Category «Events»

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 …

Diary of Events October – November 2018

Saturday 27th October “Stop and Scrap Universal Credit” Rally 1130-1330 Outside Town Hall. Organised by Disabled People Against the Cuts (DPAC) and Sheffield Labour Party. Supported by Sheffield TUC, Sheffield People’s Assembly etc. Speakers include Louise Haigh MP. Universal Credit is scheduled to be rolled out into Sheffield in November. It will devastate lives of …

Diary of Events July 2018

Sunday 1st July Ceilidh with Well-Dressed Band – Sheffield-Esteli Society 7pm Broomspring Centre, Broomspring Lane Sheffield S10 2FD. £8 on the door. See flyer attached SHEFFIELD ESTELI SOCIETY PUBLIC meeting 10 July 2018   Tuesday 3rd July, Sheffield Needs a Pay Rise steering committee meeting 6pm till 7pm United Reform Chapel, Norfolk Street. The recent …