The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

About Us

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.

SGSF visit LEEDS parks and green spaces forum

Sheffield Green Spaces Forum Committee members Patrick Meleady and Jon Morris visited the Leeds Parks and Green Spaces Forum at Roundhay Park to gain an understanding of how other forums work and to gain an insight into the issues concerning other parks

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground win ​A​nti-litter art campaign competition

  During the February half-term holiday, 7 Pitsmoor Adventure Playground children were invited to meet the Lord Mayor, after winning an art competition. The children were presented with certificates, prizes and a tour around the Lord Mayor’s Parlour. Yanina (chair of Pitsmoor Adventure Playground) said:”Our children looked forward to meeting…

Richmond Environmental Services Makes kids jump for Joy

The children at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground will be jumping with joy celebrating Easter this year thanks to Johnnie Griffiths from Richmond Environmental Services delivering  135 eggs to help kickstart the celebrations. Richmond Rabbit was on hand to receive the eggs on behalf of the children supported by staff from the…

HM Lord-Lieutenant Supports Pitsmoor Green Space with a Flying Visit

The HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire Andrew Coombe took time out from his very busy schedule to visit Pitsmoors award winning Adventure Playground. The HM Lord-Lieutenant kindly judged a cake decorating completion and delivered a very informative and interactive speech about his role and responsibilities to our monarchy highlighted the…

Sheffield City Council  – Outdoor Play and Youth facilities – Youth and Play Organisations’ Survey

This is just a reminder that the survey is open until this Friday 24th so there is still time to respond. You can complete the survey at: This is your opportunity to influence the Council as regards the future development of and improvement to local outdoor play and youth…

City green spaces are amazing – The Star

Our parks and open spaces are not amenities, they are necessities, providing recreation, inspiration, and essential respite from the city’s blare and bustle. They are egalitarian resources available to all of the city’s residents, especially those who do not have gardens or the resources to escape to the countryside. read…

Tescos and Pitsmoor Adventure Playground bag packing for a new swing

Sheffield has many great examples of constructive green spaces partnerships. Two recent good examples are the work between Pitsmoor adventure playground and Tescos where children and the tescos team are working collaboratively to secure a new swing.

Wardsends Cemetery events diary

this year sees the 160th anniversary of Wardsend Cemetery. The cemetery is an important and forgotten part of Sheffield’s heritage. With 30,000 burials and links to the Great Sheffield Flood and Sheffield Barracks it is the last resting place of unsung heroes such as George Lambert VC and Charles Bagshaw,…