From the Glossop Chronicle Archives
30th Sep Glossop and Manchester based law firm Davis Blank Furniss has appointed Libby Holding (pictured) as the new head of its private client department. Libby joins Davis Blank Furniss from Beaumont Legal in Wakefield. Her new role will see her focusing on a variety of core work including wealth and succession planning, inheritance tax advice, trust […]
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 […]
13th Sep Ruth George has been given assurances from the Roads Minister that work on the Mottram Bypass and Glossop Spur will begin in two years time. High Peak’s MP is promising to keep the pressure on to make sure that the start date – September 2020 – is not put back. Ruth is stressing she will […]
13th Sep High Peak (Glossop)-based integrated marketing agency, FIG, has expanded its client services team as it continues to grow its national portfolio of business-to-business clients. Account manager Nikita Murray (pictured) joins the full-service agency from Cheshire telecommunications firm, Chess, where she was responsible for communications, PR and social media. She previously spent four years as communications […]
23rd Aug Glossopdale School Principal Steve Playford has praised his students after another impressive set of GCSE results which showed that 64 per cent had achieved Grades of Four and above. He singled out Thanassis Frank whose nine straight Grade 9s had put him in the top half per cent in the country. Thanassis is in our […]
23rd Aug It was smiles all the way at Glossop’s St. Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy today as staff and students celebrated more GCSE  successes. Exams were tougher this year after the Government raised the bar in a bid to compete with some of the highest achieving countries. For the first time ever most of the subjects […]
23rd Aug Pupils at Manchester High School for girls had plenty to celebrate today – including Glossop’s Abigail Bowes – with students recording superb results across a broad range of subjects and a third of students attaining Grades 7-9 (A-A*) in all of their GCSEs. Head Mistress, Claire Hewitt, commented:  “Our students have proved themselves to be […]
17th Aug The first A-level examination results day at the brand new £23m Glossopdale School was a star studded occasion. Student after student were celebrating after opening their brown envelopes to discover they had achieved A* grades. Overall it was success after success with principal Steve Playford announcing a 100 per cent pass rate for the fifth […]
16th Aug A Manchester Grammar School student from Glossop is celebrating an outstanding set of examination results. Boys who study at The Manchester Grammar School (MGS), The Sunday Times North-West Independent School of the Year, arrived at the school today to pick up their A-level and Pre-U results. The Pre-U is a challenging alternative to A-level, with […]
2nd Aug An 72-year-old man has died after being involved in a collision with a Land Rover which was towing a caravan in Hadfield. The tragedy happened on Tuesday morning on Graphite Way which leads to the Rossington Industrial Park, off Woolley Bridge Road. Officers were called to the scene just after 9am and closed the road […]