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The Big Conversation, higher education and a new project tackling homelessness – some of my week ahead

Parliament’s in recess this week for the Conservative Party Conference and I’m out and about across the constituency with the last sixteen events of this year’s Big Conversation. I’ll be meeting with local faith leaders, with members of the Chinese Community Association, and with young people in local secondary schools and the University Technical College. Everyone’s welcome at the public meetings listed below: 

Join me at Primoz Café Restaurant - Monday 2nd October, 11:30am – 12:30pm - 257 Fulwood Road, Sheffield, S10 3BD (On Facebook)

Meet our Police and Crime Commissioner - Monday 2nd October, 7pm to 8:30pm - Skye Edge Community Rooms, Skye Edge Avenue, Sheffield, S2 5FY (On Facebook)

Public Meeting in the City Centre - Tuesday 3rd October, 6:30pm to 8pm - Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James' Street, Sheffield, S1 2EW (On Facebook)

Big Conversation on the Third Sector - Wednesday 4th October, 9:30am – 11:30am - The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, S1 4FW (On Facebook)

Big Conversation for Students - Wednesday 4th October, 5:30pm – 6:30pm - Coffee Revolution, University of Sheffield Students Union Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TG (On Facebook)  

Brexit – what are the options? - Wednesday 4th October, 7:30pm – 9pm - Broomhall Centre, Broomspring Lane, Sheffield, S10 2FD (On Facebook)

Big Conversation for Students - Thursday 5th October, 6pm – 7pm - Coffee Union, Sheffield Hallam University Students’ Union, 6 Paternoster Row, S1 2QQ (On Facebook)

Big Conversation meeting in Nether Edge - Thursday 5th October, 7:30pm – 9pm - Nether Edge Bowling Club, 8 Nether Edge Road, S7 1RU (On Facebook)

Big Conversation on Mental Health - Friday 6th October 4pm – 5pm - The Wellbeing Centre, 110 Sharrow Lane, Sheffield, S11 8AL (On Facebook)

Big Conversation on Democracy - Friday 6th October, 7pm – 9pm - Showroom 5, Showroom Cinema, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX (On Facebook)

During the week I’ll also be speaking at the Higher Education Policy Network at the University of Sheffield, catching up with the BBC’s new local political reporter, and celebrating the opening of St. Wilfrids Place, a great new initiative by St Wilfrid's Centre, providing supported housing for adults with a history of homelessness.

Labour’s Shadow Health Minister Barbara Keeley will be joining me at the final Big Conversation event on Saturday which focuses on health and social care – do come along and share your views (details here). Then, in the afternoon, I’ll be out knocking on doors and hearing views in Broomhall and Highfield.

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