From the Business Archives
20th Sep A Glossop business owner is appealing for information after roughly £100,000 worth of vintage watches were stolen from his office. Tony Wooderson, who owns Crystal Living in Brookfield found his workplace in ruin after thieves smashed the windows in order to gain entry to the office and safe in the early hours of Saturday morning. […]
13th Sep High Peak (Glossop)-based integrated marketing agency, FIG, has expanded its client services team as it continues to grow its national portfolio of business-to-business clients. Account manager Nikita Murray (pictured) joins the full-service agency from Cheshire telecommunications firm, Chess, where she was responsible for communications, PR and social media. She previously spent four years as communications […]
2nd Mar High Peak Borough Council has set its budget for providing essential services at £10.4m for the coming year. A Council Tax increase of 2.9 per cent has also been agreed – setting Band D payments at £186.36 for 2018/19 which equates to a rise of ten pence per week. Executive Councillor for Finance and Operational […]
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 […]
4th Dec An integrated marketing agency, Fig has been a vibrant part of the Glossop community for just over two decades. The team of creative, digital, marketing and PR professionals on High Street West has assisted a number of high-profile business across the North West with branding, design, messaging, copywriting, advertising, website building and much more. Formerly […]
3rd Dec Leading trade retailer Screwfix is set to officially open its doors in Glossop on Thursday (December 7).  The new store on Shaw Lane will create 15 new jobs in the area and the company feels it will give a boost to local tradespeople. Screwfix’s new Glossop Store Manager, Micheal Cassells, is proud of the contributions […]
23rd Nov Glossop law firm Davis Blank Furniss has appointed a new assistant solicitor in its Family team. Matthew Handley will be based at the firm’s headquarters in Manchester but will also handle cases out of its Ellison Street office in Glossop. His new role will see him acting on behalf of clients seeking advice and assistance […]
23rd Nov Outside was cold and damp, but a warm welcome awaited Gary Byrne, Learning and Development manager of transport company Eddie Stobart, at the last breakfast meeting of the High Peak Business Club. They’re the big green trucks; we used to have a game of spotting the Eddies, which have their own 20,000 strong fan club, […]
20th Nov Locals have poured through the doors of a Glossop law firm in numbers already this week to get their affairs in order by creating new Wills.   Davis Blank Furniss (DBF) is holding its annual Will Week at its Ellison Street office, offering discounts on a range of Wills to new and existing clients. The […]
14th Nov A Glossop based agency has won a prestigious north of England marketing award for the second year running.  FIG, which provides an integrated range of in-house creative, digital and PR services, has been awarded the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Northern Awards agency prize. As well as acknowledging its growth, the judges recognised FIG’s “ongoing and […]