Category Archives: crosspool characters

Crosspool characters: Philip James

Here’s a Q&A with Crosspool butcher Philip James from the most recent edition of the Crosspool Clarion. Don’t miss the video above of Philip getting his legs waxed for charity! How long have you been in Crosspool? We are in … Continue reading

Posted in businesses, crosspool, crosspool characters, food, shops | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Crosspool Characters: children’s author Ann Twigg

We meet Ann Twigg, who worked at Lydgate Infant School and is now a children’s author. Ann is one of four sisters and was born and brought up in Sheffield, England. She has three children, eight grand-children and two great-grand-children. … Continue reading

Posted in arts, crosspool, crosspool characters, for sale | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Crosspool Characters: optometrist Alex Gage

You’ll notice that there has been a bit of activity in the old Thresher Wine Rack unit recently. As we revealed back in June, a new family optometrist will be opening there in September. We caught up with Alex Gage, … Continue reading

Posted in businesses, crosspool, crosspool characters, health and fitness, shops | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Crosspool Characters: magician Dan Ellis

In the latest in this series of occasional interviews with local residents, we meet local magician Dan Ellis. How long have you lived in Crosspool and what do you like about it? I’ve lived in Crosspool for my whole life … Continue reading

Posted in arts, businesses, crosspool characters, crosspool festival 2011, photos | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Crosspool Characters: local author Judith Hanson

We meet Judith Hanson, author of two local history books about Crosspool and secretary of Hallam Art Group. Her first book, Images of England: Crosspool, contains photos and text exploring the suburb’s development over time. Follow-up title Crosspool Through Time … Continue reading

Posted in arts, crosspool, crosspool characters, for sale, shops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment