The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

Memorial Tree Planting and Commemoration in Herdings Park

On Thursday at 11.00 am  Nov 8th. Gleadless Valley children planted a Memorial Lime Tree. One of 12 to mark 100 years since the First World War. These Lime trees will line the approach at the entry to Herdings Park to be known as Memorial Tree Avenue. Council Leader Julie Dore offered a…

Brilliant BBC Broadcaster Officially Opens the Burngreaver Zipwire

One of the UK’s best playgrounds has just secured a new piece of play equipment. The new Dragon Zip–wire is the latest installation at Sheffield’s award winning Pitsmoor Adventure Playground and BBC Radio Sheffield’s Paulette Edwards was on hand to do the honours as she cut the ribbon and joined in an…

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…

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….

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.

  Pitsmoor to the Palace

A group of volunteers and staff from the North of Sheffield who work tirelessly for their communities enjoyed a visit to the Palace of Westminster last week where they were recognised and commended for their work. The group included representatives from a project exploring Utopia with Pitsmoor Adventure Playground CIO…

St Nicholas Day Celebrations at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground- 3rd December 2016

The Festive St. Nicholas, or Svaty Mikuláš, day provided Sheffield with a beautiful community celebration on Saturday 3rdd December at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground. The staff, volunteer’s, parent helpers and children at Sheffield’s award winning Premier Adventure Playground put on a feast as St Nicholas arrived in town and gave out…

Richmond Park Litter Pick

The Friends of Richmond Park would like to thank the local community for coming out and supporting them with their litter pick and pond clean, 18 people came out and volunteered, removing 27 bags of rubbish   and and cleaning a major part of the pond in the park. More…