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  1. Jive Juice's legendary New Year's Knees Up 2018 Monday 31 December 2018, 9pm - late. The Greystones, Greystones Road, S11 7BS, Sheffield Free entry! See in 2019 at Sheffield's most soulful NYE party - our New Year's Knees Up at The Greystones, Sheffield on Monday 31st December. Shake, shimmy and shing-a-ling to 1950s & 60s rhythm & blues, soul, popcorn, early funk, rock and roll, ska and exotica on all-original vinyl. Plus, entry is FREE! That's right, no tickets, no hassle... just slide on in and twist it up. Yeah baby! https://www.facebook.com/events/357044784855149
  2. HS2 – How can we get the best deal for local wildlife and people? Thursday 29th November, 7-9pm Aston Hall Cricket Club, Green Lane, Aston, Sheffield, S26 2BD As more details emerge, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust will be sharing information about the Government’s plans to help compensate for the impact of HS2 on wildlife sites in South Yorkshire. How can we achieve the best possible outcome for nature and our local communities? Booking for this event is essential. To book your place, visit our website. This event is free for members of Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust and £5 for non-members. For more information on joining Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, visit http://www.wildsheffield.com/join Please arrive at 6.45pm for a 7pm start. For booking issues and enquiries please email mail@wildsheffield.com
  3. As you may be aware, a badger cull has been in place in England since 2013 and was recently extended to another 10 new areas. Although South Yorkshire isn't yet a licensed cull zone - we're a Low Risk Area due to very few cases of TB in cattle here - the Government announced in May this year that they would authorise culling in Low Risk Areas, including Sheffield, in cases where TB in cattle is linked with badgers. This means we are now at risk of the badger cull coming to Sheffield. The Wildlife Trusts oppose the badger cull and will not allow it to take place on our land. We agree with the strong scientific evidence that culling badgers will make no meaningful contribution to the management of bovine TB and may even be counterproductive to its reduction. As well as the fact that culled badgers are not being tested for TB, badgers have also been shown to disperse from sites where culling is carried out, which risks any infected badgers moving away from the cull zone and into new sites, potentially spreading infection to new areas. This is called the 'peturbation effect'. We are very conscious of the hardship that bovine TB causes the farming community, with an increasing number of cattle contracting this awful disease each year. We understand the need for action and have concluded, from our knowledge of previous scientific cull trials, that in the short-term a nationally coordinated and sustained programme of badger vaccination, improved biosecurity measures and improved testing and control of cattle movement would be the best means of tackling the disease. Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust have now launched an appeal to raise funds for badger vaccination in our area. We'll need to raise £50,000 to enable us to roll out a vaccination programme, so we're asking for your support to help us protect badgers in Sheffield. Should any unforeseen difficulties prevent us from carrying out vaccination, we will instead work with farmers and landowners to improve biosecurity measures preventing cattle from coming into contact with badgers and other cattle herds, as well as land management work to improve badger habitats. If you'd like to support our appeal, please visit our website and make a donation: https://www.wildsheffield.com/badgers/ We're also keen to hear from any local farms and other landowners with badgers who'd be interested in working with us. Please contact us at mail@wildsheffield.com. Thank you.
  4. On Saturday 4th August 2018, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust join Sheffield Environmental for the return of their Sheffield Hen Harrier Day event at Devonshire Green. For the past five years, Hen Harrier Day rallies have been held as a peaceful protest across the UK, celebrating our fantastic birds of prey and calling for an end to their illegal persecution on our uplands. The event will start at 11.00am with a line-up of leading environmental and wildlife conservation speakers who will talk about their views on the issue and what their organisations are doing to improve the fortunes of birds of prey and try to increase their protection. Liz Ballard, Chief Executive of Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust will compere and speak at the event, alongside: Georgia Locock, young blogger and campaigner Professor Ian Rotherham, Sheffield Hallam University Liz