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Sheffield housing co-operative seeks investors

If you are in a position to have some spare savings that you would like to invest usefully and ethically, or you know someone who is, please consider investing in ‘Share Instead’. This is a long-established Sheffield housing co-operative working on eco-development. Part of the aim is to provide affordable rented accommodation. They offer interest at the end of a…
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Job vacancy: Veg Box Scheme Administrator

Regather co-operative is seeking a Veg Box Scheme Administrator, 18 hours per week. The role is to support the Veg Box Manager of the Regather organic fruit and veg box scheme. The post will be based at Regather in Sharrow, Sheffield. Application deadline: 9am Thursday 6 July 2023. Full details at Regather.
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Job vacancy: Food Supply Coordinator

Food Works needs a Food Supply Coordinator to join the team working on their mission to help create a world where everyone is fed while also taking good care of our planet. The role is full-time, initially for 2 years. Application deadline: Noon on 10 July 2023. Full details at Food Works.
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Job vacancy: Partnership Coordinator for Sheff Food

Sheff Food, Sheffield’s food partnership, is seeking a coordinator who is passionate about sustainable food and about helping the partnership achieve its aims for Sheffield. This follows the launch of Sheffield’s Local Food Action Plan (LFAP) in June 2023. This is a fixed term position commencing immediately until the end of July  2024, with an opportunity to extend depending on…
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University of Sheffield bans students for protesting

In a move against student activism, the university has ruled that two students will be banned from the premises, except for “academic purposes”. Their ‘crime’ was to take a pro-strike banner into a conference, which the university management described as an ‘occupation’. Private investigators were used during the inquiry. Read the full story in Sheffield’s email newspaper The Tribune.
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Free e-cycle tryouts and loans in Sheffield

Cycling UK (a charity also known as the Cyclists’ Touring Club) is offering free e-cycle tryouts and one-month loans to communities in Sheffield. Electric cycles can help people to travel easily, and avoid having to pay for expensive fuel and car repairs. They also bring mental and physical health benefits and contribute to a cleaner environment. Loans and tryouts are available…
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