Pubs revamp in Crookes brings new lease of life

May 2, 2019

Pubs such as The Old Grindstone and The Punchbowl in the Sheffield suburb of Crookes are to undergo a renovation in order to create a “cracking night out”. The two pubs are located at either ends of Crookes High Street, and are covered in the refurbishment plan...

Hope for Abandoned Sheffield Boat House

Feb 21, 2019

  Sheffield University Rowing team are hoping to bring a new lease of life to Crookes Valley Park.   The club want to start training at the park in the boat house that has been abandoned since the late 1990’s.   Sam Armistead, 24, the team's co-captain,...

New Café opens in Crookes

May 8, 2018

New Café 'As Thyme Goes By' started its first day of business on 8 May 2018 in Crookes, serving a range of home-baked cakes, sandwiches as well as tea and coffee. A huge attractive artwork is on the side of the building, which was just a wall of bricks before being...

Famous Sheffield faces star in gritty comedy-drama

Apr 19, 2018

A major cinema release on Friday is filled with famous Sheffield faces. ‘Funny Cow’, which is in cinemas on Friday 20th April, was written by Steel City native Tony Pitts and has an original score composed Sheffield music legend Richard Hawley. Pitts, speaking to Shef...



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