Asidelines: Forgotten space remembered

Wasteland on Arundel Gate by Sheffield Hallam University
Wasteland on Arundel Gate by Sheffield Hallam University
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STUDENTS are being asked to leave their mark on Sheffield - other than with empty kebab boxes littering Ecclesall Road of a morning.

STUDENTS are being asked to leave their mark on Sheffield - other than with empty kebab boxes littering Ecclesall Road of a morning.

Youngsters at Hallam University can enter a contest to transform this patch of wasteland by the main building’s entrance on Arundel Gate.

The person with the best idea for the triangular patch, pictured, will see the design turned into reality.

It is part of the city-wide Forgotten Spaces contest - a scheme which has seen architects and designers asked for ideas on ways in which neglected land or buildings could theoretically be regenerated.

Deadline to register is March 30. Details at www.architecture.com/forgottenspacessheffield

Book is Dunn

INTERESTING fact about Chesterfield: dozens of French prisoners of war were sent there after being captured during the nineteenth century Napoleonic Wars.

They were allowed to live freely in the town as long as they strayed no more than a mile outside.

It is against this backdrop that Sheffield author Marjorie Dunn has set her latest book, From Beyond The Crooked Spire.

The self-published romance novel is available at the Millennium Gallery and Blackwell’s book shop in in Fulwood Road, Broomhill, where she will do a signing on April 16, 11am - 2pm.