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Sheffield Green Party members Martin Phipps and Brian Holmshaw by the ring road

People need better public transport, cycling and walking options so they can leave their cars at home

22nd December, 2017

The Green Party is not calling for a car free world but we want to rapidly reduce the choking transport pollution that contributes to 7 million premature deaths a year across the globe. Full Story »

Sheffield Green Party members Martin Phipps and Brian Holmshaw by the ring road

Inner Ring Road plans will worsen air pollution

29th November, 2017

Sheffield Council plan to increase the number of lanes on the Inner Ring Road between Corporation Street & Savile Street … Full Story »

Park Square

Joined up thinking needed to reduce air pollution

13th November, 2017

If the Star round table discussion (Star November 6) on air pollution is to lead to improvements it will require … Full Story »

Air pollution and public health cannot be swept under the carpet

30th September, 2017

While the chimney sculptures may be attractive and remind us of our industrial past, they will also represent the modern-day air pollution that makes Tinsley an unhealthy place to live Full Story »

Answers to Green Party questions

15th September, 2017

These answers were given to our questions, on the Streets Ahead contract, fire safety and recycling, at the council meeting … Full Story »

Giant plug travelled from London to Sheffield in call for railway electrification

12th September, 2017

Local groups asked the Government to ‘plug in’ their trains to reduce air pollution and carbon emissions Full Story »

Let Sheffield Breathe: Time to End Vehicle Idling

12th September, 2017

Sheffield Green Party welcomes the council’s move to tackle vehicle idling – but the real work of fighting air pollution is being led by the Greens, not Labour Full Story »

Greens say Meadowhall extension plans mean more air pollution

8th September, 2017

Sheffield Green Party are objecting to the Meadowhall Extension unless suitable conditions are stipulated that definitely ensure no adverse impacts … Full Story »

Sheffield Council should be tougher on air pollution

31st August, 2017

If the Council regards health and air quality as high priority, why isn’t it being tougher on air pollution? Full Story »

Douglas Johnson

20mph speed limit will save lives

9th August, 2017

Green Councillor Douglas Johnson says the 20mph speed limit will save fuel, improve air pollution and save lives Full Story »

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