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Sheffield Green Business Group planned

March 2017

Sheffield Green Party members who own or run a business are invited to a meeting discussing policies for Sheffield Green Party which are friendly to local business, rather than remote, faceless and profit-sucking corporations. Please contact Councillor Rob...

Help the homeless

February 2017

Sheffield charity the Cathedral Archer Project is asking supporters to get involved in food parcel sorting, breakfast and lunch for homeless people. This year they will again hold their annual sleep-out to draw attention to homelessness and raise vital fun...

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NETHER EDGE FESTIVAL

15th-24th Sep 2017, various locations, Sheffield 7

Nether Edge holds its own festival for the third year running. Includes music, dancing, talks, street food and much more. Farmers' Market on Sunday 17th, (which donates profits to charity). The full programme of events can be downloaded from the website below, or pick up a paper copy at local shops.

Organised by a volunteer committee of local people and small businesses, supported by Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group and Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Many events are free, some require pre-booking.

Nether Edge Festival
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Sheffield Green Spaces Forum General Meeting

Wed 20 Sep 2017, 7pm, Sheffield University Arts Tower, Western Bank S10 2TN

The Green Spaces Forum, this month the agenda includes an update on the Parks Insurance Scheme. If anyone has any good news from their group or events to promote and share, please get in touch and they will allocate a time slot for you in the meeting (usually about 3 minutes). Refreshments provided.

Inside the venue it is in Room 13:17 Floor 13. The Arts Tower is also accessible from Bolsover Street, S3 7NA. Please note, visitor parking is no longer available in the Arts Tower car park and fines will be issued for those parking without permits. Blue badge holders can park in the Geography and Planning building car park which is on Winter Street, S3 7ND. For non-blue badge holders, there are two options: in the Durham Street car park behind the Students’ Union building, S10 2JA (a Q-car park, so is expensive and would be a good 5 minute walk to the Arts Tower) or cheaper option is on-road parking, on Bolsover Street - from 6.30pm the bus lane is no longer ‘active’ so you can park there, or Mushroom Lane, S3 7NZ.

10 years on since Northern Rock – How we nearly crashed the world!

Mon 25 Sept, 7.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW

It´s been 10 long years since the financial crisis began. This public talk by Positive Money (Sheffield) will look back at the crisis and how things have changed, and will also discuss how reform of banking could help us avoid the next crash.

· How did Northern Rock crash?
· What is a CDS or a CDO?
· Could it happen again?

Illustrated talk given by Richard Bruce, followed by an opportunity to discuss the issues raised.

This meetup is for everyone interested in how our money system works and how it could be changed to be constructive and socially beneficial. Come and feel free to invite your friends who might be interested too. Everyone is welcome.

Voluntary donations to cover costs (up to £5 depending on ability to pay).

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