Tapton named top comprehensive school by The Sunday Times

Tapton school

Tapton school: Sunday Times comprehensive of the year

Crosspool’s Tapton School has been named comprehensive of the year in The Sunday Times Parent Power guide, which is out this weekend.

The Sheffield Star says:

It was chosen after rising in national rankings by more than 60 places this year off the back of outstanding results at A-level and GCSE, and now stands eighth in the newspaper’s national rankings of non-selective schools.

Read The Sheffield Star article

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Christmas Open Evening at Valleyside Garden Centre

Valleyside Christmas open evening

Valleyside Christmas open evening

Valleyside Garden Centre in Crosspool will open its doors for a Christmas Open Evening later this month.

There’ll be special offers on Christmas decorations and gifts, including a vast selection of traditional and contemporary  decorations, indoor and outdoor lights, real trees, artificial trees, wreaths, garlands, baubles, LED figures, candles and much more.

Plus, there’s a free glass of mulled wine and mince pie in the cafe.

The evening runs 6.30-9.00pm on Thursday 27 November.

Valleyside Garden Centre

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Lost cat on Barncliffe Mews: can you help?


Have you seen Max?

A tabby cat called Max has gone missing from his home on Barncliffe Mews. Have you seen him?

He was last seen on Monday 17 November.

The owners are asking whether local residents could check garages, basements, greenhouses and sheds in case he is trapped inside.

If you think you might have seen Max, please get in touch on  0114 3276713 or 07872 642840.

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Crosspool WI coffee morning, 29 November 2014

Crosspool WI Coffee Morning

Crosspool WI Coffee Morning

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Dead cat found in Manchester Road garden – can you help find the owner?

A dead cat has been found in a garden on Manchester Road near Den Bank Avenue.

The black and white cat has an orange collar with bell attached. It has black fur on the back and sides plus a white nose, mouth and chin, white paws and white tummy. No obvious address was attached.

There were no visible injuries, but it may have been hit on the main road and run into a garden.

The person who found the cat has asked us to post this in order to alert the owners. If you are worried the cat may be yours then you can see a photo of it here to check.

The council were due to collect the cat today. They will check for any microchip and try to contact the owner.

If you are the owner, or know the owner, then you can also contact the council via the form on their website. The council reference number is 101001719494.

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New Indian restaurant Aligarh – Sheffield Star review

Aligarh Indian restaurant in Crosspool

Aligarh Indian restaurant in Crosspool has been reviewed by The Star

Aligarh, the new Indian restaurant in Crosspool is described as ‘in as class of its own’ in a Sheffield Star review.

The full article describes why the restaurant scored five out of a possible six for food, atmosphere, service and value.

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Tickets on sale for 2014 Crosspool Childrens’ Christmas Disco

Crosspool Forum is hosting a Childrens’ Christmas Disco on Sunday 7 December, 2014.

The event for children between 3-11 years will run from 1.30-3.30pm in St Columba’s church hall. Father Christmas will bring a present for every child and complementary refreshments and nibbles will be served for everyone.

You can get your ticket from Crosspool Pet Shop. They cost £5 per child and the accompanying parent or guardian is free. You can also contact the Forum on crosspoolforum@fsmail.net or 07713 687 955 for tickets and more information.

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