Olympic Legacy Park, a view from the inside

11th May 2015 | 0 Comments

For the last four months, I've had the opportunity to be part of an exciting new project in my hometown of Sheffield, the Olympic Legacy park (OLP). Having grown up in Sheffield I've always been familiar with the Don Valley area and the different sporting opportunities Sheffield has to offer, particularly the English Institute of [...]

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Olympic boxing champion supports Legacy Park

15th April 2015 | 0 Comments

Nicola, who became the first female boxer in history to win an Olympic gold medal at the London Games, hopes the multi-million pound project will inspire more people to improve their health and become involved in sport and physical activity.  Flyweight Nicola trains with the GB Boxing squad at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield [...]

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Why the Steel City holds its mettle on the international stage

14th April 2015 | 0 Comments

With the arrival of the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP), Sheffield is set to prove itself as an international centre of excellence when it comes to health and wellbeing research and development. However, it’s not just the OLP that’s attracting businesses to the city.  Sheffield City Region is a region of contrasts. From the steel industry [...]

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Leisure chief discusses potential of the Olympic Legacy Park

13th April 2015 | 0 Comments

The Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) is aiming to become an internationally recognised Innovation District for health and wellbeing research and learning.    And with the recent addition of two world-class sports venues in the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EIS Sheffield) and iceSheffield, which are both part of Sheffield City Trust, it is well on [...]

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New Oasis Academy announces principal

8th April 2015 | 0 Comments

James Pape has been appointed Principal Designate of Oasis Academy Don Valley, which will be located on part of the Olympic Legacy Park.  He joins Oasis full time in April and will work to recruit a first-class team for the launch of the Academy.   Previously James was Deputy Head Teacher at George Pindar School in [...]

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