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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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Call for Sheffield to declare an Ecological Emergency

Sheffield Friends of the Earth, Sheffield Green Parents and Sheffield Greenpeace are supporting Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s call for Sheffield City Council to declare an ecological emergency. The climate crisis is speeding up, some ‘solutions’ to it are actually making ecological and biodiversity issues worse. We need natural climate solutions and nature’s recovery to be a priority in tackling…
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Foodhall plans for 2021

Foodhall is having a period of reflection and exchange at the end of January/beginning of February 2021. At the end of the  winter pause, looking forward to the year ahead they will be putting together a programme of talks, workshops, and social events to take place from the final week of January, to the beginning of February. All of the…
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Share Instead Housing Co-op seeks new members

Share Instead Housing Co-op is recruiting for two new members. The housing co-op, in Sharrow, lives communally, co-operatively, strives to live sustainably, share food and cooking, and is a vegetarian household. They are all involved in various community projects locally and are working for peace and social change as part of the Radical Routes network. Email if you may be…
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Sheffield–Nablus Trade Union Partnership established

The first meeting of the Sheffield–Nablus Trade Union Partnership took place on 12th January 2021. Jim Malone from the Fire Brigades Union in Dundee spoke on the twinning between Dundee and Nablus, Palestine, on visits to train firefighters and the donation of two fire engines. They even managed to get a road in Dundee named after Nablus. The speakers from…
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Request for donated bikes

Asylum seekers get very little money (approx. £5 a day) to live on. Bus fares to school, shops, English classes, appointments, social contact, etc can take most of that. COMAC volunteers restore donated bikes to full working order to industry standard, fit lights and locks, then donate them to asylum seekers along with a helmet and a hi-viz jacket. They…
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