A long-term restoration of nature along the River Rother alongside the M1 near Rotherham has been praised by local MP Alexander Stafford. The Rotherham Rivers 3 project is part of […]
Sheffield Draft Local Plan consultation
On 9th January, Sheffield City Council published their long-awaited Draft Local Plan, which is now open for consultation until 20th February 2023. The plan will shape the policies and locations for […]
Miriam Cates MP visits Greno Woods
On Friday 30th September our CEO Liz Ballard and Advocacy Officer Ian Cracknell met with Miriam Cates, MP for Stocksbridge and Penistone at our Greno Woods Nature Reserve. We provided […]
Clive Betts MP supports #DefendNature campaign
On Wednesday 28th September our CEO Liz Ballard, Living Landscape Development Manager Nicky Rivers and Advocacy Officer Ian Cracknell met with Clive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East at Owlthorpe […]
Nature for Everyone
Add your name to our new campaign calling for a legal right to local nature in the Government’s Levelling Up reforms.
Environment Act now UK law
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust welcome the passing of the Environment Act today, which – although it could have been a stronger piece of legislation – will help the UK Government make significant progress in tackling the climate and nature crises.
Housing application on Local Wildlife Site in Dore refused
An application to build 22 houses on a Local Wildlife Site at Long Line in Dore has been refused by Sheffield City Council’s Planning and Highways Committee.
Did you know that England’s planning system is changing?
We need an effective planning system to help us all benefit from a wilder future, where nature is recovering and we all live in healthy communities with natural green spaces on our doorsteps. We know that the current system isn’t working, but we’re concerned that the new reforms will make a bad situation even worse.
Sheffield Plan also needs to plan for and recognise the benefits of nature
Our initial reaction is that we support many of the high level principles but we would like the plan to be more ambitious and to go further to make Sheffield a truly green and sustainable city at a European level
Good news as housing development application on Owlthorpe Fields refused
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust are delighted by the decision by Sheffield City Council’s Planning & Highways Committee to refuse planning permission for a housing development application on Owlthorpe Fields in Mosborough.