Category Archives: history

Hallam Chase fell race returns to Crosspool on Tuesday 29 May

On Tuesday 29 May the annual fell race organised by Hallamshire Harriers and hosted by Hallam Cricket Club returns to Crosspool. At 8pm on the Tuesday evening after the second bank holiday in May, runners set off from Hallam Football/Cricket … Continue reading

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Sandygate granted protected status

The home of Hallam FC and Hallam Cricket Club has been granted protected status. Sandygate stadium in Crosspool is now an asset of community value, meaning that if the owners ever want to sell the ground, they would have to … Continue reading

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Event exploring Crosspool and Crookes during the first world war on Friday 10 November

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S. Palfreyman – a glimpse into Crosspool’s past

‪A bit of Crosspool history has been uncovered in the precinct! Who remembers S. Palfreyman?‬

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Hallam Tower hotel: demolition begins

The demolition of the former Hallam Tower hotel on Manchester Road has started. Planning permission for luxury apartments was previously granted. Sheffield hotel demolition work starts – The Star

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History walks delve into Crosspool’s past

The two Crosspool history walks went ahead this week despite the drizzly weather. 28 people attended the Tuesday morning walk and 15 ventured out on Wednesday  evening. A big thank you to Jan Millward for a very interesting two-hour journey … 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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