Monthly Archives: February 2014

About Us

A voluntary community group founded in 2006, Action for Involvement, was set up to widen participation and make space for people and policy makers to exchange ideas.  We do this by taking a neutral position on issues raised at our … Continue reading

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Hospital Closures Clause

We all agree that NHS services such as hospitals, accident and emergency and maternity services are there for crises and joy. Having stepped in twice to prevent Lewisham Hospital’s closure, 38 Degrees is convinced that public support is needed to prevent … Continue reading

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38 Degrees Flood Relief Fund

Within 24 hours  38 Degrees members had donated just over 100,000 to support victims of the devastating floods with £60,000 distributed to local community charities working with flood-hit communities including: Including:  Norfolk Community Foundation to provide emergency food, clothing and bottle sterilisation … Continue reading

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Sheffield Library Festival 2014

This April, Sheffield Libraries is hosting Multi-Story, the first Sheffield Library Festival to celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of public libraries by hosting a range of events that you and members of your group may be interested in attending. Events … Continue reading

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Vital Stats: Ingenious Forces @ Play!

Busy 2-3 months developing new event ideas with commendations on achievements to date for inspiring public engagement work from Sheffield College and an Army Recruitment Services Officer. At our December 2013 event alone, we engaged over 130 children, young people, … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Food Waste in the European Food Supply Chain

The COST Domain Committee of Food and Agriculture and Action TD1203 are organising a Strategic Workshop on the topic of Food Waste in the European Food Supply Chain: Challenges and Opportunities,in Athens (Greece), 12-13 May 2014, .  The draft programme will be soon … Continue reading

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Council cuts & impact of HMG’s austerity programme – Consultation

Budget cuts and increasing pressure on services since HMG’s 50% austerity programme for local authority service delivery, Sheffield City Council are setting their 2014-15 budget and invite you, as someone who lives or works in Sheffield, to help plan the future with specific … Continue reading

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FoE request for help: Topic 7 – Women’s Empowerment

Mike Childs, Head of Science, Policy and Research at Friends of the Earth wants to hear from anyone who might know of any academics who could write an 800 word challenge to the Green Movement? They want well researched arguments about why … Continue reading

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Second Big Sheffield Switch

Following the success of the first Big Sheffield Switch last year Sheffield City Council is happy to announce the second collective energy switching scheme is now open! Last year people who switched with The Big Sheffield Switch saved an average … Continue reading

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