Street drinking on the agenda at Sheffield city centre public meeting

A meeting on anti-social behaviour, alcohol and other Sheffield city centre issues will be held tonight (June 14).

Tuesday, 14th June 2016, 4:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:17 pm
Street drinkers just off West Street in Sheffield city centre - Photo: Sheffield City Centre Residents' Action Group

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.

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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

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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.

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

Sheffield city centre ambassadors speak to two vagrants outside Tesco on West Street - 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
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
Sheffield city centre ambassadors speak to two vagrants outside Tesco on West Street - 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