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Volunteers needed to help paint the Heeley White Horse

May 23, 2012 by

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The White Horse carving in Heeley Millennium Park will be getting it's annual lick of paint of Monday 28th May. Volunteers are needed to help out in the morning with the painting and then in the afternoon there will a session working alongside the HMP Maintenance Team. Everybody welcome to come along to either session (or both!)

Go ‘Compost Crazy’ this weekend

May 10, 2012 by

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Sheffield City Council and Veolia Environmental Services are going ‘Compost Crazy’ to celebrate Compost Awareness Week – a national week aimed at encouraging people to compost their garden and food waste at home. Veolia’s composting experts will be holding a series of events ‘Compost Surgeries’ and a special one day compost bin sale at Ann’s […]

Have your say in the development of Millennium Park

April 23, 2012 by

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We want to make Millennium Park a great place to go for everyone. So we want to hear what you think about the plans for the park.  Maybe you’re passionate about the bike track or the climbing boulders? Or you have an idea for an event that could take place in the park? We’re holding […]

Help look after Millennium Park

April 16, 2012 by

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Over the next few months in Millennium Park we’ll be planting trees, looking after the community orchard, wildlife-watching, litter-picking, making bird feeders… Everyone is welcome. All events are free and most are suitable for children. No skills or experience needed – just come along and get involved. It helps us plan if we know how […]

Find Out About Hazelhurst CSA

January 16, 2012 by

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Join Us for ‘A Winter Wander’

January 10, 2012 by

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Gleadless Valley Wildlife Trust Sunday 19th February 10.30am- 12.30pm A Winter Wander led by Dr Paul Ardron Join us for a late winter wander through some of the Gleadless Valley green spaces.Paul will help us to identify birds, trees etc that we spot on the walk. Meet at the ‘Best One ‘shop, Leighton Road info.Tel […]

Learn about ‘Reedbed Wildlife’

January 10, 2012 by

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Gleadless Valley Wildlife Trust present a talk on Reedbed Wildlife Monday 19th March 6.30pm- 8.00pm Enjoy a pleasant evening in the company of Richard Ashbee who will give an illustrated talk on the fantastic birds etc that inhabit reedbeds. Fantastic pictures will ‘wet your appetite’ ready for possible summer visits! Meet at the Newfield Green […]

Heeley Millennium Park – Project Launch Event – 14th January 2012

January 8, 2012 by

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A fun day for all the family to celebrate the start of improvements to the Millennium Park. Come and join the Park Maintenance Team, Sheffield City Councils Community Forester and Tinsley Tree Project in planting dozens of new trees in the Park. Recycle Rides Instructors will also be on hand to guide people around the new mountain bike trail and BMX pump track - Everybody welcome, hope to see you there!

Sheffield Renewables chosen for the public vote!

November 4, 2011 by

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The excellent news is that Heeley-based Sheffield Renewables have been selected for the ‘Top 10′ vote on energyshare. This means that they could win £100,000 towards development costs for Jordan Dam Hydro. They are in the ‘large’ project category where only one winner will be selected. There are also ‘medium’ and ‘small’ categories. To win the […]

Heeley Millennium Park – Open Meeting 8th Nov 2011

November 4, 2011 by

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Interested in what’s happening in the Heeley Millennium Park at the moment? Would you like to see pictures of what it will look like when the work is done? Want to talk to the people overseeing the project? Got questions you’d like answering? The public meeting at the Institute, Hartley St, next Tuesday 8th November from […]

Meersbrook Park Tree Day

October 4, 2011 by

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The second Meersbrook Tree Day will be held by Sheffield City Council Community Forestry team on Thursday October 27th.  This is a fantastic half-term event for all the family. Come along & take part in an interesting, fun-filled day of activities based around Meersbrook Park’s trees: •          Watch as a huge dying beech tree is […]

Alexandra Road Community Garden

October 4, 2011 by

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We hold a weeding/clear up session on the first Sunday of each month 10.30am -12pm. All welcome. Bring tools if you have any. If not, there are usually plenty to borrow.  Email: naomi@evacon.plus.com

Electro – revolution

October 4, 2011 by

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Electric bikes have been getting more popular for years, and ReCycle Bikes have acquired some of the most advanced e-bikes in the world named Haibike, designed and built in Germany. ReCycle Bikes like them that much they recommended them to Heeley Development Trust, who with support from the South Community Assembly Climate Change Fund bought […]

Community Heritage at Heeley City Farm

October 4, 2011 by

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This year’s community excavation ‘Life at No.57: The Sheffield terraced Street Project’ discovered some interesting things about life in Heeley 100 years ago.  Heeley City Farm and The Department of Archaeology at Sheffield University teamed up for 2 weeks (July 16th to Aug 31st) during The National Festival of British Archaeology to give people the opportunity to take […]