Ballard, CEO, Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust Jon Stewart, General Manager, National Trust in the Peak District Cathleen Thomas, RSPB Hen Harrier Life+ Project Manager Natalie Bennett, The Green Party In 2011, a Joint Nature Conservation Committee commissioned report estimated that England could support a potential hen harrier population of more than 300 pairs. In 2017 there were just three. There has been better news this year with a number of successfully fledged nests thanks to the great work of dedicated conservationists, but hen harrier numbers remain well below the level they should be, as they and other birds of prey are routinely found poisoned or shot close to grouse moors. You can find out more about this issue at https://www.wildsheffield.com/birds-of-prey. This year’s event also sees the addition of stalls from various conservation organisations including Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust. We’ll be providing information about Our Moors, our campaign calling for an end to wildlife persecution and intensive moorland management practices. Sheffield Hen Harrier Day is open to all and free of charge. For more information about Sheffield Hen Harrier Day, visit www.wildsheffield.com or join the Facebook event page
  5. Jive Juice's 5th New Year's Knees Up at The Greystones -------------------------------------------------------------------- Sunday 31 December // 9pm - 2am / FREE // nice vibes -------------------------------------------------------------------- 50s & 60s r&b // soul // rock & roll // jazz // popcorn // latin -------------------------------------------------------------------- ska // surf // jump blues // latin // calypso // mambo & more -------------------------------------------------------------------- Sunday 31 December sees the 5th return of our legendary New Year's Knees Up at The Greystones! See in 2018 with five hours of killer 50s and 60s rhythm and blues, popcorn, soul, rock and roll, jazz, latin, ska and exotica, with a whole host of top flight ales on offer and fantastic venue for a proper dance in the back room at The Greystones. Oh... and it's free in too. DJs Ian Cracknell, Powlo and John Moffatt play good time vintage sounds on lovely, crackly old vinyl, with a super loud system and all good vibes at our biggest, bounciest party of the year. Come get loose with the Juice! https://www.facebook.com/events/310841979419100
  6. Jive Juice presents DJ Greg Belson (USA) The Greystones, Greystones Road, Sheffield, S11 7BS 8pm - 1.00am Free entry We're thrilled to announce a very special guest for a party we're throwing down at The Greystones in Sheffield on Friday 25 August... LA's finest soul 45 selector Mr Greg Belson! 'Vinyl archaeologist' Greg Belson has been unearthing some of the world's rarest and rawest 45s for over 25 years, and we're thrilled he'll be stopping off in Sheffield on his 2017 world tour, armed to the teeth with some of his greatest selections to spin for us. Joining Greg will be Jive Juice residents Ian Cracknell, Powlo and John Moffatt. Entry is free, the beer on offer is sublime, plus we'll also have the Nether Edge Pizza Company at your service all day before we kick off until 8.30pm, so get yourselves down early doors for some of that good stuff. Seriously, this guy has incredible records - do not miss this! https://www.facebook.com/events/674149569452439/
  7. Jive Juice vs Boneshaker - Tramlines Special! The Greystones, Greystones Road, S11 7BS Sheffield 7pm - 12.30pm Free entry BAM! Jive Juice and Boneshaker collide on the Saturday night of Tramlines festival in a heavyweight bout of 50s & 60s rocking r&b, popcorn, jump blues, rock and roll, soul, ska and exotica. DJs Paul Rudeforth, Joe Armitage and Ian Cracknell go toe-to-toe for one night only, slugging it out over a five hour session of their most solid, rippling, musclebound records until the final bell. Free entry, top beer and killer records all night long in our very own room on a super loud sound system. It's gonna be knockout! https://www.facebook.com/events/733157036871672
  8. Jive Juice New Year's Knees up! Saturday 31 December, 9pm - 2am The Greystones, Greystones Road, S11 7BS, Sheffield https://www.facebook.com/events/1282480438477893/ DJs: Ed Horwood (Melting Pot, Scarborough), Powlo & Ian Cracknell YES! We're back for our annual New Year's Knees Up at The Greystones, with five hours of fabulous 1950s & 60s rockin' r&b, jump blues, soul, popcorn, rock & roll, ska, boss reggae, jazz, exotica and more, with special guest DJ Ed Horwood (Melting Pot, Scarborough). It's a brilliant venue, with plenty of room to wig out on the dancefloor and one of the best selections of beer in Sheffield - and that's saying something. It's also completely free. That's right - no ticket, no messing about paying on the door - just walk right in, grab your drink and twist it up into 2017. Ding dong!
