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Housing co-op open to new members

Share Instead is looking for new members to join their 5-person housing co-op. It’s a supportive community which shares a large and cosy home in Sheffield, managed co-operatively. The co-op is a member of the Radical Routes network and aim to create a place to live securely, affordably and gently, working for social change. They need new members keen to…
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Free Green Doctor Energy Advice

Groundwork are running a free energy advice service, helping people save money and energy. They can help with: energy bills and fuel debt support; grants for boilers and insulation; heating systems and controls; reducing energy costs in the home; water bills and debt; damp, condensation or mould advice. You can find out more about this service here.
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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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Extinction Rebellion's new must-see booklet

With Covid-19 dominating the news, the oil industry would like governments to forget the climate emergency. Extinction Rebellion has produced an excellent booklet to help people to ‘follow the science’ on climate change, Science, Demands, Politics – an XR Primer. It is 16 pages, easy to read, and available as a free PDF download.  
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Beautiful Loxley Valley in danger

An appeal has gone out opposing a planning application for 300 new homes in the beautiful Loxley Valley, in Sheffield. Please follow the links below and circulate to anyone else who may be willing to do the same because the Council gave just 2 weeks (18th May-1st June) for comments but following publicity the deadline for objections has been extended…
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Covid-19 and Debt

    The Jubilee Debt Campaign has put online a webinar discussion of the current situation. Covid-19 has had a huge impact on debt both in the UK and around the world. Loss of work and economic damage mean personal debt levels increasing. Debt levels for countries in the global south have soared, but campaigners managed to win £12 billion…
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⑦ Information for rough sleepers in Sheffield

In March 2020, Sheffield City Council put online this bulletin about help for rough sleepers during the Coronavirus epidemic. Since 27th March, Sheffield City Council offers a safe place for all rough sleepers, in hotel rooms in the city, following the Government request for accommodation off the streets to assist with health and self-isolation. The offer includes individual sleeping arrangements…
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