From the Hadfield Archives
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30th Jan Anything from flares to the latest  hi-fashion is likely to be on show at a dance in Glossop where the demand for tickets will be red hot. A group called ‘The Last Dance at Glossopdale School’ is marking the closure of the current twin-campus college with an ‘old style school disco.’ It is planned for […]
28th Jan The death has occurred of a man who helped raise considerable amounts of money for charities in Glossop and Tameside. David Slack was an active member of Glossop Freemasons and with other members of his lodge organised and supported many fundraisers for Reuben’s Retreat, St Christopher Trust, Willow Wood Hospice, the Scouts and many other […]
27th Jan Glossopdale foodbank Bare Necessities is starting the new year with a name change as it seeks charitable status and the size and scope of its operations continues to expand. It has also been changed to stop it being mistaken by ‘Googlers’ for an underwear shop! Established as a foodbank in 2010, it was founded in […]
26th Jan Parents petitioning for an additional school bus service at Longdendale High School have expressed frustration that their protests are falling on deaf ears. They have been campaigning since September, ever since the first instance of children, some of whom had only been at the school for a matter of weeks, being left stranded at bus […]
25th Jan “We need to talk and listen” – Macmillan is encouraging people to start more conversations about the emotional effects of cancer Macmillan Cancer Support is encouraging anyone affected by cancer in Glossop to talk more openly about the emotional effects and to seek the support they need. As part of Cancer Talk Week which runs until January 29, Macmillan wants […]
25th Jan Glossop Market Arcade will be packed with councillors from 10am until 11.30am on Saturday. The Labour team is holding its first Shoppers’ Surgery of the year and everyone’s invited. High Peak Borough Councillors Graham Oakley who represents Whitfield, Godfrey Claff and Damien Greenhalgh from Howard Town, Nick Longos from Padfield, Bob Mckeown from Hadfield South, […]
18th Jan A woman who defrauded Hadfield charity Mummy’s Star out of nearly £1,300 has escaped being jailed.  Gemma Dalton contacted the charity in April 2016, claiming she was 10 weeks pregnant and suffering from cancer. But Minshull Street Crown Court in Manchester heard that the 29-year-old, from Salford, lied to obtain money from Mummy’s Star – which […]
18th Jan Ruth George is backing a campaign by Derbyshire Districts Citizens Advice to offer free independent advice to help people beat the cold and cut energy costs. It’s believed over a fifth of High Peak residents suffer from fuel poverty and the MP is supporting the Citizens Advice ‘Big Energy Savings Week’ which is taking place […]
4th Jan Slimming World members in Hadfield collected and donated 75 advent calendars and selection boxes for families needing help from a food bank over Christmas.  Deborah Rooney, who runs the Hadfield Slimming World groups, and her members collected advent calendars and selection boxes after seeing food bank collection points in the Glossop branch of Tesco. Deborah […]
14th Dec A teenager from Hadfield has been honoured by being named ‘Cadet of the Year’ at this year’s Derbyshire Constabulary Awards. Nathan Todd was recognised for his dedication and enthusiasm at the ceremony, which was hosted by Chief Constable Peter Goodman at Derby County Football Club’s Pride Park stadium last week. The 17-year-old is one of […]