From the Hadfield Archives
16th Nov Glossop and Hadfield are getting ready to be switched on for Christmas.  Glossop starts the festivities with its annual seven hours-plus of festive fun in and around Norfolk Square on Saturday, November 25. Hadfield will then hold its popular Lantern Parade on Friday, December 1. The parade organisers are hoping for plenty of support for […]
14th Nov Preparations are underway for Hadfield’s popular Lantern Parade, which takes place this year on Friday, December 1. Lantern-making workshops are on offer this weekend – Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November – at Hadfield Hall, on the junction of Railway Street and Station Road. They are running on both days between 10am and 3pm in […]
13th Nov Another successful clean-up, organised by Hadfield councillor Ed Kelly, attracted more than 20 helpers.  Congratulating the volunteers for hours of hard work, he said: “It was great to see the head teacher of Hadfield Infants, Bankswood TreeCare, Hadfield Heritage Trail, Hadfield Coming Together, Cllr Nick Longos, Hadfield Methodist Church and local mums and their children […]
9th Nov Police have released an image of an axe left behind after an attempted theft of a motorcycle in Hadfield. The incident happened on Wesley Street on Sunday, November 5, at approximately 8:05pm when the bike owner found two teenaged boys attempting to steal his motorbike. The youths were dressed in black and carrying an axe. After […]
9th Nov A former Army major from Hadfield who lost both legs below the knee in an Afghanistan bomb blast is training for the world’s toughest car race.  Bernie Broad, who captained the UK team in September’s Invictus Games in Toronto, is setting his sights on a place with Team BRIT in the Le Mans 24 hour […]
8th Nov The first image from the new League of Gentlemen specials, which have been filmed in parts of Hadfield, has been released by the BBC. Of all the TV series’ absurd creations, one of the most memorable is Pauline Campbell-Jones, the energetic yet aggressive restart officer at Royston Vasey’s job centre. So, fans will be pleased […]
6th Nov There was a great turnout as folk from across Glossopdale packed into The Craft Barn last Saturday to make felt poppies for the Hadfield Cenotaph. Adults, children and families paid a visit to the Station Road centre during the drop-in event, which was local art and craft group Ragtime Textiles’ annual fundraiser. With people asked […]
2nd Nov Two borough councillors have taken over a pub to hold their regular constituents’ surgeries. Padfield’s Nick Longos and Hadfield North’s Ed Kelly have moved into the Palatine on Station Road, Hadfield. The first surgery is on Monday (November 6) with Cllr Kelly taking the 2pm to 2.45pm shift. Cllr Longos will host an early evening […]
31st Oct Local folk are being invited to make a felt poppy at The Craft Barn this weekend for the Hadfield Cenotaph in the lead-up to Armistice Day.  Families can pop in to the Station Road base on Saturday (November 4) between 10am and 3pm during the drop-in event to make the poppies from wool fleece tops […]
30th Oct Police investigating a domestic incident were knocking on doors in Hadfield over the weekend.  Officers were asking residents of Etherow Way if they had heard any suspicious noises in the area at around 8pm on Saturday evening (October 28). They could not disclose any specific details but said it was part of “an ongoing investigation”. […]