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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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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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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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Update: Warminster sports ground

by Steve Ayris on 15 April, 2017

University of Sheffield have announced new plans to extend the sports ground on Warminster Road. Last year, University of Sheffield submitted a planning application to extend the sports ground on Warminster Road. The plans were later withdrawn. It has now been announced that the University are planning a new submission. Local Liberal Democrat councillor, Steve Ayris […]

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REVEALED: Hemsworth Rd development

by Steve Ayris on 12 April, 2017

Your local Lib Dem team can reveal further details of plans being put forward for housing on the Hallam Uni site between Hemsworth Rd, Derbyshire Lane, Warminster Road and Mount View Road. If given the go ahead, the land would be sold by Sheffield Hallam University to Miller Homes. The plans would see: ● 131 […]

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Improved footpaths

by Steve Ayris on 11 April, 2017

Your local Lib Dem councillors, Steve, Sue and Ian, are lobbying the Council to improve footpaths linking Cobnar Avenue, Cobnar Road, Bole Hill and Wellcarr Road. Funding is hoped to be approved in May with work being finished before November.

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Abbey View Road development

by Steve Ayris on 7 April, 2017

I have recently been made aware of a planning application to build six 3 ½ storey houses on the vacant land between 18 and 42 Abbey View Road. Each of the six proposed houses would have four bedrooms, a garage and space for three vehicles. Many locals have been in touch to raise several concerns […]

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Renters’ Rights

by Steve Ayris on 7 April, 2017

As a result of the national “Renters’ Rights” campaign, the Government have been forced to scrap letting fees. Lib Dem councillor, Steve Ayris, carried out a Renters’ Survey in Woodseats and had a great response. The responses fed straight into the national campaign which changed Government policy. You can back the Lib Dem campaign here: http://www.shefflibdems.org.uk/reform_renting

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Norton Retail Park

by Steve Ayris on 15 March, 2017

      Ongoing concerns were raised once again by local residents about traffic and noise due to the new Norton Retail Park being built on the old Norton College site. Your councillors got in touch with the de velopers about these issues. Subsequently, the developers have said they will set up residents liaison groups to try […]

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