Sicilian Restaurant Reopens

The “Cuore Sicliano” Restaurant, 52a Sandygate Road, Crosspool has reopened after being closed for their summer break.

To make a reservation for an Authentic Sicilian experience, please Tele: 0114 2669811 and leave a message or send them an Email:

Crosspool Reopens

After government lockdown rules were relaxed on April 12th all non-essential retail shops, hair and nail salons, along with outdoor restaurants for table service, reopened in Crosspool.
The Sportsman and Crosspool Tavern are planning to reopen for outdoor table service on Thursday April 29th.

The pandemic lockdown has been difficult and damaging for local shops and businesses.
To help them return to as near to normal as quickly as possible, it’s important that we continue to take a cautious approach.  Social distancing and Face covering are still required for shops until Jun 21, the earliest point at which the country could return fully to normal living.

The full list of non-essential shops that have reopened since closing their doors on January 6th:

“Direct Travel” Tele: 0114 268 7500

“Layers Flooring” Tele: 0114 2669888

“Charisma” Tele: 0114 263 1003

“More Posh than Dosh” Tele: 0114 268 4556

“Inspiration Hair Salon” Tele: 0114 266 3996

“Enhance” Tele: 0114 266 5950

“Expert Barbers” Tele: 0114 266 1234

“Ronaldo” Tele: 0114 266 2133

Peppermint Tele: 0114 327 0410

Open for Takeaway and or outdoor table service:-

“Nest Café” Tele: 07977 737232

“Varanasi Inn” Tele: 0114 266 1017

“Papa Ciccios” Tele: 0114 268 4440

“Hudson’s Kitchen” Tele: 0114 449 5341
Opens next week, after refurbishment, for takeaways,  outdoor & garden table service.  

Cuore Siciliano treats

“Cuore Siciliano” Tele: 0114 266 9811  
At the moment Cuore Siciliano are open Monday to Wednesday from 9am to 2:30pm and Thursday to Saturday from 4pm to 8pm.
In the morning they offer panini with our Sicilian sausage or panino caprese or homemade burgers and sandwiches vegetarian and gluten free as well.  They do homemade stuffed Focaccia Bread and pizza, homemade cake and Sicilian sweets as cannoli filled with ricotta cheese or cassata siciliana and other delicious treats stuffed with nutella. They will probably add more sweets, and of course they do coffee.
They also sell typical homemade Sicilian products; sausage, salame and pancetta.

Open from April 29th

“Sportsman (ember inn) Crosspool – Ember Inns: Tele: 0114 268 8011

“Crosspool Tavern, Stonehouse”   Tele: 0114 266 2113

Churches will fully open as and when Government Guidelines Permit

“St Columba’s” Tele: 0114 267 0006 (Services at Stephen Hill)

“Stephen Hill Methodist Church” Tele: 0114 230 5676
Services resume at Stephen Hill on Sunday, 18th April at 10.30am.
However, because of Covid -19 restrictions, and social distancing regulations in Church numbers are limited, so it’s very important that they know how many folk wish to attend the service. email:
Services will still be accessible via Zoom

“Tapton Hill Congregational Church” Tele: 0114 230 8191
Services are conducted in line with Government guidance on Wednesday evenings and every 2nd & 4th Sunday in the month:

“Church of St Francis of Assisi”   Tele: 0114 263 0383
Victual parish gatherings:


Support Local Eating Establishments

The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme opens tomorrow 3rd August 2020.

Under the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme, every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, between the 3rd and 31st August 2020, the government will pay 50% of the bill, up to £10 per head, on any meals and soft drinks at any Participating pub, restaurant or café.

The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme discount means that a meal out for one diner that costs £20 will be reduced to £10, however because of the £10 cap per person, a £25 meal for one diner will be £15

Eat Out to Help Out Scheme Government Guidance link.

More Local Businesses Reopen

Tomorrow is Service Saturday when a host of lockdown restrictions are to be eased.

In line with the UK Government guidelines, from tomorrow, Saturday 4th July, the following Local Churches, Hairdressers and Restaurants/Inns will be reopening their doors.

Sportsman (ember inn) Crosspool – Ember Inns app:
Phone: 0114 268 8011  

Crosspool Tavern, Stonehouse    
Phone: 0114 266 2113

Hudson’s kitchen
Phone: 0114 449 5341

Varanasi Inn
Phone: 0114 266 1017

Inspiration Hair Salon
Phone: 0114 266 3996

Papa Ciccios
Phone: 0114 268 4440

Phone: 0114 266 5950

Phone: 0114 266 2133

Expert Barbers
Phone: 0114 266 1234

St Columba’s
Phone: 0114 267 0006

Stephen Hill Methodist Church
Phone: 0114 230 5676

Tapton Hill Congregational Church
Phone: 0114 230 8191

Church of St Francis of Assisi   
Phone: 0114 263 0383

The numbers and time permitted at premises may be limited, so to make your visit smoother and more enjoyable; you are strongly advised to contact the service provider’s either by telephone, website, face book, twitter or email.

