From the Community Archives
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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 […]
2nd Mar Glossop’s Town Hall clock could be ticking back to life for the first time since falling silent more than five years ago. The 120-year-old timepiece is being inspected with a view to getting it working again. That’s welcome news for everyone living in what’s been labelled ‘the town where time stands still’. High Peak Borough […]
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, […]