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12:03am Monday 2nd March 2009
YOUNGSTERS in the village are still hard at work to raise a sizeable contribution towards their plans for new facilities. In particular they are keen to see the creation of a new skate bowl and multi use games area.
10:22pm Sunday 1st March 2009
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5:53pm Sunday 1st March 2009
JANUARY 19 has been labelled by the media as the most depressing day of the year. It is a thought that crossed through the minds of the leaders and helpers at Crossways playgroup this year. This was the date the Ofsted inspector called to carry out the full review which all groups have to undergo.
4:48pm Sunday 1st March 2009
HAVING taken rather a long break from reporting it is good to write of the many activities which are taking place in the village. There is a lot going on for all ages in the area and it is probably because they are all so busy that dropping a line to their community correspondent gets overlooked.
11:57pm Monday 13th October 2008
FORMER Land Army girl Doris Greening, a resident of Crossways Court was very proud to receive official recognition of her wartime service. After a long gap, the country has finally recognised the vital role that this branch of the war effort carried out during the dark days of the second world war. Doris is one of a small group of people who have lived in Crossways since it was a group of houses on the edge of a RAF airfield. She has been an active member of the community and for many years was involved in the running of the senior club. She was one of the first elected Parish Councillors when Crossways became a village in its own right.
11:43pm Monday 13th October 2008
FUND-RAISING is never easy at the best of times and in the current economic climate every penny is getting harder to find. It is frustrating to those who have plans and designs to bring amenities to our village and it is to the credit of teams of dedicated volunteers that progress is being made on several home grown projects. CROSSWAYS young peoples forum have been very busy not only with plans for a new skatebowl, multi used games area and shelter but also in raising funds as their contribution to the costs. In September many of them were involved in a youth fun day held on the playing field in Dick O’Th Banks Road. I previously mentioned the event and how the young people involved had given up part of their summer holiday to organise the attractions as well as delivering leaflets door-to-door in the village. They received some generous donations of raffle prizes, cakes and items to sell.
12:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2008
HOW OFTEN do parents dread those two little words in the summer holidays from their children "I'm bored !" The children's forum in the village has certainly not had time to get bored in Crossways as they work towards their goals.
3:13pm Monday 4th August 2008
5:18pm Friday 1st August 2008
HANDBELL ringing came to Crossways in 1985 as the result of a lot of hard fund raising to purchase a set of fifteen bells from Pennsylvania, USA. Since then the team has grown in size and the number of bells and performed at many local events.
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