From the Hadfield Archives
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3rd Apr A visit to Glossop on a dark and dismal November day made a leading county councillor realise a replacement Glossopdale Community College was a must have. Derbyshire’s Jim Coyle recalled the visit around three years ago when he looked at the replacement going up in Newshaw Lane in the shadows of the 1960s’ built college. […]
31st Mar Government Education Minister Caroline Dinenage was at Hadfield Nursery School on Monday to deliver a ‘your future is great’ message. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State was there to reassure staff that changes in Government funding would not hit nursery education. After a classroom tour and meeting with head teacher Cheryl Mortimer to see happy […]
25th Mar Members of 2nd Hadfield Brownies were the envy of their friends after attending a major film event.  They were amongst more than 26,000 other Girlguiding members who attended the mass screening of Beauty and the Beast at Odeon cinemas across the UK. Leader Lyndsay Biddle said the girls enjoyed the screening at Trafford Centre Odeon. […]
23rd Mar By Adam Higgins and David Jones More than 30 feet from the ground is a special girder which forms part of the new £23m Glossopdale Community College. Written on the metal bar, which was hauled into place at a steel signing ceremony on Tuesday, were messages of hope for the future. Students from the community […]
17th Mar Hadfield and Padfield Heritage Trail was left looking a lot tidier after Cllr Ed Kelly’s latest community clean-up. Around 35 people turned out on a sunny Saturday to remove rubbish from grot spots. The Hadfield councillor said: “It was the best turn-out yet, we made a real difference, a massive thanks to everyone who supported it. […]
10th Mar Friends from a Hadfield school got back together last weekend to recreate a photograph which appeared in the Chronicle 45 years ago. The footballers from St Charles Catholic Primary were first pictured on April 1, 1972, celebrating winning the Glossop Schools League and the Three Counties Northern Section Schools Shield. They were back in the […]
9th Mar Vandals have slashed the tyre of a car in Hadfield. Offenders used a sharp object to cut the tyre of a silver Toyota Yaris which was parked in Albert Street Car Park. The incident is believed to have taken place sometime between 4pm on Friday, March 3, and 5.30am on Monday, March 6. PCSO Tracey […]
6th Mar A Hadfield skip hire company are offering a reward for any information after two of its skips were stolen last month. Beeson Waste Disposal Ltd has put up a reward of £1,000 for information which will lead to the recovery of two eight-yard waste skips. They are believed to have been stolen on or around […]
4th Mar Hadfield Help for Heroes organiser Larry Walton was all smiles when he was presented with a cheque for the charity. Larry got involved in fundraising when his nephew was killed by an IED in Afghanistan. He was no doubt thinking of Welsh Guardsman Dane Elson when he picked up a cheque of £1,085 for the charity […]
1st Mar Old classmates will be back in their school playground this month – 45 years since they last walked through the gates! The 1972 football team from St Charles Catholic Primary are planning a reunion with a difference. But the 50-something-year-olds won’t be playing football. Steve Williamson, a former pupil, teacher and head teacher of the Hadfield […]