From the Hadfield Archives
21st Sep Northern has announced more rail strikes that will affect services to Manchester throughout October. The RMT previously stated that they had planned six consecutive Saturdays throughout September, but announced today that the 6th, 13th and 20th of October will also see a reduced timetable. Northern said: “They expect to run around 30% of usual services […]
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 […]
2nd Aug An 72-year-old man has died after being involved in a collision with a Land Rover which was towing a caravan in Hadfield. The tragedy happened on Tuesday morning on Graphite Way which leads to the Rossington Industrial Park, off Woolley Bridge Road. Officers were called to the scene just after 9am and closed the road […]
28th Jun BATTLING THE BLAZE: Firefighting teams use beaters to extinguish the flames. Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has thanked people for supporting its firefighters tackling the moorland blazes. The service says it has received a number of cash donations which will go to the Firefighters  Charity and a charity chosen by one of the partner organisations  […]
28th Jun Some of the health chiefs responsible for Glossopdale’s care have been invited to a public ‘speak your mind’ meeting. With the recent closure of Shire Hill Hospital still raw with many people, there could be plenty of plain speaking. High Peak MP Ruth George has organised the meeting to celebrate 70 years of the NHS […]
21st Jun More than 670 people turned out to admire local talent at the two day Hadfield Open Art Show. And many of them walked the short distance across Station Road to the Craft Barn, where the children’s show was running simultaneously. More than 60 pieces of work were on show at Julie Norton’s Craft Barn. Which […]
24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]
7th May Glossopdale Foodbank is busier than ever as more and more people turn to it for help. The hunger shows no sign of easing as locals struggle to make ends meet. In the first three months of this year, the foodbank put food on the table for approximately 142 Glossopdale families with 173 children benefitting. A […]
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 […]