24 04, 2020

Green Estate CIC Covid-19 Update

By | April 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that in response to the current COVID-19 situation in the UK, The Green Estate CIC has already taken a number of actions to ensure we can continue to offer the best service possible whilst keeping our team safe. We are following all guidance and advice [...]

25 02, 2020

Community Mini-Allotments

By | February 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Allotments; a Great British Pastime!  Although we have no vacant allotments at the moment,  if you have ever wanted to 'grow your own' and enjoy the feeling of well being and the health benefits of working a plot to produce your own fruit and vegetables, then please get in touch with us on 0114 2762828 [...]

4 12, 2019

Bake-Off Takes Off!

By | December 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Estate held its very first ‘Bake-Off’  in aid of MacMillan Cancer Research.  It was well very attended; for who doesn't like a variety of cakes to try?! Staff donated £112.90 for their pieces of cake and we thank all that took time to bake and to those who 'faked' rather than baked - still [...]

4 12, 2019

The “ECHO” Project

By | December 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

York House, 535 City Road, is our ‘Centre in the Park’ at Manor Fields Park where we support a variety of community groups and activities and in particular  "ECHO ".  There have been big changes at ECHO in the last few months .  In addition to selling quality, affordable second-hand clothes, we now have a Toy [...]

4 12, 2019

Manor Fields’ Bonfire Night

By | December 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Once again, a "raging" success!  The event brought over 7000 members of the local community together to enjoy an evening watching the bonfire and the majestic fireworks display.  For the last 9 years, community leaders have volunteered their time to ensure the 'event of year' continues.  There is a real spirit of togetherness which brings [...]

30 04, 2018

More Rhubarb Shed than ever before

By | April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

  Lots of changes are starting to take place across  our Manor Lodge site. The first that most people will notice is that the  Rhubarb Shed café, which grew up in one of our  old barns, has now  just  moved to a bigger one!  That means lots more indoor and outdoor space for visitors to [...]

5 03, 2018

Green Estate goes Global. Well, European at the very least!

By | March 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our very own ‘Made in Sheffield’ Flower Turf has made it all the way across the Channel into the Netherlands. We’ve been selling our Pictorial Meadow seed across Europe for a while now but this is a real first for us. Travelling in several articulated lorries and accompanied by our expert Meadow Staff, Lian and [...]

5 03, 2018

Writer in Residence

By | March 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Estate has ‘appointed’ a new writer and illustrator in residence. Joe Shute and Liz Collins, whose book A Shadow Above: the fall and rise of the raven, has just been published by Bloomsbury will be leading a series of youth nature walks around the Manor Lodge site in partnership with local schools starting in [...]

5 03, 2018

All Change around Manor Oaks

By | March 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanks to a grant from Power 2 Change and some Section 106 funding we are now preparing for Phase 2 of site development. After an intense process of evaluation last year we have produced a revised  site master plan  that looks to make more effective future use of every bit of land and buildings improving [...]

21 09, 2016

Double Award just announced from Yorkshire in Bloom September 2016

By | September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This year we entered the Yorkshire in Bloom Awards for the very first time and the results have given us some very mixed emotions. Great pleasure in that the judges seemed thrilled with what they saw and awarded us with a Gold for our Manor Parks. Huge sadness in that our long standing colleague and [...]

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