Last chance to vote for your favourite photo

It’s time to vote in our annual festival photography competition!

People were invited to submit a photo on the theme contribution of women in the world.

The judges have shortlisted photos in categories and would like you to choose which ones really capture the theme.

More information about the competition

Vote using the two polls below – you have until midnight on Monday 2 July June to cast your vote.


Category 1: photos by adults

Choose one photo from three. Make your choice using the poll under the third photo.

Preparing for breakfast Mekong style
Preparing for breakfast Mekong style
A moment to relax, in green and purple
A moment to relax, in green and purple
We're IT
We’re IT

Place your vote for category one:


Category 2: photos by secondary school age students (12-18 years)

Choose one photo from three. Make your choice using the poll under the third photo.

Waiting for a bee
Waiting for a bee
Still growing
Still growing
The women who brought the light
The women who brought the light

Place your vote for category two:


Category 3: photos by primary school age children (5-11 years)

As there is only one photo there is no need to vote in this category.

Grandma
Grandma

Vote now in the 2018 Crosspool Festival photography competition

Voting for the photography competition has now closed.


It’s time to vote in our annual festival photography competition!

People were invited to submit a photo on the theme contribution of women in the world.

The judges have shortlisted photos in categories and would like you to choose which ones really capture the theme.

More information about the competition

Vote using the two polls below – you have until midnight on Monday 2 July June to cast your vote.


Category 1: photos by adults

Preparing for breakfast Mekong style
Preparing for breakfast Mekong style
A moment to relax, in green and purple
A moment to relax, in green and purple
We're IT
We’re IT

 


Category 2: photos by secondary school age students (12-18 years)

Waiting for a bee
Waiting for a bee
Still growing
Still growing
The women who brought the light
The women who brought the light

 


Category 3: photos by primary school age children (5-11 years)

Grandma
Grandma

Vote now in the 2017 Crosspool Festival photography competition

Voting has now closed


It’s time to vote in our annual festival photography competition!

People were invited to submit a photo on the theme Wild Crosspool.

The judges have shortlisted photos in categories and would like you to choose which ones really capture the theme.

More information about the competition

Vote using the two polls below – you have until midnight on Wednesday 28 June to cast your vote.


Category 1: photos by primary school age students

Choose one photo from two. Make your choice using the poll under both photos.

There are five mummy spiders in the picture, can you see them all?
There are five mummy spiders in the picture, can you see them all? (primary age category)
Typical game of cat and squirrel
Typical game of cat and squirrel (primary age category)


Category 2: photos by secondary school age students

As there is only one photo there is no need to vote in this category.

Pollinator
Pollinator (secondary age category)

Category 3: photos by adults

Choose one photo from three. Make your choice using the poll under both photos.

A lunch on the lawn
A lunch on the lawn (adult age category)
Lacewing dragon
Lacewing dragon (adult age category)
Wild time
Wild time (adult age category)

Photography competition: the winning pictures

The results are in for this year’s Crosspool Festival photography competition.

People were invited to submit a photo on the theme action.

The judges shortlisted photos in two categories and the public votes on this website to choose which best tells a story to the viewer and that really captures the theme.

Category 1 winner: photos by secondary school age students

2. Too much. Too empty. Set me free
2. Too much. Too empty. Set me free

Category 2 winner: photos by adults

1. Bob the dog, running on the beach. This is Bob, our Irish Setter who sadly died last year. He was such a character, full of love and full of life. We miss him a lot.
1. Bob the dog, running on the beach. This is Bob, our Irish Setter who sadly died last year. He was such a character, full of love and full of life. We miss him a lot.

Thanks for all your entries and for voting, and well done to rhe winners!

2016 Crosspool Festival photography competition: vote now!

Update: voting has now closed!


It’s time to vote in this year’s Crosspool Festival photography competition!

People were invited to submit a photo on the theme action.

The judges have shortlisted photos in two categories and would like you to choose which best tells a story to the viewer and that really captures the theme.

Vote using the two polls below.

Category 1: photos by secondary school age students

Choose one photo from three. Make your choice using the poll under all three photos.

1. Jumping into Summer
1. Jumping into Summer
2. Too much. Too empty. Set me free
2. Too much. Too empty. Set me free
3. Lots of action in the early morning sky as Crosspool comes to life
3. Lots of action in the early morning sky as Crosspool comes to life

Category 2: photos by adults

Choose one photo from three. Make your choice using the poll under all three photos.

1. Bob the dog, running on the beach. This is Bob, our Irish Setter who sadly died last year. He was such a character, full of love and full of life. We miss him a lot.
1. Bob the dog, running on the beach. This is Bob, our Irish Setter who sadly died last year. He was such a character, full of love and full of life. We miss him a lot.
2. Alex Latham, 13 year old Junior racer from Crosspool, competing in the Super Moto 140 race
2. Alex Latham, 13 year old Junior racer from Crosspool, competing in the Super Moto 140 race
3. Prayer flags fluttering in the wind over the Gokyo Valley in the Himalayas
3. Prayer flags fluttering in the wind over the Gokyo Valley in the Himalayas
 

For further information about the competition please email crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com

The adult winner’s photo will also be included in this year’s Crosspool Calendar. The best three in each category will be put on the Crosspool Forum website www.crosspool.info and voting for the winners will start from Monday 20 June. The exhibition at St Columba’s will display all the entries on Wednesday 29 June from 1.30pm-4.30pm. You can also meet photographers from Sheffield Photographic Society, see their photos on display and ask them your photo questions. Maybe we can start a local photography group? The winners will be announced at St Columba’s on Wednesday 29 June at 4pm. Tea and coffee will be provided by St Columba’s.

