The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

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…

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…

Green fingered Friends of Richmond Park

^ 7 members of the Friends of Richmnd Park Sheffield have undertook the challenge of preparing the  vegetable beds and flower beds at the Hastilar Road South entrance. The beds have been fully tidied and daffodils have been planted to improve the park entrance , thanks to those who came…

Beever Scouts plant 4000 bulbs in Richmond Park

A massive thank you goes out to 273rd Sheffield (Handsworth) Beever Scouts, for planting 4000 bulbs in Richmond Park with the Friends of Richmond Park Sheffield. Hope it helps towards your My World Challenge Award. Once again thank you for your help.  

The Lord Mayor Officially Launching Pitsmoors Winter Road Safety Programme

As the dark nights draw in and visibility becomes harder families at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground utilised the Halloween celebrations to  launch their winter road safety campaign. The campaign was officially launched by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield Councillor Denise Fox who said “I was delighted to officially launch Pitsmoor Adventure…

FREE TREES PACK FROM THE WOODLAND TRUST

The application process is now open for the Woodland Trust (Free) Tree Packs for schools and communities The packs offer the perfect opportunity to bring people together to plant trees – encouraging local wildlife, protecting our landscape against tree disease and creating beautiful wooded areas that people can enjoy for years…

Adventure All The Way at Fire and Road Safety Roadshow

Shoppers at Tesco’s Savile Street got more than they bargained for on Saturday 24th October. On arrival at the store they were greeted by a large red fire engine with officers on hand to offer Fire and Road safety information. 30 people signed up for fire home fire safety checks…

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…