Monthly Archives: January 2014

Wilder by Design – 2 day seminar with visit to Blackamoor

We are delighted to announce that following our seminar with George Monbiot in July 2013, Professor Ian Rotherham and colleagues have taken up this hot debate; they’ve organised a 2-day seminar Wilder by Design 2014 (link to provisional programme opens … Continue reading

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Heeley City Farm Organic Master Classes and Gardening for Beginners

Organic Growing Master Classes at Heeley City Farm’s Wortley Hall Walled Garden Site in partnership  with the Soil Association Heeley City Farm’s Head Local Food Grower, Darrell is running their popular courses again – book early !  Each session is … Continue reading

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Veolia Xmas Tree Recycling

Veolia are once again encouraging Sheffield’s residents to ‘Treecycle’ their unwanted real Christmas trees by taking them to any of the five Household Waste Recycle Centres (HWRCs) in Shirecliffe, Woodhouse, Gleadless, Deepcar and High Green. By taking a tree to a HWRC, … Continue reading

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Wish I’d been born a hardware engineer

A resounding success by any accounts.  Engineers had great fun playing with our kit and the many children who visited us – 100 +/- with their teachers, teaching assistants and or parents. A few issues – a gross understatement – … Continue reading

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