25th Apr Glossop’s Victoria Hall has finally shut its doors to the public after 130 years. The doors have been closed to the library  which opened way back in 1888. While less than 50 yards away, along Talbot Street, the finishing touches were being put to the £2m new library that replaces it – which opens today […]
25th Apr Glossopdale School held a memory-making day when former students and teachers dropped in to say their goodbyes. The scene was held at what’s now called the Foundation Stage site at Newshaw Lane which will soon come crashing down. Its place will be taken by sports fields and gardens surrounding the school. Before that happens, principal […]
19th Apr A number of fish have died at Diggle Brook after a dam from a nearby pond failed and polluted the brook. Officers from the Environment Agency are responding, after the failed dam from a small feeder pond resulted in sediment washing down into the brook and into the River Tame at Greenfield. An Environment Agency […]
12th Apr High Peak Ruth George is joined by (left to right) Councillors Anthony McKeown, Ed Kelly, Becki Woods and Graham Oakley to launch the petition protesting against cuts to local libraries including Hadfield, Gamesley, Hayfield and Whaley Bridge. High Peak MP Ruth George has launched a petition to protest at plans to cut Derbyshire library services.  […]
29th Mar Police in Glossop are appealing for dashboard camera footage of a car and van being driven away from the scene of a burglary in which a policeman was left badly hurt. The plea comes after an officer suffered a broken arm and shoulder after a raider deliberately rammed his police car. A white van and […]
29th Mar Now firmly established as one of the bijou Artisan Markets of the region, Saturday, April 14 will see many of the areas best crafters and artisans descend on the quaint market town of Glossop to set up one of the most well-liked monthly Artisan Market events. The greatly admired Glossop outdoor Artisan & Crafters Market, […]
23rd Mar Glossop Fire Station is holding a fundraising car wash on Sunday. The effort is being held to help pay for pioneering treatment for 29 year old on-call firefighter Stefan Hawcroft who has been diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour. Despite being given just weeks to live, a private clinic in Germany can provide Stefan with […]
22nd Mar Fans of Britain’s longest running comedy series have been packing Glossop’s Henry Street theatre for the Partington Players’ current production this week. Although expect a few surprises in the stage version of Last of the Summer Wine, penned by Roy Clarke. Favourite characters Clegg, Foggy, Compo and Nora Batty are all there. But so is […]
22nd Mar The ‘mini’ Beast From The East blasted back over the weekend causing almost as much chaos as its big brother. Blizzards which blew in on Saturday night closed both trans-Pennine passes and country roads as strong winds whipped snow into drifts. Drivers were trapped in vehicles on the Snake Pass and Monks Road with police […]
17th Mar Heavy snow has closed the A57 Snake Pass and motorists are advised to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a further severe weather alert for snow this evening. Drivers are being advised to avoid trans-Pennine roads, including the M62 (junctions 21 to 25), A628 and A66, if at all possible […]