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Stopping the council mowing grass verges

July 2019

A new petition aims to stop Sheffield City Council mowing grass verges at the sides of roads, where there is no foot traffic or safety concern. Long grass is an important habitat for many insects; we need to create more such areas due to climate change. Ro...

Housing co-operative vacancy at Share Instead

June/summer 2019

Share Instead Housing Co-op has a vacancy, and another one very likely soon.Share Instead is a five-member mutual housing co-op living in a spacious old house in Sharrow/Nether Edge with a large garden. They make decisions by consensus and aim to keep ren...

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31st August 2019

UK Society for Co-operative Studies 51 st Annual Research Conferenc

Fri 31 Aug-Sun 2 Sep 2018, Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University S1 1WB

The UK Society for Co-operative Studies holds its Annual General meeting in Sheffield this year, hosted by FairShares Institute for Cooperative Social Entrepreneurship. The event title is "Diversity in Co-operation: People, place, and organisations", under the following themes:

Co-operative History
The Politics of Co-operation
Co-operation in Public Service
Co-operative Education
Co-operative Retailing, Marketing and Sustainable Development
New Approaches to Co-operation
Leadership and Management in a Co-operative Context
Co-operative Governance and Accounting

There is a call-out for offers of papers, posters, panels and practical activities, click here.

UK Society for Co-operative Studies

Exhibition: "Art Against War"

On now til Sun 7 Oct 2018, Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate S1 2PP

The Millennium Gallery in central Sheffield is showing "Art Against War: Peter Kennard and the CND Movement". Peter Kennard made powerful photo-montages for the peace movement in Britain through the 1970s and 80s. The exhibition is worth seeing, both as a look back and as an inspiration in the struggle for a better world in the future.

Opens Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm, Bank Holidays 11am-4pm. Free entry (donations welcome).

Event details at Museums Sheffield

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