From the Derbyshire Archives
20th Sep A Glossop business owner is appealing for information after roughly £100,000 worth of vintage watches were stolen from his office. Tony Wooderson, who owns Crystal Living in Brookfield found his workplace in ruin after thieves smashed the windows in order to gain entry to the office and safe in the early hours of Saturday morning. […]
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 […]
24th Aug Animal rights charity PETA is offering a substantial reward for information after two hedgehogs were allegedly killed in Glossop this week. It’s believed the hedgehogs were set on fire sometime overnight between Tuesday August 21st and Wednesday August 22nd, within the rose garden area of Manor Park. Now, PETA are offering up to £2,000 for […]
28th Jun BATTLING THE BLAZE: Firefighting teams use beaters to extinguish the flames. Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has thanked people for supporting its firefighters tackling the moorland blazes. The service says it has received a number of cash donations which will go to the Firefighters  Charity and a charity chosen by one of the partner organisations  […]
12th Apr ‘Glossop For Europe’ campaigners took part in the Great Northern March in Leeds to demand a final say on the Brexit deal. They were joined in the demonstration which brought the city centre to a standstill by members of several pro-EU groups from across the High Peak. Cath Moss from Glossop for Europe said: “However […]
12th Apr A Glossop mum is running in the Virgin Money London Marathon for Diabetes UK in memory of her cousin who took his own life. Nicole Dimmock, 33, whose cousin Mark passed away in December 2016, is taking on the gruelling 26-mile challenge on Sunday, April 22, to raise awareness of how diabetes affects emotional wellbeing. Mark […]
5th Apr Derbyshire Constabulary are concerned for the safety of a 13-year-old boy who’s been missing since Tuesday. Tyler Parmar-Andrews, (pictured top), was last seen at Hadfield Train Station at 4.30pm on April 3rd, where it’s believed he caught a train to Manchester. Tyler is described as white, 5ft 3 inches tall and of slim, medium build. […]
22nd Mar The ‘mini’ Beast From The East blasted back over the weekend causing almost as much chaos as its big brother. Blizzards which blew in on Saturday night closed both trans-Pennine passes and country roads as strong winds whipped snow into drifts. Drivers were trapped in vehicles on the Snake Pass and Monks Road with police […]
17th Mar Heavy snow has closed the A57 Snake Pass and motorists are advised to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a further severe weather alert for snow this evening. Drivers are being advised to avoid trans-Pennine roads, including the M62 (junctions 21 to 25), A628 and A66, if at all possible […]
16th Mar Drivers encouraged to avoid trans-Pennine roads, M62 and A628 from tonight Motorists are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for snow. Snow has been forecast throughout the weekend and Highways England has issued an amber ‘be prepared’ alert for the North which will come […]