Round at Bill's Mother's - Late December 23
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29th December update: the concrete blocks on the Sheaf Valley walking, running and cycling route have now reappeared, soon after local campaign groups and this publication queried why they’d been taken out. Perhaps decision makers have now recognised that disruption is a bad thing for active travel routes as well as car and bus carriageways.
Also: The majority of Bolehill Wood near Woodseats has finally been granted ancient woodland status, which I understand is now likely to make building development there very difficult.
Wardsend Cemetery Heritage Park has been awarded £20,000 from the Northern Powergrid social impact programme, which will involve a big boost for biodiversity and heritage work on site. More on this in the New Year.
In the full post:
What’s happened to the ‘opening in 2023’ (or was it 2022?) secure cycle hub for Sheffield city centre?
The programme for the South Yorkshire Mayor’s parkrun Challenge is growing.
Waxwing winter - the migrants from over the North Sea arrive near Ecclesall Road, Crookes, Intake, Hassop, etc etc.
Ughill Farm progresses.
Wheelchair and trike users barred from Tinsley canal - why?
Is mass tree planting a good idea?
Political fire fighters - progress on calls from Sheffield Council leader Tom Hunt and South Yorkshire Mayor Oliver Coppard for a ban on moorland burning.
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