Firshill residents remembered

In memory of Julia Pidd
In memory of Julia Pidd
In memory of Jean Hayden
In memory of Jean Hayden

Story: Lisa Swift

In December, Firshill residents reported to the Messenger that a tree had been stolen. The tree was significant to local people as it had been bought and planted by active community member Julia Pidd, who had only recently died. This was very upsetting for local residents and Julia's family.

The Messenger contacted the local Councillors and Sheffield Council Housing Service and received an amazing response, with offers of contributions towards a new tree from councillors, the Housing Service, Parks and Countryside team and Firshill Tenants’ and Residents’ Association, who also wanted to plant a tree in memory of Jean Hayden, former chair of Firshill TARA.

In April, Julia's friends and family and members of Firshill TARA gathered to plant the trees. Everyone hopes they will last for decades to come, to mark the contributions of local residents to their community.

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The content on this page was added to the website by Christine Steers on 2014-05-29 14:46:51.
The content of the page was last modified by Lisa Swift on 2014-06-02 13:40:45.

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