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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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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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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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Sheffield Lib Dems oppose grammar schools

by Steve Ayris on 9 October, 2016

Return to Secondary Moderns for the majority of pupils. Source: Sheffield Lib Dems oppose grammar schools

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Money squandered because of poorly negotiated contracts. Source: Sheffield City Council waste £80,000 on car park cleaning contract

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THIS IS OUR CITY….. LET’S MAKE IT GREAT!

by Steve Ayris on 30 March, 2016

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-england-south-yorkshire

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Read more: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/historic-sheffield-cottage-is-sold-despite-years-of-campaigning-1-7697588#ixzz3yZIvM7TP

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Hammer falls on Cobnar Cottage

by Steve Ayris on 26 January, 2016

The fate of Cobnar Cottage fell under the hammer today as Sheffield Labour Council pressed ahead with its auction, despite a 12,400-signature petition opposing the sale. The historic Cobnar Cottage was today sold at auction for £152,000. The building, which lies within the bounds of Graves Park, was gifted to the people of Sheffield by Alderman J.G […]

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