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Can you solve the riddle of Morecambe and Wise in Lodge Moor?

In 1953, Ernie Wise of Morecambe and Wise fame, and his wife Doreen camped in their converted Bedford bus at a petrol station in the Lodge Moor area of the city. This occurred when Morecambe and Wise were appearing in … 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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Cabinet in the Community meeting, 11 November 2015

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51 bus: report from public meeting with First

On Friday night over 60 residents gathered at St. Columba’s church to put their questions to representatives from First, provider of Crosspool’s 51 bus service. Almost 30 questions were taken from the floor and answered by First’s commercial manager Adam … Continue reading

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Autumn Spectacular charity classical/jazz music concert

On Saturday 16 November the Yorkshire Wind Orchestra and Sheffield Youth Big Band present an Autumn Spectacular of classical and jazz music. The evening starts at 7pm at St Luke’s Church in Lodge Moor and is in aid of Sheffield Children’s … Continue reading

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Crosspool buses painted in traditional colours to mark centenary

Two 51 buses have been painted in traditional livery to celebrate 100 years of motor buses in Sheffield. The first motorbus began operation between Broomhill and Lodge Moor via Crosspool on 15 February 1913. As part of the centenary celebrations, … Continue reading

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20 youngsters refused places at Lydgate Infants school

Today’s Sheffield Telegraph reports how pupils are being turned away from their local primary schools, with Lydgate Infants being the worst affected: …this year there were 148 applications for 120 places at Lydgate, compared with the usual average of 117. … Continue reading

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