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 […]
15th Oct Following the departure of Mark Canning and Andy Bishop, Glossop North End have acted swiftly and replaced the duo with new joint-managers Peter Band and Lloyd Morrison. The pair have previously managed at Mossley, where they guided the Lilywhites to two Manchester Premier Cup Final victories. Band and Morrison will meet the squad on Tuesday, […]
2nd Oct EFL League Two: Mansfield Town v Oldham Athletic Evo-Stik Premier Division: Stalybridge Celtic v Nantwich Town Hyde United v Workington Evo-Stik West: Colne v Mossley Droylsden v Skelmersdale United Glossop v Clitheroe Derbyshire Senior Cup First Round: South Normanton Athletic v New Mills
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 […]