The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

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…

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,…

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…