14th Nov The Addams Family has been disturbing and amusing people for about 80 years and has proved to be remarkably durable. Beginning as a simple cartoon, the family has survived TV series and several film adaptations. Inevitably a Broadway musical had to follow in 2010, and now High Peak audiences can enjoy a lively production at […]
5th Nov The Woodhead Pass is closed in both directions after a lorry containing wood chippings set alight. Emergency services were called to the lorry, which is still smouldering, at around 3.30am this morning. Drivers are being advised to avoid the area and find alternative routes, with South Yorkshire Police saying the blaze may have damaged the […]
1st Nov Three youths appeared at Stockport Magistrates and Family Court yesterday over charges relating to burning hedgehogs in Manor Park earlier this year. The boys, two aged 16 and one 14 who cannot be named for legal reasons, were charged under Section 41 and 32.1 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006. One boy was charged with […]
31st Oct Fifteen cloth hearts have been lovingly cut out and stitched by members of the Glossop Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild as we edge ever closer to Remembrance Day. They were made as part of a nationwide event organised by the Guild to commemorate the centenary of the ending of The Great War in 1918. Each […]
30th Oct More than £50 million pounds worth of pension payments from teachers, police officers and firefighters across Derbyshire is being invested in high tech companies who have been urged to pay more tax. By Eddie Bisknell, local democracy reporter. More than £50 million worth of pension payments from teachers, police officers and firefighters across Derbyshire is […]
25th Oct It was like leaving her ‘second home’ when Andrea Gallagher walked out of Glossop’s St James’ Primary School for the last time. Andrea had joined the teaching staff of the then called Whitfield School in September 1979 and never wanted to work anywhere else. She said: “The staff were always lovely. We got on so […]
25th Oct Silhouettes of soldiers have gone up at the gateways to Glossop as the centenary of the end of the First World War gets ever nearer. The plaintive figures stand near the end of the Snake Pass on Sheffield  Road, Chunal Lane, Glossop Road, Gamesley and in the town centre near Norfolk Square. Silhouettes have also […]
17th Oct A Hadfield man, who is still adjusting to life after losing his leg to cancer, is preparing to take on the Greater Manchester Marathon next year in aid of Bone Cancer Research. Peter Lloyd, 36, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma of the left femur in April 2011, after four years spent going in and out of […]
15th Oct Don your brightest red hat and snowy beard and get ready to run at the tenth Santa Dash in Marple on Sunday the 2nd of December. Organised by Romiley and Marple Lions, the annual event sees hundreds of people dress up as jolly old Father Christmas and get jogging in aid of Kidneys for Life. […]
15th Oct A Glossop woman is trekking the mountain in a bid to raise money for the leading cancer-treatment centre. Geraldine Barlow, 33, is flying out this Sunday to the highest summit in the world, aiming to reach Basecamp on the 1st of November and return home on the 8th. The trip, which Geraldine hopes will raise […]