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 […]
20th Sep We’ve done our bit to support hedgehogs this winter by donating over 200 copies of old newspapers to “The Hulse Towers Hedgehog Refuge”. Hedgehogs need papers to make bedding and hutch-liners, so we stepped in to make sure none of them go without in the colder months. Phil Morris, pictured with our editor Nigel Skinner […]
20th Sep A Glossop business owner is appealing for information after roughly £100,000 worth of vintage watches were stolen from his office. Tony Wooderson, who owns Crystal Living in Brookfield found his workplace in ruin after thieves smashed the windows in order to gain entry to the office and safe in the early hours of Saturday morning. […]
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 […]
6th Sep GREATER MANCHESTER PREMIER DIVISION: Greenmount v Woodbank, Edgworth v Roe Green, Denton St Lawrence v Prestwich, Denton West v Heywood, Clifton v Egerton, Flixton v Woodhouses. GREATER MANCHESTER DIVISION ONE A: Heyside v Walshaw, Whalley Range v Stretford, Bury v Royton, Denton v Stayley, Flowery Field v Astley and Tyldesley, Greenfield v Brooksbottom. GREATER MANCHESTER […]
24th Aug Animal rights charity PETA is offering a substantial reward for information after two hedgehogs were allegedly killed in Glossop this week. It’s believed the hedgehogs were set on fire sometime overnight between Tuesday August 21st and Wednesday August 22nd, within the rose garden area of Manor Park. Now, PETA are offering up to £2,000 for […]
24th Aug GREATER MANCHESTER PREMIER DIVISION: Prestwich 1st XI v Greenmount 1st XI, Heywood 1st XI v Edgworth 1st XI, Egerton 1st XI v Denton St Lawrence 1st XI, Flixton 1st XI v Den ton West 1st XI, Woodhouses 1st XI v Clifton 1st XI, Roe Green 1st XI v Woodbank 1st XI GREATER MANCHESTER DIVISION ONE […]
23rd Aug Glossopdale School Principal Steve Playford has praised his students after another impressive set of GCSE results which showed that 64 per cent had achieved Grades of Four and above. He singled out Thanassis Frank whose nine straight Grade 9s had put him in the top half per cent in the country. Thanassis is in our […]
23rd Aug Hard work, concentration and nervous energy of pupils and teachers was rewarded today as Year 11s collected their results at New Mills School. The first year of the new harder GCSEs for most subjects, proved no problem for the High Peak teens. English and Maths led the way last year and this year most subjects […]