Winner of photography competition for under 18s announced

Over 1,300 votes were cast in this year’s Crosspool Festival photography competition.

Under-18s were invited to submit a photo on the theme Things that give me joy. Judges shortlisted four finalists – the winning photo leads the list of entries below.

The four shortlisted competitors came forward for the presentation and each one received their framed photo.

Winning photo:

The sun breaking through the clouds

by Kirsty Harrower (13)

Photo 1 - vote for this at the bottom of the page
The sun breaking through the clouds by Kirsty Harrower

The other entries were:

The meerkats at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

by Oliver Shipman (11)

Photo 4 - meerkats. Vote for this at the bottom of the page
The meerkats at Yorkshire Wildlife Park by Oliver Shipman

Playing at Rivelin Park with my 3 year old sister

by Lucy May (5)

Photo 3 - playground slide. Vote for this at the bottom of the page
Photo 3 – playground slide. Vote for this at the bottom of the page

Gnome sweet gnome

by Isaac Smith (10)

This depicts some of Isaac’s much-loved gnome collection hiding in his rather wild Crosspool back garden.

Photo 2 - garden with gnomes. Vote for this at the bottom of the page
Gnome sweet gnome by Isaac Smith (10)

For further information about the competition please email Lindsey Beagles: crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com

Vote for your favourite photo in the 2015 Crosspool Festival photography competition for under 18s

4 July update: the vote has closed and the results will be announced soon!


It’s time to vote in this year’s Crosspool Festival photography competition!

Under-18s were invited to submit a photo on the theme Things that give me joy!

The judges have shortlisted four photos and would like you to choose which best tells a story to the viewer and that really captures the essence of joy.

Vote using the poll at the bottom of the page. The poll closes on Saturday 4 July, and we’ll be hiding the results from Thursday 2 July so keep the winner secret during the final days of voting. Entries will be displayed during the festival.

Photo 1 – sun, sky and clouds

Vote at the bottom of the page.

Photo 1 - vote for this at the bottom of the page
Photo 1 – sun, sky and clouds. Vote for this at the bottom of the page

Photo 2 – garden with gnomes

Vote at the bottom of the page.

Photo 2 - garden with gnomes. Vote for this at the bottom of the page
Photo 2 – garden with gnomes. Vote for this at the bottom of the page

Photo 3 – playground slide

Vote at the bottom of the page.

Photo 3 - playground slide. Vote for this at the bottom of the page
Photo 3 – playground slide. Vote for this at the bottom of the page

Photo 4 – meerkats

Vote at the bottom of the page.

Photo 4 - meerkats. Vote for this at the bottom of the page
Photo 4 – meerkats. Vote for this at the bottom of the page

The poll closes on Saturday 4 July, and we’ll be hiding the results from Thursday 2 July so to keep the winner secret during the final days of voting.

For further information about the competition please email Lindsey Beagles: crosspoolfestivalphotos@gmail.com

Labour’s Geoff Smith holds Crookes seat in 2015 local election

Sandygate polling station
Sandygate polling station
Labour’s Geoff Smith has been reelected as a councillor for Crookes in the 2015 local elections.

The results were as follows:

  • Geoff Smith, Labour Party: 3,818
  • Harry Matthews, Liberal Democrats: 2,965
  • Julian Briggs, Green Party: 1,868
  • Will Lockwood, The Conservative Party: 1,348
  • Andrew Pemberton, UK Independence Party (UKIP): 847
  • Nick Hall, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition: 121

There were a total of 15,398 votes with a turnout of 72.3%.

In the general election, Nick Clegg retained his Sheffield Hallam seat, but with a much reduced majority.

Crookes Ward local election 2015 result

Sheffield elections May 2015

Crookes ward results: Labour win for Anne Murphy

Sheffield’s Liberal Democrat leader Shaffaq Mohammed has been beaten to the Crookes ward seat by Labour’s Anne Murphy in the 2014 local elections.

Labour won with 2,103 votes, with the Liberal Democrats second with 1,833. The Green Party was third on 1,141.

The full results for the Crookes ward were:

Overall city results means that Labour maintains control of the council.

The European Election results due to be announced on Sunday at 10pm.

Crosspool residents vote in European and local elections

Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool
Stephen Hill church polling station in Crosspool

Crosspool residents will be casting their votes today to choose a new local councillor for the Crookes ward and vote in the European election.

The six Crookes ward candidates standing in the local election are:

European Elections are also taking place today. For these, you vote for a political party to represent your views in the European Parliament, not an individual candidate.

So on the voting slip you’ll choose one ward candidate and one European political party.

The local election results are expected late on Friday morning, with the European Election results due to be announced on Sunday at 10pm.