Olympic Legacy Park plans on show at community event

11th March 2016 | 0 Comments

People who live or work in Attercliffe, Darnall and the surrounding area attended the free Olympic Legacy Park Community Event to find out about the 35-acre site which is set to become an internationally recognised centre for health, wellbeing and innovation.  The event was held at the Oasis Academy Don Valley, the first building to [...]

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Green light expected for planning application

10th March 2016 | 0 Comments

The full planning application for the £3.5 million Park Community Arena – the new home for the Sheffield Sharks basketball team – and car parking has been recommended for approval at a meeting of planning officers on Tuesday 15 March.  Outline permission is also being sought for the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC), 3G sports [...]

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Paralympic champion to host coach seminar

4th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Danielle Brown MBE will give advice at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield, which is part of the Olympic Legacy Park, on how coaches can develop their skills, increase learning and boost self-belief and motivation in their athletes.  Danielle won archery gold at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympics in addition to three World Championship titles [...]

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School children under starters’ orders for sporting Games

2nd March 2016 | 0 Comments

Over 180 teams made up of primary and secondary age pupils from Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster will compete in the 2016 South Yorkshire School Games Winter Festival.  The annual event will be held at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EIS Sheffield), which is part of the Olympic Legacy Park, on Wednesday 9 March. [...]

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Olympic Legacy Park ‘showcase for city regeneration’

26th February 2016 | 0 Comments

Among the 20 officials were the Mayor of Xuzhou, a former industrial city in the Jiangsu province of China, as well as a number of senior business leaders from the region.  Sheffield was chosen as an example of a city with an industrial heritage which is transforming into a high-tech, high-growth economy, and the OLP [...]

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