Author Archives: actionforinvolvment

About actionforinvolvment

We're an independent think tank, founded in 2006 to bring people in our communities together with policymakers and stakeholders. We create space often in a workshop format to pool ideas, develop networks and tackle hot topics. Since 2009, we’ve focused on the sustainability agenda such as: climate change, energy, housing, technology, transport with interest in:education, health, welfare, regulation and enforcement. Our latest project is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant and our next event on 27th June 2013 includes George Monbiot with other high level environmental policy makers.

Registering to vote; postal & proxy voting

The EU referendum is a landmark date in the UK’s political future and history so it’s vitally important to vote.  Following our post about the EU referendum on Thursday 23rd June, our local Electoral Office advised that registering for your vote is a centralised … Continue reading

Posted in EU Brexin or Brexit, Uncategorized, voting rights | Leave a comment

Your Voting Rights: For or Against the EU – Brexin or Brexit

Whether you’re for or against the European Union (EU), whatever you do it’s vital to register your right to vote as that will allow you to tell the Government what you think. The main purpose of this post is to … Continue reading

Posted in EU Brexin or Brexit, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Go With Me – SHU Dragon’s Den Winner

    As a former student of Sheffield Business School, it was a proud moment when I was invited to join a team of Entrepreneurs and Academics as a Judge at the School’s international Dragon’s Den event to evaluate the … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Making the most of my time

Today I want to talk about two life-changing tools that I’ve been using for the past 6-8 weeks: Strides; iPhone/iPad or Web-based – sorry Android users 🙂 Flat Tomato Pomodoro – Android & iPhone I came across Strides, which is strongly recommended … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

We are changing!

It’s been a very busy few months behind the scenes here at Action for Involvement. Some of the things we’ve been developing include: Ingenious Forces @Play! Project Report approved by Steering Group; Faye Smith of Keep Your Fork’s excellent Brand … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sheffield’s trees – it’s our responsibility

Join over 12,o0o other signatories who are protesting about the way in which Sheffield’s trees are at high risk of being felled for no earthly reason other than that it’s easier, and therefore, cheaper for Sheffield City Council’s sub-contractor, Amey, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Marcus Brigstocke’s Dr Zeus climate change poem

Marcus Brigstocke’s Dr Zeus climate change poem at the Arts Hays Festival, 30 May 2015

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment