The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

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Green and Open spaces groups with in Sheffield face an ever increasing number of challenges both technical and financial.
By coming together as equals we can share ideas, knowledge, costs and have a powerful voice for the good of the communities we serve.

Art Space opened in Memory of Green Spaces Forum treasurer

A new and exciting art space has officially been opened by the Worshipful Lord Mayor Of Sheffield Magid  Magid at  Sheffield’s award  winning Pitsmoor  Adventure   Playground. The space created to encourage children and families to engage in arts and crafts was developed to build on the work of the late…

Pitsmoor playground workers hail impact of fire funding

Play workers behind a much-loved community playground in Sheffield have hailed the impact fire service backing has had on their facility. Pitsmoor Adventure Playground was built in the 1970s, but funding problems earlier this decade meant the site was open for just nine hours per week. Now thanks to help…

Sheffield Park Project – The App!

  The Sheffield Park Project  are currently developing a park finding app and they need your help. If you can help then  take a couple of  minute to complete the short form about your local park. Click here to complete the form You can read more about their exciting new…

Great Use of Green Space Celebrated in Rotherham

A hard working local team that has improved green spaces in Yorkshire has been identified as exceptional. The Clifton Learning Partnership were recognised at Rotherham Town Hall for creating  a better play space for families in the Eastwood and surrounding areas. The Allocation of the very first Yorkshire and Humberside…

Winter Fire and Road Safety Sessions available at Pitsmoor adventure playground

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground have restarted their Winter Fire and Road Safety sessions. The sessions are being delivered on the Melrose Road site with the support of South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. Please book a place by telephoning  01142 737121

Parkswood Spring Beacons Lantern Procession 2017

Saturday 14th October 2017 This year’s Lantern Procession will take place on Saturday October 14th, setting off from the car park on Cooks Wood Road at about 5.45pm. A number of groups – both young people and adults – are going to make lanterns over the weeks before the Procession,…

Playing Out Like We Used To Do

Children need and have the right to play outdoors. Play Streets across the country are ensuring this. Now in 2017, there are 501 streets across the UK, who ‘playout’ in over 40 towns and cities. Edinburgh and Cardiff are piloting street play schemes. Whilst in Birmingham Active Streets is going strong, Nottingham has recently launched its scheme and new…

Schools Out For Summer

On a fantastic Friday evening the children and families that use Sheffield’s award winning play facility Pitsmoor Adventure Playground in Burngreave officially launched their exciting Summer Programme. On hand to kick start proceedings was local councillor Mark Jones who kindly cut the tape. Mark said. “I love coming here. Everyone…

Good News for Burngreave

The volunteers and supporters from Pitsmoor Adventure Playground CIO were delighted to be invited along to the Burngreave Community Awards evening hosted at Sheffield Town Hall by Councillors Jackie Drayton, Talib Hussain and Mark Jones. The guests of honour were Sheffield’s amazing Lord Mayor Anne Murphy and consort Gavin Holiday….

Coming Together Through Play To Celebrate Diversity and Commonalities

The children and families who use Pitsmoor Adventure Playground have been busy sharing their cultures, religions and beliefs and traditions  over the last few weeks. These valuable experiences serve to promote awareness and respect towards others , while promoting to, the commonalities that bind the children and families together as…