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Joan Flett

Joan Flett (1923 – 2016) : local historian -Chris Venables with help from Joan’s daughters Jane Harrison and Lindsay Smith. “Joan was one of the leading lights in the previous Nether Edge History Group, the author of publications on Cherry Tree Hill and the Workhouse, and a key contributor to They Lived in Nether Edge and […]

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People

Miss Judy – Constance Grant

Miss Judy – Constance Grant dance teacher (1937 – 2013) – Chris VenablesJudy Silvester’s parents, Constance Grant and her husband Harry Silvester started the Constance Grant Dance Centre on Psalter Lane over 80 years ago. Their daughter, Miss Judy, born in 1937, was a dancer all her life, taught first by her mother, then at […]

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Green Nether Edge Calendar 2022

The Nether Edge History Group is aiming to produce a calendar for 2022 on the theme of ‘Green Nether Edge’.The idea is to showcase the wonderful range of green spaces in our neighbourhood, including parks, gardens, street trees, woods and allotments. Images will reflect the changing seasons.We are inviting you to submit photographs between now […]

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Walks

Nether Edge History Family Trail

Dear Nether Edge Families, Nether Edge History had planned a guided Family Trail from the Nether Edge shops up to Chelsea Park. Obviously this is now cancelled due to Covid. As we still may take one exercise session a day, please download our  trail quiz print outs from the following links. Originally as a guided walk […]

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Places

The Bowling Green Inn

The Nether Edge “Vauxhall Gardens” for Sheffield Many people are aware that there used to be a pub called the Bowling Green Tavern on Cherry Tree Road (now called Cherry Tree House), but few may realise that during the early 19th century it was also an entertainment venue for the people of Sheffield with evenings of […]

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News WWII

WWII Book in Sheffield Star

Well done to John Austin and John Cornwell for making into the Sheffield Star with a lovely piece about their new book Nether Edge in Second World War. All sorts of interesting stuff about our streets. It’s £10 a copy and available from Rhyme and Reason at Hunters Bar, ALD Printers in Sharrowvale and Wickwire […]