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The Abbeydale Grange Saga

The decision by Sheffield City Council to close Abbeydale Grange School, which was met with some pretty bitter opposition, is bound to become one of the key local issues in this year’s general election.

Paul Scriven, currently leader of the council, will be standing for the first time as the LibDem party political candidate for Sheffield Central this year. As long time Labour MP Richard Caborn will be standing down*, Scriven will be up against another newcomer, Paul Blomfield, who you’ll be surprised to hear spoke out against the closure of Abbeydale Grange at every opportunity.

*Nothing to do with expenses, he announced his departure in 2007

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