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Yorkshire Wildlife Park unwrap a host of magical Christmas events

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is unwrapping a magical range of events that will keep families and children entertained through to Christmas.

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Listings: Courses & Workshops

Listings: Courses & Workshops

November 16 - November 23 2017

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Listings: Events & Groups

Listings: Events & Groups

November 16 - November 23 2017

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Listings: Children’s Activities

Listings: Children’s Activities

November 16 - November 23 2017

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Halcyon Rambling Club - a great group who enjoy nothing more than a good walk in good company whatever the weather

Heritage: Rambling group celebrates 90 years of halcyon days

Sheffield club was governed by strict rules and regulations and a limit on numbers in its early years

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Wildlife Columnist: Celebrating our own ‘Monarch’

Wildlife Columnist: Celebrating our own ‘Monarch’

It is interesting what a difference a couple or three decades make. The first red deer established on Eastern Moors like Big Moor, were back in the early 1980s. Prior to then there were a few escapees from the medieval herd at Wharncliffe Chase, but that was all.

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Rambling

Rambling

HF Sheffield Group, SAT 11 NOV. Damflask Agden Dale Dyke. Meet 9.30 Malin Bridge. Circular walk. WED 15 NOV. Meadowhall Tinsley South Rotherham. Meet 10.23 Tram Castle Square.

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reader pic Sunset over Langsett Reservoir

Walking: American dream ....

A walk which combines woodland with views across open moorland. Much of the walk is on Yorkshire Water land and consequently is very well signed and maintained.

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Feature: Sheffield mountain bikers becoming shining examples across the UK

Responsible riding is key to allowing cycles on paths of the National Park.

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Walking: Skye high viewing

Walking: Skye high viewing

Isle of Skye Quarry and Tin Mill ponds

• Start - Town Hall, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge S36 2DT.

• Grid Reference - SK 273984.

• Maps – OL1 Dark Peak, OS Explorer 278.

• Parking - Lidl Car Park (opposite Town Hall), use the public section at the far end from the entrance.

• Public transport - 23, 23A, 24, 25, 25A, 25B, 57, 201 and SL1 bus routes.

• Length - 4.5 miles.

• Grade - well marked paths, stone stiles, some rough ground, can be muddy in wet weather.

• Refreshments – available in Fox Valley and the town centre

• Public Toilets – coin operated unit opposite the Town Hall

• This walk was written and produced by Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome, why not visit their website http://www.stocksbridge-walkers.org.uk/index.html for more interesting walks.

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Reader Pic Heather flowering today on Bradfield moor taken by John Leigh

Walking: ‘Bootiful’ Ughill walk

A short walk around low bradfield

• Start - Public car park, The Sands, Low Bradfield.

• Grid Reference SK 2626 9204

Length 1.0 mile.

• Grade- Level and easy to find

• Public transport - Bus stop Low Bradfield Fair house lane / Smithy Bridge Road.

• Buses 61 and 62 from Hillsborough.

• This walk was written and produced by Bradfield Walkers are Welcome, why not visit their website http://www.bradfield-walkers.org.uk for more interesting walks.

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Special Report: Hundreds help to shine a light on city park’s future

“It used to be an edgier place to visit,” said Peter Bull from Friends of Parkwood Springs. That is, there were more burned out cars dotted around the hillside above Neepsend and edgy-averse people were not keen to make the journey east of Neepsend.

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Material Girls a pop of inspiration

Material Girls a pop of inspiration

A collective of six Sheffield-based designer-makers have joined together this month to exhibit their work in the Sheffield Winter Garden’s pop up shop for a selling exhibition called Material Girls.

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Wolfgang

Get ready for an Insane night of wrestling with ICW

Insane Championship Wrestling has a history of stopping traffic in Sheffield - literally.
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Wildlife column: Taking the bull by the horns to graze

Wildlife column: Taking the bull by the horns to graze

Epping Forest on the Essex outskirts of Greater London is a nationally-significant conservation site with tremendous numbers of ancient, wizened oaks, beeches, and hornbeams. This was one of a number of major, medieval ‘fuel-allotments’ around London to supply ‘wood’ to the city during what we erroneously call the Little Ice Age.

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Pictures: Heading out to the Peaks for a cycling adventure

Two years ago, Gareth Roberts of the Regather Trading Cooperative was considering how to move relatively small payloads around the hills of Nether Edge and Sharrow in a sustainable non-polluting fashion.

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The Percy Pud 10k in Loxley Valley in 2015

Sheffield 10k ‘pud run’ sells out in three hours

Entries for the 25th running of this year’s Percy Pud 10k were sold out within three hours of going live on October 1.

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2nd Sheffield Urban Cyclo Cross at Park Hill Flats: warm up lap

Going flat out as Park Hill hosts urban cyclo cross

At the latest inner city Outdoor City sporting shindig, Ben White was proudly showing off his urban slash. “I got beaten up a bit,” he said, glancing down at a long wound on his calf.

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Competition: Win tickets to see Phil Collins

Competition: Win tickets to see Phil Collins

Night after night on his incredible comeback tour, Phil Collins has introduced his show to the audience by simply saying that he has missed them.

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Class from Lydgate Junior School starting a lesson about wildlife on Longshaw Moor

Searching for our hidden wildlife

This month marks the 10th birthday of the Moorland Discovery Centre at Longshaw, set up to learn about the landscape on Sheffield’s doorstep

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