• Green Growth: New Shoots International Conference, Sheffield

    Tuesday 17th April, 2012

    Green Growth New Shoots logo

    Our cities and city regions are facing an urgent challenge to create jobs and economic growth- but how can this be balanced with the need to improve social cohesion and create sustainable communities? And what are the opportunities for durable growth and investing in Green Infrastructure and how does a high quality environment attract and retain talent and confidence?

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  • Peaty’s Steel City Downhill

    Tuesday 17th April, 2012

    Peaty's Steel City Downhill 2011

    Last March Steel City Series put on their inaugural mountain bike race Peaty's Steel City Downhill in Greno Woods; to raise awareness and money for the Wildlife Trusts Greno Woods appeal.

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  • Show how much you ‘Love Your River’

    Thursday 12th April, 2012

    a photo of children playing in a river

    If you could make small changes to your lifestyle to protect and ‘Love Your River’, would you do it? That is the question that is being asked of everyone following the launch of a groundbreaking campaign to raise public awareness about the link between the health of our rivers and water use.

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  • Government recognises growth can be green

    Wednesday 11th April, 2012

    the Wildlife Trusts' badger logo

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome the Deputy Prime Minister’s recognition that prosperity and environmental protection can go hand in hand.

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  • Local plans are key in NPPF

    Wednesday 28th March, 2012

    The Wildlife Trusts logo

    Local plans are key in ensuring the protection and restoration of the natural environment in the planning system, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • We’ve done it!

    Thursday 15th March, 2012

    Greno Wood, photo by Chris Senior, www.ecoscape.org.uk

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham is delighted to announce that, with the support of Viridor Credits Environmental Company, it has secured enough funding to purchase the largest area of Greno Woods; the area which has been held by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation for 18 months.

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  • Sheffield Council's plan for new housing sites

    Wednesday 8th February, 2012

    Sheffield Wildlife Trust logo

    Sheffield City Council is currently consulting on a number of sites across the city that they are considering allocating for new housing. This includes an increased number of ‘greenfield’ sites. Please see our response below.

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  • Wildlife friendly runners needed

    Wednesday 8th February, 2012

    Photo of marathon runners

    In the Olympic year, the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham is amazed not to have recruited any runners for the Sheffield Half Marathon event.

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  • British Wildlife Photography Awards: Call for entries

    Tuesday 7th February, 2012

    Photo of elderly woman holding robin, by Jacqui Jay Grafton

    Your chance to win a prestigious photography award and cash prize of £5,000. With an overall prize fund up to £20,000, winners and commended entrants will have their work showcased in a national touring exhibition and stunning book.

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  • Sheffield Moors Masterplan – tell us what you think

    Tuesday 7th February, 2012

    Moor Views leaflet

    A series of workshops are being held between February and April to capture the views of local people about the future of the Sheffield Moors.

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