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Mohammed reunited with his family after six years

Crosspool’s friendly Big Issue in the North seller Mohammed Iqbal is to be reunited with his family this week after six years away. He’s making the long-awaited trip back to Pakistan for eight weeks where he’ll see his wife and … Continue reading

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Crosspool Big Issue North seller featured in new edition

An question-and-answer interview with Mohammed Iqbal, Crosspool’s vendor for The Big Issue North, is featured in the new issue of the magazine. Copies are available from Mohammed who can be found smiling outside Spar most days!

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Crosspool post office reopens following Spar refurbishment

Crosspool post office reopened its hatches earlier today following a two-week renovation. The new-look counter has been rotated 90 degrees and extra floor space has been created at the back of the shop. The whole Spar shop has been smartened … Continue reading

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Crosspool post office to close for two weeks

Crosspool post office will close for two weeks from tomorrow, Monday 5 January. The closure is so that the post office can be refurbished. It is due to reopen at 1pm on Friday 16 January. The next closest post office … Continue reading

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Special guest attends Childrens’ Christmas party

A festive thank you to Father Christmas for stopping off at the Crosspool Children’s Christmas party during the busiest period of his year. While handing out presents he was given sweets by excited youngsters who had been entertained earlier in … Continue reading

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Smiley Crosspool Big Issue in the North seller earns award

The dedicated approach of Mohammed Iqbal, Crosspool’s vendor for The Big Issue in the North, has been recognised with a special award. Mohammed sells the magazine outside Spar in the precinct. He was recently presented with the award by the magazine’s … Continue reading

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Safer Neighbourhood Team stall arrives in Crosspool on 20 June

Police officers will be dispensing safety and crime prevention advice to members of the Crosspool community on Wednesday 20 June at a Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) stall. Broomhill SNT will set up outside Spar in Crosspool from 10am-12pm, so pop … Continue reading

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Crosspool ATM marked out of order as more problems reported

On Saturday afternoon police attended the ATM machine located outside Spar in Crosspool precinct. Once again someone had reported that they had had a problem with the machine and that money had been removed from their account. The police rang … Continue reading

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Reports of further bank card skimming at Crosspool ATM

Crosspool residents are being urged to check their bank statements following further reports of unauthorised withdrawals from bank accounts after using the cash machine in Crosspool. One person on Twitter said: “Just to let you know, the cash machine outside … Continue reading

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Get your tickets now for the Children’s Christmas Disco

The Children’s Christmas Disco on Sunday 4 December has received a boost from generous local Crosspool businesses. In addition to Spar’s donation of children’s refreshments, the Crosspool Pharmacy has offered to provide a sizable number gifts for each child attending … Continue reading

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