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Urgent: legal challenge to fracking

Target £10,000 by Apr 28th, 2019, 1pm

Woodsetts Against Fracking urgently need funds to appoint experts for a public inquiry. Ineos Shale claim to listen to the communities where they want to frack but despite 90+% disapproval and less than 1% in favour in the village of Woodsetts, plus two pl...

Animal Farm worker vacancy

Closing Date: 3rd April 2019

The Sheffield Council Animal Farm based in Graves Park which looks after rare and domestic breeds is seeking a new worker. Permanent position, 15 hours per week. Full details below.Sheffield City Council...

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1st March 2019

Course: Sheffield Activism - Rebellion to Cold War

Thu 17/24 Jan - Thu 28 Mar 2019, Voluntary Action Sheffield (The Circle), 33 Rockingham Lane, S1 4FW

A course on Sheffield´s long history of people´s activism, run by the WEA (Workers´ Educational Association). Tutor (and activist) Nigel Slack will cover the period 1500-1950 in this series of 2-hour sessions.

NOTE you can choose 3pm or 6pm start time. Fee £87.50, all details on the link below, including downloadable full course information sheet. The course is suitable for beginners or improvers, no pre-reading is required.

Afternoon Course.
Evening Course.

Performance: "Rouse, Ye Women!"

26 Feb to 2 Mar 2019, 7.30pm, Lantern Theatre, 18 Kenwood Park Rd. S7 1NF

A new folk opera telling the true story of women chainmakers involved in the ‘home-working sweated industries’, working in the backyards of their homes. Union organiser and campaigner Mary Reid Macarthur led hundreds of women to strike for a living wage, helping to form the principle of a national minimum wage. The role of trade unionist and strike leader Mary is performed by Scottish folk singer Bryony Purdue.

Tickets from Lantern Theatre at Ticketsource

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