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New campaign launched to tackle child sexual abuse and exploitation in Sheffield

A new campaign has been launched today to tackle child sexual abuse and exploitation in Sheffield. The NSPCC and Sheffield’s Safeguarding Children Board have launched a year-long campaign aimed at raising awareness of abuse and exploitation, and to improve cross-organisational … Continue reading

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Top salaries for Sheffield Council bosses revealed in new report

New figures show Sheffield Council’s chief executive John Mothersole was paid over £219,000 in salary and pension contributions last year. Figures collated by the Taxpayers’ Alliance also shows the authority’s executive director of communities, earned £157,139. Data revealed Sheffield Council … Continue reading

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Sheffield opposition councillors walk out of meeting in protest

Liberal Democrat, Green and UKIP councillors have walked out of a full council meeting in protest. All of the 25 councillors making up the opposition today walked out in support of Green councillor Alison Teal who was threatened to be … Continue reading

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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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