From the Tintwistle Archives
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13th Jan Arnfield Brass Band are on the lookout for new players to join them. The Tintwistle band are particularly looking for anyone who can play the cornet, solo trombone or BB Bass. But if you play any other brass instrument, you are also more than welcome to get involved. The band practice every Wednesday evening between […]
10th Jan A woman was assaulted in Tintwistle during the Christmas period. The 54-year-old was walking along Conduit Street at around 12:30am on Tuesday, December 27, when someone approached her from behind and grabbed at her clothing. She kicked out and the offender ran off. Police are now asking anyone with information, or who may have been […]
7th Jan A councillor who first called for a Longdendale bypass 40 years ago has sent a stark warning to Transport Minister Chris Grayling. Dave Wilcox – one of Glossopdale’s three representatives on Derbyshire County Council – says outline plans for the A628 Mottram Bypass won’t work. He claims ‘they will make the problems in the villages […]
23rd Dec A project to revamp a Tintwistle play area has received a Christmas funding boost from an environmental organisation. The Friends of Conduit Street Playing Fields have been given an early present of £40,000 from The Veolia Environmental Trust to help achieve their aim of replacing the declining facilities currently in place at the park. Combined […]
12th Dec Tintwistle Athletic 1st team comfortably made it through to the semi-finals of the Derbyshire Divisional Cup North on Saturday as they beat Bradwell Sports 7-0. After a scrappy start to the game, Jack Miller gave Tintwistle the lead as Bradwell failed to clear their lines. Josh Stevenson then added a second on the stroke of […]
9th Dec The Friends of Conduit Street Playing Fields will receive a £10,000 grant from a Tesco carrier bag charge fund, it has been confirmed. The Tintwistle park pals were already guaranteed £8,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme but have finished second in the vote – carried out by customers of the supermarket giant, using […]
9th Dec Tintwistle Athletic Football Club has received a financial boost after being awarded a council grant of up to £1,500. The club is one of 10 community groups who have received more than £14,000 altogether from a new sports grant scheme launched by Derbyshire County Council. The Youth Council assessed applications for the grants based on […]
5th Dec Tintwistle Athletic 1st team gained a point on Saturday as they drew 2-2 away to Old Ashtonians. Tintwistle took the lead on the stroke of half time as a snapshot from Jonny Rawlings from outside the area nestled into the left hand corner of the net. The away side then made it 2-0 soon into […]