From the Glossop Archives
7th Feb Guy Riddell didn’t just tackle one ‘ultra marathon’ last year to raise money for Glossopdale-based charity Mummy’s Star – he chose SIX. He finished every one to come up with more than £1,250. Guy, 45, who works for BT and lives in Hollingworth with his wife and four children, took up running back in 2012 […]
4th Feb A man who was found in Glossop Brook has been named as Joshua Adams. Twenty-three-year-old Joshua, who is from Glossop, was found off St Mary’s Road yesterday (Feb 3) at 9am. His family have been made aware and are receiving support from specialist officers. They ask that their privacy be respected at this time. Derbyshire […]
3rd Feb A Glossop man has been charged with attempted murder after an alleged assault on a woman in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police were called to Sumners Place at 2.30am following reports that a woman had been attacked. Officers arrested Aaron Booth, 27, of Crosslands Close, Glossop, and he has now been charged with […]
28th Jan By Eddie Bisknell, local democracy reporter. More than 50 jobs are set to be safeguarded as plans to extend an historic Derbyshire quarry are set for approval. Mouselow Quarry, near Glossop, has been in operation since 1840. Now the operator, Austrian firm Wienerberger Ltd, is aiming to extend its lifespan until 2044 with a 3.7 […]
22nd Jan Glossopdale School has now announced that students will be able to go home from 1pm today due to worries over snow and icy conditions. In a Facebook post, the school added that “students are able to stay for lunch and may also stay in school under staff supervision until 3.30pm if they are unable to […]
22nd Jan St Philip Howard Academy has announced that they have closed today due to “adverse weather”. An update posted on their website said the decision is in the interest of staff and students’ safety in expected icy conditions. You can stay informed of any changes on their website:
18th Jan As it comes into its 30th year of saving, adopting and caring for vulnerable animals of all shapes and sizes, Haywill Animal Rescue desperately needs donations. Their appeal comes after the charity’s main sponsor was forced to stop donating £500 a month due to personal circumstances – an amount that was vital to the self-funded […]
17th Jan A Glossop Mum is crowdfunding to help get her little girl the intensive therapy needed to maximise the functionality of her paralysed right arm. Parents Nancy and Scott Mcwilliam first noticed something was wrong when Marnie, now aged 18 months, was roughly 6 months old and only using her left arm to reach for things. […]
9th Jan John Edwards and his partner Gillian are planning a spot of globetrotting after he won £30,000 on the People’s Postcode Lottery. John, 49, from Glossop, scooped the star prize when his postcode, SK13 6JB, was announced as a winner on Sunday. The surveyor for a flooring contractor, who was with Gillian when he received the […]
8th Jan Ten schools in Derbyshire will be at the centre of major improvement schemes this year, at a total cost of more than £10 million. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. Derbyshire County Council has recently signed off on 11 school building contracts, which total more than £8.6 million of the £10.2 million overall cost of […]