Category «Events»

Saturday 7th December General Election market stall event

Please see our fantastic General Election leaflet attached: “Why Trades Unions Support Labour’s Manifesto”. It’s a double sided A5 flyer in colour that is packed with information about what’s in Labour’s brilliant manifesto. We have to get the message out – that’s why we will be leafleting the public in town on Saturday. Meet up outside the …

Diary of Events November-December 2019 updated

Thursday 28th November UCU Strike Rally 12 noon City Hall steps, Barkers Pool. Both University of Sheffield and Hallam University lecturers are out on strike. This is a national strike on pay and conditions plus a local dispute at Hallam University on workload and stress issues. Speakers to include jo Grady UCU General Secretary. They …

Diary of Events November-December 2019

Friday 21st November “the Leaders Debate” Question Time event The Octagon at 7pm. Stand Up to Racism will be there from 6pm with a protest outside. Come and join us! N.B. venue to be confirmed!       Thursday 28th November UCU Strike Rally 1pm City Hall steps, Barkers Pool. Both University of Sheffield and …

Demonstrate Saturday 26th October Moreton Hall immigration detention centre

Please see message below from Stuart Crosthwaite of SYMAAG (South Yorkshire Migrations and Asylum Action Group).  Sheffield TUC invited ex-detainees and activists to speak at one of our meetings earlier this year,  along with speakers from SYMAAG and “These Walls Must Fall”. Saturday 26th October Moreton Hall – national demonstration against forced detention and injustice to migrants and …

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 …