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Activity Sheffield’s Water Play 2012

The summer is here, so bring your friends and family and come and have fun with Activity Sheffields Water Play, funded by Kids Can Do. Play with fun toys, take part in games and activities. Every Saturday at Millhouses Park, 11am – 2pm, starting 28th July until 8th September.

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Millhouses Park Splash Re-Opens!

The work on Millhouses Park Splash! Waterplay is now complete and the facility is now open for play!!!

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SPLASH! Waterplay Works Extended

The improvements to the drainage at SPLASH! Waterplay will be continuing for slightly longer than planned. This means that the attraction will remain closed for approximately 10 days. The improvements will mean that the drainage system does not become clogged with silt and debris, so we’ll have cleaner water and the facility will be able to stay open longer without the drains being unblocked – so it’s definitely worth the time being spent here!

SPLASH! should be open in time for the decent weather that we’re all looking forward to! In the mean time, don’t forget to come back here regularly to check for updates!

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Splash! Waterplay Temporary Closure

Splash! Waterplay will be undergoing some essential maintenance this week, which will see it closed from Wednesday 18th April – Friday 20th April.

All work should be completed by Friday so the area should be open as usual on Saturday 21st April.

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Splash Waterplay now Open!

Hey everyone – Splash Waterplay is now open for the summer!
Watch this space as we add even more play facilities – the cycle roadway, the outdoor gym and zip line are just some of the things we have planned!

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Friends Make a Big SPLASH in Active8 Magazine

For those of you who don’t receive Active8 Magazine, here’s the July 2010 edition. Check out the front cover and pages 20-21!

http://content.yudu.com/Library/A1oaob/Active8July2010/resources/index.htm?referrerUrl=http://www.yudu.com/item/details/184972/Active8_July_2010

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A Reminder of Where We Came From!

Just think – our great new Splash feature and amazing playground… …what did it look like the mid-90’s?

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Picture from ‘Images of England – Abbeydale and Millhouses – The Second Edition’ by Peter Harvey.

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Splash tree planting

Many thanks to those who came down for the Splash tree planting on Friday – sunshine and smiles all round – a feel good occasion.

After five years of pushing, fund raising, consultation and a few tears Splash is due to open in a couple of weeks time and be fully functioning by spring bank holiday.

It is intended to have a celebration occasion to mark the opening of Splash and the Fish Ladder in early June, perhaps combined with our garden plant exchange.

Do not forget the final planting of the Fish Ladder on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 April.

Splash tree planting April 16, 2010

Splash tree planting April 16, 2010

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Trio magazine article, Easter 2010

Friends of Millhouses Park has an article published in the Easter 2010 issue of Trio magazine.

We’ have updated the local community on the latest issues including the fish pass, the SPLASH project, the sensory garden, the skate park the outdoor gym, the corn mill project and recent problems in the park.

Download the article (PDF, 457KB)

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