Labour’s Geoff Smith holds Crookes seat in 2015 local election

Sandygate polling station
Sandygate polling station
Labour’s Geoff Smith has been reelected as a councillor for Crookes in the 2015 local elections.

The results were as follows:

  • Geoff Smith, Labour Party: 3,818
  • Harry Matthews, Liberal Democrats: 2,965
  • Julian Briggs, Green Party: 1,868
  • Will Lockwood, The Conservative Party: 1,348
  • Andrew Pemberton, UK Independence Party (UKIP): 847
  • Nick Hall, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition: 121

There were a total of 15,398 votes with a turnout of 72.3%.

In the general election, Nick Clegg retained his Sheffield Hallam seat, but with a much reduced majority.

Crookes Ward local election 2015 result

Sheffield elections May 2015

Boundary Commission recommends Crookes ward is renamed Crookes and Crosspool

Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool
Stephen Hill church polling station: could be in Crookes and Crosspool council ward from 2016

Crookes local council ward could be renamed Crookes and Crosspool in time for the 2016 elections.

The recommendation from the the Local Government Boundary Commission for England follows a twelve-week public consultation on draft proposals that draw new boundaries for each council ward across Sheffield.

The proposed new electoral arrangements must now be implemented by parliament, with the hope that the changes will come into force for the council elections next year.

Local electoral arrangements finalised for Sheffield City Council

Crookes ward results: Labour win for Anne Murphy

Sheffield’s Liberal Democrat leader Shaffaq Mohammed has been beaten to the Crookes ward seat by Labour’s Anne Murphy in the 2014 local elections.

Labour won with 2,103 votes, with the Liberal Democrats second with 1,833. The Green Party was third on 1,141.

The full results for the Crookes ward were:

Overall city results means that Labour maintains control of the council.

The European Election results due to be announced on Sunday at 10pm.

Crosspool residents vote in European and local elections

Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool
Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool

Crosspool residents will be casting their votes today to choose a new local councillor for the Crookes ward and vote in the European election.

The six Crookes ward candidates standing in the local election are:

European Elections are also taking place today. For these, you vote for a political party to represent your views in the European Parliament, not an individual candidate.

So on the voting slip you’ll choose one ward candidate and one European political party.

The local election results are expected late on Friday morning, with the European Election results due to be announced on Sunday at 10pm.

Liberal Democrats hold Crookes seat in 2012 local election

Sandygate polling station
Sandygate polling station

Liberal Democrat Rob Frost has been elected as a councillor for Crookes in the 2012 local elections.

The results were as follows:

Rob Frost, Liberal Democrat – 1,965
Abdul Khayum, Labour Party – 1,416
Amy Mack, Green Party – 808
John Hesketh, Independent – 736
James Hoyes, Conservative – 360
Alec Hayward, UKIP – 323

There were a total of 5,608 votes from an electorate of 13,966 in Crookes, which gives a turnout in our ward of 40%.

Overall in Sheffield, the Labour gained nine seats and the Liberal Democrats lost nine. So Labour remain in overall control of Sheffield City Council.

The result for mayoral referendum will be announced later today.

Crookes Ward local election 2012 result

Sheffield local elections May 2012

BBC Vote 2012 Sheffield results

Crosspool residents vote in local election and mayoral referendum

Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool
Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool

Crosspudlians will be casting their votes today to choose a new local councillor for the Crookes ward and decide whether or not Sheffield council should switch to a system that would see it led by an elected mayor.

There are 28 seats up for election, which is one third of Sheffield City Council. In the Crookes ward there are six candidates standing:

Read comments from some of the candidates about why they say you should vote for them

Sheffield local elections May 2012

Crookes ward: local elections and mayoral referendum on Thursday 3 May

Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool
Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool

Local residents will be voting in the local council elections and mayoral referendum on Thursday 3 May.

There are 28 seats up for election, which is one third of Sheffield City Council. Crosspool lies in the Crookes ward, where there are six candidates standing:

If any of these candidates read this, it would be great if they could comment below to sum up why Crosspool residents should vote for them.

Voters will also be deciding they would like the council to be run, either by a leader who is an elected councillor chosen by a vote of the other elected councillors (how the council is run now) or by a mayor who is elected by voters.

Sheffield local elections May 2012

Meet new councillor Geoff Smith at our Open Meeting tomorrow

Crosspool Forum Open Meeting, Monday 9 May 2011
Crosspool Forum Open Meeting, Monday 9 May 2011 (PDF, 389KB)

Our newly elected local councillor Geoff Smith has his first opportunity since the elections last week to acquaint himself with his constituents when he attends the Crosspool Forum Open Meeting on Monday.

Everyone is invited, so why not come along and have your say? It starts at 7pm at St Columba’s Church.

Agenda for Crosspool Forum Open Meeting, Monday 9 May 2011 (Word document, 33KB)

Open Meeting Facebook event

Open Meeting, Monday 9 May 2011: provisional agenda

9 May 2011, 7pm

  1. Minutes of last meeting to be approved
    Bullet points
  2. Matters arising:
  3. Chairman’s report:
    New computer course (internet best practice)
    Car Boot sale (Weston Park Hospital)
    Summer Fayre (Full Size light aircraft on site)
    Darwin House open day 18th June (Best of British concert)
    Convenience store latest
    Crosspool Clarion
    Funding
  4. Festival update:
  5. Treasurer’s report:
  6. Police Liaison: Police update on the area’s crime and concerns.
  7. Guest Speakers: Carrie McKenzie (Voluntary Action Sheffield) – a comprehensive awareness of the Digital Switchover, due to take place from 3 August 2011. www.vas.org.uk/services/digitaloutreach/index
  8. Council officials: Due to restructuring , Community Assembly officials are only permitted to attended meetings if there are any relevant items or concerns relating to the assembly’s role within the community.
  9. Planning and Highways: Hopefully councillors will be reporting back on the request, by local residents, to make the Benty lane /Stephen Hill junction
    with Manchester Road safer.
  10. Questions & Answers with Councillors: Invitations have been sent to the current Councillors, Brian Holmes, Sylvia Anginotti and John Hesketh. These may change after the 5th May.
  11. Any other business

Crookes local election result: Labour win seat back from Lib Dems

Labour’s Geoff Smith has taken the Crookes ward seat from the Liberal Democrat John Hesketh.

Geoff collected 2,916 votes, while John received 2,397. Green Party candidate Julian Crossland came third with 1,174 votes and Conservative candidate John Levick took just 874 votes. The turnout for Crookes ward was 52.8%.

Overall in the city, Labour now has 49 councillors out of a total of 84, taking nine seats from the Liberal Democrats who have 32.

Sheffield City Council: local election 2011 results

BBC News: Labour takes control of Sheffield City Council

Sandygate polling station in Crosspool
Sandygate polling station in Crosspool

Local elections and AV vote in Crosspool this Thursday

Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool
Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool

Local residents will be voting in the local council elections and Alternative Vote referendum on Thursday.

For the local elections Crosspool lies in the Crookes ward, where there are four candidates standing:

If any candidates read this, it would be great if they could comment below to sum up why Crosspool residents should vote for them.

The electorate will also be deciding whether to vote for or against a change from First Past The Post to the Alternative Vote polling system for future general elections.

Some residents will be moving polling station from Stephen Hill church on Benty Lane to Hallam FC’s ground on Sandygate Road.

Full details of where you should vote will be printed on your polling card. If you haven’t received your polling card by the election date you can still vote in person at your local polling station. You will need to take some form of ID with you.

Polling stations map

Sheffield local elections May 2011