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Now police face legal action over Sheffield tree-felling arrests

CAMPAIGNERS who were arrested as they protested at tree-felling by Sheffield Council say they plan to take South Yorkshire Police to court. Fourteen people will contest the legality of their arrests, charges and time spent in detention and on bail … Continue reading

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Sheffield Council’s deputy leader Leigh Bramall resigns

Councillor Leigh Bramall has resigned from his role as deputy leader of Sheffield Council. The Labour politician is leaving to return to a career in communications and will take up a position at a company based in the city. He … Continue reading

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Sheffield councillor arrested at tree felling protest

A Sheffield councillor has been arrested at a tree felling protest today. Councillor Alison Teal, who represents the Green Party in the Nether Edge ward, was one of seven protesters arrested at a demonstration on Chippinghouse Road, Nether Edge. Police … Continue reading

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Labour Sheffield councillor suspended for trees vote

The Sheffield Labour group has suspended one of its councillors for not voting along party lines on a motion regarding tree felling. Coun Nasima Akther, who represents the Nether Edge and Sharrow ward, abstained from a vote on a motion … Continue reading

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Sheffield Council signs up to devolution deal

Sheffield Council signs up to devolution deal Sheffield Council has voted to endorse the proposed Sheffield City Region devolution agreement. Councillors voted in favour of the deal at a meeting on Friday, March 18, after a number of changes were … Continue reading

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Was Paul Scriven right?

South Yorkshire Police branded ‘incompetent’ over CSE data error The force at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal has been branded “incompetent” after it released incorrect figures on its own work. South Yorkshire Police said a “clerical error” meant … Continue reading

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