From the Community Archives
18th Jan As it comes into its 30th year of saving, adopting and caring for vulnerable animals of all shapes and sizes, Haywill Animal Rescue desperately needs donations. Their appeal comes after the charity’s main sponsor was forced to stop donating £500 a month due to personal circumstances – an amount that was vital to the self-funded […]
17th Jan A Glossop Mum is crowdfunding to help get her little girl the intensive therapy needed to maximise the functionality of her paralysed right arm. Parents Nancy and Scott Mcwilliam first noticed something was wrong when Marnie, now aged 18 months, was roughly 6 months old and only using her left arm to reach for things. […]
12th Dec Police responded to an incident that closed the A628 between New Road, Tintwistle to the Gun Inn, Hollingworth earlier this morning. Shortly before 6:10am today (Wednesday 12 December 2018) police were called to Market Street to reports of a man on the rooftop of a building. Officers attended and attempted to engage with the man […]
6th Dec The Glossop community is rallying around Oakwood regular Carl Marshal to get him back to his beloved family home this Christmas. The pub was filled with people attending a fundraising event on Monday night to offer their support, services and even volunteer their time to Carl’s cause. The huge response came after The Oakwood team […]
6th Dec Victoria Vets in Glossop are appealing for generous animal-lovers to donate cat, dog and rabbit food, toys, bedding and more to help our furry friends this Christmas. The team have been going the extra mile for animals in winter for fifteen years, with donations rolling in across the High Peak for their annual appeal. Donations […]
30th Nov A Glossop-based outreach group are appealing for donations to help the homeless people of Manchester battle the cold this Christmas. UNITY Outreach Glossop is an organisation that frequently goes out into the city to give out warm clothing, sleeping bags, thermal wear, food supplies and even a hot home-cooked meal. Jolene Hampson, 37, started the […]
27th Nov The headteacher of a five-year-old whose body was retrieved from Valehouse Reservoir has said he was “the perfect child to have in class.” Jenson Spellman and his mother, Emma Sillett were formally identified yesterday as the two bodies found at the reservoir in Tintwistle by police, having been reported missing from Dinting, Glossop on Tuesday […]
22nd Nov Officers searching for missing mother and child Emma Sillett and five-year-old son Jenson Spellman have located a vehicle. The black Peugeot 308 owned by Emma, 41, was found near the Valehouse reservoir, near Tintwistle. Derbyshire Constabulary are currently conducting further searches in the area. Emma was last seen in McDonalds on the A560 Stockport Road, […]
21st Nov Fire crews were called to Billy’s Plaice fish and chip shop this morning where smoke was seen pouring on to Station Road. Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service arrived at 9:43am (21 November 2018) to extinguish a fire at the rear of the shop. An ambulance was also called for three adults at the scene and […]
15th Oct Don your brightest red hat and snowy beard and get ready to run at the tenth Santa Dash in Marple on Sunday the 2nd of December. Organised by Romiley and Marple Lions, the annual event sees hundreds of people dress up as jolly old Father Christmas and get jogging in aid of Kidneys for Life. […]