Councillors back call to save '˜assets'

Opposition Liberal Democrat members on Sheffield Council have backed calls for more pubs to be granted protected status in the city.

Thursday, 28th January 2016, 9:00 am

The council recently turned down applications to have nine pubs declared ‘assets of community value’.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Officers said they could not determine where each pub’s local community lay.

The Lib Dems have tabled a motion to a full council meeting. Coun Colin Ross, leader of the council’s Lib Dem group, said: “Pubs serve a purpose in bringing people together and are part of our city’s heritage.”