From the Charlesworth Archives
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2nd Feb Residents are being invited to have their say at a series of consultation meetings as final plans are drawn up for the A57 Mottram bypass. The ambitious improvement scheme, featuring new dual and single carriageways between the M67 and Woolley Bridge, requires special planning permission. So too do other improvements along the planned £242 million […]
2nd Feb Hop aboard Aladdin’s magic carpet this weekend for plenty of adventures – but be quick. The New Mills Art theatre production continues tonight (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday) at the Jodrell Street theatre. Performance times are 7.15pm each night. There is a matinee at 2.15pm on Saturday – and tickets for the shows are still available. […]
2nd Feb   MP Ruth George marked Holocaust Memorial Day by writing to sixth forms in High Peak encouraging them to take part in the Lessons from Auschwitz Project. The scheme offers two post-16 students from each school the chance to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp with Ruth and other young people from the East Midlands. There is […]
2nd Feb A public meeting organised by High Peak Unite Community heard there was ‘no confidence’ that part-time firefighters would provide adequate cover for Glossop. Held in Glossop Labour Club, people heard Fire Brigade Union officers say current shift working patterns were particularly efficient. They said the 14 full-time staff lived on site and by working two […]
30th Jan Anything from flares to the latest  hi-fashion is likely to be on show at a dance in Glossop where the demand for tickets will be red hot. A group called ‘The Last Dance at Glossopdale School’ is marking the closure of the current twin-campus college with an ‘old style school disco.’ It is planned for […]
29th Jan CHARLESWORTH MEMORIAL. The names of village heroes who left their looms to fight in the First World War are being remembered a century after they died. Research by a team of dedicated volunteers has compiled moving stories of the men whose names are engraved on Charlesworth’s main war memorial at Top Chapel and at nearby […]
25th Jan “We need to talk and listen” – Macmillan is encouraging people to start more conversations about the emotional effects of cancer Macmillan Cancer Support is encouraging anyone affected by cancer in Glossop to talk more openly about the emotional effects and to seek the support they need. As part of Cancer Talk Week which runs until January 29, Macmillan wants […]
25th Jan Public feedback meetings to help decide the future of fire cover in Glossop are taking place over the next four days. Tomorrow (Friday), a Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service team will be in Norfolk Square in Glossop to answer questions on the three proposed options to change the way Glossop and Matlock stations are staffed. […]
14th Dec The star of Charlesworth’s Walking Nativity was ready for any medical emergency. Helen Ferns – who, as Mary, gave birth to Jesus in stables behind the village wool shop – is a district nurse. But everything ran like clockwork much to the delight of Kathy Holmes, who has been organising the event for the last […]
29th Nov Extra cash to provide lighting on top of Charlesworth war memorial, at the end of Town Lane, has been pledged by the parish council. Charlesworth Women’s Institute has raised upwards of £3,000 for the lights, to mark the centenary of the Derbyshire Federation of WIs. The final cost isn’t yet known, but the parish council […]