Category Archives: charity

Broomhill Library Reopens

Broomhill Community Library Reopens For An Order And Collect Service Tomorrow Tuesday, 4th August. NEW TEMPORARY OPENING HOURS PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ORDER AND COLLECT SERVICE WILL OPERATE FROM THE LIBRARY PORCH, AS THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC ACCESS TO … Continue reading

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Food Bank

St Columba’s and Stephen Hill Church have expressed their sincere thanks for the continued generosity and support from the Crosspool community for the Firvale Food bank. This is a food bank with a difference. It brings together members of the … Continue reading

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Community Quilt Final Call

This is your one last chance to have your own memorable square as part of the Community Quilt  The 31st July is the last day for you to contribute your sewn, painted, printed, knitted, and crocheted or drawn on square … Continue reading

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Do you Care?

Carers Week thanks the city’s unpaid carers From the 8 June, it’s national Carers Week and a special time to thank all the unpaid carers who, young and old, care for someone in their family. The person they care for … Continue reading

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Clap for Carers Tonight 14 May

Tonight Thursday 14th May at 8pm you are encouraged to join in by clapping on your doorstep, your balcony, your garden, or front room to celebrate the work of everyone at the frontline of the NHS and social care. During … Continue reading

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Clap for Carers

8pm Tonight 7th May 2020   It is a deeply moving tribute that captures the very essence of our communal spirit in these times of adversity that Clap for Carers gets louder and more joyous every week. It is also … Continue reading

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Taking the 2.6 Challenge

After the cancellation of the annual fundraising London Marathon, and in line with Government guidelines on exercise and social distancing, Crosspool resident Mark Hamilton Stewart decided to take the 2.6 challenge to raise money for the TNA & Hearing Dogs … Continue reading

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Whirlow Hall Farm Trust

Whirlow Hall Farm Trust wins Sports England funding Whirlow Hall Farm Trust is extremely grateful to have been awarded £10,000 of funding from Sport England. The grant will support Whirlow, particularly in these difficult times, to ensure they can continue … Continue reading

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Clap for Carers returns for a Third Week

 Clap for our Carers A round of applause around the country Tonight, Thursday 9th April at 8pm, join the nation in saying thanks, Returning for the second week in succession, amid the coronavirus outbreak, people in Crosspool are expected to … Continue reading

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PPE Crowd Funding

Tapton School is crowd-funding to manufacture plastic face shields for the NHS and other front line care workers during the Covid-19 outbreak. The Design & Technology teachers at Tapton School Academy Trust have begun to make face shields for NHS … Continue reading

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