2017 Yearly Review

2017 has been a busy year for the group. Here is a list of the highlights from the year. If you'd like to join us and help make 2018 even more successful then please get in touch with Shaun - See Contacts section.

  • Organised an anti-fracking rally in city centre.
  • Worked with other local and regional anti-fracking groups.
  • Anti-fracking articles were published in The Star.
  • Organised a Skip Fossil Fuel stunt outside Weston Park Museum.
  • Looked into the issues with treating fracking water at the Ecclesfield water treatment plan.
  • Organised an anti-fracking benefit Burns Night.
  • Had a networking lunch with Jessica Ernst who has been responsible for a long running legal campaign in Canada.

Air Pollution
  • Installed 10 pollution monitoring kits in Sheffield.
  • Had articles published in The Star (front page) and the Yorkshire Post.
  • Contacted by Sky News for an interview.
  • Pollution monitoring with the University of Sheffield.
  • Contacted MPs and councillors about air pollution.
  • Organised the Festival of Debate Air pollution: The Silent Killer Debate.
  • Took part in the Midland Mainline electrification stunt.

  • Took part in a stall at the Sheffield Food Festival in the Winter Gardens.
  • Gave a presentation at the tree action group conference. 
  • Campaigned to save Smithy Wood.

Other Campaigns
  • Campaigned on trade deals – CETA and TTIP
  • Worked with Museums Sheffield for a history of activism project.
  • Took part in Zero Carbon Yorkshire – CAT.
  • Ran a stall at the Peace and Craft Fair.
  • Attended Base Camp Conference.
  • Advertised free films on-line.
  • Organised a stall at the Light Cinema on the Moor
  • Held our AGM.
  • Air pollution and fracking articles in the local media.
  • Energy storage letter in the Sheffield Telegraph.
  • Media training.

  • Watched the Al Gore film "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power".
  • Christmas meal and social.
Other Things
  • Created an on-line shop selling eco-friendly clothes
  • Updated Facebook and our website
  • Respond to letters and requests from the public.
  • Group development work.