Thursday 29th July 2021 It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce the departure of our wonderful Sheffield Union Organiser Rohan Kon who has achieved so much in the 18 months she has been with us. Rohan has been suffering from a health condition and has also had to endure the pain and …

“The only sensible decision we’ve heard about our steel industry for some years” says Sheffield TUC  Sheffield Trade Union Council today welcomed the Conservative Government’s decision to secure the future of Sheffield Forgemasters by taking it back into public ownership. “Finally the Government has seen sense and taken over Sheffield Forgemasters to secure its future …

Britain is opening up fast – too fast? We have one of the highest death rates per head of population and the DELTA variant is spreading. Other nations are watching events in the UK unfold with some alarm. Most health workers, transport workers and those in retail want to keep at least some restrictions in place. But the vaccination rate …

Thursday 15th July “False Solutions and Dangerous Distractions” 6pm-7:30pm Political Strategy Discussion organised by Friends of the Earth Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93137875217 Silvia Ribeiro – ETC Group Pascoe Sabido – Corporate Europe Observatory Andy Stirling – University of Sussex In this week’s discussion evening, we will discuss dangerous technologies that are emerging as the newest “fix” to …

“We deplore the abusive messages sent to Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka.” **** TAKING THE KNEE IS NOT “GESTURE POLITICS” When government ministers seemingly condone fans booing the “taking the knee”, the racists are emboldened ***** Tory anti-immigrant rhetoric and their “hostile environment” is fanning the flames of racism *** Sheffield Stand Up …

Wednesday 16th June   “Peace and Democracy for Kurdish People” 6.30pm Webinar organised by GFTU “One of the most worrying attacks on a democratic political party and a people in the world today is what is happening to the Parliamentary Party the HDP (People’s Democratic Party) in Turkey and the Kurds. We asked our lawyer Paul …

Solidarity with Palestinians Resisting Ethnic Cleansing and Violence from Israeli Security Forces *** We condemn the Israeli bombing of civilian areas in Gaza ** Protest rally today 6pm Tuesday 11th May outside Sheffield Town Hall  Sheffield TUC is supporting protest action called tonight by Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Sheffield Labour Friends of Palestine in support of the …

Many thanks to all those who took part in our International Workers Day/Kill the Bill Day of Action on Saturday 1st May especially to our speakers at both Devonshire Green and Barkers Pool. See photos and programme of events with lists of speaker below that This was the programme of events:   Assemble at Devonshire Green for …

“Remember the Dead – Fight for the Living”  Please see below a photographic record of the wreath laying ceremony at 11am outside Sheffield Town Hall and a video recording of our Zoom meeting with speakers at 1230hrs 1100hrs Wreath-laying Ceremony by the Memorial Tree  outside Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street   f         …