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May 5, 2016 by


A regular litter pick has been set up in Heeley and during the first few months an increasing number of volunteers have cleared bags of litter from Gleadless Road, outside the Heeley Green shops and all the way down to the Anns Grove School. “The idea was inspired by the success of a similar monthly event […]

Local Green Homes open their doors

April 17, 2014 by


During April and May there will be a couple of great opportunities to visit several local homes as part of the  Green Homes Sheffield (GHS) project. Green Homes Sheffield is a new way of helping you to make your home more comfortable and more energy efficient. The network brings together people who want to reduce their […]

Winter Crafts Workshop @ Heeley Institute – 15th Feb – 12-3pm

February 7, 2014 by


The Heeley Park Team will be holding a Winter Crafts Workshop at the Heeley Institute on Saturday, February 15th. The family-friendly workshop will include kite-making and flying with the Community Kite Project, and winter-themed painting with ‘Artists in the Making’, a locally-based company that provides art and digital photography workshops for kids. There will also […]

Skills Workshops in Heeley Park

March 11, 2013 by


The highly skilled and experienced Heeley Park Team are the people who spend the most time out in the Millennium Park, so who better than to lead on a programme of skills workshops than them?  Dominic, Carl, Andy, Dave J and Dave W will be sharing their skills through hands-on demos covering a range of subjects, […]


October 29, 2012 by


On Wednesday October the 31st the SCC Community Forestry team will by running the second Meersbrook Tree Day, which is a fantastic Half Term Event for all the family. Come along & take part in an interesting fun-filled day of activities based around the park’s trees: Make a bat box Watch as several huge trees are ‘doctored’ by […]

Table Top Sale and Open Day at Alexandra Road Community Garden – 16th Sept

September 10, 2012 by


Alexandra Road Community Garden group will be holding an Open Day and Table Top Sale on Sunday 16th September from 11am to about 3pm Anyone local can join in the table top sale (a bit like a car boot sale, without the cars),  just  bring things to sell and something to put it on (not […]

Garden Party on Midhill Road, Heeley – POSTPONED

July 13, 2012 by


In the June edition of the New Heeley Voice we advertised a Garden Party for Saturday July 14th on the green space between Midhill Road and Myrtle Road.  We have decided to postpone this event until later in the summer, but look out for the new community notice board that will be installed in the space […]

Hazelhurst CSA need a Treasurer!

July 12, 2012 by


Hazelhurst CSA  need a treasurer! If you have skills with money, get in touch for more details. or could you offer a little time on a regular day a week to water the polytunnel crops? Contact Stella on 07541209661 Do you have any tools you no longer need? Forks and trowels particularly welcome. Any wellies you […]

Raspberry Day – Carfield Farm Community Garden, 8th July 2012

July 2, 2012 by


There will be a Raspberry day at the Carfield Farm Community Garden (on Heeley and Meersbrook allotment site) Sunday 8th July 11am-2pm Taste unusual yellow raspberries, look round the small but lovely community garden with orchard and herb beds, and have a homemade cake and a drink. Bring a picnic if you like.

National Insect Week – ‘Lovely Bug Day’ on Heeley Millennium Park

June 27, 2012 by


It’s National Insect Week 25th June – 1st July and to celebrate, local children from Anns Grove Primary School will be spending a ‘Lovely Bug Day’ on Heeley Millennium Park working with a mini beast ‘expert’ to hunt down our smallest park residents.  There’s an abundance of wildlife living  in the park with literally hundreds of species to spot, so this […]

Air Pollution in Heeley & Meersbrook 30% worse than health protection targets!

June 25, 2012 by


Air pollution from traffic monitored along Queens Road (from Edmund Road junction), to Chesterfield Road (Meersbrook Park Road junction), is at illegal levels: 30% above the European limit since monitoring started in 2006.   Well, ‘so what?’ you might say.  But poor air quality is a public health crisis.  A recent House of Commons Select committee […]

Heeley Week of Action, 18th-23rd June 2012

June 13, 2012 by


‘Weeks of Action’ are about targeting issues in the local area. During the build up to this years Heeley Festival – the Police, Council and other partners will be providing:- – High Visibility Policing in the area – Extra street cleaning – Identifying gully and drain cleaning – Cutting back shrubs and bushes – Home Fire […]

Calling Young Eco Enthusiasts!

June 10, 2012 by


Starting this week, Heeley Development Trust are working with the Sheffield Wildlife Trust to run a series of environmental activity sessions in Heeley Millennium Park . The sessions will be for children aged 8-13 and will be an opportunity for them to get up close to nature and to get their hands dirty! There will be all […]

Changes to Blackstock Road Recycling Centre opening times

June 5, 2012 by


The days on which Sheffield’s five Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) are open are changing. From Wednesday 6th June 2012, some sites will no longer be open every day. In addition the opening times at the sites will be changing. The new opening hours for Blackstock Road Recycling Centre will reduce to Friday to Monday only, […]