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Volunteer wins 2017 Crosspool community award

A local resident who has spent decades helping out in our local community has been rewarded with this year’s Crosspool Person of the Year award. Sheila Lomas is well known for her voluntary work at Tapton Congregational Church where she … Continue reading

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Crosspool pre-school volunteer wins award

A local volunteer has won an award for his outstanding voluntary work at Crosspool Community Pre-School. Martin Swift began volunteering at the pre-school in 2011 and his commitment and contribution to the charity was recognised when he was presented with … Continue reading

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Glenda de Brouwer receives Crosspool Forum Community award

Residents in Crosspool nominated and elected Glenda de Brouwer the 2016 Crosspool Person of the Year. The award was presented to Glenda by Crosspool Forum chair Ian Hague during the Lydgate Junior School’s Friday morning assembly, marking the valued and … Continue reading

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Steve Reynolds wins 2015 Crosspool community award

The dedication of the Crosspool Forum vice chairman Steve Reynolds has been recognised with him being presented with the 2015 Crosspool person of the year award. The award, set up in 2013 by Crosspool Forum on a suggestion by St … Continue reading

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Tapton students honored with Diana Award

This week eight students from Crosspool’s Tapton School received a Diana Award for an initiative which has provided a safe haven for young people from homophobic and transphobic bullying. Rosie, Sara, Catherine, Ruairidh, Molly, Oliver, Imogen and Aleksandra, all aged … Continue reading

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Ian Hague wins the 2014 Crosspool Community Award

The hard work of Crosspool Forum Chairman Ian Hague was recognised on Saturday when he was presented with an award for his contribution to our local community. The Crosspool Community Award, or Crosspool Person of the Year as it is sometimes … Continue reading

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Wanted: your 2014 Crosspool Community Award nominations

The Crosspool Community Award was set up in 2013 by Crosspool Forum to acknowledge commitment, accomplishment and achievement by individuals in the Crosspool neighbourhood. Retired Lydgate Junior School headteacher Sue Havenhand was the first person to receive the award last … Continue reading

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