From the Glossop Chronicle Archives
29th Nov Please note: The time printed in this week’s Glossop Chronicle is incorrect. The correct details are as follows: Jenson Alexander Spellman of Brookfield, Glossop, passed away tragically on the 22nd November 2018 aged five years. Jenson was the beloved son of John and Emma. He leaves his very loving family and so many friends. A […]
14th Nov The Addams Family has been disturbing and amusing people for about 80 years and has proved to be remarkably durable. Beginning as a simple cartoon, the family has survived TV series and several film adaptations. Inevitably a Broadway musical had to follow in 2010, and now High Peak audiences can enjoy a lively production at […]
5th Nov This week’s additions of the Tameside Reporter, Glossop Chronicle, and Oldham Reporter will have a very different look and feel about them. We are turning the clock back 100 years as we mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War One, to recall how our communities greeted the news that the Great […]
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 […]