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.

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Pitsmoor Families Reap Reward with a Surprise visit to the Sheffield Steelers

On Saturday as a special treat a delegation of children, families and volunteers from Pitsmoors award winning adventure playground benefited from visiting the Arena and watched the big match between Sheffield Steelers and Manchester Storm. John Campbell the Unison Branch Secretary kindly arranged the trip after visiting the playground. John…

Happy Children Celebrating Chinese New Year in one of Sheffield’s Lovely Green Spaces

The children and families enjoyed a Chinese circus skills  workshop followed by a community litter picking session. Ammal aged 9 said “We had a fabulous day and my lantern was the best !” Patrick Meleady playground manager saiid “Our children, families and community really loved this event, it was another…

 Yorkshire Adventure Playgrounds Support Each Other

Despite massive budget cuts the adventure playground movement is alive and well in the north of England. This week in Yorkshire a group of playworkers from Adventure Playgrounds convened their regional network for the third time at the Big Swing In Bradford. The delegates in attendance highlighted their good practice,…

Merry Christmas from the Worship Lord Mayor of Sheffield Councillor Denise Fox and Consort Terry Fox

Sheffield Green Spaces Forum member Patrick Meleady took up the kind offer of sharing Christmas refreshments with the Lord Mayor of Sheffield Councillor Denise Fox and her consort Terry at the Lord Mayors parlour. Whilst in attendance Patrick shared with guests information on the work being delivered across Sheffield by…

  Pitsmoor to the Palace

A group of volunteers and staff from the North of Sheffield who work tirelessly for their communities enjoyed a visit to the Palace of Westminster last week where they were recognised and commended for their work. The group included representatives from a project exploring Utopia with Pitsmoor Adventure Playground CIO…

Sheffield Enjoys Festive Celebration of Play

Groups working in the play work sector from across Sheffield came together on Sat 10th December at the Moor Theatre Delicatessen to celebrate and share their best practice in play work. Children and families enjoyed a feast of arts, seasonal crafts and free play with den building and dressing up . On…

Wonderful Wreaths Celebrate Community Spirit in Richmond Park

The community of Richmond and surrounding areas came together to create some special Christmas wreaths at a free event hosted by friends of Richmond Park on Sunday 4th December.  Families and friends  enjoyed alcohol free mulled wines, mince pies, juices and Christmas cake.  Jon Morris from the friends group said…

St Nicholas Day Celebrations at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground- 3rd December 2016

The Festive St. Nicholas, or Svaty Mikuláš, day provided Sheffield with a beautiful community celebration on Saturday 3rdd December at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground. The staff, volunteer’s, parent helpers and children at Sheffield’s award winning Premier Adventure Playground put on a feast as St Nicholas arrived in town and gave out…

Richmond Park Litter Pick

The Friends of Richmond Park would like to thank the local community for coming out and supporting them with their litter pick and pond clean, 18 people came out and volunteered, removing 27 bags of rubbish   and and cleaning a major part of the pond in the park. More…