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Green Party hopes Sheffield councillor will become Mayor

A Sheffield councillor will be the Green Party candidate in the forthcoming election of the Sheffield City Region Mayor. Rob Murphy will stand for election providing the party can fundraise £8,000 required for the deposit and mailing to electors. Rob … Continue reading

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Natalie Bennett: Why fracking is Yorkshire’s number one environmental challenge

ONE environmental issue stands out in Yorkshire: fracking. Through rain and snow and biting cold, the people of Kirby Misperton and their supporters have been showing their determination to ensure that their community isn’t fracked. So when making a list … Continue reading

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Rotherham Green Party opposes fossil fuel roadshow

After it being brought to our attention by a concerned local resident, the Rotherham Green Party is making it publicly clear that we oppose the upcoming Oil & Gas Materials and Manufacturing Roadshow due to to take place at Rotherham’s … Continue reading

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Drive for inclusive community in Sheffield suburb ‘will be strengthened by tree fight’

It’s been a year of headlines for the Sheffield suburb known for its leafy avenues and independent businesses. When The Star last visited in December we highlighted the beauty and diversity of Nether Edge, as well as community efforts to … Continue reading

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Autumn Conference Season 2017

Yorkshire Party: http://www.yorkshireparty.org.uk/ 2017 Summer Conference 15th July in Bridlington Liberal Democrats: https://www.libdems.org.uk/ https://www.libdems.org.uk/autumn-conference# 16 September – 19 September 2017 at the Bournemouth International Centre. Labour: http://www.labour.org.uk/ Sunday 24 September to Wednesday 27 September 2017 at the Brighton Centre. UKIP: … Continue reading

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Sheffield Council to pursue tree campaigners for damages and £150,000 legal costs

Tree campaigners fear they could be left destitute after Sheffield Council confirmed it will pursue them for more than £150,000 in legal costs and damages. Chris Burn reports. It was not exactly Gary Cooper in High Noon, but the stakes … Continue reading

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Sheffield protesters considering next move after losing tree-felling High Court battle

Protesters trying to halt a “politically controversial” street tree-felling programme in Sheffield say they are considering their next move after losing a High Court fight with council bosses. They said Sheffield City Council had spent more than £400,000 of taxpayers’ … Continue reading

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