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Democracy & Activism

What About Weddings?

New campaign group gets crafty with Sheffield’s Women of Steel to highlight awareness of the critical need for assistance for the wedding industry.

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Flatpack Democracy

Writer and campaigner Peter Macfadyen tells us about Flatpack Democracy’s mission to make decision-making in councils participatory – and the upcoming Flatpack 2021 campaign.

Shaping Democracy

We need to stop looking for leaders who embody our desires, identities and dreams. Whenever the clay of democracy starts to dry, we need to wet it again – or we risk our leaders moulding us.

We need an inquiry into the Sheffield street tree debacle

Julie Dore is resigning as Leader of the Council. Her recent “unreserved apology” is not enough – her successor should immediately launch a public inquiry into the felling of thousands of our city’s street trees.