Alt-Sheff Alt-Sheff

Government Transport Decarbonisation Consultation

The Government has launched a consultation into Transport Decarbonisation. This is a huge opportunity for people to have their say on the future of UK transport. Cycle Sheffield and Sheffield Greenpeace are encouraging groups and individuals to complete this consultation so our green voice is heard loud and clear. Each response will be read individually by civil servants. It takes…
Read More

Extinction Rebellion's new must-see booklet

With Covid-19 dominating the news, the oil industry would like governments to forget the climate emergency. Extinction Rebellion has produced an excellent booklet to help people to ‘follow the science’ on climate change, Science, Demands, Politics – an XR Primer. It is 16 pages, easy to read, and available as a free PDF download.  
Read More

Club demolition sneaking under cover of Covid-19?

The Shiregreen Working Men’s Club, a centre for people’s activities over decades, may be demolished despite attempts to save it for community use. It was the stage used for the final scene in Sheffield-made film “The Full Monty”. The Shiregreen area (Sheffield 5) has already lost many local venues; The Horseshoe, The Sicey, The Roman Ridge, The Wincobank, etc. There…
Read More

George Monbiot on the Covid-19 crisis

Writer and activist George Monbiot spoke last month in Sheffield’s Festival of Debate about the effect of the Covid-19 crisis on our society, and the systemic change we need to be able to respond to it. A video of this is now online, lasting approx 1 hour, at this YouTube link.
Read More

Beautiful Loxley Valley in danger

An appeal has gone out opposing a planning application for 300 new homes in the beautiful Loxley Valley, in Sheffield. Please follow the links below and circulate to anyone else who may be willing to do the same because the Council gave just 2 weeks (18th May-1st June) for comments but following publicity the deadline for objections has been extended…
Read More