Manchester Road resurfacing work to cause Sunday disruption

Manchester Road
Manchester Road: disruption for motorists on Sunday 6 and 13 November

Resurfacing work on Manchester Road in Crosspool is to cause disruption for motorists on Sunday 6 and 13 November.

On these two days, Manchester Road will operate under two-way temporary traffic signals. Sandygate Road will be closed at the Manchester Road junction. Local access will be maintained to the shopping centre and diverted traffic will use Selbourne Road. Lydgate Lane will also be closed at the Manchester Road junction with traffic diverted via Crookes Road and Fulwood Road.

These disruptions will only be on Sunday 6 and 13 November. Local businesses and traffic travelling through the area should see little disruption in the area Monday to Saturday.

Crosspool Community Skip: Thursday 27 October 2011

Hallam Community Skip
The next Crosspool Community Skip is on Thursday 27 October 2011

You are invited to come and leave your household waste in the Crosspool Community Skip this week on Thursday, 27 October 2011. It will be on Selborne Road from 8am and will be picked up promptly at 12:30pm.

Please note, the skip is for household waste only. The following items will not be accepted:

  • fridges
  • freezers
  • gas bottles
  • asbestos
  • oil
  • car batteries
  • tyres
  • TVs
  • computers

The skip will be supervised at all times.

Book a stall at Crosspool Festival Farmers Market

One of the highlights of Crosspool Festival 2010 was the Farmers Market on Selbourne Road.

The Farmers Market will be running again this year as part of Crosspool Festival. It is pencilled in for Sunday 3 July, once again on Selbourne Road. If you’d like to book a stall then email

Meanwhile, early details of some more festival events have been added to the Crosspool Festival 2011 page, including An Evening with the BBC’s Richard Taylor Crosspool’s Got Talent, a family barn dance and Picnic in the Park.

Crosspool Festival 2011

Crosspool Farmer's Market on Selbourne Road
Crosspool Farmer's Market on Selbourne Road, July 2010

Crosspool businesses open despite major snowfall

Shops and businesses in Crosspool opened this morning despite what the council is describing as the deepest December Sheffield snowfall for a century.

The photos below were taken just before 9am this morning, and show Philip James butchers, GT News, Spar and the greengrocers all open for business. MG Mosley & Sons milk float was also out and about making deliveries as normal.

Local community spirit was also in evidence, with residents assisting with the clearing of snow and making trips to the shops to pick up supplies for neighbours. With the local schools all closed today (Wednesday 1 December 2010), children are also making the most of the snow with sledging and snowballing.

People are being encouraged to only use cars if absolutely necessary and also check that elderly neighbours are coping with the conditions.

Travel South Yorkshire advises that bus services have been suspended until further notice.

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