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January 2020

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Protest against homophobic and Islamaphobic preacher

Sat 25 Jan 2020, 1-3pm, Ponds Forge, Sheaf Street S1 2PB 

A protest has been called against a visit arranged by Sheffield International Venues, of US preacher Franklin Graham, accused of being homophobic and Islamaphobic.

Councillors warned organisers that the visit could lead to protests, and the Bishop of Sheffield, Pete Wilcox, said "Mr Graham’s rhetoric is repeatedly and unnecessarily inflammatory and in my opinion represents a risk to the social cohesion of our city." See the BBC news article here for more details.

It’s Our City - supporters’ public meeting

Sun 26 Jan 2020, 1.30pm, Union St. co-working space, 18-22 Union Street S1 2JP

An open meeting to hear an update and discuss, after the success of the petition for a referendum which may remove Sheffield City Council’s "Strong Leader and Cabinet" style. This very short BBC report explains the local referendum. Supporters are urged to attend this important meeting about the upcoming referendum - your input and ideas are crucial!

After the public meeting, everyone is very welcome to stay on for the Annual General Meeting (approx. 3.45/4.00 till 4.30pm). New Coordinating Group members will be voted in - please consider this. Skills needed include social media, working with and writing letters to the press, graphics/leaflets/posters, fundraising, creating events or just something as ’simple’ as running meetings. Please contact the chair on if you have any questions.

To formally vote at the AGM or to sit on the CG you need to be a signed-up member of It’s Our City! It’s just a quick form to fill, in advance, they won’t be able to process membership applications on the day. Details are here: It’s Our City membership (including information about how they maintain independence from political parties as a community network). The meeting will be on the second floor which is accessible via lift. The ground floor cafe will also be open for food and drinks.

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Extinction Rebellion Sheffield - Monday Meeting

Mon 27 Jan 2020, 6pm, Union St. co-working space, 18-22 Union St. S1 2JP

Extinction Rebellion Sheffield has weekly meetings on Mondays. For anyone interested, who maybe has not been before, this is the best starting point; a time and space for conversation and food sharing.

Details of meetings can be found online via Facebook.

Union Street is a co-working space/co-operative in Sheffield city centre, website here: Union St.

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