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Here's all the latest news from Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust.

Government falls short of delivering promised ‘green Brexit’

Leading green groups issue final Brexit report card that finds static or weaker protections for the environment, urging government to strengthen plans A coalition of the country’s leading green groups has today concluded that environmental protections in areas such as nature restoration and air quality are either no stronger or weaker than they were pre-Brexit. […]

Permission to build on Owlthorpe Fields granted

The planning decision made in May 2020 by Sheffield City Council to refuse a planning application submitted by Avant Homes to build 72 houses on part of Owlthorpe Fields, has unfortunately been overturned through a Planning Appeal.  The Appeal Inquiry, heard over six days in January, covered a range of topics including ecology, trees, design […]

Put a spring in her step this Mother’s Day!

This Mother’s Day we are offering you a bumper spring gift pack when buying a gift membership for your mum including; wildlife gardening and grow a secret garden for butterflies booklet, wild bee action pack, a selection of wild flower seed packs and gift card, plus all of the wonderful benefits of membership. 

Fox Hagg Landscapes by Rob Miller

Damage to local nature reserve threatens wildlife

A local nature reserve managed by Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust has unfortunately been subject to vandalism and illicit trail digging for the use of mounting biking. As a small charity with a team of dedicated members and volunteers the Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust work hard to maintain and protect the beautiful but vulnerable habitats across South Yorkshire.