From the Community Archives
13th Feb Glossopdale School has held the finals of its sixth annual Young Musician of the Year competition and as usual the standard was high. It took place last Wednesday, possibly for the final time, in Hall One on the Talbot Road site, which closes in the summer ready for the move into the new £23m school […]
10th Feb Hadfield’s Carmel Church launched its free monthly community meal programme on Wednesday and nobody went home hungry. Janice Cowling, who helped organise the evening meal, said: “Forty-three people came along and enjoyed a tasty two-course dinner, in a relaxed and friendly environment. “Much of the food served was donated by Hadfield Coming Together and Fareshare, […]
9th Feb Deborah Casulli admits being ‘blown away’ when she met Lisa Ashton and heard about the Winnie Mabaso Foundation she had set up in South Africa. Deborah was so inspired she began supporting the charity, then joined Lisa from Glossop’s team, helping change the lives of adults and children in one of the poorest areas of […]
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 […]
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 […]
15th Jan A Padfield councillor’s next surgery for residents is on the horizon. Borough councillor Nick Longos is holding his gatherings on the first Monday of every month throughout 2018. The next will be on Monday, February 5, at the Palatine pub at the top of Station Road – opposite the train station – from 7pm to […]
8th Jan A project to help people across Glossopdale eat well for less will be holding its latest social eating event later this month. ‘Eat Well Whitfield’ will be inviting locals in to its community café for some tasty grub and a friendly chat. It’s taking place at the Pure Vibes Community Centre on Ebenezer Street on […]
8th Jan The Friends of Conduit Street are holding a meeting which is open for everyone to attend tonight (Monday, January 8).  It will be the Tintwistle friends group’s first committee meeting of 2018. The main items on the agenda are to reflect on their achievements of 2017 and make new plans for the year ahead. It’s […]
4th Jan More than 300 students at Glossopdale School wore a Christmas jumper to bring an item of food to donate to Bare Necessities Foodbank.  It meant a mountain of food piled up in the reception areas of the school’s Newshaw Lane and Talbot Road campuses. Rice, soup, tinned fruit, in fact all kinds of food which […]