Category Archives: parks

BBC Radio Sheffield visit Picnic in the Park

The weather stayed fine for Picnic in the Park the finale to the 2017 Crosspool Festival on Sunday. The three local churches came together for a community service on Lydgate Green. BBC Radio Sheffield even paid a surprise visit as … Continue reading

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New allotments proposed for Lodge Moor

The council have proposed plans for 33 allotments at the Spider Park, Lodge Moor, with car parking and access from Blackbrook Road. A consultation meeting is to be held at St Luke’s church on Monday 14 November at 6:30pm. For … Continue reading

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Rivelin Splash reopens after winter break

Rivelin Splash water play area has reopened for bank holiday week and will be open each day until 31 May. From 6 June to 13 July it’ll open for weekends only and then from 13 July until 7 September it’ll … Continue reading

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Tour de France bike, bunting and flag arrive in Crosspool

The spirit of the Tour de France arrived in Crosspool today as handmade bunting, an official flag and a yellow bike were installed in the precinct. As well as red, white and blue bunting, Crosspool Forum volunteers have also hand-knitted … Continue reading

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Good forecast for Rivelin Splash opening weekend

The new Rivelin Splash water play area will finally open on Saturday 13 July at 11am. The refurbished water play area is for children of all ages and includes three large splash pads, a new filter system, water play equipment … Continue reading

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Revised date for Rivelin Splash opening

The newly-constructed water play area in Rivelin is now due to open on Saturday 13 July. Rivelin Splash was scheduled to open in time for the bank holiday weekend, but a sign has now gone up to confirm the revised … Continue reading

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Rivelin Splash set to open for bank holiday weekend

Update 25 May: we’ve just checked and Rivelin water splash isn’t ready yet so won’t be opening this weekend. We’ll let you know if we hear when the revised date is. Weather permitting, the new Rivelin Splash water play area … Continue reading

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