New run routes at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park – a runner’s review

Mikk Murray, a dedicated runner and a member of the ‘Dark Peak Fell Runners’ club and ‘Team Accelerate’ made the decision to take up running regularly in 2010. After discovering routes in Sheffield and the Peak District, he decided to take up the challenge of the ‘Bob Graham Round’ – a 66-mile, 27,000ft circuit of […]

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Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park’s canal gets a clean-up from local volunteers

Over the summer, four practical conservation days were held at Don Valley Moorings as a result of a team effort from Friends of the Blue Loop, Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, Canal and River Trust and Henry Boot Construction.  This project is part of a long-term waterway-improvement scheme coordinated by The River Stewardship Company (RSC) looking […]

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The Innovation District – creating a world class research environment

The Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID) is developing the region’s established strength for manufacturing and engineering into an international centre of advanced manufacturing for the 21st century. Partnerships between the public and private sector and Sheffield’s two leading universities are realising plans to develop a dynamic Innovation District; a great place to live, work and […]

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#5daysofmortar – Inspiring Healthy Behaviours at the Olympic Legacy Park Sheffield

The £3.9 million Park Community Arena (PCA) is set to be a multi-purpose, community indoor facility housing three full-size basketball courts on the Olympic Legacy Park Sheffield (OLP).  As well as becoming the new home of the DBL Sharks Sheffield basketball team, the facility will also support the UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus, the […]

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#5daysofmortar – Celebrating Construction in Yorkshire and the North East

This week, PwC Yorkshire and North East are running an online campaign – #5daysofmortar- to shine a light on the construction and real estate sectors in the region. Throughout the week, we are hosting a series of blogs, events and videos discussing, celebrating, and challenging these sectors which represent where we work, live, play and […]

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