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Extinction Rebellion swarming

March 2019

On Tuesday 19th March Extinction Rebellion blocked the rush-hour traffic at the crossing outside the train station on Sheaf Street, Sheffield, in the top 10 most polluted places in Britain. Swarming onto the road for seven minutes at a time, they talked to...

Dan Jarvis: Save our bus services!

Spring 2019

Since privatisation by the Conservatives in 1986, bus use here has halved, despite the pollution and climate problems. In London it has doubled. Government transport funding per person is £4,155 in London, but only £844 in South Yorkshire (source: IPPR N...

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Events Listings

18th August 2019

Land Justice Network national gathering

Sat 18 Aug 2018, Heeley City Farm, Richards Rd.S2 3DT Sheffield.

The Land Justice Network is a network of groups, individuals and networks who recognise the need to change the way land is owned, used, distributed and controlled in the UK. Join them to hear what they have been doing, and plot fresh action together!

Followed on Sunday 19th by a Peak District walk, hoping to meet some of those affected by the recent fires on Saddleworth Moor, connected to the mismanagement of moors for grouse shooting.

Land Justice Network

Exhibition: "Art Against War"

On now til Sun 7 Oct 2018, Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate S1 2PP

The Millennium Gallery in central Sheffield is showing "Art Against War: Peter Kennard and the CND Movement". Peter Kennard made powerful photo-montages for the peace movement in Britain through the 1970s and 80s. The exhibition is worth seeing, both as a look back and as an inspiration in the struggle for a better world in the future.

Opens Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm, Bank Holidays 11am-4pm. Free entry (donations welcome).

Event details at Museums Sheffield

DONCASTER PRIDE

Sat 18 Aug 2014, from 1pm, Sir Nigel Gresley Square, Waterdale, Doncaster

Neighbouring Doncaster has its Pride event as an afternoon street festival in the civic square. Free entry, two stages, rainbow market and food stalls, followed by after-parties. A celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) community in Doncaster, along with friends and family. Five decades since the Stonewall Riots and the start of the fight for gay rights, the celebration is of sacrifices and struggle, and remembering that anti-gays laws and violence still exist around the world.

Doncaster Pride

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