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Ecological Owlthorpe Editorial, Working with nature: Sheffield campaign calls for protection of upstream environments to stop downstreem flooding.

Events/Days Out

The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow on 31 October 12 November 2021. https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/cop26

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH NAMED COP26 PEOPLE'S ADVOCATE https://ukcop26.org/sir-david-attenborough-named-cop26-peoples-advocate


The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games main ticket ballot opens on 8 September. Find out about Tickets. Taking place from 28 July to 8 August, Birmingham 2022 https://www.birmingham2022.com


I attended the book launch 14 th September 2021 of the book entitled Flood, produced by the residents of Fishlake. The book depicts the effect that flooding has on the village and its residents. Copies can be obtained from: https://fishlakefloodbook.co.uk

Both HRH Prince Charles and Prime Minister Boris Johnson are featured in the book. The book also shows vital reasons for the flooding and possible remedies. Released just before the COP 26 Climate Change meeting in Scotland , I am sure the book will be well read and discussed both in national and international political circles.


Magna Science Adventure Centre

Rotherham S60 1DX




National Coal Mining Museum

Wakfield WF4 4RH




Crich Tramway Village

Matlock DE4 5DP





Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Doncaster DN4 6TB




Tropical Butterfly House Ltd

Woodsetts Road

Notth Anston Sheffield S25 4EQ







Beamish Museum




Sheffield has a history of being one of the major steel manufacturing cities of the World. My father-in-law worked at Steel Peach and Tozer, locally known as Steelos. The steel works closed many years ago but now houses the Magna Science Museum . Magna is well worth a visit with plenty to see and plenty to do. You can also see more of the steel making history of Sheffield by visiting Kelham Island or Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. The mining industry has also passed into the history books, including the mining in Owlthorpe, but if you are interested in the history of mining you could visit the National Coal Mining Museum at Wakefield . The super tram skirts round Ecological Owlthorpe but many years ago Sheffield had an extensive tram system. I remember travelling to town on the upper decks of the old trams. Many of the old trams are housed at Crich Tramway Village at Matlock. You can take a ride on an old Sheffield Double Decker tram at Crich, look out for their wonderfull theme days. If you are interested in wildlife I recommend a visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park at Doncaster . You will see Polar Bears, Giraffes, Lions and many more wild animals. If you want to see butterflies I suggest the Tropical Butterfly House Ltd at North Anston Sheffield. If you want to go further afield and take in an old world theme, you could visit Beamish Museum Newcastle.

Public Inquiry Information supporting Ecological Owlthorpe as an upstream nature based solution protecting the environment from downstream flooding.

Please sign our petition https://chng.it/FPc7X4Nq Sheffield campaign calls for Nature-based solutions to tackle the climate emergency.




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