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Sheffield Green Business Group planned

March 2017

Sheffield Green Party members who own or run a business are invited to a meeting discussing policies for Sheffield Green Party which are friendly to local business, rather than remote, faceless and profit-sucking corporations. Please contact Councillor Rob...

Help the homeless

February 2017

Sheffield charity the Cathedral Archer Project is asking supporters to get involved in food parcel sorting, breakfast and lunch for homeless people. This year they will again hold their annual sleep-out to draw attention to homelessness and raise vital fun...

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NETHER EDGE FESTIVAL

15th-24th Sep 2017, various locations, Sheffield 7

Nether Edge holds its own festival for the third year running. Includes music, dancing, talks, street food and much more. Farmers' Market on Sunday 17th, (which donates profits to charity). The full programme of events can be downloaded from the website below, or pick up a paper copy at local shops.

Organised by a volunteer committee of local people and small businesses, supported by Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group and Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Many events are free, some require pre-booking.

Nether Edge Festival
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10 years on since Northern Rock – How we nearly crashed the world!

Mon 25 Sept, 7.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S1 2EW

It´s been 10 long years since the financial crisis began. This public talk by Positive Money (Sheffield) will look back at the crisis and how things have changed, and will also discuss how reform of banking could help us avoid the next crash.

· How did Northern Rock crash?
· What is a CDS or a CDO?
· Could it happen again?

Illustrated talk given by Richard Bruce, followed by an opportunity to discuss the issues raised.

This meetup is for everyone interested in how our money system works and how it could be changed to be constructive and socially beneficial. Come and feel free to invite your friends who might be interested too. Everyone is welcome.

Voluntary donations to cover costs (up to £5 depending on ability to pay).

Positive Money
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