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Sainsbury’s announce plans for The Plough pub

Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is to submit a planning application to turn The Plough pub on Sandygate Road into a convenience store. The people running The Plough, which is opposite the oldest football ground in the world, called last orders in … Continue reading

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Non-league day at Sandgate – free entry for season ticket holders

Non-League Day, the annual, national celebration of grass roots football, is coming to Sandygate for the first time on Saturday 10 October.  On international weekend, with no Premiership or Championship games, local non-league clubs take centre stage. After five consecutive … Continue reading

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The Plough pub listed as community asset

The Plough pub on Sandygate Road has been listed as an asset of community value. This means that that in the event of it being put up for sale the group lodging the application would be given time to come … Continue reading

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Professional rock climber Steve McClure to host Crosspool Festival event

One of the best rock climbers in the world will be sharing his experiences at a Crosspool Festival event. Having climbed the hardest sport route in the UK, Steve McClure knew from early childhood encounters with the sandstone outcrops of … Continue reading

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Hallam Chase returns to Crosspool on Tuesday

Tuesday evening sees the historic Hallam Chase return to Crosspool, an annual fell race organised by Hallamshire Harriers and hosted by Hallam Cricket Club. At 8pm on the Tuesday evening after the second bank holiday in May, runners set off … Continue reading

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Council to assess The Plough pub community asset bid

A bid to get The Plough pub listed as a community asset is due to be heard by the council on Thursday 4 June. If the pub were to be listed as an asset of community value it would mean … Continue reading

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Is The Plough pub under threat of closure?

A group of regulars at The Plough have started a campaign to protect the pub from any future attempts to close it or turn it into a convenience store. The Plough is one of three remaining pubs in Crosspool and … Continue reading

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