The Tree Inquiry Report has been published but it is a long read. I am going to use this page to catalogue the varied coverage of the report. The tree campaigners have been completely vindicated. Sir Mark said that initially developing and adopting a flawed plan “was a failure of strategic leadership” with responsibility restingContinue reading “Sheffield Street Tree Inquiry Report has been published and we should expect resignations.”
Category Archives: Green Party
Four years since Sheffield City Council declared a Climate Emergency. How far have we got?
At the Full Council meeting on 20th February South Yorkshire Climate Alliance gathered supporters of groups such as Extinction Rebellion. 5 Rivers Rising Samba Band, Greenpeace, the Trades Council, Nature Recovery Sheffield, the Green Party and Climate Vigil to mark the 4 years that have passed since Sheffield declared a Climate Emergency. The theme ofContinue reading “Four years since Sheffield City Council declared a Climate Emergency. How far have we got?”
Sheffield’s Green Influencers
Who should you be following on Social Media this year? Which Sheffielders are the big environmental influencers? I’ve put together a couple of league tables to see who has the most followers on Facebook and Twitter. The clear winner on both is the Baroness of Manor Castle, Natalie Bennett who is one of the twoContinue reading “Sheffield’s Green Influencers”
Climate Justice March in Sheffield for COP27
Videos from the Climate Justice Coalition march in Sheffield 12/11/2022
Global day of action for Climate Justice in Sheffield (Videos)
Look back here later for more videos that haven’t been edited yet.
Sheffield Council declares a Nature Emergency
Following a strong campaign organised by the Wildlife Trusts, Friends of the Earth, The Diocese of Sheffield, Owlthorpe Fields Action Group and Sheffield Green Parents, Sheffield City Council unanimously declared a Nature Emergency at the last full Council meeting. They have recognised our country is one of the most nature-depleted in the world. All partiesContinue reading “Sheffield Council declares a Nature Emergency”
The Council declaring a Nature Emergency should be on the front page!
A letter to the Sheffield Star Dear Editor Sometimes I am perplexed by your choice of front-page story. Today you lead on another revamp of Fargate, but on reading the article there are few details of the plan apart from the Council takeover of one shop. On page 16 in a single column, you hideContinue reading “The Council declaring a Nature Emergency should be on the front page!”
Labour and Greens join together in Cooperative Cabinet
Today was a momentous day for Sheffield. It has been announced that the Labour Party and the Green Party have reached an agreement to work together in a cooperative Cabinet. Here Cllr Peter Garbutt shares his thoughts on the new agreement. There will be an Inquiry into the Tree Dispute. New Councillor Tina Gilligan sharedContinue reading “Labour and Greens join together in Cooperative Cabinet”
What should have been in the headlines, but you may have missed.
Graham Wroe with Caroline Lucas MP
The demands for racial justice and climate justice are two sides of the same coin.
I am a white, heterosexual, professional man, so you may question my qualifications to write about racism. However, I hope you will give me the benefit of doubt and continue reading. When I was newly married and living on Hyde Park flats, my wife got a job childminding a beautiful Nigerian baby. We used toContinue reading “The demands for racial justice and climate justice are two sides of the same coin.”