It is very concerning that this year’s local elections have been dominated by lies and misinformation from the two main parties. Behaviour like this can only undermine the public trust in our politicians and is very dangerous for democracy. Following the Lowcock Report, where the Labour Council were found to have misled the courts, andContinue reading “Sheffield Local Elections, trees, lies and mis-information”
Category Archives: Transport
South Yorkshire Groups Unite to Demand Better Buses from the Department for Transport
I will be joining with Environmental groups from Sheffield who are uniting in joint protest outside the Department for Transport on Friday 21st April, to demand better buses for South Yorkshire as part of a weekend of protests about government inaction on climate change. Groups from South Yorkshire taking part in a picket outside theContinue reading “South Yorkshire Groups Unite to Demand Better Buses from the Department for Transport”
Sign the petition to make this junction safe for pedestrians
The junction of Duke Street/Bernard Street/Talbot Street near Park Hill is extremely dangerous for pedestrians as there are no pedestrian lights. Please sign the petition! https://you.38degrees.org.uk/p/safecrossing
South Yorkshire Climate Alliance call for cross-party solutions to Climate Emergency.
A guest blog by By Joan Miller from South Yorkshire Climate Alliance Four years ago Sheffield City Council declared a Climate Emergency but since then progress to zero carbon has been far too slow. It is certainly not what the massive gathering of protesters was calling for back in 2019. So this week South YorkshireContinue reading “South Yorkshire Climate Alliance call for cross-party solutions to Climate Emergency.”
Climate Review of the Year
I hope 2022 will go down as the year the world woke up to the climate emergency. Extreme weather events have hit every part of the globe, including Sheffield. So far the planet has heated 1.2C. We are on track for 1.5C by 2030, 2C by 2050, and over 3C by 2100. 2022 was theContinue reading “Climate Review of the Year”
Better Buses South Yorkshire Rally
Better Buses South Yorkshire Rally, 10th September 2022
Sheffield Connect circular bus route
The Star printed this letter today but unfortunately failed to print the map again! Having travelled on the very first Sheffield Connect bus service, I must write to agree with J Robin Hughes. We must use this new city centre circular route, or we may lose it. It is a free service if you haveContinue reading “Sheffield Connect circular bus route”
How Supertram could be extended to provide public transport fit for the 21st century.
How Supertram could be extended to provide public transport fit for the 21st century. New routes could connect the Hospitals, Chesterfield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Huddersfield, Totley and Stocksbridge
COP26 Coalition Rally, Sheffield Town Hall, 12th June 2021
Many different groups joined together in Sheffield City Centre to send a clear message to the G7 leaders meeting in Cornwall and those preparing to go to COP in Glasgow in November. ACT NOW! I was particularly pleased to hear the Extinction Rebellion Justice Group “pass the mic” to the global south, by reading messagesContinue reading “COP26 Coalition Rally, Sheffield Town Hall, 12th June 2021”
Sheffield- Where democracy goes to die.
At last, Sheffield City Council has been forced to apologise to the people of the city over its handling of the destruction of thousands of street trees. Forced apologies never seem sincere, especially when the first attempt doesn’t include the word “sorry”. Now Councillor Mark Jones has rephrased his apology and there are even murmuringsContinue reading “Sheffield- Where democracy goes to die.”