From the Hollingworth Archives
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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 […]
3rd Mar Derbyshire County Council reports that all-out efforts to beat the ‘Beast form the East’ and Storm Emma and get the region’s road network fully operational again continues. Attempts to dig out snow-laden main roads in the High Peak with the help of farmer contractors has been ongoing with JCBs working to dig out the isolated […]
2nd Mar Conditions across Glossop and the High Peak remain challenging this morning with more roads closed and becoming impassable with the high winds from Storm Emma causing further problems after the heavy snow. The vast majority of Glossopdale’s schools have remained closed today. Derbyshire County Council said fallen trees have added to the difficulties on the […]
1st Mar A Yellow weather warning issued for our region this morning for snow has been extended for the whole of tomorrow (Friday) – but this time for snow and ice. It comes after blizzard-like conditions swept across Glossop and the High Peak this morning with scores of schools closing and Derbyshire County Council advising people not […]
1st Mar Severe weather warnings have been issued this morning as blizzard-like conditions descended across Glossop. Snow showers have continued overnight as the ‘Beast From the East’ continued to make itself felt with temperatures plummeting to minus six. With the increasing wind gusting at between 30mph and 40mph, that temperature has felt more like minus 11. Many […]
28th Feb The ‘Beast From The East’ truly got its claws into Glossopdale and Tameside on Tuesday night. A Met Office Yellow weather warning for snow has been issued for our region, which will continue into Wednesday, with the outlook for further snow to come for the whole region on Thursday, Friday and even into the weekend. […]
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 […]
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   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 […]