He has shouldered responsibility for the crash for 75 years, as the plane was trying to avoid crashing into him and other children in the park. He has visited and maintained the memorial every day since it was erected, telling them how much he loves them and is forever grateful to those who saved his life.
Blog post by Mick Nott, an active trustee with Sheffield Civic Trust. Mick writes here in a personal capacity, but the Sheffield Civic Trust are also looking to gather views and responses on the Sheffield Central Library proposals, so please get in touch. Sheffield Central Library: What was decided? In November […]
Expo showcases new design ideas to solve the housing crisis Our new exhibition ‘New Urban Housing Ideas for Sheffield‘ forms part of Design Week 2016 The Sheffield Housing Expo – an exhibition of innovative new housing design – has been launched at Sheffield Train Station as part of Sheffield Design Week […]
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 new shopping quarter optimistically described by some of its proponents […]
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 lost without trees marking the seasons- taking me through Spring, […]
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 extensions might be relevant to the future challenges faced by […]
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 elite cyclists in 2014 10am – 12 noon Community Event […]
On June 11th over 50 people came to our consultation event on the new Sheffield Retail Quarter plans. We heard presentations from architects and planners working on the scheme, and the Q&A session that followed covered a wide range of issues from public transport and cycling provision, public space in the new […]