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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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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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⑧ News, travel & how to keep in touch

This page covers local and other media, mainstream and non-mainstream; groups and other shared activities during the Coronavirus crisis. To stay mentally balanced, don’t watch ‘rolling news’. It’s better to limit your dose of TV/radio/online news to, say, twice a day. Enough to keep in touch, but not to let it depress you. To brighten up the mood, switch on happy…
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⑩ Events and services that are not cancelled

Latest: At the moment all physical events are cancelled or postponed, but online events are beginning to be organised. Some are featured here on the Alt-Sheff events listing. If you know of any events in the Sheffield area, please email us.   The 2020 Festival of Debate: The “FoD” is postponed but not cancelled. The organisers (Opus) say that even…
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