From the Hadfield Archives
25th Apr Glossopdale School held a memory-making day when former students and teachers dropped in to say their goodbyes. The scene was held at what’s now called the Foundation Stage site at Newshaw Lane which will soon come crashing down. Its place will be taken by sports fields and gardens surrounding the school. Before that happens, principal […]
12th Apr The cast of Tintwistle Primary School’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ set off to stage the Shakespearean classic. But the village children’s version wasn’t being played out in a theatre. It was in a muddy, wooded area close to the South Close school, hence the wellies and waterproofs. The pupils took part in a national event […]
12th Apr A Glossop mum is running in the Virgin Money London Marathon for Diabetes UK in memory of her cousin who took his own life. Nicole Dimmock, 33, whose cousin Mark passed away in December 2016, is taking on the gruelling 26-mile challenge on Sunday, April 22, to raise awareness of how diabetes affects emotional wellbeing. Mark […]
5th Apr Derbyshire Constabulary are concerned for the safety of a 13-year-old boy who’s been missing since Tuesday. Tyler Parmar-Andrews, (pictured top), was last seen at Hadfield Train Station at 4.30pm on April 3rd, where it’s believed he caught a train to Manchester. Tyler is described as white, 5ft 3 inches tall and of slim, medium build. […]
29th Mar Police in Glossop are appealing for dashboard camera footage of a car and van being driven away from the scene of a burglary in which a policeman was left badly hurt. The plea comes after an officer suffered a broken arm and shoulder after a raider deliberately rammed his police car. A white van and […]
22nd Mar The ‘mini’ Beast From The East blasted back over the weekend causing almost as much chaos as its big brother. Blizzards which blew in on Saturday night closed both trans-Pennine passes and country roads as strong winds whipped snow into drifts. Drivers were trapped in vehicles on the Snake Pass and Monks Road with police […]
17th Mar Heavy snow has closed the A57 Snake Pass and motorists are advised to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a further severe weather alert for snow this evening. Drivers are being advised to avoid trans-Pennine roads, including the M62 (junctions 21 to 25), A628 and A66, if at all possible […]
15th Mar With the consultation on plans for the Mottram bypass closing on March 25 there’s still time for residents to make their voice heard about how traffic affects their lives. That’s the message from Longdendale councillors Janet Cooper, Gill Peet and Chris Buglass. They say the current bypass proposal is not the end of the story, […]
9th Mar A man has received an additional jail term of three years for an attempted kidnap in 1977 which will be served consecutive to an existing 15 year sentence for historical abuse against two boys. John Hall, 70, of no fixed abode, was sentenced for the latest offence, against a third boy, at Minshull Street Crown […]
4th Mar The A57 Snake Pass and Monks road – between Chunal & Charlesworth – will remain closed tonight due to the previous heavy snow, Derbyshire County Council states However, as the slow thaw continues and temperatures gradually increase, it is expected that the routes will be re-opened during the course of the day tomorrow. The council […]