Monthly Archives: September 2013

It just gets worse!!! GULLEYS WOOD WILDLIFE MEADOW Site of Scientific Interest – a message from the Beauchief Environment Group

It just gets worse!!! GULLEYS WOOD WILDLIFE MEADOW Site of Scientific Interest – a message from the Beauchief Environment Group Dear Ian I am relating the sad news that Sheffield City Council have sold to Abbeydale Golf Club. A small … Continue reading

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Public meeting to be held to discuss future of ancient Smithy Wood

Public meeting to be held to discuss future of ancient Smithy Wood DIARY DATE: 7pm, Wednesday October 2, 2013. Newton Hall, Cowley Lane, Chapeltown Media is invited to attend and Woodland Trust spokespeople will be available. A public meeting will … Continue reading

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INVITATION TO A MEETING – URBAN TREE DESTRUCTION – the need for action now

INVITATION TO A MEETING – URBAN TREE DESTRUCTION – the need for action now Concerned about preserving wildlife habitats in the Sheffield Area? Worried about the activities of Sheffield City Council and Amey, the private company contracted to improve and … Continue reading

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Smithy Wood earmarked for motorway services – conservationists in uproar as ancient woodland comes under threat

Smithy Wood earmarked for motorway services – conservationists in uproar as ancient woodland comes under threat. Friend and colleague Professor Mel Jones alerted me to the latest dire threat to our ecology and heritage. This is extracted from my Sheffield … Continue reading

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The Threat To Smithy Wood From HS2

Proposed Route For HS2 This is the proposed route for HS2 which will result in even more of the Smithy Wood ancient woodland  being destroyed.

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The History of Smithy Wood Ancient Woodland

To read Mel Jones’s article about the history of Smithy Wood, please click on the link: HISTORY OF SMITHY WOOD MJ Sept13-1

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Planning application for new motorway service station off the M1 Junction 35 in Smithy Wood Ancient Woodland

Planning application for new motorway service station off the M1 Junction 35 in Smithy Wood Ancient Woodland SWT Holding Position Statement 30th August 2013 The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham have learnt about a proposal from the ‘Extra MSA’ … Continue reading

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