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Pictures: Boxing clever to encourage migrants into Peak District

How rangers are helping preserve ancient woodlands around Longshaw.

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Cycle Sheffield riders leave Devonshire Green

This week’s debate: Does Sheffield need to become more of a cycling-friendly city?

‘We don’t need to wait for the perfect infrastructure’

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Special Report with pictures: Racing ducks help to bring dam project a little closer

Friends of Porter Valley delighted as ninth annual event raises £9,000

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This week’s debate: How could the air quality across Sheffield be improved – and why?

This week’s debate: How could the air quality across Sheffield be improved – and why?

‘Let’s devise a strong plan and seek Government funding’

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Rare opportunity to cruise up the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal

At the end of the month, there is a rare opportunity to cruise up or down the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal between Shireoaks and Kiveton Park.

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Adder walk on the Eastern Moors, Barbrook: David Carter (top) and Tom Aspinall lead the wall walk

Hunting for snakes on the plains of the Peak

It’s spring, the sun is shining, and hundreds of venomous snakes are waking up at the edge of our city. Don’t panic - this is good news.

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Litter pickers join forces with businesses to tidy up Sheffield

Litter pickers join forces with businesses to tidy up Sheffield

A group of like-minded environmentally friendly Sheffield people are joining forces with businesses to tidy up the city.

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Streets Ahead supports wildlife around Kelham Island by installing bird and bat boxes

Streets Ahead supports wildlife around Kelham Island by installing bird and bat boxes

Working with the River Stewardship Company and Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust in February, Streets Ahead has installed 16 bird and bat boxes at Kelham Island to encourage animals to inhabit the area.

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Path and tree work at Longshaw: Ranger Rachel Bennett moving cut beech logs from the old hedge

Path for people with disabilities and families with pushchairs opening soon at Peak District wood

Rangers at Longshaw are preparing to open a new path for older people and visitors with wheelchairs and pushchairs.

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Sheffield energy scheme to benefit from £5.7m Government grant

A Sheffield energy scheme designed to warm homes and businesses using low carbon energy has been handed a multi-million grant by the Government

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Protesters outside Sheffield Town Hall urge the City Council to refuse planning permission for a new motorway service area at Smithy Wood on Jcn 35

The Big Challenge: Junction to our chosen future

In the March 23 edition of the Sheffield Telegraph we read an advertising feature aiming to persuade us that a new motorway service station is just what Sheffield needs. With a promise of £200,000 a year for the Outdoor City and extra £1m in business rates, what’s not to like?

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Proffessor Matthew Flinders from Sheffield University.

Pride in Sheffield: Sounds of smiling city beat the scowls of London any day

Why the heartbeat of the Steel City is a glorious reminder of its industrial heyday.

Environment
Streets Ahead workers flush the diesel out of the holes in the tree in Sandygate Road.

Streets Ahead team flush diesel out of holes drilled into Sheffield tree

Council contractors have been forced to flush diesel out of holes drilled into a Sheffield tree.
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One of the memorial trees in Western Road.

Anger at lack of 'trees' on leaflet for Western Road memorial meetings

Campaigners have accused Sheffield Council of trying to mislead the public by advertising a meeting about the future of the a living war memorial without using the word 'trees'.
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Some of the 'higher quality' ancient woodland that could be lost if a service station is built at Smithy Wood.

Road safety and the environment: key questions facing councillors over Smithy Wood plans

When a decision on plans for a service station at junction 35 of the M1 is finally made, it is likely to rest on two factors.

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Tree felling.

Tree survey results 'unreliable', say Sheffield campaigners

Tree campaigners have accused Sheffield Council of using 'unreliable' survey results to justify tree felling.
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PICTURES: Sanctuary for the Peak District’s mountain blackbird

Getting ready for the return of the ring ouzel amidst the climbers.

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The site of the old Castle Market, under which the River Sheaf flows.

Grant will help Sheffield river see daylight for first time 'in a century'

The Environment Agency has given Sheffield Council £50,000 to help uncover a city centre river.

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Streets Ahead contractors in Western Road.

Sheffield Council lays new pavement around war memorial trees

New paving has been laid around a street of war memorial trees in Sheffield.
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Tree campaigners ring Sheffield Town Hall.

Call for Sheffield Council to reveal more of Streets Ahead contract

Sheffield tree campaigners have called on the city council to publish more of the Streets Ahead contract.
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