Category Archives: food

Further £20k pledged to Plough campaign

A further £20,000 has been pledged in support of the Plough pub since the last public meeting. The campaign to reopen the Sandygate Road pub is looking to raise £120,000 through a community share issue. A recent post on the … Continue reading

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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

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Open mic night at Nest cafe on Thursday 29 June

A special open mic edition of Nest’s popular acoustic night is taking place as part of this year’s Crosspool Festival. It’s your chance to play a couple of songs, unplugged and with no microphone, to a friendly Crosspool Festival crowd … Continue reading

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Save The Plough campaign launches pub community share issue

The Save the Plough campaign is looking to raise £120,000 through a community share issue. The group has been in discussions with a private investor who has offered to buy the freehold of The Plough and lease it back to … Continue reading

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May 2017 fruit, vegetable and plant sales at Hagg Lane allotments

Hagg Lane & District Gardeners’ Allotments Society is hosting plant sales over two weekends this May. You’ll be able to purchase vegetables, fruit, bedding, herb and perennial plants at the bring and buy-style sales running between 9.30am and 2.30pm on: … Continue reading

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New-look Sportsman pub to be unveiled on Friday 10 March

The Sportsman pub is open as normal  this week while refurbishment work starts but will close for a makeover from 6pm on Sunday 5 March in time for the expected reopening on Friday 10 March. Follow The Sportsman on Facebook … Continue reading

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Mince pies and mulled wine at The Plough on Friday

The Save the Plough and the Sporting Heritage of Sandygate campaign group is inviting everyone for a festive drink on Friday 23 December between 5:30pm. and 6:30pm in The Plough car park.

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