Category Archives: Sheffield

Dronfield Station

WITH its bright, blooming flower beds, green grass and tidy platforms, Dronfield railway station looks good. But it could have been a different story, were it not for a dedicated of a team of volunteers. For years, Dronfield suffered from … Continue reading

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A City of Caravanners

Sheffield has been found to be the caravan and motorhome capital of the UK. According to research by specialist insurers Safeguard, the Steel City houses the largest concentration of caravan and motorhome owners. It is thought Sheffield’s accessibility by major motorways makes … Continue reading

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Sheffield Cliffhanger festival moving to Graves Park

DAREDEVILS can get active by exploring the countryside on their doorstep at a Sheffield festival which is moving venues this summer. The annual Cliffhanger festival will be staged in Graves Park, rather than Millhouses Park, this year. And the event on Saturday … Continue reading

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Country house at the heart of drive to boost tour trade boost

THE owner of a country house near Sheffield is set to open its doors to tour organisers next month as part of a bid to attract more groups to visit the venue and other attractions in the Peak District. Official … Continue reading

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Grant available for rural firms

New and emerging rural businesses are invited to bid for grants of up to £1,500. Businesses between the Peak District, Sheffield and Barnsley are eligible in the Villages and Communities Project three-month pilot scheme, funded by a grant from Sheffield’s … Continue reading

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Sheffield moorland debate

FUTURE management of more than 21 square miles of moorland on the edge of Sheffield is up for debate at a meeting this week – with plans on the table to include better access arrangements. Sheffield Council owns Blackamoor, Burbage, … Continue reading

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Ride Sheffield petition to prevent byway sanitisation

This should be of interest to anyone that rides in the Peak District, local or otherwise. Access and trailbuilding group Ride Sheffieldhave been in touch to say that they need your support to help make the Sheffield Rights of Way team … Continue reading

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Sheffield bus axe protest

RESIDENTS of a Peak District village are protesting at changes to buses which will see a commuter service to Sheffield axed at the end of this month. The 51A runs from Castleton into Sheffield via Bamford village, Ladybower and Broomhill and is … Continue reading

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Local brewery take awards at Sheffield Festival

A FAMILY-run brewery on the edge of the Peak District has won the “Best Beer Brewed in Sheffield” award at the cities 37th annual beer festival. Bradfield Brewery won the coveted prize for its Farmers Blonde after a blind tasting … Continue reading

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Peak District road unacceptable to cyclists

National cyclists’ organisation CTC has revealed that the Cyclists’ Defence Fund (CDF), a charity that it set up a decade ago to deal with legal issues affecting cyclists, has given notice to Sheffield City Council’s Highways Department that a road … Continue reading

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