The 2021 Parkwood Springs Lantern Festival will be on Saturday October 16th at 4.30pm and finishing at 7pm. Come early and enjoy a great family event! Because of Covid the event will be a little [Read more]
Story and photo by Neill Schofield. The last few months have been a busy time on Parkwood Springs, with some great developments in prospect. Many people have recently got to know Parkwood Springs for the [Read more]
For the last few weeks people have been busy making penguins, goldfinches, tortoises and spacecraft lanterns for the Beacons Lantern Procession on Saturday 12th October. Everyone is welcome to join as children and adults parade [Read more]
Story by Neil Schofield Photos by Laura Farah, Sherin T Rajan, Jon Dallow, Catherine Brown, John Scholey and Graham Jones In 1999 most of Parkwood Springs could be described as ‘unloved’. A few people knew [Read more]
Story by John Malkin | Photo by Richard Belbin New age travellers living near to the former Sheffield ski village have been told they have 28 days to leave the site after losing their legal [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin | Map courtesy of Sheffield City Council The city council have launched a six week consultation regarding plans for the development of the Parkwood Springs site over the next ten years. [Read more]
Curious about what little furry creatures live on Parkwood Springs? Val Clinging, from Sorby Natural History Society, will be carrying out another small mammal survey. Come to the Cooks Wood Road car park at 8.30am [Read more]
Story by Tamikka Reid | Photos by Richard Belbin Sheffield City Council continue their plans to evict residents of the Ski Village traveller site – located in Parkwood Springs – with a court case set [Read more]
Every year Sheffield produces an amazing and varied programme for Environment Weeks in late Spring. Burngreave hosted a number of these events, from the Victorian streets and cemetery chapel, to the wild spaces of Parkwood [Read more]
Story and photo by Graham Jones On a beautiful Spring day, 19th May, there was a guided tree walk on Parkwood Springs. The friends of Parkwood Springs hosted the event and their chair, Neil Schofield, [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones It is always a pleasure to visit Parkwood Springs as there is always something new to see, whether it’s wildlife or the gradual development of the country park. And those views! [Read more]
Story by Neill Schofield | Photos by Marek Payne and Carol Schofield It was a lovely Saturday evening when hundreds of people, including our MP Gill Furniss and Burngreave Councillor Mark Jones, gathered on Parkwood [Read more]
Story by Carrie Hedderwick Parkwood Springs is an amazing natural ‘wild’ space close to the centre of the city of Sheffield. There is woodland and heath, open parkland, and a range of natural habitats. There [Read more]
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