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Heritage Open Days 2019: Grenoside steel works 14th to 21st September

Heritage Open Days The crucible steel furnace cellar at Topside, Grenoside, dating from 1797 will again be open for visits between 14th and 21st September 2019. Booking is essential: please contact Helen Jackson 0114 246 3162  Email: Jacksonh5@btinternet.com Download the … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Days – Grenoside Sword Dancers 18th and 22nd September

Grenoside Reading Room, 42A School Lane, Grenoside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 8QU The Grenoside Sword Dancers and Six Jolly Miners sword dancers give you the opportunity to learn about the history of this living local tradition and to have a … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Reading Room Events

Monday Café: The Reading Room is open on Mondays from 11.45am to 3.00pm, for home-made soup and a roll, home-made cakes, teas and coffees. Please come and have a look around, all welcome. FREE Monday café is now closed for … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Festival Success

The 1st Grenoside Christmas Tree Festival was a huge success! It was a fantastic weekend with 25 trees beautifully decorated. Over 300 voting slips were completed with the Reading Rooms tree (made out of books) voted the best tree! Thanks … Continue reading

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WWI and WWII Additions to Grenoside War Memorial

An Appeal from David Pepper: It came to light 2015 that some of our brave men that went to war from, or were born in Grenoside, have had their names missed off the cenotaph at the bottom of Norfolk Hill, … Continue reading

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Helping to Maintain the Character of Grenoside

As part of the Heritage Open Days national celebration of 50 years of Conservation Areas, there will be a chance to look back to the work of local volunteers which led to the formation of Grenoside Conservation Society and to … Continue reading

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Dora Burkinshaw – An Appreciation by Andy Rickards

DORA BURKINSHAW Following the passing of my dear friend and neighbour Dora Burkinshaw donations totalling £358 were made to Grenoside Reading Room, a cause close to Dora’s heart. I have known Dora since the 1960s when, as a small boy, … Continue reading

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Ecclesfield Library seeks new trustees

Trustee Opportunity with Friends of Ecclesfield Library CIO About the Opportunity Friends of Ecclesfield Library CIO (FoEL) are keen to recruit one or more new dedicated Trustees to join the management committee of a registered charity. The Trustees ensure that … Continue reading

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