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Under threat WW1 memorial trees painted for Armistice Day 

Under threat WW1 memorial trees painted for Armistice Day 

Trees marking Sheffield’s fallen soldiers, under threat due to the Council's ongoing tree felling programme, have been painted in an Armistice Day event.  Professional and amateur artists from Sheffield and across the country gathered on Western Road,...

New Sheffield gin bar opening tonight 

New Sheffield gin bar opening tonight 

A new gin bar is opening tonight on Abbeydale Road. The Gin Bar will replace Vintedge, a successful vintage store that sold furniture, home-ware and more. However, the store has not been sold but simply transformed. Sally Mastin had been running Vintedge successfully...

New ordinance maps: how Sheffield’s environment compares

New ordinance maps: how Sheffield’s environment compares

A Sheffield lecturer’s new publication has broken down the city’s modern environment along with the rest of the UK. Dr Alasdair Rae, Urban Studies and Planning lecturer at the University of Sheffield, created the maps using information sourced from the Ordnance Survey...

Fire services issue safety warning ahead of bonfire night

Fire services issue safety warning ahead of bonfire night

By Courtney Carr As Bonfire night approaches, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service is pleading for the public to attend public displays for safety. Trevor Bernard, head of community safety, said: “The best way to enjoy bonfire night is to attend an organised...

Tree campaigner given three month suspended prison sentence

Tree campaigner given three month suspended prison sentence

Tree campaigner Calvin Payne, who broke an injunction banning him from taking direct action in protests, has been given a three month suspended prison sentence, suspended for a year. The court case came after he had written on the ‘Save Netherthorpe Trees’ page: “What...

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