From the Glossop Archives
6th Dec The Glossop community is rallying around Oakwood regular Carl Marshal to get him back to his beloved family home this Christmas. The pub was filled with people attending a fundraising event on Monday night to offer their support, services and even volunteer their time to Carl’s cause. The huge response came after The Oakwood team […]
6th Dec Victoria Vets in Glossop are appealing for generous animal-lovers to donate cat, dog and rabbit food, toys, bedding and more to help our furry friends this Christmas. The team have been going the extra mile for animals in winter for fifteen years, with donations rolling in across the High Peak for their annual appeal. Donations […]
3rd Dec A child’s cuddly toy left at the water’s edge led police to the discovery of a five-year-old boy and his mother in the icy waters of a reservoir, an inquest heard. Social worker Emma Sillett and her son Jenson Spellman had been missing from home for two days when police frogmen recovered their bodies from […]
30th Nov A Glossop-based outreach group are appealing for donations to help the homeless people of Manchester battle the cold this Christmas. UNITY Outreach Glossop is an organisation that frequently goes out into the city to give out warm clothing, sleeping bags, thermal wear, food supplies and even a hot home-cooked meal. Jolene Hampson, 37, started the […]
29th Nov Derbyshire Constabulary has released footage that shows the moment two men attacked a police car with sledgehammers. Bravery Award: Masked men attack police car in Glossop, Derbyshire Watch the moment Glossop police officers came under attack by thugs armed with sledgehammers. Gepostet von Glossop Chronicle am Donnerstag, 29. November 2018 PC Martin Hodnett attempted to […]
29th Nov Recording a Neil Young classic in his bathroom has helped a young Glossop dad’s battle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It has also raised more than £400 for Tameside, Oldham and Glossop MIND. James Seville, who almost lost his life in an horrific car crash, has  now turned his life around thanks to his young […]
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 […]
27th Nov The headteacher of a five-year-old whose body was retrieved from Valehouse Reservoir has said he was “the perfect child to have in class.” Jenson Spellman and his mother, Emma Sillett were formally identified yesterday as the two bodies found at the reservoir in Tintwistle by police, having been reported missing from Dinting, Glossop on Tuesday […]
22nd Nov Derbyshire Constabulary have said that two bodies found at Valehouse reservoir are believed to be missing Mum Emma Sillett from Dinting and her young son Jenson Spellman. Valehouse Reservoir Press Conference Assistant Chief Constable Kem Mehmet of Derbyshire Constabulary announced in a statement that two bodies found at Valehouse reservoir are believed to be that […]
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 […]