Mi Amigo memorial flypast over Crosspool


Video created by Mark Stewart, 22/02/2019

What a wonderful morning, the sky was blue and the sun rose as hundreds of Crosspool residents gathered on the vantage point overlooking King Edwards/Tapton playing fields to witness the memorial flyover in memory of the tragic loss of the Mi Amigo’s crew 75 years ago today.

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Asset of Community Value Under Threat

The Plough, Sandygate Road

The Plough, Sandygate Road

The likelihood of homes on the site of the “Plough Inn” Sandygate Road, Crosspool, (The start of footballing history), has been publicised.
The star: new homes plan

You have until next Wednesday, February 27, to make your views known on the proposed re-siting of the mobile phone mast.
Planning Proposal

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To mark the 75th anniversary of the fatal plane crash of a BOEING B-17 42-31322 FLYING FORTRESS, “MI AMIGO”, in Endcliffe Park on the morning of 22 February, 1944,
a Memorial service followed by a fly-past is scheduled to take place this
Friday 22 February 2019.

Recommended time to arrive at Endcliffe Park 7.15am

Memorial service 08:00-08:45am

Flypast 08:45-09:00am   Fly past Info:  

As parking around Endcliffe Park is extremely limited, the public is strongly encouraged to walk or travel by public transport rather than by car.

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Holly Hagg Community Farm Alpacas

2019 Open Days for your diary

Holly Hagg alpaca

Holly Hagg alpaca

Sunday 7th April 2.30pm to 4pm
Sunday 12th May 2.30pm to 4pm
Sunday 9th June 2.30pm to 4pm

Saturday 29th June 10.30am to 4pm
Saturday 6th July 12 Noon
The herd of Alpacas, led by a Llama, will trek up to the Crosspool Summer Fayre to arrive at around 1pm.

Sunday 14th July 2.30pm to 4pm
Sunday 11th August 2.30pm to 4pm
Sunday 15th September 2.30pm to 4pm

Holly Hagg Farm
Long Lane, Crosspool Sheffield S10 5AG
07779 067718

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Last chance to buy tickets!


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New Mobile Phone Mast Planned For Crosspool

A planning application has been submitted for the erection of a new 15m mobile phone mast on the grass verge between Sandygate Grange Drive and Coldwell Lane directly to the front of the Grade II listed “Towers Lodge” (List UID: 1247191).
Details of the planning proposal (19/00405/TEL) can be found at: https://planningapps.sheffield.gov.uk

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Authentic Sicilian Restaurant opens in Crosspool

After a refurbishment
“La Dolce Vita”
Sandygate Road Crosspool S10 5RY
Reopens 5.30pm tomorrow Monday 11th February
New Style &, New Authentic Sicilian Style Menu, New name



Open Monday to Saturday until 11.30pm, Tele: 0114 2669811

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