Disruption to 51 bus service next week

There will be major disruptions to 51 bus service to Crosspool next week

There will be major disruptions to 51 bus service to Crosspool next week

9am update: First Bus have announced that they will provide a free shuttle bus between Crosspool and Brook Hill. This will operate every 30 minutes between approximately 7.30am and 6.30pm. No fares will be charged – this is to feed into the main 51 bus.

The 51 bus service will not run along part of Sandygate Road next week during the day due to road improvement works for the Streets Ahead project.

From Monday 3 to Friday 7 August, from 7am-7pm each day, 51 buses will run between Broomhill and Sandygate along Fulwood Road, Gladstone Road, Ivy Park Road, Carsick Hill Road and re-join the normal route on Sandygate Road to and form Lodge Moor.

Buses on services 273, 274 and 275 are not affected and will still run along Manchester Road and along Benty Lane and Sandygate Road travelling towards the city centre through Crosspool as normal.

At the Crosspool Forum Open Meeting last night concerns were raised in particular about families not being able to easily access Ryegate Children’s Centre on Manchester Road.

51 service update – First Buses

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National Trust Crosspool community allotment open afternoon

The volunteers on the National Trust Community Allotment plot on the Hagg Lane Allotment site are inviting you to an Open afternoon on Tuesday 11 August from 1-3.30pm.


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Deepcar Brass Band in concert at Stephen Hill church

Deepcar Brass Band in concert in Crosspool

Deepcar Brass Band
in concert in Crosspool

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Agenda for Thursday 30 July 2015 Open Meeting

Open Meeting/AGM at St Columba's

Open Meeting at St Columba’s – click for provisional agenda (PDF, 678KB)

Crosspool Forum’s Open Meeting on Thursday 30 July at St Columba’s will start at 7pm.

Come along and give your concerns on local issues to local councillors, the police and officials from First Bus and Streets Ahead contractor Amey.

Provisional agenda for Open Meeting on Thursday 30 July 2015 (PDF, 1.2MB)

Minutes from previous Open Meetings


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Performing arts classes for children start in September

Noodle Performance Arts Ltd will be launching a performing arts class in Crosspool on Saturdays from September at St Colomba’s Church Hall:

  • 9-10am Performing Arts for 3-5 year olds
  • 10-11am Performing Arts for 6-10 year olds

The classes, which are normally £5 per session, are full of singing, dancing and drama. Contact Noodle Performance Arts Ltd to book a free taster session on 5 September.

Noodle Performance Arts timetable


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Interactive posts installed along the Rivelin valley

A series of information posts have been installed in the Rivelin valley, giving visitors an even greater insight into the river’s industrial, natural and artistic heritage.

Walkers with smart phones can scan the QR code on each post to unlock photos, videos and information related to each location.

The posts were put in by Rivelin Valley Conservation Group volunteers.

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Church holiday club for local children runs 11-13 August

Places are still available for the Crosspool churches Holiday Club which runs 11-13 August.

Children of ages 4-11 are welcome. Sessions run at St Columba’s from 10am-12.30pm each day, at a cost of £5 per session.

The programme so far includes storytelling, craft, baking, games, music and puppets!

Book by contacting Karen at karenejames1@yahoo.co.uk or Diane at st.columbas@hotmail.co.uk.

Holiday club 2015

Holiday club 2015

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