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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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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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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 The plans were later withdrawn.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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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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by Steve Ayris on 25 November, 2016

Your Liberal Democrat councillors are standing up against the development of housing on green space between Hemsworth Road and Derbyshire Lane. The plan announced in the local press would see an unknown number of houses being built on the green space which is currently surrounded by homes. Two houses on Hemsworth Road are rumoured to be knocked down for a possible access point […]

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Assisted bin collection

by Steve Ayris on 24 November, 2016

A number of residents have been in touch about help with putting bins out. The council do offer assisted bin collections for those with a disability or ill health. You can phone the council on 0114 273 4567 for more information.

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Warminster Playing Fields

by Steve Ayris on 23 November, 2016

Following our survey about plans to increase the usage of the Warminster Playing Fields, residents expressed deep concern about extended opening hours and the use of flood lighting. We will let residents in the area know the outcome of the planning meeting.

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