This documentary focuses on the preservation efforts of the Yorkshire countryside made by Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust founded in 1946 and now known as Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. The film outlines the problems that project developments of roads and buildings are destroying the surrounding countryside and its skyline. Information is given about preservation and the various nature reserves in Yorkshire that the public can visit and to which they can donate funds. Explanations of the different seasons, the wildlife and plant life found in those seasons, and the effect that building development has on the countryside are strong themes in this film.
This film features different performances in Sheffield city centre. Included are marches by majorettes, marching bands, and Morris Dancers.
A film of Chapeltown showing: streets, church, pub, steam train through station, people in park, cricket match.
This is a film made by South Yorkshire's Transport, with commentary, marking the end of tram services in Sheffield in 1960. It follows the route of one of the services from Meadowhead to Firth Park through the city centre, showing various places along the way.
This is a film about the ending of the tram service in Sheffield in 1960, and its replacement with buses. It is told from the point of view of a tram driver who narrates whilst taking a tram journey across Sheffield from Millhouses to Tinsley, commenting on places on the way.
This is a comprehensive film on the history of Sheffield trams and the gradual closing of the tram system in the late 1950s up to 1960. It shows in detail all the major routes in Sheffield, describing their history and when they closed. It also shows what happened to the trams after closure. It was made and narrated by a former tram driver.
Made by local historian Ronald Fairfax, this film provides a history of Sheffield specifically with an emphasis on the steel industry. The film utilizes archive film to illustrate the commentary and includes extensive footage from Frank Mottershaw's 'The Life and Times of Charles Peace', and exceptional film of when there was a bus driver's strike in Sheffield in 1959.
This is an amateur film marking the opening of the Supertrams in Sheffield. The filmmaker takes a trip on the route from the City Centre up to Meadowhall and back again, noting the landmarks on the way.
This is a film made by Sheffield Transport Department to promote their bus service. It presents a history of the bus and tram service in Sheffield in photographs, contemporary legislation and regulations relating to running a transport service, people working for the Transport Department, various bus services and industry in Sheffield.
This is a film of the two Wilkinson boys, David and John, going fishing near where they lived in Beighton, Sheffield. The film also features the area around where they used to live. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
A film of Beighton town centre flooded in September or October 1965. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
This film documents a National Front demonstration in the heart of Rotherham. The filmmaker gets a street level view of the event, which also involves a large number of Anti-National Front protestors.
This is a film showing the demolition of the Empire Theatre in Wombwell, near Barnsley, and the streets and shops of Wombwell in the mid-1960s.
This film is part of the C.H. Wood collection and is an educational/promotional film for Sheffield City Council. The film explains exactly where the Council money is spent in the city, and how the services benefit the locals.
This is a film commissioned by Sheffield City Council to promote Sheffield as a place for companies to relocate to, providing an account of the advantages that can be gained by doing so.
This film features wartime footage of Sheffield including brief shots of the Feathers Hotel and Railway station.
Part of the Beck Collection, this film features footage of Sheffield during the Second World War including a fair.
This film is part of the Beck Collection and features Sheffield during the Second World War. The film also includes brief footage of Churchill’s visit to Sheffield.
Part of the Beck Collection, this film features footage of Sheffield during the Second World War including footage of a local pub and boys sledding down a snow-covered street.
This is a film made by Mexborough Technical College teacher George Spurr of his parents gardening in Denaby in the late 1950s.
This is a film made by Mexborough Technical College teacher George Spurr of his parents as they move to a new bungalow in Conisbrough.
Made by Dennis Leather, a member of Vixen Films and Stocksbridge Cine Club, this is a film showing Stocksbridge as it was in 1959 as well as with new building developments.
This is a short film from the Douthwaite Collection featuring a grey mare and a road sweeping vehicle of Bently-with-Arksey Urban District Council.
This is a film from the Douthwaite Collection showing the building of St Mary’s Bridge in Doncaster.
This is a film from the Douthwaite Collection of fox hunting in the village of Badsworth, a tour of parts of Doncaster centre, with the Queen passing through, and finally Blackpool Illuminations.