Category «Events»

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: …

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 …