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Can you help to monitor air quality in Sheffield?

Air pollution is an issue that affects us all, but particularly the most vulnerable communities in Sheffield and the world. Sheffield Climate Alliance and Clean Air Sheffield, are taking steps to monitor air quality across the city, and they are hoping to create a lighting installation with colour-changing bulbs to illuminate the pressing issue. They are looking for places to…
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Foodhall update - Summer 2021

Over the summer, Foodhall people have been busy moving from Eyre Street to Brown Street, ready to open a social eating space after the pandemic. They now have a kitchen installed and have run inductions with volunteers. Foodhall Community Radio has released a new podcast including interviews with Foodhall’s team. It gives an impression of the latest developments and the…
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New Sheffield newspaper launch

The Sheffield Tribune is a new online newspaper created in 2021 responding to the declining quality of local journalism. It promises “quality not quantity. Fewer stories, less noise … a slower, more considered and thoughtful journalism that aims to inform and entertain readers without bombarding them.” It focuses on politics, crime, culture, education, health, history and environmental issues. The plan…
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XR Samba Band appeal

The Extinction Rebellion Samba Band generates lots of interest and new members. They get external requests and will perform as XR and support any fundraising activity for XR. The band needs a few items of replacement equipment and instruments for new members, and also need to balance the instrumentation within the band. They need the following: 6-8 surdo straps –…
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Brambles Housing Co-op seeks new members

  Enthusiastic, communally minded, interested in joining a friendly vegetarian housing co-op? Brambles Housing Co-operative in Burngreave offers secure, affordable housing and a supportive community. They particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups in the co-operative movement. For more information please visit tinyurl.com/BramblesHousingCoop or contact brambles@riseup.net. Current deadline: 11th June 2021.  
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Festival of Debate 2021 announced

Festival of Debate this year will run from 4th May – 6th June 2021, as as series of online events. The full line-up has now been announced. Speakers include Yanis Varoufakis, David Lammy, Jackie Weaver, Maya Goodfellow, Santham Sangera, Natalie Bennett, John McDonnell and many others. Full details here: https://festivalofdebate.com
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