Category Archives: environment

Flood Risk Surfaces

How are different types of front garden surfaces contributing to a flood risk? Jessica, a Sheffield Hallam University student, is currently doing research for a postgraduate degree. Her research focuses on the different types of front garden surfaces across Sheffield, … Continue reading

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Respect our Reservoirs and Rivers

Tomorrow is going to be a lovely hot day!! PLEASE behave sensibly when visiting our local reservoirs, rivers and beauty spots. It may be tempting to have a swim in open water but this is not only dangerous, it is … Continue reading

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Broomhill Temporary Changes to Roads and Foot-ways

Keeping people safe and socially distanced To enable pedestrians to maintain the correct social distance between themselves and others, the council will be making temporary changes to the road and footway layout on Fulwood Road and Glossop Road in Broomhill. … Continue reading

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Shop Safe

Shops and take away outlets will require customers to don face coverings and face masks from tomorrow Friday July 24. The police can issue a £100 fine to anyone flouting the new law. The fine will be reduced to £50 … Continue reading

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Apartment Block Development on Community Space

An outline planning application (seeking approval for all matters except landscaping) has been submitted for the erection of 9 apartments in a 1 x 3/4 storey block with provision of new access and associated car parking accommodation, on what is … Continue reading

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Committed Community Volunteer

Crosspool Community Litter Picker picks up loads of rubbish. To help ensure that our neighbourhood remains healthy and clean, volunteer Crosspool Community Litter Pickers, encouraged by the Sheffield council had, until the governments March lock down/ social distancing directive, regularly … Continue reading

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Flower Planters Removed

Flower planters removed from Broomhill shopping centre to make way for ‘social distancing’ The community of Broomhill were confused and flabbergasted to find that their lovely floral display planters, regularly tended by local residents, has been removed and replaced with … 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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BONFIRES

During Covid-19 more people are at home than usual, either working, home-schooling or self-isolating. The Sheffield City Council are strongly discouraging bonfires of any type during this period, as it can significantly impact on people’s health and enjoyment of their … Continue reading

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A round of applause around the country

Clap for our Carers  Tonight, Thursday 16th April at 8pm, join the nation in saying thank you, Returning for the third week in succession, amid the current Covid-19 pandemic, people in Crosspool are expected to cheer, drum, whistle and clap … Continue reading

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