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Young Greens Convention

Sat 3-Sun 4 Nov 2018, from 10am, University of Sheffield

The Convention and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the youth wing of the Green Party in England and Wales is held this year in Sheffield. Topics include:Keynote speech from Magid Magid, Lord Mayor of SheffieldYoung Greens Roundtable - what inspires them a...

Anti-Palestine propaganda in Rotherham Advertiser

October 2018

For several weeks the "Rotherham Advertiser" has been printing hugely anti-Palestinian letters from "Rotherham friends of Israel". Whether or not this is a real group, the letters are full of Zionist propaganda and misinformation, including one on the 19th...

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Nkululeko from Sheffield
That feels like change in the making. I feel at home with these sort of initiatives going on all around me.

Thanks for all you guys that are making change, given this job is often a thankless one.

Events Listings

HS2 meeting - Aston, near Rotherham

Thu 29 Nov 2018, 6.45pm, Aston Hall Cricket Club, Green Lane, Aston S26 2BD

Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust are holding this HS2 community event to ensure that, if the HS2 train line is coming to South Yorkshire, the region gets the best deal for wildlife and our local communities. The Trust is seeking views from local people to help shape their response to an environmental consultation on HS2 Phase 2b.

Staff from the Trust will share information from the draft Environmental Statement and the likely impacts of the route on local wildlife, habitats and green space. They will be asking for comments and ideas on how to reduce or remove negative environmental impacts. The Trust opposes the development due to a lack of evidence to show a net gain for biodiversity from the proposal.

Booking for the event is essential. Free for members, £5 for non-members. Book online at wildsheffield.com/event/hs2. Attendees are asked to arrive at 6.45pm for a 7pm start. Full details at the link below.

Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust

Latin America Adelante

Sat 1 Dec 2018, 10am, London

Sheffield Cuba Solidarity Campaign will be involved in this major Latin America conference, and encourages all those interested in Latin America to attend.

The Trump Presidency has overseen a worrying rise in US interventions in Latin America with the blockade of Cuba being tightened, sanctions threatened in Nicaragua, and Trump pushing for military intervention in Venezuela. Contributions from over 50 campaigners, politicians, trade unionists and academics from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela and the UK. (Speakers have now been announced).

Admission £10 waged, £8 unwaged in advance, £12/£10 on the door. Venue: Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS. For full details and advance registration see the website.

Latin America Conference

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