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Know a spot that needs a tree?

July 12, 2010 by

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A magnificent array of mature trees was planted in Sheffield during the Victorian era. This legacy demonstrates an inspirational level of forward planning, which is unfortunately often overlooked today. Sadly many of these trees are now in decline and will soon have to be removed for reasons of health and safety.  A recent audit in […]

Life at No.57: The Sheffield Terraced House Dig 2010

July 7, 2010 by

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Heritage Day 10th July – this will be a very informal conference its free to attend and there will be a range of interesting talks, stalls and displays as well as a chance to look at and handle finds from last years dig. Sheffield Industrial museums trust will also be bringing artifacts related to the working […]

Snapshot foretells Heeley Festival cold snap

June 23, 2010 by

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I’m not a great photographer, but I noticed this view of ‘contrails’ over Albert Road Tram-sheds the evening before Heeley Festival.  I don’t often notice ‘contrails’ (short for ‘condensation trails’ or also known as ‘vapour trails’), but these lasted so long that they all start to criss-cross.  I wondered what it meant for the weather […]

Meersbrook Park Walled Garden – 10th Anniversary Party

June 4, 2010 by

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There is a 10th Anniversary Garden Party for the Meersbrook Park Community Walled Garden on Sunday 6th June, 2010 1pm – 5pm. Loads of activities, performances and stalls. More details on the Meersbrook Park Users Trust website, http://meersbrookpark.org.uk/#/calendar/4532196797

Bike Week 19-27 June 2010

June 1, 2010 by

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There are some great events taking place during this years Bike Week. Have a look below to see details of all the events taking place including those in Heeley Millennium Park and Meersbrook Park, Sheffield Bike Festival – Sat 19 June (12noon – 6pm) – Devonshire Green.  An inspirational celebration of cycling in Sheffield, with exciting activities […]

Sheffield Renewables

June 1, 2010 by

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Sheffield Renewable Model Making Sessions Sheffield Renewables is based at South Yorkshire Energy Centre, on the Heeley City Farm site. They are a volunteer led social enterprise set up to develop, build own and operate community renewable energy schemes in Sheffield. Currently they are holding monthly model making sessions in a room at the Farm. […]

Carfield Farm Community Garden – Work Days 2010

May 29, 2010 by

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Work morning dates for 2010, Sunday 6th June Sunday 4th July Sunday 1st August Sunday 5th September Sunday 3rd October Sunday 7th November Sunday 5th December     Each work morning runs from 10.30am – 1.00pm tools and safety equipment are provided   – taken from the Carfield Farm Community Garden website

Heeley Festival 2010

May 22, 2010 by

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This years Heeley Festival takes place on Saturday June 19th. A busy Festival programme kicks off at Heeley Green with the parade at 11.45a.m and runs into the evening on the Millennium Park with a music stage featuring local bands. Stalls can still be booked for the main area on Taggys Field, call Heeley Development Trust […]

Heeley and District Allotment Society – Plant Sale 15th May 2010

May 14, 2010 by

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A plant sale is taking place tomorrow, 15th May at Heeley Allotment Shop. http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3430/4565974541_559e27ea09.jpg

Carfield Farm Community Garden AGM and Social

March 1, 2010 by

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CARFIELD FARM COMMUNITY GARDEN AGM & SOCIAL FRIDAY 19th MARCH 8pm at THE INSTITUTE  If you would like to get involved, or find out more about the group and the plans for 2010 for the Carfield Farm Community Garden (part of the Heeley & Meersbrook Allotment site) then please come and join us. WE DESPERATELY NEED […]

Zero Carbon, Maximum Fun

March 1, 2010 by

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If politician’s preoccupation with Global Warming leads you to believe that reducing our carbon footprint means giving up on pleasures and that the Green Agenda is somehow akin to wearing a hair shirt – think again. Sheffield’s very own (almost) Zero Carbon Cabaret held on 28 November  2009 danced, sang, juggled and walked its talk […]

Fruits of Our Labours

March 1, 2010 by

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If you have passed through the Thirwell Road end of the Millennium Park during February, you will have noticed a dramatic change in the area. A massive overgrown cherry laurel hedge on Goodwin Road and several sycamore trees have been removed to make way for a new community orchard. The Heeley Millennium Park Maintenance Team […]

Heeley City Farm News

March 1, 2010 by

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Community Heritage Saturday 21st March, 11am- 3pm Our Reconstructed Iron Age Roundhouse is almost finished. Come along to the free Roundhouse Family Fun Day on Sunday the 21st of March where we will be adding the finishing touches. Get muddy and help finish daubing the walls by covering the walls in a mixture of clay, […]