Burngreave Messenger.
Issue 40 April 2004

Burngreave Green Environment Programme


11th April - Wheely Great

Bike ride with the Rangers along the 5 Weirs Walk. Meet at Spital Green at 10am with bike and appropriate safety gear.

April 20–29th – Map reading for beginners

4 session course with Green City Action in the Peak District. £5 returnable deposit for concessions/£10 waged.

1st May – Pond dipping at Crabtree Pond with the Rangers

10am–12pm. Discover the magic of minibeasts with the Rangers!

1st May – Open Up

A weekend of workshops at Abbeyfield Park Stables with Green City Action. Workshops on Saturday 11am–5pm: recycled leather art, sculpture and casting, solar electricity workshops. There will also be an exhibition of local artists’ work on display. All free. For more information or to book a place contact Panni Loh on 244 0353.

2nd May – Family Environment & Arts Fun Day

11am–5pm, Abbeyfield Park & Stables. Join a whole host of people and organisations in the park on this springtime Sunday. Sheffield Wildlife Trust will be there to talk about the Green Environment Programme and forthcoming improvements to your local parks and open spaces. Recycling Matters will be demonstrating recycling and compost, selling compost bins and advising on all things recyclable! Celebrate the new play facilities installed, explore the park with the Rangers.

Workshops: Help make a recycling sculpture and a polytunnel from plastic bottles. Cave painting for beginners with Lois Palframan, Video screenings of ‘Peace Servings’ and ‘Musically infectious’. Painting to music with Panni Poh Yoke Loh. DJ workshop with Listen to Us – Young People’s Platform.

If you want to find out more- make sure you come down!

For information on the workshops call Panni Loh on 244 0353 or for the event call Moira Walker on 263 4335 or Ruthe on 275 8985.


Sheffield City Council.  

N.D.C. Burngreave.

Green City Action.

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Index for Issue 39 March 2004.