Sheffield City, England Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Labour's NEC backs down in stand-off with Dan JarvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Andover Advertiser

    Labour's ruling National Executive Committee has bowed to pressure to allow Dan Jarvis to stand in the Sheffield City Region mayoral election while remaining Barnsley Central MP. The NEC had previously ruled that the former Paratroop Regiment officer would have to stand down from his parliamentary seat if he wanted to run.

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  2. The death of democracy in Stump CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | OUPblog

    Some might say that in a world that is arguably defined by a complex set of global challenges you might think that the fate of a few trees in a post-industrial city in northern England is hardly worth the political equivalent of a raised eyebrow. You would be wrong.

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  3. s stop city of Sheffield from cutting down half the trees in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | TreeHugger

    Trees are such a pain in cities. Cars hit them. Their roots break up sidewalks. Noisy birds sit in them and crap all over the cars parked below.

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  4. Yorkshire MPs support Dan Jarvis in stand-off with NEC over mayoral bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Salisbury Journal

    A group of Labour MPs has described a decision by the party's ruling body which would prevent Dan Jarvis becoming the mayor of the Sheffield City Region if he stayed in parliament as "unfair" and "undemocratic". The Barnsley Central MP won Labour's nomination to be candidate in May's mayoral election in a ballot last week.

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  5. Sheffield mayor: Council leaders and MPs back Dan Jarvis bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | BBC News

    A group of Yorkshire's Labour MPs have backed Dan Jarvis to remain an MP if he is elected Sheffield City Region mayor. Labour's National Executive Committee recently changed party rules to prevent MPs staying in a seat if they are also elected as a mayor.

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  6. Dan Jarvis chosen as Labour's candidate for Sheffield City Region mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis has said "I stand ready to serve" after he was chosen by Labour to be the party's candidate and hot favourite to be the first directly elected mayor of the Sheffield City Region. Mr Jarvis, 45, beat Sheffield city councillor Ben Curran in a two-horse race for the Labour nomination ahead of the poll on May 3. But it is now expected that he will have to choose between standing in the mayoral election and continuing as an MP after reports that the party's ruling National Executive Committee decided that candidates cannot have these dual roles.

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  7. Protesters arrested during Sheffield tree-felling disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Oak of order! Protesters complain about heavy-handed police response during increasingly bitter tree-felling dispute as female demonstrator arrested for 'tooting' an orange plastic TRUMPET Police have been accused of arresting a tree protester on a 'trumped up' charge after they detained a woman for blowing a toy horn. Officers said they moved in after a member of the public made a complaint about the noise from the orange plastic trumpet - while workmen with industrial chainsaws chopped down trees.

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  8. Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour's local election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | BBC News

    Voters should use the local elections to tell the government "enough is enough" and that they want a change in direction, Jeremy Corbyn says. Launching Labour's campaign for the May polls in English authorities, he highlighted increases of almost 6% in council tax bills across the country.

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  9. Corbyn urges voters to tell Government 'enough is enough'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Andover Advertiser

    Jeremy Corbyn is calling on voters to use upcoming local elections to tell the Government that "enough is enough" and they want a change in direction. Launching Labour's campaign for the May elections in English authorities in Manchester, Mr Corbyn will highlight increases of almost 6% in council tax bills across the country.

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  10. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on a recent visit to NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Streatham Guardian

    Jeremy Corbyn is calling on voters to use upcoming local elections to tell the Government that "enough is enough" and they want a change in direction. Launching Labour's campaign for the May elections in English authorities in Manchester, Mr Corbyn will highlight increases of almost 6% in council tax bills across the country.

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  11. Chainsaw gang felling one 25ft cherry tree protected by 48 guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Chainsaw gang felling one 25ft cherry tree are protected by 48 guards as huge protests meet Sheffield Council's A 2billion resurfacing plan With 28 officers, 20 security workers, perimeter fencing and a police van, it looks like the scene of a high-profile crime bust. But in fact, this is just the latest instalment of Sheffield's tree wars - and the focus of the operation is a 25ft cherry tree destined for the chop.

