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About Sheffield Indymedia

This is where the text of the About Sheffield IMC page can be worked on the stuff listed on ImcUkSheffieldEvents needs merging into the stuff below.

Open meeting twice every month and an open email list

Produced flyers and stickers that encourage people to be a part of Indymedia and how to access and use the website, see

Outreach stalls at community festivals including:

Sharrow Festival
Abbyfield Festival (from which we did live streaming of the event)
Peace in the Park
Presented IMC Radio shows during Sheffield's community radio 'Sheffield Live' on FM season.
Supported the Sheffield Social Forum Launch by providing access to (and help with) indymedia website at the event.
Supported Sheffield PSC event with live streaming.
Supported Women Against Pit Closures, providing technical equipment and support for their event.

Hosted radical media/film nights:

Lost Film Festival
Alternative Documentary Festival
Film and artwork from the Balata Refuge camp
Argentinan film night on the struggles at the Brukman textiles factory
Screened Bhopal Express to raise funds for the Bophal Medical Appeal
Screened 4th World War to coincide with the global mayday events

The coverage of stories and issues aims to reach across all social struggles in Sheffield. For example we have covered and supported:

Local striking bus drivers
Naseh Ghafor, a resident of who was on hunger strike to oppose his deportation to Iraq
Nine ladies anti-quarry protest site and campaign
Coverage of actions against loan sharks
Skill sharing through assisiting hosting of Aktivix

Topic revision: r2 - 22 Feb 2005, ChrisC
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