• Photography workshops with award-winning wildlife photographer Paul hobson

    Friday 10th January, 2014

    Photo by Ben Keywood

    Always hugely popular, the wildlife photography workshops are back again this year

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  • Upcoming Reserves Advisory Group meetings

    Friday 10th January, 2014

    Crabtree Ponds, photo by Sarah Sidgwick

    If you’re interested in your local nature reserve and would like to know more about its management, come along to the next meeting of the Reserve Advisory Group (RAG). The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham will be holding a series of RAG meetings, for all members of the local community who visit the nature reserves, or who wish to know more about them.

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  • The Young Riverlution

    Friday 10th January, 2014

    River Don

    Thanks to funding from the Environment Agency, Shiregreen Community First and the Police Crime Commission a new project involving disengaged and disadvantaged young people in Sheffield is taking place on waterways across the city.

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  • Sheffield Half Marathon News

    Friday 20th December, 2013

    Dedicated runners of the Sheffield Half Marathon

    Read the latest news from the Sheffield Half Marathon here:

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  • Local people stand up for wildlife

    Tuesday 17th December, 2013

    Photo by Sarah Sidgwick

    Local people are standing up to fight for the protection of wildlife in Sheffield and Rotherham after recent research showed that 60% of wildlife species are declining - with 1 in 10 at risk of extinction. Scientists working side-by-side with 25 wildlife organisations compiled a stock take of our native species called State of Nature that revealed the chilling reality of the condition of our natural environment.

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  • Project provides a bountiful harvest

    Friday 13th December, 2013

    Apples abound in the grounds of 18 local schools as a project dedicated to creating orchards in school grounds comes to an end.

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  • Cameron’s chance to save the countryside’s national treasures

    Thursday 12th December, 2013

    Wildlife Trusts logo

    PM must ensure £15 billion of public money is spent on public benefits

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  • Great galloping at Greno

    Friday 29th November, 2013

    New bridleway, Greno Woods

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham have recently completed a section of new bridleway creating a 3km loop around the site. The project was funded by Natural England’s Paths for Communities programme in partnership with Sheffield City Council, the Local Access Forum, Grenoside Conservation Society and contractors Biketrack.org.

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  • Lady Canning’s Plantation - New Bridleway through the Woodland

    Thursday 21st November, 2013

    Bridleway after completion

    Thanks to funding from Natural England’s Paths for Communities scheme (delivered through the Rural Development Programme England), an exciting project is set to improve routes in and around Lady Canning’s Plantation in Sheffield for a range of users including disabled horse riders and walkers, and cyclists.

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  • Moss Valley woodland gets a facelift

    Thursday 21st November, 2013

    New fencing and squeeze gate at Dowey Lumb

    The Veolia Environmental Trust has awarded a grant of £10,650 to the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham towards significant access and habitat improvements to Moss Valley woodlands.

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