Category «Events»

Diary of Events September 2020

Friday 4th September Handover of petition “Don’t Fine Parents” 11am Sheffield Town Hall. Handover of the 111,000 signatures. Don’t punish parents! Let us decide when it’s safe to take our kids back to school. Jennifer Dunstanstarted this Change.org petition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Prime Minister). If a small number of people can come so that I can get …

Better Buses South Yorkshire meeting

Better Buses South Yorkshire meetingWednesday 19th August at 6pm.   With the South Yorkshire Bus Review now finalised, it’s time to step up the campaign for a better bus service. Years of privatisation and regulation have seen profits extracted to private shareholders whilst bus services have contracted and the service has fallen into interminable decline. It doesn’t have to be this way. …

BUILD BACK BETTER Youth Strike for Climate rally 25.07.2020

Sheffield TUC press statement Youth Strike for Climate Protest Rally  1pm Saturday 25th July Outside Sheffield Town Hall BUILD BACK BETTER * Invest now in a sustainable recovery post-COVID * Ensure a green carbon-free future and save our planet * Create good, well-paid jobs * No return to austerity, job losses, pay cuts  Sheffield Trade …

Diary of Events end of July and beginning of August 2020

Thursday 23rd July Sheffield TUC CV19 Council of Action – International Topic: Coronavirus, Black Lives Matters and Union Action in the United States Here is the zoom link: Topic: CV19 Council of Action Time: Jul 23, 2020 07:00 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83704340820 Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the US trade union …

Zoom Diary of Events June – July 2020

 Friday 19th June “Is COVID racist?” A panel talk with Magid Magid 6pm to 7pm A Migration Matters Festival event With the current Covid-19 pandemic disproportionately affecting black and ethnic minority lives, join Former Sheffield Lord Mayor and MEP Magid Magid, NHS doctor and campaigner Dr Sonia Adesara, NHS worker and BAFTA winner Hassan Akkad …

Next Sheffield TUC CV19 Council of Action meeting will be a zoom call on Tuesday 9th june at 7pm. The main topic will be Testign and Tracing with a disucssion about the Sheffield neighborhoud contact tracign intiiative. We have invited Greg fell director of Public Health Sheffield to address the meeting and we do hope …

Zoom diary May to June 2020

Tuesday 19th May Mass meeting: Don’t reopen the Schools – it’s not SAFE!  A Sheffield CV-19 Council of Action event 7pm – 8.30pm organised by Sheffield TUC CV-19 Council of Action Speakers include National Education union (NEU) Joint General Secretary, plus speakers representing support staff, parents, governors etc. Boris Johnson’s announcement that schools can partially …

Steve Turner addresses Sheffield IWMD zoom ceremony

We were delighted to have Steve Turner UNITE AGS address our Sheffield TUC zoom ceremony on Tuesday 28th April. You can see his contribution here Steve: https://youtu.be/tMf54uFYQVU Other speakers included Louise Haigh MP, Olivia Blake MP, Neil Derrick GMB Regional Secretary, Cllr Julie Dore Leader City Council, Joanne thomas USDAW Regional Secretary, Jawad Qwasari Hazards magazine; …