  9. JIVE JUICE's Xmas Record Hop - special guests Original Brew DJs (The Itch, Hull) Saturday 3 December, 8pm - 1am Riverside, 1 Mowbray Street, S3 8EN Sheffield Free entry 1950s & 60s rockin' r&b // soul // popcorn // rock & roll // jazz // boss reggae // ska // calypso // mambo // boogaloo // wild exotica & more on 100% vinyl. Ding Dong! Our bells are jingling all the way this month as we bring some super special guests to our Christmas party. Mark and Daniel Richardson (Original Brew) run Hull's most rockin' night, The Itch - a heady throwdown of wild and rare rock and roll records from the 50s and 60s. We love their sounds and we dig their style, so we're stoked to have them come play for us. Ian Cracknell and your man Powlo are the hosts with the most, bringing the original r&b, popcorn, jump blues, ska, oddball instros and crazy exotica to proceedings, and we'll be packing a sweet selection of festive 45s too. This Christmas party's gone rockin'! https://www.facebook.com/events/133604050455691
  10. JIVE JUICE - Bonfire Night Special! Saturday 5 November, 8pm - 1am Riverside, 1 Mowbray Street, S3 8EN Sheffield 1950s & 60s rockin' r&b // soul // popcorn // rock & roll // jazz // boss reggae // ska // calypso // mambo // boogaloo // wild exotica & more on 100% vinyl. We're going off with an even bigger bang than usual this month as our monthly jamboree happens upon Riverside's annual Bonfire Night celebrations... boom! DJs Ian Cracknell & Powlo be joined by our special guest for the night Mike Tate (The Speakeasy), making his Jive Juice debut. Riverside are pulling out all the stops too, with barrel BBQ bangers and marshmallow kebabs, a True North tap takeover inside (all ales just £2.70!) plus warm mulled cider from the outside bar.. all in addition to the main event - a big old bonfire next to the River Don. Smokin'! https://www.facebook.com/events/611438269027855/
  11. JIVE JUICE 4th BIRTHDAY with special guest DJ Pete McKee! The Riverside, 1 Mowbray St, S3 8EN Saturday 1 October, 8.00pm - late Hey hey, it's our birthday! That's right - next Saturday we celebrate FOUR YEARS of slangin' rocking r&b, jump blues, soul, ska and wild exotic scratchy vinyl sounds to the good people of Sheffield. So to celebrate we're inviting our old mucker, local hero & all round good egg Mr PETE McKEE to come spin some records with us. Boom. And indeed, shacka-lacka-boom. Pete needs no introduction to most of you, but nonetheless here's the gen. He's an internationally renowned Sheffield based artist, founding member of The Everly Pregnant Brothers and perhaps most importantly, a big time lover of all things vinyl records, particularly stuff from the 50s and 60s. So we're made up to have him come and play at our party, and we hope you'll join us too x DJs Ian Cracknell, Powlo & special guest Pete McKee play: 1950s & 60s R&B // JUMP BLUES // SOUL // SURF // ROCK & ROLL // DOO WOP // CHA CHA // TWIST // MAMBO // BOOGALOO // SKA // BOSS REGGAE // JAZZ // WILD EXOTICA + MUCH MORE...
  12. Jive Juice Saturday 6 August, 8pm - late Riverside, 1 Mowbray Street, Sheffield S3 8EN Free entry It's a rare residents-only special for Jive Juice this month, as DJs Ian Cracknell & Powlo take the reigns and delve deep into their collections to unearth rare rocking gems and stone cold soulful classics. 1950s & 60s R&B // Jump Blues // Rock and Roll // Popcorn // Soul // Jazz // Latin // Ska // Boss Reggae // Exotica and more on all vinyl, all night. Free entry, ace brews and splendid vibes. Come on over to our house... https://www.facebook.com/events/326229714431949/
  13. Jive Juice Saturday 14 May, 8pm - late The Riverside, 1 Mowbray Street, Sheffield, S3 8EN DJs Ian Cracknell, Powlo + special guest Ed Horwood (Melting Pot, Scarborough) play 1950s & 1960s r&b // jump blues // soul // rock & roll // popcorn // ska // boss reggae // calypso // mambo // boogaloo // jazz // exotica on 100% vinyl. Free entry, smashing booze selection and nice vibes for dancing and good times. Come twist it up! https://www.facebook.com/events/961041470660862/
  14. South Yorkshire Animal Rescue 0114 2349656. RSPB (bird-related queries) 01767 693690. http://www.wildsheffield.com/what-we-do/wildlife-issues/rescue-centres
  15. Jive Juice's Jumpin' January Blues-buster! Saturday 9 January 2016, 8pm 'til late The Riverside, 1 Mowbray St, Sheffield January blues? Get rid with our rockin' blues! Jive Juice returns to Riverside Live this Saturday night to help you shrug off all the relentless wet and grey with our spicy, technicolour blend of rockin' 1950s & 60s r&b, jump blues, rock 'n' roll, popcorn, soul, ska, boss reggae and rocksteady, jazz, latin and much more on 100% vinyl. DJs Ian Cracknell and Paul Rudeforth, plus special guest Lea Thorpe. Free entry, boss beer selection and always tip top vibes... let's have a dance. https://www.facebook.com/events/148288628876503/
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