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The Ramblers Sheffield Group, Buses from Interchange unless otherwise stated.

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Walk with a view .....

Walk with a view .....

This walk takes you past three reservoirs, taking in farmland, woodland and a disused railway line. It starts by following Underbank reservoir before a climb up to Midhope.

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Santiago, left, with Sanday and Gordon

Special Report: Getting back to nature on a trek with valley’s alpacas

The Holly Hagg forest garden and community growing project has started offering walks along the Rivelin Valley with its alpaca herd - and the response has been overwhelmingly positive.

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Listings: Events & Groups

Listings: Events & Groups

March 23 - March 30 2017

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Listings: Courses & Workshops

Listings: Courses & Workshops

March 23 - March 30 2017

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Listings: Children’s Activities

Listings: Children’s Activities

March 23 - March 30 2017

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Picture taken by Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome

Walking: Walk at Snail’s pace

This circular walk takes you from the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) at Dunford Bridge, past Winscar Reservoir (pictured) and into the woods at Hades. You then will return via Snailsden Moor. Included are extensive views over both South and West Yorkshire, and a number of steep ascents/descents.

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Rambling

Rambling

Norfolk Arms Ringinglow walk: on Burbage Edge. A scenic, rocky four mile route which takes us across the top of Burbage and then back along the foot of the rocks.

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Broomhead Reservoir taken by Allen Hudson

Walking: Brush along the way

From Bolsterstone the route descends towards Broomhead Reservoir before climbing towards The Canyards and distant views of the Peak District. We return via White Lee Moor and Broomhead Reservoir before ascending to Bolsterstone.

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Wildlife Column: Skydancing buzzards a real treat

Wildlife Column: Skydancing buzzards a real treat

The recovery of birds of prey in England is one of our ‘good news’ stories from nature conservation. Rising numbers provide opportunities to watch the remarkable behaviour of these magnificent birds, and particularly the displays of the early breeding season.

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Wantley Dragon taken by Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome

Walking: Wnter the Dragon.....

This circular walk takes you from

Parsonage Farm, onto Townend Common, past the Wantley Dragon, into ancient woodlands and past the (reputed) grave of a Saxon King, Walder’s Low. You then return across Stocksbridge golf course. Included are extensive views and a number of steep ascents and descents.

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Win family tickets to Gulliver’s theme park

Win family tickets to Gulliver’s theme park

The Sheffield Telegraph has teamed up with Gulliver’s family theme parks to give away three family tickets for unforgettable days out this Easter.

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Wildlife Column: Days left to vote for Brimmon Oak

Wildlife Column: Days left to vote for Brimmon Oak

Now, amid the gloom and doom surrounding the premature demise of many Sheffield street trees, we have a chance to do a bit of good and have some fun.

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Wigtwistle Bridleway taken by Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome

Walking: Wigtwizzle this way

We walk through a variety of landscapes, from a quiet valley with a stone circle, to open moorland, and parkland. We take a loop around Broomhead Moor which and return via Wigtwizzle and the grounds of, the long demolished, Broomhead Hall.

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Painted Dog at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Visit rare Painted Dogs at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

An adorable litter of endangered Painted Dogs will be thrilling visitors at Yorkshire Wildlife Park this February half term.

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The blue tit with the very unusual deformity, taken by Mick Fairest

Wildlife Column: Caught on camera bird’s bill puzzle

Sometimes though accident or disease, birds acquire or develop odd forms of markings or appendages. For commoner species some of these, such as misshaped beaks or bills, may be seen frequently.

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Walk in stile at hall

Starting close to the former railway station, our route climbs up to Wortley village. From the village, we pass through farm land and woods. The route then swings round and drops to the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) which links to the start point.

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Jamie Wilson, IT manager of Impelling Solutions outside Hillsborough which is one of his favourite places in Sheffield.

Favourite Things: Finding life’s solutions in Sheffield’s cuisine, sport and film

Jamie Wilson is an IT manager at Impelling Solutions Ltd, based at The Circle on Rockingham Lane in Sheffield city centre.

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Sheffield University launch of Sheffield Bycycle scheme: staff and students trying out the cycles near the University

Riding out to spread the word on Sheffield’s hire bikes

London has its colloquially-named Boris Bikes - so what should Sheffield’s equivalent be informally called?

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Walking: Oughtibridge outing

This circular walk takes you from Oughtibridge via Beeley Wood, Middlewood, Worrall, Birtin Cemetery and Sensicall Park before returning to the start point.

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