Wildlife champion and inspiring artist – that’s Eddie Hallam


Steve Brown meets the man whose love of nature led him to set up a wildlife park – then develop his ‘wildlife art’ to new heights

YOU can take the man out of Sheffield but you can’t take Sheffield out of the man!” I found myself reflecting on this as Loraine and I were greeted warmly by Eddie Hallam and his two beloved collies, Kally and Tess, outside his lovely home in the hamlet of Riber, near Matlock. Eddie is Sheffield through and through and he will confess to more than a passing interest in his beloved team in the blue and white stripes of Wednesday…