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2020 Crosspool Scarecrow Competition Winners

Scarecrows entered for the 2020 community scarecrow competition celebrating all key-workers, were of a very high standard, making it challenging for the judges and the community to choose the winners. After careful consideration scrutinising all the scarecrows entered, Magid Magid … Continue reading

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“Thumbelina”, a lovely Pantomime!

The mature enthusiasm and confidence, clear speaking and good expression of the actors and chorus line, aged between 9 and 18, was very impressive. The amazing and spectacularly larger-than-life costumes highlighted the effort and work the crew and production team … Continue reading

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These are the winning entries for this year’s “Pet of the Year Competition”. Each winner was presented with a voucher to spend at the Crosspool Pet Supplies, Sandygate Road, Crosspool Cocker and Carr (Estate Agents), Sandygate Road, Crosspool  who kindly … Continue reading

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After long deliberation judging the many entries to this year’s Photo, Art and Cake competitions, the winners were finally announced and awarded with their certificates and cash prizes at the close of the exhibition in St Columba’s Church at 4.30pm, … Continue reading

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Nominate someone for 2018 Crosspool community award

Crosspool Forum is looking for nominations for 2018 Crosspool Person of the Year. The award was set up in 2013 to acknowledge commitment, accomplishment and achievement by individuals in the neighbourhood. In 2017 Sheila Lomas picked up the award for … Continue reading

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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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