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Extinction Rebellion swarming

March 2019

On Tuesday 19th March Extinction Rebellion blocked the rush-hour traffic at the crossing outside the train station on Sheaf Street, Sheffield, in the top 10 most polluted places in Britain. Swarming onto the road for seven minutes at a time, they talked to...

Dan Jarvis: Save our bus services!

Spring 2019

Since privatisation by the Conservatives in 1986, bus use here has halved, despite the pollution and climate problems. In London it has doubled. Government transport funding per person is £4,155 in London, but only £844 in South Yorkshire (source: IPPR N...

Visitors' Feedback

Nkululeko from Sheffield
That feels like change in the making. I feel at home with these sort of initiatives going on all around me.

Thanks for all you guys that are making change, given this job is often a thankless one.

Events Listings

21st January 2019

Sheffield Friends of the Earth general meeting

Mon 21 Jan 2019, 7:30pm, Red Deer Pub, Pitt St. S1 4DD

Sheffield Friends of the Earth meeting in the upstairs room at the Red Deer pub, which runs from 8pm-9.30pm, monthly. Anyone interested is welcome to attend the meetings.

Sheffield Friends of the Earth

Course: Sheffield Activism - Rebellion to Cold War

Thu 17/24 Jan - Thu 28 Mar 2019, Voluntary Action Sheffield (The Circle), 33 Rockingham Lane, S1 4FW

A course on Sheffield´s long history of people´s activism, run by the WEA (Workers´ Educational Association). Tutor (and activist) Nigel Slack will cover the period 1500-1950 in this series of 2-hour sessions.

NOTE you can choose 3pm or 6pm start time. Fee £87.50, all details on the link below, including downloadable full course information sheet. The course is suitable for beginners or improvers, no pre-reading is required.

Afternoon Course.
Evening Course.

"Are We Facing Extinction? What Can We Do About It?"

Mon 21 Jan 2019, 7.30pm, Victoria Methodist Church, Stafford Rd. S2 2SE

An introductory talk outlining what Extinction Rebellion is and why we need to rebel. The basic premise of this talk is to tell the truth and ask us all to act accordingly and consistently with the information, including our understanding of what actually enables change to happen in the world. Please also invite friends and family not currently involved in extinction rebellion to attend.

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Extinction Rebellion Sheffield Facebook group

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