From the Community Archives
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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 […]
4th Jan A Glossop social enterprise is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from a Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Be Well is one of three groups in the region – along with Broadbottom Cricket Club and Cheshire Wildlife Trust – currently shortlisted to receive a cash award. They are urging shoppers to vote for them by […]
2nd Jan A Glossop social enterprise has been able to winter-proof its community allotment shed thanks to a £2,000 grant from an energy giant.  Be Well has used the funding from E.ON’s Energising Communities Fund to insulate the shed – known as the ‘Men’s Shed’ – and to purchase a multi fuel stove to enable it to sustainably […]