Monthly Archives: September 2013

Ingenious Forces at Play with STEMNET State-funded Secondary Schools

Getting Engineers out There and Out on the Street Funded by Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant for engineers to develop public engagement skills and share their passion for engineering also aims to raise awareness with young people in disadvantaged … Continue reading

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Magna Centre get Engineers out There – 31st Oct

For the launch of our four pop-up events to take engineers Out on the Street, we’re going to the Magna Science Education Centre on Thursday 31st October with systems engineers that we’ve recruited from IBM, Machine Works and others. Keen to help children … Continue reading

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Sheffield Libraries – Consultation outcomes

Thanks to Alan Kewley for our latest update on Sheffield City Council’s published proposals for the future of Sheffield Libraries which are now available on its website In a nutshell, it plans to retain 11 branch libraries as ‘hubs’, and … Continue reading

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Fracking – FOE updates

Petitions handed to Council by FOE.  Beatrice & Chris Broome attended the Council’s first meeting where the Council discussed how it can create a policy document to ensure Sheffield is Frack Free. For fuller details visit  

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Air pollution causes 29,000 early deaths a year in the UK

The air we breathe has a direct impact on our health. But the government wants to push through damaging changes which remove the responsibility for local authorities to assess air pollution and declare where it is a problem. If successful, … Continue reading

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