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Sheffield Hackspace

Sheffield Hackspace is based in the cooperative-run Portland Works on Randall Street S2 4SJ, quite close to Sheffield city centre. It is run voluntarily and cooperatively by a group of Sheffield hardware hackers and makers. Members are free to use the hackspace facilities to make or mend whatever they would like. DIY/do-it-ourselves in action! Make, Share and Learn new skills.…
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Access Space re-opens

Access Space has moved, after a long winter without premises. The Avec Building, its former home has finally been demolished. The new, temporary venue is “Events Central”, 20-26 Fargate, Sheffield S1 2HE (opposite Marks and Spencer). Hopefully this will continue until Spring next year, thanks to the help of the University of Sheffield and Sheffield City Council. In July and…
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Peace in the Park is coming back!

Peace in the Park is a Sheffield festival that promotes peace and understanding by bringing together communities through artistic, musical and vocal expression. It’s organised by a group of artists, musicians, students, events organisers and other everyday Sheffield folk, working together in a not-for-profit collective. Due to covid-19 it’s been cancelled for a couple of years, but now they are…
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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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