Letter to the editor of The Star

“Why has our council failed to prepare for change?” Following the handing in of Sheffield People’s Petition at the end of August, it seems very likely that Sheffield City Council will be legally forced to hold a referendum on whether to change to a more...

It’s Our City! Press and Public Statement

It’s Our City! Coordinating Group are delighted to announce that the final total of Sheffield People’s Petition signatures delivered to Sheffield City Council by 24th August is: 26,419. We estimate that we have had almost 20,000 conversations with Sheffielders in all...

Press Release – Petition Submission

Community Power – Sheffield Citizens submit legally binding change of governance petition – the largest ever in the country. On Friday 23rd August at 2pm at the Town Hall members and supporters of the community group It’s Our City! will deliver the...

CAMPAIGN UPDATE 18TH AUGUST

THE FINAL WEEK – WHAT YOU CAN DO! Please share the petition to get the last final signatures: www.ipetitions.com/petition/sheffield-peoples-petitionor share/retweet some of our previous social media posts:www.itsourcity.dreamhosters.com/IOC-Posts.html Petition...

Campaign update 16th of July

Signatures Last weekend we collected several hundred more signatures, notably at Stannington Gala, Beighton Festival, Dore Scout and Guide Gala, and Woodseats Community Festival. We are now getting close to 21.5k signatures…. We continue to collect more, beyond the...

NEWS 3RD JULY 2019

In early June 2019, It’s Our City! submitted the first big batch of Sheffield People’s Petition signatures to the city council.  These were enough to trigger a full debate at the full Council meeting on 3rd July.  We were particularly keen to trigger this...

IOC Letter to Council 10th July 2019

Email sent 10th July to Cllr Olivia Blake (Deputy Leader), copied to Cllr Penny Baker (Leader, LDs) and Cllr Douglas Johnson (Leader, Greens), also Cllr Jack Clarkson (UKIP). Dear Cllr Blake In order to assist with your decision-making, we wanted to keep you up to...

It’s Our City! Update 29th March 2019.

LET’S NOT BE CYNICAL, BUT LET’S BE PRACTICAL…IT’S MORE THAN ABOUT PARTIES R.Hubbard (a personal view) Let’s not be cynical.  Good news.  We have heard today that, this week, Sheffield Central Constituency Labour Party (CLP) has passed a motion calling for a...