Category «Events»

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: …

Announcing the New Trade Union Organiser for Sheffield

PRESS RELEASE Bakers Union (BFAWU) and Sheffield TUC join forces to combat low pay, zero hours and exploitation in our city. BFAWU/Sheffield TUC signing ceremony and speakers   Ronnie Draper General Secretary BFAWU Martin Mayer Secretary Sheffield TUC Bill Adams Secretary Yorks and Humber TUC Cllr Chris Peace (Sheffield City Council and PPC North Derbyshire) …

Venezuela rally Tuesday 29th January 6pm United Reform Chapel

Public rally: yes to democracy in Venezuela, no to Trump’s coup Venezuela needs a peaceful, negotiated way forward – not intervention by Trump and Bolsonaro. Join us for a snap public rally so that Sheffield says yes to democracy in Venezuela, no to Trump’s coup! Organised by Sheffield Venezuela Solidarity Campaign   Venezuela is in …

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY VIGIL Monday 28th January 2019

12noon to 4:30pm – Short films (drop in anytime) 5.30pm to 7pm – Memorial candlelit vigil with readings and reflections Winter Gardens Surrey Street Sheffield South Yorkshire S1 2LH United Kingdom Everyone welcome Hosted by Sheffield City Council On Holocaust Memorial Day we share the memory of millions who have been murdered in the Holocaust …

Diary of Events January – May 2019

Thursday 17th January Universal Credit Campaign Meeting 12 noon till 1330hrs. venue to be confirmed. Sheffield TUC is bringing together all the organisations who want to join together and fight this pernicious welfare “reform” which will leave up to 80,000 Sheffield households worse off. We need support from union branches, welfare campaigns etc. Saturday 19th …

Dairy of Events November to December 2018

Friday 23rd November “Migrants are Welcome in Sheffield” Rally 5pm outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street. In response to the government’s increasing rhetoric about “taking control of our borders”, “queue jumpers” and ending freedom of movement, South Yorkshire Migrant and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG), Another Europe, and others, are holding a rally at 5pm-7:30pm outside …

Diary of Events November 2018

Tuesday 6th November  Monthly Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise Meeting 6pm – 7pm Upstairs meeting room, United Reform Church, Norfolk Street. Please do join us to help make this vital campaign a success. Can your union branch send a representative(s)? We shall be discussing the groundbreaking campaign to fund an Area Union Organiser. We have …