Have a say on improving parks and open spaces

Have your say

THE public are being asked for their views on how to improve parks and green spaces around Sheffield.

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on proposals to improve and expand city centre open spaces.

Coun Helen Mirfin-Boukouris, council cabinet member for business, jobs and growth, said: “We are regarded as the greenest city in the country.

“It is important our success continues.”

Sheffield Council is holding consultation events about a blueprint which will set out planning guidance to improve green spaces and how money from developers should be spent to make parks better.

The public consultation takes place from tomorrow until October 11, with a series of events and a copy of the proposed document available at the Central Library.

To download the Draft Strategy and view a copy of the questionnaire, log onto www.sheffield.gov.uk/breathing-spaces-strategy and email comments to citydevelopment@sheffield.gov.uk

Consultation events are at Wicker Forum Meeting tomorrow at 2pm at the SYAC Business Enterprise Centre, Wicker; and at the City Centre PACT Meeting tomorrow at 6pm at the Circle, Rockingham Lane.

Further events are at Central Community Assembly Formal Business Meeting, at 5pm on Thursday this week, at the Quaker Meeting House, St James St; and at an exhibition at Sheffield’s Central Library, Surrey St, next Wednesday, September 28, 11am to 7pm.

The display will also be at Sheffield Central Library from next Wednesday, September 28, until October 8.