From the Community Archives
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. […]
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 […]