GREAT BRITISH SELL OFF AND COMMUNITY ASSET TRANSFER

In June this year Locality, which is the national membership charity of community organisations, launched Save our Spaces. This is a campaign to save buildings and spaces that have come to be seen as a maintenance liability to councils from being sold off into private ownership. Losing public buildings and […]

SHEFFIELD WATERWAYS AND FLOOD PROTECTION STRATEGY

Members will be aware that the issue of schemes for the better protection of Sheffield from floods such as the devastating one of 2007 has been around for a while now. The initial proposals roused a lot of opposition from heritage and conservation groups. In particular, those proposals which related to the […]

Sheffield – City of Peace

Next time you are in the Peace Gardens look up at the chimney over the Ha Ha Bar 8-12 St Paul’s Parade.  You’ll see a stainless steel sculpture, by Sheffield based artist Richard Bartle, which features seven life-size doves.  Richard’s work is inspired by Pablo Picasso’s visit to Sheffield for the […]

Europe’s ‘Greenest City’ is also one of its most economically successful … and a great place to live. How did it get there?

Public Lecture by Prof. Wulf Daseking, Head of Urban Planning, City of Freiburg followed by discussion (Friday 16 March 4pm – 6pm Peak Lecture Theatre , Sheffield Hallam University) Freiberg in South Germany is often cited as Europe’s ‘greenest city’ for sustainability with extensive low-energy housing, a strong commitment to […]

Adela Pankhurst – International Women’s Day 2012

To mark International Women’s Day celebrations, we are pleased to confirm that a street party will take place between 11am and 1pm  this Saturday (10 March 2012)  in Marlborough Road, Sheffield by the Moor Oaks Triangle Residents Save No 45 Campaign. The event will see the unveiling of a plaque at 12 Noon […]

Robinson in Ruins (2010) at the Showroom

Come and see Robinson in Ruins (2010), the next in Sheffield Civic Trust’s Building Visions film series, which will be shown at the Showroom at 6pm tonight (Thursday 21 July 2011). Patrick Keiller‘s follow-up to London and Robinson in Space, has his voyeur Robinson released from prison and journeying across […]