Planning permission granted for Pop-up Shop/Motor World flats

Pop-up Shop, Crosspool

The former Pop-up Shop/Motor World building will become flats

A planning application to knock down the Pop-up Shop building on Lydgate Lane and turn it into flats has been approved.

Application 17/01905/FUL will see the demolition of existing building and erection of six apartments.

Browse the planning application documents

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Aladdin Crosspool youth pantomime: tickets available now

This year marks the 50th year that a pantomime has taking place at Stephen Hill Methodist Church.

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 production of Aladdin.

The show will be presented from Wednesday 21 Feb to Saturday 24 Feb (half term week) at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £5 or £4 for under 12yrs and can be obtained from Bob Hodges on 0114 230 3207 or

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Bus gets stuck in Sandygate Road snow and ice

Today’s snow and ice caused a 51 bus to get stuck on Sandygate Road this morning.

More snow is forecast so do take extra care on the roads and pavements.

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Half term football camp at Tapton School

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One day writing workshop in Crosspool on Sunday 4 February

Acoustic night at Nest cafe, Crosspool

Acoustic night at Nest cafe, Crosspool

Nest cafe in Crosspool will host a Sunday writing retreat next month.

Draft Zero takes place on Sunday 4 February. The day will be a mixture of writing exercises, free writing time and  drinks and snacks, which are included in the price of a ticket.

Visit, check out the Facebook event or contact for further information.

Buy tickets for Draft Zero on 4 February 2018

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Crosspool WI announces 2018 programme

Crosspool WI 2018 programme

Crosspool WI 2018 programme

Crosspool Women’s Institute has confirmed details of its 2018 meetings.

Crosspool WI 2018 programme

Everyone is welcome to come and join or come as a visitor to see what they do.

For more information:

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Last chance to get a 2018 Crosspool Calendar

2018 Crosspool Calendar

2018 Crosspool Calendar

The last few remaining Crosspool Calendars are available now from local shops.

Many of the photos in the calendar are once again taken by local residents

The 2018 Crosspool calendar is available for just £4 from Charisma, Cocker & Carr, Crosspool Pet Supplies, Enhance, Nest and GT News.

Money raised will help Crosspool Forum funds for local events and improvements to our neighbourhood.

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