Street drinking on the agenda at Sheffield city centre public meeting

Street drinkers just off West Street in Sheffield city centre - Photo: Sheffield City Centre Residents' Action Group
Street drinkers just off West Street in Sheffield city centre - Photo: Sheffield City Centre Residents' Action Group
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A meeting on anti-social behaviour, alcohol and other Sheffield city centre issues will be held tonight (June 14).

Sheffield City Centre Residents’ Action Group welcomes anyone with an interest in the city centre to the Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind at 5 Mappin Street from 6.30pm to 8pm.

Plans for another off-licence on West Street to open has made local residents unhappy due to a problem with street drinking. Picture: Andrew Roe

Plans for another off-licence on West Street to open has made local residents unhappy due to a problem with street drinking. Picture: Andrew Roe

Read more:

‘Enough is enough’ - Sheffield residents and businesses oppose fresh off-licence plans for area ‘blighted’ by street drinkers.

Issues likely to be covered will involve residents, traders, the community, police priorities, healthcare, services, the city council, planning and licensing.

The central ward councillors will speak, and there will be a discussion on street drinking and a proposal for a community impact policy and an alcohol saturation zone in West Street.

Sheffield city centre ambassadors speak to two vagrants outside Tesco on West Street - Photo: Sheffield City Centre Residents' Action Group

Sheffield city centre ambassadors speak to two vagrants outside Tesco on West Street - Photo: Sheffield City Centre Residents' Action Group

For more on the action group visit www.SCCRAG.org.

A police officer attends to a street drinker outside Domino's on West Street in Sheffield city centre. Residents claim people getting drunk and high on drugs are ruining the area as plans for a third off-licence goes to Sheffield Council planning committee - Photo: Sheffield City Centre Residents' Action Group

A police officer attends to a street drinker outside Domino's on West Street in Sheffield city centre. Residents claim people getting drunk and high on drugs are ruining the area as plans for a third off-licence goes to Sheffield Council planning committee - Photo: Sheffield City Centre Residents' Action Group