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Thieves target Crosspool houses and shops

A series of break ins have been reported in Crosspool over the last few weeks. Bamforths and CKs in the precinct and houses on Manchester Road, Watt Lane and Cardonesss Road have been targeted. Adrian Well, the owner of Bamforths … Continue reading

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Watt Lane/Cairns Road roadworks due to finish by Thursday 19 February

The ongoing work by Yorkshire Water to repair a burst water main on Watt Lane is scheduled to finish by tomorrow, Thursday 19 February. Three-way temporary traffic lights are in place.

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Pot hole appears on resurfaced Watt Lane

The newly laid surface of Watt Lane has been under cut by a leaking water main at the junction with Cairns Road, resulting in the appearance of a pot hole. Amey have been informed and the pot hole has been … Continue reading

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First big snowfall of the winter in Crosspool

Up to 16cm of snow fell on Crosspool on Boxing day evening, causing delays for drivers and the cancellation of the 51 bus service. Traffic was moving slowly on roads all over Sheffield as the snow settled into the evening … Continue reading

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Winter weather causes problems in Crosspool

Snow and ice over the last few days has caused accidents and delays in Crosspool. On Thursday morning residents awoke to the first settled snow of the season in higher areas. It soon turned to slush, but the conditions still … Continue reading

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Three-way signals in place on Watt Lane

Traffic lights were installed installed today on the Watt Lane/Cairns Road junction, causing minor delays to traffic. The signals are in places that Yorkshire Water can renew lead piping. Work could go on until 6 October. Queries should be addressed … Continue reading

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Crosspool roads saved from gritting axe

Several Crosspool roads will be gritted this winter following the results of a public consultation into winter road maintenance. Council chiefs have changed their mind on the gritting of 141 roads. Local streets including Hagg Hill, Coldwell Lane, Stephen Hill, … Continue reading

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Road resurfacing work continues from 14 July in Sandygate

Work to resurface roads, replace pavements and install new streetlights is due to start on Crosspool streets in the Sandygate district. Roads in what contractor Amey is calling zone B45 include Watt Lane, Selborne Road, Cairns Road, Cardoness Road and … Continue reading

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Crosspool roads will not be gritted under new council proposals

Several roads in Crosspool are included in a list of streets that will no longer be gritted if new proposals come into force in October. The Sheffield City Council winter road maintenance proposals affect 100 miles of road in the … Continue reading

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Memoir gives insight into Crosspool history

The experiences of a boy growing up in 1920s and 1930s Crosspool have been published in a personal memoir. Joe Scott was born in Sheffield in November 1921. At the age of four in 1925 he moved with his family, … Continue reading

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