To ensure you and their staff are protected and Stay Safe at all times, please observe social distancing and their entry service rules.

Helpful Messages from Crosspool Businesses

Now more than ever it’s so important to support our local businesses

Flower Design

Hi everyone, great news, as from tomorrow Monday 20th April, in line with government guidelines, I am able to do telephone orders, Tele: 0114 2686 930 or message my Facebook or email .  I am buying to order so any special requirements please order 3 days in advance. Payment by card or bank transfer only, deliveries by a contactless method. Orders or enquiries please call my mobile 079768 21363, regards Kathryn.

Crosspool Butchers   

Opening times until the current situation improves:  8:00 – 15:00.   Take advantage of our free contactless delivery service Tele: 0114 2669 530.  When you phone your order through, just simply leave a contact number and state where you would like us to deliver. Stay safe, best wishes Phil.

GT News
Normal Opening hours. Stay safe, please observe social distancing whilst using the shop, the staff wishes you all the very best. 

Reduced Opening  Tele: 0114 266 4111. Please observe social distancing whilst using the shop. All the very best and may we remind you to stay safe.   

Tesco Express
Open until 22:00 Tele: 0345 610 6738 Please observe social distancing whilst using the shop. All the very best, stay safe.   

 Crosspool Pharmacy

Due to the exceptional demands of this unprecedented situation, we have had adjusted our trading hours. Monday to Friday, 9:00 -13:00 pm; 13:45 – 17:30; Saturday, 9:00 – 13:00, we close for a short 45 minutes break to allow staff to undertake vital administrative activities and maintain high hygiene standards. Please note we cannot answer the telephone 0114 266 1744 outside these revised trading hours.
To protect our customers and store teams, please observe the purchasing restrictions when entering the store.
My apologies and thank you for your understanding, Crosspool Pharmacy.  greencrosschemists

Alex Gage Optometrist

We are still open to telephone consultations 0114 266 7066 and you can email if you have any questions about your eyes or eye health.
We have not been able to source any PPE at present but we are working with local hospitals and GPs to offer emergency and essential eye care remotely.
We are able to supply contact lenses delivered to your home for patients who have an up to date contact lens specification and spectacles to those who have prescription details. I can access our patient database so can easily supply similar to any previously supplied.
Take care, Stay Safe, Stay Home   Alex Gage


After much deliberation, I have decided to close the doors of the shop until the current situation improves. Whilst following government guidelines we will be remaining open online at our regularly updated website . If you want anything specific from our shop, please contact either me via our Facebook page Charisma Sheffield or via phone 07905 897 705. We offer a free local contact-free delivery service. Balloon orders can still be taken and delivered.

Crosspool Fish Bar

In an effort to provide support to people who need it at this difficult time, people who are socially distancing due to a vulnerability or needing to self-isolate can now receive free home deliveries within a 2 miles radius of our shop. Please call the shop on 0114 266 2779 to place an order.
We will stay open between 17:30 – 20:30 every night until the government tells us otherwise. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your custom.

Roses the bakers   

We would like to say a massive thank you to all our customers for supporting our local business; we will continue to stay open from 8:00 for as long as possible. Don’t forget you can pre-order bread and cakes up to 14:00 the day before. Tele: 0114 266 1980 with your order and pay over the phone, then just pop in and collect. Stay safe thank you.

Crosspool Pet Shop

During social distancing the shop will be closed for face-to-face shopping, but will instead operate a phone or online ordering and contactless home delivery service. To place an order please call/text 0114 268 7322 between 9:00 – 17:00, email: or Facebook Crosspool Pet Supplies. Please make sure you include a contact telephone number. I will then contact you to arrange a time for contactless delivery on either a Wednesday or Friday. Please note that orders for deliveries in the same week must be in by Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. as the wholesaler delivers to the shop on Wednesday. Thank you for your continued support during these challenging times. Take care and stay safe, Bob John and Jenny

Hudson’s kitchen
Deliveries only; order online or telephone 0114 449 5341

Papa Ciccio’s

In an effort to provide support to those who need it in these difficult times, we presently provide a Free food delivery service to your house within a 2 miles radius of our shop. Please call 0114 266 2779 to place your orders, Monday to Saturday 17:30 – 21:00. Thank you.

Varanasi Inn

We are open for takeaway orders only. Visit our website to order online your takeaway or delivery to your home  Tele: 0114 266 1017

Archers Estates 

Dear Archer’s customers, in these unprecedented times, as the safety of our customers and staff is our priority, we have decided to close our doors to the public and endeavour to work and respond to enquiries remotely. Please either leaves a message on our answerphone 0114 268 3833 or email: with your details and phone number and we will get back to you. We look forward to a speedy return to normal working hours. Please keep safe. Thank you Arches Estates.

Cocker & Carr

We are open but currently not letting any members of the public into our office. For all enquiries, call the office on 0114 268 7777
If you would like to display a picture (in portrait) or message in our window. email:

Cuore Siciliano

We tried as long as possible to carry on our service for customers. We hate that we have now to temporarily close, but taking everyone’s health and wellbeing into consideration, we will be closed until further notice. I hope you can all understand and be supportive during this stressful and uncertain time. We hope everyone stays safe. We hope to see you all soon. Thank you from Antonio and Danila.

