Category «Events»

Diary of Events September to October 2019

Friday 13th September Rotherham Protest Against Racist PM Boris Johnson 12 noon till 2pm Magna Science Adventure Centre, Magna Way, S60 1FD Rotherham Protest against the racist bigot Boris Johnson called by Rotherham Stand Up To Racism supported by Rotherham TUC. “Boris Johnson will be in Rotherham on 13th September to deliver a speech to business people at …

Defend Democracy: Stop the Parliamentary Shutdown

Sheffield TUC opposes Boris Johnson’s bid to shut down Parliamentary Democracy Say NO to the Proroguing of Parliament; Sign the petition “Do Not Prorogue Parliament”: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/269157 We call on all trade unionists to stand together in opposition on Saturday 31st August outside Sheffield Town Hall See details below – organised by Sheffield Labour Party  Defend Democracy: …

Diary of Events August- October 2019

Thursday 1st August. Sheffield rally and protest v Universal Credit 5pm till 6pm outside Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield Sheffield Stop and Scrap Universal Credit is supporting UNITE’s National Action Day against Universal Credit. We will be handing out leaflets, asking passers-by to sign the petition and collecting for the Food Banks. N.B. Please bring …

Diary of Events July 2019

Monday 1st July “These Walls Must Fall” Workshop 2: Campaigning for Change 18:00-20:30 Victoria Hall, entrance on Chapel Walk, Sheffield S1 2JB – PLEASE USE SIDE ENTRANCE ON CHAPEL WALK NEXT TO THE SANCTUARY People are being taken from our communities and locked up in prison-like detention centres, without time limit, with no idea of …

Diary of Events June July 2019

Wednesday 12th June FBU rally – Stop the Fire Service Cuts!  1230hrs Outside Town Hall Pinstone Street, Sheffield. See flyer attached. Speakers include Matt Wrack FBU General Secretary. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority is recommending £8M cuts. That’s 84 firefighters’ jobs, reducing fire engine crews from 5 to 4 and leaving Sheffield nigh cover …

Diary of Events April-June 2019

Wednesday 17th April “Class, Austerity – Low Paid and Precarious Work 4pm-6pm Eric Mensforth Building 3201, Sheffield Hallam University S1 1WB (off Arundel Gate). Organised by Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies. All are welcome. Book your free place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/class-austerity-and-precarity-a-sips-symposium-tickets-57697907996 Speakers include: Dr Charles Umney (University of Leeds); Dr Victoria Cooper (Open University) and Professor David Whyte (University of …

Diary of Events April-May 2019

Monday 1st April South Yorkshire Freedom Riders 5th anniversary rally 12 noon rally outside Sheffield rail station. This April sees the 5th year of our campaigning. We intend to celebrate by holding a rally outside Sheffield station at 12 noon. The fight for free concessionary travel and for a properly funded publicly owned transport system …

Diary of Events March-May 2019

Tuesday 5th March Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise meeting 6pm United Reform Church (Room 3 upstairs). Open to trade union and labour movement activists who want to help Sheffield TUC stamp out low pay, zero hours contracts and bullying bosses by organising workers into unions and exposing bad bosses in our city. Hear about progress …

Diary of Events February-March 2019 updated

Saturday 23rd February Demonstration against Tommy Robinson Fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’ has said he will rally in Salford, Greater Manchester, against the BBC on Saturday 23 February. Join the demonstration against Tommy Robinson.https://www.facebook.com/events/384440585674753/ Organised by Sheffield Stabd Up to Racism South Yorkshire Coach pick up points: 8:30am: Chesterfield – Town Hall, Rose Hill S40 1LP 9am: …