From the Old Glossop Archives
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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 […]
7th Dec There will be no final decision on the future of Shire Hill Hospital until the New Year, NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group has confirmed. NHS T&G CCG held a 12-week public consultation, which closed last month, with their proposed option to transfer intermediate care beds from the Old Glossop hospital to the Stamford […]
20th Nov Staff at Glossop’s Shire Hill Hospital are holding a Christmas collection for the homeless and ‘less fortunate’.  The appeal is for clothing of all kinds: jumpers, coats, hats, gloves, in fact anything in good condition, to keep people warm. Also wanted are books and DVDs, again as long as they are in good condition – […]
11th Nov Time is running out for residents of Glossopdale to have their say in a public consultation on the future of Shire Hill Hospital in Old Glossop. NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group are consulting on three options on the future of intermediate care services in the area. Option 1 is to maintain current arrangements […]