From the Community Archives
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. […]
15th Oct A Glossop woman is trekking the mountain in a bid to raise money for the leading cancer-treatment centre. Geraldine Barlow, 33, is flying out this Sunday to the highest summit in the world, aiming to reach Basecamp on the 1st of November and return home on the 8th. The trip, which Geraldine hopes will raise […]
21st Sep Northern has announced more rail strikes that will affect services to Manchester throughout October. The RMT previously stated that they had planned six consecutive Saturdays throughout September, but announced today that the 6th, 13th and 20th of October will also see a reduced timetable. Northern said: “They expect to run around 30% of usual services […]
13th Sep A woman from Padfield has been collecting nappies – unused, of course – in aid of the Refugee Women’s Centre in Dunkirk. Keli Tomlin, 32, saw that the charity, which supports both women and children in desperate and difficult situations by providing donated items such as winter clothes, pots and pans and hygiene products had […]
7th May Glossopdale Foodbank is busier than ever as more and more people turn to it for help. The hunger shows no sign of easing as locals struggle to make ends meet. In the first three months of this year, the foodbank put food on the table for approximately 142 Glossopdale families with 173 children benefitting. A […]
25th Apr Glossopdale School held a memory-making day when former students and teachers dropped in to say their goodbyes. The scene was held at what’s now called the Foundation Stage site at Newshaw Lane which will soon come crashing down. Its place will be taken by sports fields and gardens surrounding the school. Before that happens, principal […]
23rd Mar Glossop Fire Station is holding a fundraising car wash on Sunday. The effort is being held to help pay for pioneering treatment for 29 year old on-call firefighter Stefan Hawcroft who has been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour. Despite being given just weeks to live, a private clinic in Germany can provide Stefan with […]
4th Mar The A57 Snake Pass and Monks road – between Chunal & Charlesworth – will remain closed tonight due to the previous heavy snow, Derbyshire County Council states However, as the slow thaw continues and temperatures gradually increase, it is expected that the routes will be re-opened during the course of the day tomorrow. The council […]
4th Mar The ongoing saga over land on Glossop’s George Street took another twist on Saturday as High Peak MP Ruth George was presented with a petition. It was handed over by the Friends of George Street Woods who say the 1,400 signatories are people who want permanent access to the land. They claim it is green […]
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 […]