Sheffield Hallam Uni pioneer energy-generating playground

Mar 11, 2021

Sheffield Hallam University has designed and installed the first energy harnessing playground at a school in India. The hydroponic playground, which includes seesaws and growing frames, stimulates crop growth by using energy generated by children as they play. Heath...

HS2 facing stiff environmental protest in Yorkshire

Feb 13, 2020

Local protesters who are campaigning against HS2 have vowed to “do everything they can” to prevent the railway’s construction in Yorkshire. On Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave the go-ahead for the project expecting to cost £106 billion. High Speed 2 is a...

Uncovering Sheffield’s hidden rivers

May 16, 2019

A new trust is trying to recruit members of the public to help uncover previously hidden waterways that run through Sheffield's city centre. The Sheaf and Porter Rivers Trust was launched yesterday at the Showroom Cinema along with a screening of Lost Rivers, a...

Student shovels Sheffield’s litter

Apr 4, 2019

A zoology student has urged people to pick up their rubbish and has promised to complete a litter pick for every £10 donated to charity. As part of her charity hitchhike from Sheffield to Transylvania, Abi Baker must raise £250 for her chosen charities. Instead of a...



Skip to content