General Information


Local Groups and Services


St Columbus Community Lunch Club

Lunch club at St Columba’s Church offers support and friendship, especially for single people, older people and the bereaved living in Crosspool. Number of people limited to 30. Transport is only available on alternate Tuesdays.

When – Lunch club held at St Columba’s Church Hall, S10 Tuesday 12.30-2pm (term-time only).

Contact Name: Mrs Pauline Hornby 0114 230 7743 and answerphone

Christ Church Fulwood Friday Club

The Lunch Club at Christ Church Fulwood which welcomes senior citizens in Fulwood Parish and beyond to come for the day and enjoy company, games and a midday meal. No waiting list. Transport is not provided.

When – Friday 10.30am-2.30pm.

Contact Name: Church Office / Peter Collier 0114 230 1911 or Fax: 0114 230 6568

Care in Crosspool

Volunteers from St Columbas Church (all volunteers are CRB checked and carry an ID card) who offer services including:

• Visiting the elderly and housebound for a chat or to make a drink
• Sitting with someone to give their carer a break
• Collecting prescriptions
• Taking elderly or less mobile people to an appointment by car
• Occasionally they are able to help with shopping

Contact Name: Care in Crosspool 0114 2670045

Wesley Hall Lunch Club

Wesley Hall Lunch Club is a large lunch club with over 40 people attending a typical session. Provides a hot meal which is cooked on the premises by chefs. Also offers gentle chairobics exercise after lunch.

When – Lunch club held at Wesley Hall Methodist Church, Brick Street, S10 (Thursday). Cost £3.50 (please check the price for accuracy).

Contact Name: Voluntary Sector Liaison Team 0114 273 4631

Door to Door Services

If you find it difficult to use standard public transport, Door 2 Door Services may be able to help. Door 2 Door services are operated using fully accessible vehicles. They can take you directly from your home and around the local area you live in, making your travel experience as easy as possible.

Where do I start?

Before using a Door 2 Door service, you will need to register with your local provider. You can do this by contacting them and filling out a simple form, which they will help you to complete. Registration is free. Your local providers are:

Sheffield Community Transport – 0114 2285 9906

All Door 2 Door services must be pre-booked before travel.

Services available

Shopper bus

Shopper Bus is the best service for you if you want to travel to a supermarket, or local town or city centre. Shopper Bus picks you up from home and goes to set destinations at set times, charging a flat return fare of £2.00. Full details of Shopper Bus services from your area can be found in your local district guide.


Dial-a-ride can take you from your home to anywhere within the district you live in, personalising your journey to your needs. Do however bear in mind that the service is subject to availability, as there is a large demand, so the more flexible you can be with the time you want to travel, the more likely it is that you will be able to make a booking.

Group Travel

Door 2 Door services aren’t just for individuals. If you are a member of a group that wants to use a minibus, either with your own driver or with a driver supplied, then the Group Travel scheme may be what you are looking for. Contact your local Door2Door provider for more details.