23rd Nov A motorbike rider returned from a walk to find his Kawasaki had been stolen. The man parked his black Kawasaki EX 50 in a layby off Snake Road, Bamford, near Ladybower Reservoir, at around midday last Saturday, November 18, while he went for a walk. When he returned an hour later, his bike had gone. […]
21st Nov A Glossop youngster is on track to achieve his goal of becoming a top class windsurfer thanks to a national scheme helping young talent progress in the sport. Johan Kidger, 13, has just enjoyed his most successful ever season having benefitted from being awarded use of his own windsurf board and sail by the John […]
21st Nov Hardyal Dhindsa is continuing to call for an increase in police funding in a bid to keep the county’s police service fit for the future. Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget on Wednesday will see departmental announcements, however, the Police Grant settlement is not due to be revealed until next month. But, determined to plead his case, […]
21st Nov Every week, High Peak MP Ruth George pens a column for the Glossop Chronicle to inform readers of her goings-on in Westminster and beyond and her thoughts on topical issues. Here’s her latest offering… As I write, we are approaching Wednesday’s much-anticipated Budget, so I will set out what I believe High Peak needs from […]
21st Nov High Peak MP Ruth George has issued a factsheet to offer advice to leaseholders across the borough.  It comes after the MP arranged a meeting, which was attended by around 70 people, in Chapel recently to share concerns after buying a leasehold home in High Peak. Most new homes in High Peak are being sold […]
21st Nov Business bosses turned entrepreneurs to transform their £50 stake money into thousands of pounds.  They did it by dreaming up and running events that ranged from washing cars to sky dives. The money-making idea was the brain child of High Peak’s Blythe House Hospice. They handed £50 to each of nine local companies and challenged […]
21st Nov Residents are being invited to sign up to learn something new in the New Year with Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Community Education Service. Bookings can be made from next Monday (November 27) for hundreds of daytime and evening courses and activities on offer, providing people with the chance to study for new qualifications, improve their […]
21st Nov Advice will be on hand as Glossopdale Labour councillors hold their final shoppers surgery of 2017 this weekend. They will be in the Market Arcade in Glossop from 10am to 11:30am on Saturday morning (November 25). Members attending the latest monthly surgery will be borough councillors Graham Oakley, who represents Whitfield, Godfrey Claff and Damien […]
21st Nov House-buyers looking for a newly built property are being urged by Derbyshire County Council to check whether they will be able to access fibre broadband in their new home and at what speed. A new agreement between Openreach, the Government and the Home Builders Federation means new housing developments of 30 properties or more are […]
20th Nov Locals have poured through the doors of a Glossop law firm in numbers already this week to get their affairs in order by creating new Wills.   Davis Blank Furniss (DBF) is holding its annual Will Week at its Ellison Street office, offering discounts on a range of Wills to new and existing clients. The […]