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Sheffield hostel fears for migrant children

December 2018

Campaigners have handed a petition to Sheffield Council to end the use of the Earl Marshall Guest House in Burngreave to accommodate children of migrants and refugees. The guest house houses single homeless men, and concerns have been expressed at the safe...

Christmas campaign to support the vulnerable and homeless

December 2018

Tracey Ford of Sheffield Council’s Drug and Alcohol Co-ordination Team spoke to Sheffield Live! TV on the complex issues of homelessness. Outlining the various services in Sheffield, she pointed out that giving money on the street is not always the best...

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Events Listings

Global Justice Sheffield Christmas Social

Thu 13 Dec 2018, 7-9pm, Dog and Partridge pub, 56 Trippet Lane S1 4EL.

Global Justice Sheffield Christmas social is a great chance for those who unable to normally attend meetings and events, but who would like to show their solidarity with their core team of activists.

All welcome to attend by dropping in any time between 7-9pm. An informal meeting, and a good chance to bring any interested friends, partners or relatives to join in the festive spirit! (Note the date has been changed from the 6th)

Global Justice Sheffield

Surf Jaz & Sourdough

Fri 14 Dec 2018, 8pm, Foodhall, 121 Eyre St. S1 4QW

An evening of genre-bending jazz and disco at Foodhall community-managed open kitchen. Bring your own beer and have a dance.

Suggested donation £5 on the door to support their excellent work of bringing the people together.

Foodhall

Diversity Fest 2019: planning meeting

Sun 16 Dec 2018, 3pm-4pm, Hagglers Kaffihaus, Hagglers Corner, 586 Queens Rd. S2 4DU

All welcome to this, the third planning meeting for Diversity Fest 2019. There is lots to do over the next 6 months including fundraising, developing the organisation, publicity, recruiting volunteers etc. Then in April 2019, start booking performers for the festival. If you want to get involved with this fabulous festival, come along to one of these planning meetings monthly (previous one was 22nd November).

Diversity Fest

Repair Cafe

Sun 16 Dec 2018, 10-4pm, Strip the Willow, 226b South View Rd. (Abbeydale Rd) S7 1DF

The volunteer fixers at Repair Cafe fix broken items for free. Anyone can take broken things for repair, maybe along with a cup of coffee and a slice of cake. And they’re always looking for more help, volunteers skills welcome.

Repair Cafe

Public meeting: Casualisation in Education

Tue 18 Dec 2018, 7-8.30pm, Sheffield University Arts Tower, Western Bank S10 2TN

A meeting about Casualisation in Education, with special guest Louise Haigh MP. Higher education casual contracts and zero hours contracts have become the norm in UK Universities. This meeting is to publicise what is happening, and campaigning work to fight against this.

Organised by UCU and Save Staff Pensions.

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BikeHall

Wed 19 Dec 2018, 6-8pm, Foodhall, 121 Eyre St. S1 4QW

The third of three bike maintenance classes over November and December at Foodhall community-managed open public dining room and kitchen. Learn to fix bicycles, and help others fix theirs. This session on gears is already booked up but you can put your name on the waiting list. Full details at the link below.

Foodhall

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