Category Archives: crosspool festival 2013

Your stuff still wanted for Crosspool Summer Fayre

Do you have any unwanted prizes, gifts or bric-a-brac that might be suitable for the Crosspool Forum Summer Fayre tombola or one of the stalls? If so, please get in touch on g.m.drinkwater@btinternet.com. We can collect if necessary, or they … Continue reading

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Open up your garden and raise money for charity at Crosspool Open Gardens

Open Gardens is on the look out again for people in Crosspool who would like to be community spirited and open their garden to raise some money for their chosen charity. Anyone can have a go! This event is to … Continue reading

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More items wanted for Crosspool Summer Fayre

Do you have any unwanted prizes, gifts or bric-a-brac that might be suitable for the Crosspool Forum Summer Fayre tombola or one of the stalls? If so, please get in touch on g.m.drinkwater@btinternet.com. We can collect if necessary, or they … 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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Festival raises funds for local scout HQ and cancer support centre

The organisers of Crosspool Festival have presented our local scout group with a £656 cheque to go towards renovating Benty Lane scout hut. The money will be put towards the £10,000 needed to renovate the toilet facilities and  provide disabled … Continue reading

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Crosspool Festival raises £1,300 – plus, watch the Crosspool Summer Fayre video

The Crosspool Festival committee are pleased to announce that this year’s festival raised £1,300 for Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre and the 36th Sheffield Scout Group based on Benty Lane. Jack Todhunter has also made this video about … Continue reading

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Countdown to Crosspool Summer Fayre on Saturday 6 July 2013

The weather forecast is looking good for Saturday’s Crosspool Summer Fayre at CDYST on Coldwell Lane. A range of activities are being planned from 2pm in the afternoon, including: Children entertainer Barney Baloney Grinners & Strummers ukelele band Irish dancing Bouncy … Continue reading

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Roly Bains entertains at messy church event

Around 60 children plus mums and dads were entertained by Roly Bains at the messy church event at St. Columba’s on Sunday. Roly kept the children spellbound for an hour with his clowning around on the slackrope, juggling, balancing tricks, … Continue reading

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Video: Nick Clegg visits Crosspool street market

Sheffield Hallam MP and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg was in Crosspool today with his family on a visit the Selborne Road street market. We spent a few minutes asking him about the street market, how often he is up … Continue reading

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Crosspool well dressing launch marks start of community festival

Local residents gathered this evening in the midsummer wind and sun to celebrate the unveiling of Crosspool’s new well dressing. Festival chair and St. Columba’s priest-in-charge Frances Eccleston led the short dedication outside Crosspool Tavern. This year’s well dressing celebrates … Continue reading

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