From the Old Glossop Archives
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2nd Feb A public meeting organised by High Peak Unite Community heard there was ‘no confidence’ that part-time firefighters would provide adequate cover for Glossop. Held in Glossop Labour Club, people heard Fire Brigade Union officers say current shift working patterns were particularly efficient. They said the 14 full-time staff lived on site and by working two […]
30th Jan Anything from flares to the latest  hi-fashion is likely to be on show at a dance in Glossop where the demand for tickets will be red hot. A group called ‘The Last Dance at Glossopdale School’ is marking the closure of the current twin-campus college with an ‘old style school disco.’ It is planned for […]
28th Jan The death has occurred of a man who helped raise considerable amounts of money for charities in Glossop and Tameside. David Slack was an active member of Glossop Freemasons and with other members of his lodge organised and supported many fundraisers for Reuben’s Retreat, St Christopher Trust, Willow Wood Hospice, the Scouts and many other […]
27th Jan Glossopdale foodbank Bare Necessities is starting the new year with a name change as it seeks charitable status and the size and scope of its operations continues to expand. It has also been changed to stop it being mistaken by ‘Googlers’ for an underwear shop! Established as a foodbank in 2010, it was founded in […]
26th Jan Parents petitioning for an additional school bus service at Longdendale High School have expressed frustration that their protests are falling on deaf ears. They have been campaigning since September, ever since the first instance of children, some of whom had only been at the school for a matter of weeks, being left stranded at bus […]
25th Jan “We need to talk and listen” – Macmillan is encouraging people to start more conversations about the emotional effects of cancer Macmillan Cancer Support is encouraging anyone affected by cancer in Glossop to talk more openly about the emotional effects and to seek the support they need. As part of Cancer Talk Week which runs until January 29, Macmillan wants […]
25th Jan Public feedback meetings to help decide the future of fire cover in Glossop are taking place over the next four days. Tomorrow (Friday), a Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service team will be in Norfolk Square in Glossop to answer questions on the three proposed options to change the way Glossop and Matlock stations are staffed. […]
15th Jan The next Glossop Music Festival concert is almost upon us. The Gould Piano Trio – comprising of pianist Benjamin Frith, violinist Lucy Gould and cellist Alice Neary – have been at the forefront of chamber music for 30 years. They will be assisted by regular collaborator, clarinettist Robert Plane, whose solo and chamber career has […]
16th Dec High Peak MP Ruth George has welcomed the delay on a decision on the future of Shire Hill Hospital. The NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group has confirmed there will be no final decision on Glossop’s remaining hospital until the New Year. It held a 12-week public consultation, which closed last month, with their […]
7th Dec Councillors have pledged to secure the best possible outcome for Glossop residents ahead of the decision about the future of Shire Hill Hospital. NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group has delayed their decision about the future of intermediate care until the New Year after a public consultation closed last month. High Peak Borough Council […]