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Lost – Pram Rain-Covers

We’d be very grateful to hear from anyone finding a couple of pram rain-covers in a small clear carrier bag, which unfortunately had fallen out from a basket under a twin’s pushchair, somewhere between Crookes and Crosspool, on Saturday 1st February.  

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More cows on the loose in Crosspool

Several cows have been spotted loose near Moorband Road and Sandygate Road. It is thought that the animals have now been recaptured. In May 2015 a herd of cattle were spotted in various locations around the neighbourhood including the precinct, … Continue reading

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Crosspool Festival raises £1,300 – plus, watch the Crosspool Summer Fayre video

The Crosspool Festival committee are pleased to announce that this year’s festival raised £1,300 for Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre and the 36th Sheffield Scout Group based on Benty Lane. Jack Todhunter has also made this video about … Continue reading

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Dransfield Road children enjoy playing out

The top half of Dransfield Road was closed on Friday afternoon to allow children to play out in safety on the street. Four local mums were successful in their application for Sheffield’s first-ever ‘playing out’ session, which saw the road … Continue reading

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Video: Nick Clegg visits Crosspool street market

Sheffield Hallam MP and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg was in Crosspool today with his family on a visit the Selborne Road street market. We spent a few minutes asking him about the street market, how often he is up … Continue reading

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Video: Rivelin Vally featured on BBC Springwatch show

Last night’s BBC Springwatch programme included a feature on a pair of long-tailed tits nesting in the Rivelin Valley. The pair of birds have made a home in a holly bush. Springwatch visited in April to find out more. You … Continue reading

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Crosspool featured on BBC Watchdog show

If you saw Wednesday night’s Watchdog TV programme on BBC1 then you might have caught sight of Crosspool. Thankfully, Watchdog wasn’t directly referencing a problem in our neighbourhood. Instead, a report about hayfever used footage of the Manchester Road/Sandygate Road … Continue reading

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Rivelin Valley Conservation Group featured on web documentary

Rivelin Valley Conservation Group is the focus of this documentary from Russell Cavanagh. Watch it to find out more about the group, the history of Rivelin Valley and the work they do.

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Sheffield Local Television: Crosspool residents have their say

Crosspool residents gave Look North reporters their views on Sheffield’s forthcoming local TV station on Wednesday. BBC television cameras broadcast live from Hallgate Road for the 6.30pm bulletin and the report included interviews with local residents from outside Spar. Sheffield … Continue reading

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Video: Crosspool butcher gets his legs waxed in the precinct

Crosspool butcher Philip James had his legs waxed outside his shop this morning to raise money for children with type one diabetes. Local residents queued up to sponsor Philip in return for the opportunity to remove a wax strip from … Continue reading

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