Direct Travel

In accordance with government guidance, the shop will remain closed until further notice. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our valued clients for their understanding and support at these difficult times. We look forward to welcoming you all back very soon. In the interim, we are monitoring emails between 9:00 – 22:00.  Any emergency, we have a telephone call divert system, so please Tele: 0114 268 7500

Dynasty Takeaway
Due to coronavirus this shop will be temporally closed until further notice.

Sorry we are temporally closed until further notice, for enquiries Tele: 07799 614 787

Expert Barbers

We are temporally closed; following government guidelines, for the safety of our clients and the staff we regret having to take the decision to close. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. Hope to see you all very soon. All the very best, thank you to all our customers.


We will now be closed until further notice. Any updates we will put on the Shearer’s Barbers Facebook page. Thank you to all our customers.  Please stay safe. 0114 263 1222


The saloon will be closed until further notice. Please follow us on our website page for updates or follow us on Facebook. Thank you


Closed until further notice, apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions regarding this or if you have any queries whatsoever about our service, please feel free to email us on or call us on 07814 288 508 at anytime. We are available to discuss anything over the phone with regards to either existing orders or even projects that customers may require post lockdown. Best wishes stay safe, regards Damian and Richard

More Posh than Dosh
The shop is now temporarily closed due to the current pandemic.


To keep our customers and staff member’s safe and in line with government guidelines, the saloon will remain closed until government legislation allows us to reopen. Tele: 07412 509 432 /  0114 3270 410
The Peppermint team send you all loads of love in this difficult period.

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 light up the sky with cheering, drumming, whistling and clapping from doorsteps, windows, gardens, and balconies as a tribute to our NHS carers and key workers, who are working round the clock to help keep us all safe in these very difficult times.

Thank you




Shop for the Essentials in Crosspool!

This is intended to inform, rather than alarm. The welfare of all shop assistants and shoppers is of paramount importance.
After closely monitoring all available information relating to the continued spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we would expect that all shops and shoppers to comply with the latest Government and most up to date NHS guidance
This can be found on the NHS Website or by calling NHS 24 (111) for advice.

Local shops selling the basic necessities are still open for business in Crosspool. Please remember to adhere to the Government/NHS Coronavirus social distancing advice at all times.
Below is some helpful information from our local businesses as of 24th March 2020:-

  • Hudson’s Kitchen:
    Remains open for Deliveries only!
    Due to the current situation and people being told to stay at home, we will continue to provide freshly cooked food for S10 and surrounding areas via a contactless delivery service only. We will now only take contactless payments for food & drink ordered/ pre-ordered and paid for via the order page or by telephone: 0114  4495 341.
    To show our gratitude to our brave NHS workers, we will also be offering a 20% discount to NHS staff members (Telephone orders only).
    Our serving hours are 8:30am – 3pm Monday – Friday and 9am – 2pm on Saturdays.
    Al the very best Chris
  • Cuore  Siciliano:   Sandygate Road
    Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, we remain open for takeaway deliveries only!
    For a menu of our homemade authentic Sicilian food and desserts, visit our website: or telephone:  0114 266 9811
  • Philip James Butchers Sandygate Road
    We are fully open from 8:00pm Monday to Saturday. We offer a free delivery service for those self-isolating. Visit our website or telephone 0114 266 9530
  • GT News    Sandygate Road
    We remain open as usual, 6am on weekdays, 7am weekends. email:  Tele: 0114 266 118
  • Varanasi Inn   Sandygate Road
    Although the restaurant is closed to the public, we are still open for takeaways and deliveries. To place an order visit our website: or call us on 0114 266 1017
  • Flower Design   Sandygate Road
    We are still open for local floral deliveries, please Telephone  0114 2686 930
  • Crosspool Pet Supplies     Sandygate Road
    We have temporarily closed the shop BUT we are currently offering a home delivery service while stocks are available.  Please telephone 0114 2687 322
  • Bamforth’s Fruit Shop     Sandygate Road
    Still open and we may be able to deliver Fruit and Vegetables locally.
    For further details please email:

If we receive anything further from either of these or any other shops and businesses in Crosspool, this information will be updated.


The Sportsman (Ember Inn) Benty Lane
Bank Holiday Sunday
25th August, 12noon – 6pm

In Support of
Magnolia House

Bouncy Castle-Fire Engine
Pirate & Princess (Wet Sponge)sportsman

Suggested donation of £2.00 per strip

Raffle prizes

Tickets to

  • Cannon Hall Farm
  • Sheffield Steelers
  • Sheffield F.C. Men’s 1St Team Match
  • Sheffield F.C. Ladies 1st Team Match
  • Sheffield United F.C.
  • Sheffield greyhound stadium

Plus Vouchers for

  • Fever-Tree mixer set
  • Henderson’s
  • Rossi’s Italian Restaurant
  • The Prince of Wales

and many many more…………………