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15 Jun 2012
The current Grammar Street site -
badly in need of some T.L.C.
Britvic - ‘Transform Your Patch’ will focus on transforming
spaces in four outdoor project types for everyone to enjoy;
playgrounds, picnic areas and parks, skate parks and 5 a side
football pitches. Every single soft drink purchased of any of the
participating brands represents a real 1cm² piece of land that will
be transformed. It’s a simple way for people across the UK to
contribute to a long-lasting legacy on their patch.
Groundwork has identified around 165 exciting projects of
various sizes to be transformed across 12 regions in the UK,
ensuring that a variety of projects and a range of regions benefit
from the ‘Transform Your Patch’ campaign. Please follow this
link to see the Transform Your Patch broadcast advert http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88RUkQDTxWU
Britvic, PepsiCo and Groundwork are also calling for consumers
to get involved in the campaign by voting on www.transformyourpatch.com,
as one project in each region will win additional funding to
receive a ‘super-sized’ level of transformation on top of the
In South Yorkshire and North East Lincolnshire, five of our
local projects are set to benefit from a cash injection through
‘Transform Your Patch’:
Don’t forget to cast your vote for Grammar Street online at
All you need to do is click on the Grammar Street vote button,
choose to login through Facebook or use your email address to
register, enter your details and submit. It's very easy to
follow, takes about a minute from start to finish; but will make a
huge difference to the project. Thanks for your support.
Grammar Street Update - The Grammar Street
play area project in Walkley, Sheffield continues to progress and
an initial design for the facility has now been developed by the
Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham. The project is
being progressed by the Wildlife Trust as part of their Living with
Nature initiative, which is a three year programme focussing on
improvements to sites on Sheffield Homes land, which are all
currently identified as Play Areas (although many have had old
equipment removed in recent years). More information of the
Living with Nature project can be found at
To view the designs please visit the following links: