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Cavalcade and Rally: Stop the job loss nightmare - Extend furlough

Sheffield
  Millions are available to support businesses and the Government keeps on handing out lucrative contracts to private corporations, yet low paid workers are being made to pay the price of the crisis. We can and must stand up and demand a better deal for workers! This Government is desperately trying to scale back state support for workers and has been…
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The US, Latin America, neo-liberalism & alternatives today - Rafael Correa & Jeremy Corbyn In Conversation.

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Just two days after the US Presidential election, join Rafael Correa and Jeremy Corbyn in conversation on ‘The US, Latin America, neo-liberalism & alternatives today.’ Administered by Labour Friends of Progressive Latin America in association with Enlace Latinoamericano Europeo Version Ecuador, Colectivo Ecuador Rikchary en United Kingdom, Friends of Ecuador, Brazil Solidarity Initiative & a range of organisations. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/the-us-latin-america…
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Sheffield’s Feminist Rebels: Suffrage before the Suffragettes

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The first-ever British petition for women’s suffrage came from Sheffield in 1851, organised by the Women’s Rights Association (WRA), a rebellious name in itself for the time. Dr Matthew Roberts tells their story. Booking in advance on Eventbrite. Part of Sheffield Libraries “Rebels” season. Sheffield has always had a reputation for being a little bit rebellious, from Saxon revolutionaries to…
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Imagine zero carbon South Yorkshire

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Sheffield Climate Alliance are developing a vision for a zero carbon future. They are planning a multi-million pound partnership bid to the National Lottery Climate Action Fund, for developing community solutions to climate change and carbon reduction across South Yorkshire. This event kick-starts the 18 month development phase. They welcome representatives of all South Yorkshire organisations who wish to help…
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Delivering Active Travel - Decarbonising Yorkshire's Transport

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An evening presented by OrganiserZero Carbon Yorkshire . Fran Graham, Campaigns Coordinator at London Cycling Campaign will talk about Climate Safe Streets: delivering zero carbon roads in London by 2030 report, how that ties in with the Covid emergency response cycling schemes and her experience of engaging London’s transport authorities and the public. Paul Osborne (SYSTRA, formerly SUSTRANS; Chair of…
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Folklore, Rebellion, and Reclaiming Robin Hood for Sheffield

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Dr David Clarke explores two legendary heroes from Sheffield’s folklore: Saxon Earl Waltheof, and Robin of Loxley, and how they continue to inspire us today. Booking in advance on Eventbrite. Part of Sheffield Libraries “Rebels” season. Sheffield has always had a reputation for being a little bit rebellious, from Saxon revolutionaries to radical Chartists, militant Trade Unionists to environmental campaigners.…
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