Covid and Parks

Park hunting took an unexpected pause this, along with the rest of the world, when Covid-19 hit at the beginning of 2020! We squeezed in a final park visit around Heeley in early March 2020, but after that we had to wait until July 2020 before we could make it out again. Parks were so … More Covid and Parks

SPP Junior!

Both Laura and Jenni got exciting news recently – they are both having babies in 2019! Laura’s is arriving first in January and Jenni’s is following in March. We may need a little break from the project, but we’re fully intending to keep on with our mission, just with babies in tow. It may mean a bit … More SPP Junior!

A year of SPP

The 4th March 2018 marked a whole year since Sheffield Park Project began! We thought it would be a good time to reflect on our experiences. Has the project been what you expected? Laura: Better than expected and I feel that SPP has become so much more than just visiting parks. Jenni: Yes, I agree. We now … More A year of SPP

High Hazels Park

We were kindly offered a tour of High Hazels Park in Darnall. So on a blustery February day we set off to meet Paul Campbell from the Friends of High Hazels Park. High Hazels park is one of Sheffield’s heritage parks and is undoubtedly one of the city’s finest. It’s life as a park started … More High Hazels Park

Our 100th Park!

On New Year’s Day 2018 we visited our 100th park! Meersbrook Park took the accolade and we were delighted to be joined by Diane from the Council’s Park and Countryside service!