Month: July 2015

‘The first of the new?’ Guest post on the new proposals for Sheffield’s Retail Quarter

Guest post by Julian Dobson, first published on Julian’s website Living With Rats The latest consultation on the future of Sheffield’s city centre closed last month. By the turn of the decade, it’s hoped, the city will have a brand

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“How can we see the wood for the Trees?” – one woman’s quest for clarity about Sheffield’s trees.

Post by Lee Heykoop, SCT board member Beautiful , mature trees in the city are the gift of someone’s vision a generation or more ago. Besides the shade that makes a city tolerable when there’s a heatwave, I would be

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Setting the context for Sheffield’s future housing challenges

Guest blog post by Professor Gordon Dabinett, Professor for Regional Studies, Sheffield University, and co-author of the State of Sheffield 2015 report At the recent Sheffield Civic Trust housing event, David Rudlin director of URBED outlined his views on how Garden City

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Sheffield Civic Trust Response to the Sheffield Retail Quarter (SRQ) Consultation

1.         Introduction The Sheffield Civic Trust (SCT) held a supplementary consultation event in June 2015 on proposals for the Sheffield Retail Quarter which ran alongside the main consultation. This was widely advertised through our supporters network via the SCT newsletter.

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‘Côte de Jenkin Road’ Hill Climb – Tour de France Celebration Event

Test your pedal power on Wincobank’s famous Jenkin Road on Saturday 4th July 2015 Jenkin Road will be closed to traffic on Saturday July 4th for a chance to pit pedal power against the hill that tested the Tour de France

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