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 part of their Sunday morning Clueless show.

Loxley Brass Band also took part in the service.

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2017 scarecrow competition winners

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Volunteer for Care in Crosspool

Care in Crosspool are looking to welcome more volunteers for befriending in the local community.

You have to be over 18. Their chair will be at the summer fayre with more information or otherwise please contact the office on 0114 267 0045 or email

Care in Crosspool

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Crosspool Summer Fayre, Saturday 1 July 2017

Summer Fayre – Facebook event

2017 summer fayre

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Successful festival quiz night at The Sportsman

Wednesday’s quiz night at The Sportsman pub was well attended as usual.

The local quiz regulars were joined by visitors from Stannington and Hillsborough as resident quizmaster Roger chose a selection of traditional and Crosspool quiz questions to make the evening enjoyable for all.

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History walks delve into Crosspool’s past

Crosspool history walk 2017

Crosspool history walk 2017

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 into Crosspool’s past.

The walks are part of the 2017 Crosspool Festival, which finishes on Sunday.

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Upcoming events at Tapton Hill church

Tapton Hill Congregational Church, Crosspool

Tapton Hill Congregational Church, Crosspool

All take place at The Corner Chapel, Tapton Hill Congregational Church, Manchester Road.

BFG film showing (part of Crosspool Festival)

For children on Saturday 1 July 10.30am-12.30pm. You can also come from 10.15am to make BFG ears and dream jars. Please note that this is a PG film so not suitable for very small children. £3 per child refreshments provided.

Chosen play

A 0ne-woman play based on the life of Mary. Saturday 8 July. The performance begins at 7.30pm. Donations welcome. Refreshments provided. See for more details about the play.

The Great Picnic

A children’s morning in the summer holidays. August 17 10am-12.30pm. Games, Crafts, a bible story and the children will make their own picnic lunch to eat outside (weather permitting). £4 per child which includes all the food. Places are limited. To book please call Suzanne on 0114 232 5790 or email

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