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.

Memorial Tree Planting and Commemoration in Herdings Park

On Thursday at 11.00 am  Nov 8th. Gleadless Valley children planted a Memorial Lime Tree. One of 12 to mark 100 years since the First World War. These Lime trees will line the approach at the entry to Herdings Park to be known as Memorial Tree Avenue. Council Leader Julie Dore offered a…

Brilliant BBC Broadcaster Officially Opens the Burngreaver Zipwire

One of the UK’s best playgrounds has just secured a new piece of play equipment. The new Dragon Zip–wire is the latest installation at Sheffield’s award winning Pitsmoor Adventure Playground and BBC Radio Sheffield’s Paulette Edwards was on hand to do the honours as she cut the ribbon and joined in an…

Children Stay Safe in Sheffield

Children and Families that use Sheffield’s award winning Pitsmoor Adventure Playground were busy learning vital safety lessons over the half term holidays. The sessions throughout the school holidays delivered clear messages on Fire and Road Safety and the importance of being visible throughout the winter months now that the clocks…

Kids Keep Sheffield Streets and Green Space Clean 

Whilst most children are out and about preparing for Halloween a group of young children from Sheffield’s award winning Pitsmoor Adventure  Playground took an unusual approach to kick start their cultural celebrations by having a massive litter pick. The children from the Burngreave ward took direct action on their local…

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,…