Campaigners say no to new strip club

Plans for a new lap dancing club in Sheffield’s city centre are facing growing opposition. Scores of people have sent messages opposing Rockwave Leisure’s plans to open a lap dancing venue on Suffolk Road. The proposed club, to be called ‘Villa Mercedes’, would be situated next door to the Leadmill music venue. One hundred and eighty objections to a licensing request are reported to have been sent to Sheffield Council with only one comment in favour of the club. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Councillor Douglas Johnson about the campaign.