The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

High Hazels Work Day success

Friends of High Hazel Parks recently held a work day in the park with  13 University volunteers,6 Friends group members,2 rangers and the gardeners supervisor in attendace. The goup of hardy volunteers tackled a badly neglected mixed shrub border around the  second bowling green. It was originally planned to only…

Pitsmoor adventure Playground & Le Tour

Pitsmoor adventure playground have been hosting a number of events in the run up to the visit by the Tour de France, including parachute party, flag making  and more  

Friends of High Hazel ParK Work Day

Friends of High Hazels Park are having a workday in the park in partnership with Sheffield University Volunteers on Wednesday July 16th (10am-3pm). We will be refurbishing the mixed shrub border round our second bowling green (pictured). We would be grateful for anyone else who wishes to come and help…

State of UK Public Parks – From renaissance to risk? 2014 – Heritage Lottery Fund

Please click here to read the State of Uk Public Parks Summary State of Uk Parks  Full report can be found in toolkit or at here

Brincliffe Edge Wood Host walking Tour

Members of the Friends of Brincliffe Edge Wood will lead a Walking Tour of the Wood on Saturday 12th July to talk about the work done during our first year, show progress made, and outline ideas for the future of this exciting project. The Wood is a steep and complex…

Mosaic Unveiling – Pitsmoor Adventure Playground

Sheffield Green Space Forum participants The Friends of Richmond Park and Pitsmoor adventure Playground have unvield their mosaic collaboration . Patrick Meleady was interviewed by local radio (BBC Radio sheffield)  where he highlighted the work being undertaken by the playgroup and the upcoming Tour de France Grand Depart that will pass…

High Hazels Park

Friends of High Hazels Park News Events Galleries High Hazels Park A bit about High Hazels Park  High Hazels Park is a 20-hectare park in the Darnall area of Sheffield. It was originally the grounds of High Hazels House,the home of William Jeffcock,the first Mayor of Sheffield.The Grade 2 listed house was built…

Richmond Park Going for Gold

The Friends of Richmond Park Sheffield are going for gold again in the RHS Yorkshire in Bloom competition. FORP Sheffield won gold in 2013  in the open spaces category. This year the group has received fantastic support from Local Councillors, Parks and countryside,  and the local community, to add extra…

Help the Children play

Patrick Meleady, of Pitsmoor Adventure Playground, has  highlighted in his column in the Sheffield Star some of the barriers that exist today that limit the opportunities  of young people  to enjoy play activities. Some of the barriers listed are being actively  tackled by Green and Open Spaces Groups with in…