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S. Palfreyman – a glimpse into Crosspool’s past

‪A bit of Crosspool history has been uncovered in the precinct! Who remembers S. Palfreyman?‬

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Has The Plough pub been purchased as a development opportunity?

An update from The Plough pub campaign team: As you all know, we lodged our bid with Enterprise on August 17 and had some discussions with them after that date. We were informed that a ‘significantly’ higher bid had been … Continue reading

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The Plough on Sandygate Road to reopen as a pub

The Save The Plough campaign group have announced that their bid to buy The Plough has been beaten by a higher offer from another party that wishes to reopen the pub: We submitted our bid to the agents last week. … Continue reading

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Further £20k pledged to Plough campaign

A further £20,000 has been pledged in support of the Plough pub since the last public meeting. The campaign to reopen the Sandygate Road pub is looking to raise £120,000 through a community share issue. A recent post on the … Continue reading

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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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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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Planning application decision delay for The Plough

According to the Save the Plough campaign group, the decision on the planning application for The Plough pub will no longer be heard on 22 November.

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