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  12. New report highlights three top priorities for Sheffield City Region...Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    Introducing a 'clean air charge', addressing skills gaps and bolstering the city region's commercial centres, should be top of the Sheffield City Region metro mayor's to-do list when they take office in May this year. This is according to new analysis published today by the think tank Centre for Cities, which sets out three policy priorities to help the new metro mayor hit the ground running from the start of their term.

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  13. Contractors prevented from working on controversial Sheffield elm by protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Andover Advertiser

    Protesters are claiming victory after contractors were prevented from working on an elm which has become one of the symbols of the long-running battle over street tree felling in Sheffield. Around 40 people with banners ringed the Chelsea Road Elm, in the Nether Edge area of the city, on Monday as a team arrived to "prune" the tree.

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  14. Men's Hockey: City of York I closing in on top spot in North League div 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | York Press

    CITY of York men's first team moved to within one point of North Hockey League division one leaders Lindum after another unbeaten double-header. The Minster city side first had to weather a late onslaught to secure a 4-3 win at eighth-placed Chapeltown before a 3-3 home draw with Stockton 24 hours later.

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  15. MP Dan Jarvis to stand for Sheffield City Region mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Newsday

    The former soldier said he would try to remain in his post as MP for Barnsley Central if elected on 3 May. Mr Jarvis, 45, who has previously campaigned for a Yorkshire-wide devolution deal, is the third Labour party member to join the race. "Our soon-to-be-elected Sheffield City Region mayor will be key to unlocking the investment that our region needs: our transport, broadband, education and training systems are not fit for the challenges of the 21st Century.

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  16. Sheffield tree fellers assault allegation investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Newsday

    More than 5,000 trees have been cut down in the city as part of a council approved programme attracting a storm of criticism. A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Officers have carried out forensic tests and have spoken to a number of witnesses regarding this matter and inquiries are ongoing."

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  17. 'Revolutionary' investment plan for northern transportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Andover Advertiser

    Seven "corridors of opportunity" have been identified where the movement of people and goods across the region could be improved. This includes the route from the Port of Liverpool to the Humber ports, via Cheshire, Greater Manchester and the Sheffield City Region, and between non-carbon energy and research centres in Cumbria, north Lancashire, North Yorkshire and the North East.

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  18. Sheffield tree protesters will be removed using 'reasonable force'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | BBC News

    Darren Butt, account director with Amey, said: "Our first priority is to keep people safe and within the law by reminding them to stay out of the safety zones, so we can complete our work for the benefit of everyone in Sheffield." Mr Butt said the firm was acting on legal advice and had held talks with Sheffield City Council and South Yorkshire Police.

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  19. Tracy Brabin, Batley and Spen MP, supported a devolution deal for the whole of YorkshireRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2018 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    A ONE Yorkshire devolution deal would be looked at by the government, but only after South Yorkshire councils agreed to implementing the Sheffield City Region deal along with an elected mayor, due to take place in May this year. Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry was answering Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis' motion in Westminster Hall this afternoon where Mr Jarvis asked that the Sheffield City Region mayoral election be postponed until 2020 while negotiations for a wider Yorkshire deal, including that for Humberside, be progressed.

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  20. Archaeologists uncover lost history of Sheffields medieval castleRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Researchers uncover history of Sheffield Castle - one of the most significant in the north of medieval England - in the vaults of a museum Castle was home to Sir John Talbot , described as one of the last knights of chivalry and immortalised by Shakespeare as the valiant Lord Talbot Archaeologists at the University of Sheffield have uncovered the forgotten history of one of northern England's most significant medieval castles. The study, led by Professor John Moreland, Professor Dawn Hadley and Dr Gareth Dean from the University of Sheffield's Department of Archaeology, in collaboration with archaeological specialists in the city, has found new evidence for the history of Sheffield Castle - in the vaults of Sheffield museum.

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