The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

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…

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Open Space Notice

Some of you may have seen this announcement in the Sheffield Telegraph this week . We are looking into this and will feed back when we have contacted the relevant people in the council. It is very upsetting and we will hopefully be able to cast some light on what…

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: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SheffOrgs 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…