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Foodhall needs support

Foodhall is an open dining room and kitchen in Brown Street, Sheffield city centre. It’s very different from foodbanks, managed by the community, for the community. It tackles social isolation and encourages integration across a diverse range of groups. Many people contribute time, energy and food, peace and love, but they’re running out of money to keep going. If you…
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Farm volunteers wanted

Regather co-operative’s organic farm is on Lightwood Lane, just off the ring road between Gleadless and Norton. On Mondays and Fridays volunteers who can spare a little time are welcome to help, and very much appreciated. Volunteers can learn skills at all levels, seed sowing, planting, weeding and harvesting vegetables and many other odd jobs. If you’re interested find out…
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Campaign to remove Section 9 from the Nationalities and Borders Bill

Section 9 of the Nationalities and Borders Bill exempts the government from giving notice of decisions to deprive people of their citizenship – leaving people in a vulnerable and precarious state, possibly without even being informed. Just like the Windrush scandal this is a racist and divisive piece of legislation, it must be opposed. Over 300,000 thousand people have signed…
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Stop the Policing Bill

Alt-Sheff urges readers to sign and circulate the petition to stop the Government’s dangerous new Policing Bill. It will give police more powers to shut down protest, stop and search without suspicion, and criminalise Gypsy & Traveller communities. After the bill had mostly passed through parliament and could be properly debated, the government slipped in a series of terrifying amendments to…
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Sheffield Council use of Monsanto poison opposition grows

Sheffield Council uses hundreds of litres of dangerous Glyphosate herbicide on the city’s pavements and greenery, (according to a freedom of information request). This toxic substance, best known as Monsanto’s ‘RoundUp’ is very dangerous to insects, plant life and humans. It has been described as ‘The most toxic product ever invented’ and a documentary by Australian public broadcast service ABC shows…
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