning hard for investment in the playground equipment and the footpaths off Cobnar Road and near the Rose Garden Café. The children’s playground off Cobnar Road was a suggestion from JG Graves, when he gave the land in 1935. It has been there since the beginning of […]

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AXED 19 ROUTE TO BE RESTORED

by Steve Ayris on 1 August, 2017

In 2015, the first controversial citywide changes were introduced since local Labour politicians buckled to bus bosses and agreed a so-called local bus ‘partnership’.The new service 19, serving the Thorpe House Estate, replaced the old 17: https://steveayris.mycouncillor.org.uk/2015/08/05/s8-residents-face-huge-cuts-to-bus-services/ Your local Liberal Democrat team surveyed local opinion on this and found an overwhelming desire to keep the […]

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Nick Clegg: May is snatching lunches from 250,000 children living in poverty Up to 250,000 children living in poverty across England will have their lunches taken away under Theresa May’s plans to abolish universal free school lunches for infants, Liberal Democrat research has revealed. By Liberal Democrats, May 31, 2017 1:05 The figures, which have […]

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by Steve Ayris on 31 May, 2017

1st – 7th June is National Volunteers’ Week 2017 and I want to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to all the volunteers in our area. It’s people like you who make our area such a wonderful place to live and work so I’m really happy to take this week to say […]

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