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April 2019

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Urgent: legal challenge to fracking

Target £10,000 by Apr 28th, 2019, 1pm

Woodsetts Against Fracking urgently need funds to appoint experts for a public inquiry. Ineos Shale claim to listen to the communities where they want to frack but despite 90+% disapproval and less than 1% in favour in the village of Woodsetts, plus two pl...

Animal Farm worker vacancy

Closing Date: 3rd April 2019

The Sheffield Council Animal Farm based in Graves Park which looks after rare and domestic breeds is seeking a new worker. Permanent position, 15 hours per week. Full details below.Sheffield City Council...

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Events Listings

Sheffield Environment Weeks

Sat 27 Apr-Sun 9 Jun 2019

We can be proud of the hundreds of activities that make up Sheffield Environment Weeks, which has run for many years. They range from talks on a range of subjects, to projects like urban agriculture and wildlife conservation. To get involved see the timetable on the website. Officially it runs 27th April to 9th June but some events are on before this.

Sheffield Environment Weeks

Greenpeace meeting

Mon 13 2019, 6.30pm, Blue Moon Café, 2 St James St. S1 2EW

Monthly meeting of Greenpeace's active South Yorkshire group. Newcomers always welcome. The main campaign for May is the Environment Bill. Campaigning will including contacting MPs.

Greenpeace Sheffield

Sheffield Zine Fest 2019

Sat 18 May 2019, The Workstation, Paternoster Row S1 2BX

The 6th annual festival of DIY (home made) comics, magazines and other publications. A full range of different styles and content is available, or why not apply to be part of it? Details on the website.

Sheffield Zine Fest

Fruit n Juice x Common Thread Clothes Swap Party

Sat 18 May 2019, from 1pm, Foodhall, 121 Eyre St. S1 4QW

Common Thread and Fruit n Juice come together for a slow fashion party. Common Thread host their monthly clothes exchange from 1-4pm (bring nearly-new items and take some away), followed by talks on the impact of fast fashion on people and planet from researchers and activists, a fashion show, music and dancing from 6pm. This event has been sponsored by Barnsley Digital Media Centre.

Foodhall is a community-managed open public dining room and kitchen in the city centre, serving hot meals to all on a contribute-what-you-can basis. They promote excellent values of community, diversity, skill-sharing, education, participation, equality and inclusion. As well as core opening hours for food (10am-3pm every Thursday and Friday) there are many events such as this, see the website for what else is on.

For further information and our full programme visit

Film: Vice

Sun 19 May 2019, 3.30pm, Film Unit Cinema, Sheffield Students Union, Western Bank S10 2TG

The story of Dick Cheney - former US Vice President who rose to power after being an intern in the administration of the corrupt President Nixon. He became a cheerleader for neoliberalism and war under George W Bush, involved in the oil industry and the "War on Terror". A satirical and critical film, very relevant to the current political situation.

The Film Unit is mainly volunteer-run, and is not just for students. It is based in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium, at Western Bank (off Glossop Road).

Tickets from Students Union

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