• Centenary Riverside Nature Park – a cold celebration event!

    Wednesday 8th May, 2013

    Julie Kenny CBE DLcutting the ribbon on the new archway

    The former High Sheriff of South Yorkshire Julie Kenny CBE DL officially opened the new archway sculpture at the Centenary Riverside Nature Park in Rotherham recently. Designed by local artist Jason Thomson, the sculpture shows a melting pot changing into a willow arch, which portrays the award-winning park’s transition from its industrial past into a wetland and grassland nature park.

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  • Reflecting on Centenary

    Friday 15th March, 2013

    Centenary Riverside 2009

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham has invited local businesses, organisations and funders who have been involved in the creation of Centenary Riverside Nature Park in Rotherham to celebrate the project’s successes so far and to help officially open a new archway sculpture at this award winning park. The celebration will take place on site on the 25th March.

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  • Sheffield’s Urban Falcons Return for Second Season

    Friday 15th March, 2013

    Adult male peregrine, copyright Steve Waterhouse

    'Sheffield Peregrines' is back! After the success of last year, the popular blog returns. Now with a live webcam, the blog follows the nest life of peregrine falcons in Sheffield city centre.

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  • Marathon effort for Sheffield's wildlife

    Friday 8th March, 2013

    Sheffield half marathon banner

    It’s that time of year already; Spring is here, just in time to see all those new year’s healthy living resolutions disappearing … It’s time to get back on track! So, what better time to set yourself a goal, get fit outdoors in the beautiful spring sunshine and conquer the SIG Insulations Sheffield Half-Marathon!

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  • Countdown for the countryside

    Friday 8th March, 2013

    Wildlife Trusts badger logo

    5 days left to urge MEPs to vote for nature-friendly farming

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  • Wildlife Trust Woodland Win

    Monday 11th February, 2013

    Wildlife Trusts logo

    With the generous support of over £18,000 from The Veolia Environmental Trust, the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham has completed an exciting conservation project at Greno Woods, Sheffield

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  • Tata Steel support a greener future for Sheffield

    Thursday 31st January, 2013

    Liz Ballard presents Ed Heath-Whyte with our corporate membership certificate

    Tata Steel, one of the top ten global steelmakers, has shown its support for the environment by joining the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham as a corporate member.

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  • A year of healthy choices

    Thursday 31st January, 2013

    Forge Valley school visit a farm

    Over 1500 young people have been encouraged and helped to make changes to their diets through the Healthy Lunches Project this year.

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  • HS2 phase 2 – high impact on the North’s natural heritage (national release)

    Thursday 31st January, 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts logo

    Following the Government’s announcement of its preferred route for the second phase of High Speed Rail 2, The Wildlife Trusts’ initial analysis shows that more than 200 important wildlife sites lie within a one kilometre corridor centred on the proposed route and could suffer as a result. Of these, at least 65 are at direct risk of impact from the line itself.

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  • Future protection for forests welcome

    Thursday 31st January, 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts Logo

    Confirmation that forests in England will remain in public ownership is warmly welcomed today as the Government publishes its long-awaited response to the Independent Panel on Forestry.

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