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Winter appeal for refugees in and around Calais

November/December 2017

Stand Up To Racism and Care4Calais are organising a winter appeal for refugees still living in Calais and its surrounding area, or in Paris or Brussels. The destruction of the "Jungle" camp by French authorities has not ended the refugee crisis, it has wor...

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...

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Public meeting: Re-Imagining Brexit Britain: Reflections on the past, present and future

Thu 14 Dec 2017, 6.30-8.30pm, The Unity Centre, St Leonards Road, Rotherham S65 1PD

Come, listen, learn and help build "Communities of Solidarity" as we face the reality of Brexit approaching. Organised by The Monitoring Group (TMG), and supported by South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG). TMG wants to build networks across the country, grassroots networks of people and groups who are able to support victims, challenge authorities, and counteract the negative racist narratives.

Speakers include:
Suresh Grover (TMG)
Azzizum Akhtar (REMA - hate crime reporting centre - Rotherham landscape)
Stuart Crosthwaite (SYMAAG/Dignity not detention)
Penny Wangari Jones (Racial Justice Network/Migrants Organise)
Gulnaz Hussain (Firvale community Hub/ROMA network)
Abrar Javid (Rotherham 12-(building solidarity & resistance)
Safina Khatoon (Hate crime coordinator)

Tickets at Eventbrite

Walking Politics over 50s

Fri 15 Dec 2017, meet 10.30am Hunters Bar entrance to Endcliffe Park, S11

A walking group for socialists, feminists, environmentalists and other political progressive people over fifty. Come along for a walk to Forge Dam and back, chatting with like-minded people.

The plan is to meet on the 1st and 3rd Friday each month. To confirm, email sheffieldwalkingpoli­tics@gmail.com or just turn up. Please wear suitable footwear for a walk beside the river.

Walking Politics on Meetup

SYMAAG Social evening and fundraiser

Fri 15 Dec 2017, 7-11pm, St Andrews Church, Upper Hanover St. S3 7RQ

Food, music and dance from around the world, with South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG). Entry is free though they would appreciation a donation to SYMAAG. Please bring your own alcohol if required as they are not able to sell it at the venue.

Send an email to Jamesrooz5@gmail.com to reserve your place.

SYMAAG

Christmas Vegan Festival

Sat 16 Dec 2017, 12-7pm, Students Union Foundry & Auditorium, Western Bank S10 2TG

Sheffield University Students Union presents its second vegan festival, with a Christmas theme this time. There will be hot food, specialist ingredients, gifts, talks, documentaries and cooking demonstrations.

Open to the public, and all ages. NB The link below lists it as 10am-6pm, unlike the flyers (12-7pm).

Sheffield University Whats On Calendar

Green Party Xmas Social

Mon 18 Dec 2017, 6-8pm, Lescar Hotel, 303 Sharrow Vale Rd S11 8ZF

A drop-in social for green supporters organised by Ecclesall, Broomhill & Sharrow Vale and Nether Edge & Sharrow Green Party groups - but all are welcome. The Lescar is close to Hunters Bar roundabout.

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