30th Dec A specialist page has now been created to highlight the issues of wildlife crime on Facebook. Wildlife crime officers in Derbyshire have created a Facebook page which will be dedicated to raising awareness of wildlife crime in the county. As well as raising awareness the aim of the page is to raise the profile of […]
29th Dec The window of a shop in Glossop town centre was smashed last week. The damage happened at the Blossom clothing shop in High Street East, overnight between Thursday, December 22, and the following day. The window of the shop door was smashed and police want to hear from anyone who might have seen the damage […]
26th Dec Report by Sam McKeown Pictures by Steve Dyson Glossop North End edged local rivals Mossley 3-2 in a wind battered Boxing Day clash at Surrey Street. Glossop started with a disadvantage from the challenging head winds, which presented some early chances to the away side. However, it was the home side that would take the […]
23rd Dec A Glossop Juniors football team has handed over more than £2,300 to help support a new cancer unit in Tameside. Around 45 players, coaches and parents – including members of the Under 10s boys and Under 9s girls teams – successfully completed a sponsored walk along the Longdendale Trail to raise money for the Tameside […]
23rd Dec Helping Glossop folk be happier and healthier using physical activity might seem like an uphill struggle, especially in January when the weather is likely to be “fow”. But local social enterprise Be Well are determined to try and are offering people in need of a New Year wellbeing boost a new programme billed as the […]
23rd Dec A project to revamp a Tintwistle play area has received a Christmas funding boost from an environmental organisation. The Friends of Conduit Street Playing Fields have been given an early present of £40,000 from The Veolia Environmental Trust to help achieve their aim of replacing the declining facilities currently in place at the park. Combined […]
23rd Dec A Glossop primary school have raised hundreds of pounds for a local charity – a year on from the sad death of one of its much-loved pupils. St James’ Church of England Primary collected £394 in memory of popular Year 3 pupil Cameron Watson, who passed away last Christmas at the age of eight after […]
23rd Dec Willy Wonka isn’t the only one handing out golden tickets– as three lucky recipients from Gamesley can testify. Champion recyclers Denise Ashworth, Hannah Forde and Janet Mills have each won £50 for their sterling efforts to recycle more of their household waste using their brown bins and green boxes. The golden ticket prize draw is […]
23rd Dec High Peak Borough Council will work with Victoria Arts Project to realise a new and exciting vision for an iconic Glossop building. The two will join forces to come up with a scheme which will transform Victoria Hall into an arts and performance centre. The idea is to breathe new life into a building whose […]
23rd Dec The 10th anniversary of the Friends of Glossop Station was celebrated with coffee, cake and invited guests. Chairman Neil Williams said: “The idea was to bring together people, especially from other station friends’ groups, who had helped with our improvements over the years.” He welcomed the Mayor and Mayoress of High Peak, Cllrs George and […]