30th Dec Report by Adam Higgins Pictures by Steve Dyson Glossop North End finished 2017 on a high with their biggest win of the season so far after a convincing 5-0 victory over Skelmersdale United on Saturday afternoon. After the game passed a lengthy morning pitch inspection amid the recent inclement weather, the Hillmen raced out of […]
30th Dec Police are investigating after the death of a man who was found collapsed with serious injuries on a busy road in Mottram on Saturday morning. Emergency services were called to Roe Cross Road at around 6am on Saturday (December 30) following reports of a seriously injured man in the road. He was pronounced dead and […]
30th Dec A new tragi-comedy is coming to a Glossop theatre over six nights in the New Year. ‘Bothered and Bewildered’ is a play about memory, loss and love, which is written by Gail Young and directed by Jose Warhurst. It will be performed by Partington Players at the Partington Theatre on Henry Street from Monday, January […]
30th Dec A nurse who has given a lifetime of care, love and support to patients fighting cancer is retiring after 36 years. Ann Burgoyne began nursing in 1981 and has dedicated her career to supporting people living with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. She has been a Macmillan nurse for the past 13 years and has […]
29th Dec Trying on Glossop Rotary Club’s presidential chain of office for size is young Lola Taylor. The eight-year-old received the honour for topping the individual sponsorship table at this year’s Glossop Jog. Out of the 350 runners who took part in the club’s big annual fund raiser, she came up with £196. Lola, from St James’ […]
29th Dec Tintwistle could be getting a new shop – and that’s news villagers don’t hear every day. Mum and daughter Jean and Emily Scriven want to turn 10 New Road into a tea room. It won’t be the first time there will be a business there – should High Peak Borough Council give it the go-ahead […]
28th Dec An opticians in Glossop was the centre of attention as it marked its first birthday recently. All eyes were on the town as Specsavers on High Street West celebrated in style. The day was filled with birthday activities including cake, goody bags and buck’s fizz as local residents were invited along to join staff for […]
28th Dec Glossop’s ballet lovers are petitioning the Arts Council to restore a dance company’s grant after hearing from a ‘tearful ballerina’. Partington Theatre audiences were looking forward to JSLN Ballet’s production of ‘Odile’ following their dance show in July, which packed the Henry Street theatre. But they were stunned to learn that the performance had been […]
28th Dec Glossop North End will be looking to secure back-to-back wins for the first time in two months in their final game of 2017 against Skelmersdale United on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 15:00 GMT). After the game passed a lengthy morning pitch inspection, the Hillmen welcome the Lancashire outfit to Surrey Street on the back of recording […]
27th Dec Courtney Meppen-Walter has been named Glossop North End’s Player of the Month for November by the club’s supporters. The former Manchester City youth player – who has also represented Carlisle United and Stockport County – has been a mainstay for the Hillmen under Paul Phillips and Steve Halford this season. The defensive midfielder has made […]