From the Hadfield Archives
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22nd Feb The family and friends of one of Hadfield’s best loved licencees have raised £1,800 in his memory. The funds are for Willow Wood Hospice which was such great help to the family of the late Fred Fletcher. Fred and wife Dora had run the Anchor public house in Hadfield for the last 19 years. Sadly […]
18th Feb Standing ovations for world premiere of award-winning play at The Royal Exchange THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES REVIEW by DENISE EVANS POWERFUL: Julie Hesmondhalgh and Norah Lopez Holden in The Almighty Sometimes which tackles the issues of mental health head on.   Julie Hesmondhalgh is appearing at The Royal Exchange Theatre in the World Premiere The Almighty Sometimes until […]
17th Feb Council Tax bills are set to soar by almost five per cent following Derbyshire County Council’s annual Budget setting meeting. There may be even more rises on the way. High Peak Borough Council holds its Budget meeting on Tuesday. Then there’s the policing tax to come. The county council’s spending over the next financial year […]
10th Feb Hadfield’s Carmel Church launched its free monthly community meal programme on Wednesday and nobody went home hungry. Janice Cowling, who helped organise the evening meal, said: “Forty-three people came along and enjoyed a tasty two-course dinner, in a relaxed and friendly environment. “Much of the food served was donated by Hadfield Coming Together and Fareshare, […]
9th Feb New proposals aimed at tackling fly-tipping have been welcomed by High Peak Borough Council. The Government is proposing to give councils the power to issue fines of up to £400, rather than take people to court, if their waste ends up in illegal tips. The news has been welcomed by the council’s head of operational […]
5th Feb People heard about keeping warm over a hot drink when Citizens Advice experts shared High Peak MP Ruth George’s latest coffee morning. The Derbyshire District’s team spent 90 minutes at Hadfield Methodist Church handing out free on the spot advice on how to save money. The local CAB has been working with Ruth to help […]
2nd Feb Residents are being invited to have their say at a series of consultation meetings as final plans are drawn up for the A57 Mottram bypass. The ambitious improvement scheme, featuring new dual and single carriageways between the M67 and Woolley Bridge, requires special planning permission. So too do other improvements along the planned £242 million […]
2nd Feb Hop aboard Aladdin’s magic carpet this weekend for plenty of adventures – but be quick. The New Mills Art theatre production continues tonight (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday) at the Jodrell Street theatre. Performance times are 7.15pm each night. There is a matinee at 2.15pm on Saturday – and tickets for the shows are still available. […]
2nd Feb   MP Ruth George marked Holocaust Memorial Day by writing to sixth forms in High Peak encouraging them to take part in the Lessons from Auschwitz Project. The scheme offers two post-16 students from each school the chance to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp with Ruth and other young people from the East Midlands. There is […]
2nd Feb A public meeting organised by High Peak Unite Community heard there was ‘no confidence’ that part-time firefighters would provide adequate cover for Glossop. Held in Glossop Labour Club, people heard Fire Brigade Union officers say current shift working patterns were particularly efficient. They said the 14 full-time staff lived on site and by working two […]