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The odd shower didn’t deter the twenty-five volunteer Crosspool community litter pickers, including a team from our local Spar, from recovering eighteen full bags of litter from our local streets. Taking centre stage this month, the hero of the day … Continue reading

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Lydgate Junior School – Rights Respecting School

As part of their work as a “Rights Respecting School”, each year they launch a campaign to raise awareness about one particular issue.  In 2017 they campaigned to make the crossing outside their school safer and in 2018 they took … Continue reading

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Help Us to Keep Sheffield Stainless. If you would like to be part of galvanising our previous success of Helping to Keep Our Neighbourhood Clean, be outside Archers Estate Agents, Crosspool Shopping Precinct, this Saturday 6th April 2019 10am. For … Continue reading

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Disruption to black bin collections on Monday

An update from Sheffield City Council: If your black bin is due for collection on Monday please put it out on Saturday 22 October instead (before 7am). On Monday there is a one-day strike by some staff at our contractor … Continue reading

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Crosspool residents bring their trees for shredding and recycling

Thanks to everyone who brought their tree down for recycling on Sunday and made a small donation. Shredding and recycling was carried out by our local tree specialist and firewood supplier Andy Fisher of Complete Tree Solutions. The donated money … Continue reading

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Thanks for all your Christmas trees

Andrew Fisher and his crew of volunteers worked tirelessly for an hour and half shredding Christmas trees this afternoon to raise funds for the Crosspool Forum. Over 120 trees were left by residents outside Direct Travel, with quite a number … Continue reading

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Poll: would you like additional recycling facilities for plastics in Crosspool?

With the current system, the only plastics that you can recycle in Crosspool are plastic bottles. This can be done via your blue box/blue bin. If you want to recycle other types plastic then the nearest sites are a drive … Continue reading

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More recycling delays for Crosspool

Crosspool households on Manchester Road and Ringstead Avenue are still waiting for their blue bins and boxes to be emptied today. Veolia have advised that they should all be emptied tomorrow (Tuesday). Two weeks ago there were also delays to … Continue reading

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Recycling bins and boxes will be emptied today

If your blue bin and box didn’t get emptied yesterday then it should be dealt with today, according to Veolia. Problems with collection lorries on Monday meant that around 12 roads in our area didn’t have their recycling collected. If … Continue reading

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Download the Summer 2011 Crosspool Clarion now

The new edition of the Crosspool Clarion is going to press and will soon be falling on the doormats of all Crosspool households. The latest issue includes: HGV Sat Navs New local Councillor Tapton Academy Pupil wins award Lydgate Lane … Continue reading

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