Help map Sheffield’s True Bluebells
Thursday 13th April, 2017
We are calling for budding citizen scientists to map Sheffield's bluebells throughout late April and May and help protect threatened native British bluebell populations for years to come.
New boost for South Yorkshire schools to get pupils outside the classroom
Wednesday 29th March, 2017
Primary and secondary schools in South Yorkshire can now benefit from a range of exciting outdoor learning opportunities with Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, thanks to valuable funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Skills for the Future – Working with Nature secures Heritage Lottery Fund support
Monday 20th March, 2017
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, along with Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire Wildlife Trusts, have received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) under its Skills for the Future programme for the Working with Nature project.
Save Smithy Wood: hundreds demonstrate to save ancient woodland
Saturday 18th March, 2017
Over 300 people gathered outside Sheffield Town Hall on Saturday 18 March to demonstrate their objection to the proposal to build a major motorway service area on Smithy Wood - a Local Wildlife Site and ancient woodland in Sheffield’s green belt - in a peaceful protest organised by Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust.
Save Smithy Wood: fast food court, hotel and car park or ancient woodland?
Wednesday 1st March, 2017
We are once again calling on the people of Sheffield to help save the ancient woodland, Smithy Wood, as a highly controversial proposal to build an 80-bed hotel, car park and fast food court is set to be considered by Sheffield City Council’s planning committee on Tuesday 28 March at 10am in the Town Hall.
HS2 Consultation Now Open
Friday 6th January, 2017
HS2 Ltd are consulting on the new preferred route through South Yorkshire until 9th March 2017.
Brexit - what next for Nature? Launch of Environment Pledge
Thursday 8th December, 2016
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, along with Wildlife Trusts nationwide, has come together with the UK's other major environmental and conservation organisations – a combined membership of almost 8 million people – to form the Greener UK coalition.
Flood Protection Proposals
Thursday 1st December, 2016
Flood protection for Sheffield was on the agenda at last night’s City Council Economic and Environmental Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee. We were really pleased to be asked to comment about these important proposals to ensure the city is protected from flooding in the future.
Proposed Gulliver's development at Pithouse West
Thursday 1st December, 2016
We do not object to this application, although we have made a number of comments.
Takes 5 mins to complete! Sheffield City Council Parks and Countryside Survey
Friday 25th November, 2016
If you value your parks, green spaces, countryside and woodlands then please make your views known. Sheffield City Council have a consultation open until Wednesday (30th November). It takes less than 5 minutes to fill in. Please encourage others to do so too, so that SCC cannot be in any doubt how important our green spaces are us, our families, and our future.