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18th Feb Standing ovations for world premiere of award-winning play at The Royal Exchange THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES REVIEW by DENISE EVANS POWERFUL: Julie Hesmondhalgh and Norah Lopez Holden in The Almighty Sometimes which tackles the issues of mental health head on.   Julie Hesmondhalgh is appearing at The Royal Exchange Theatre in the World Premiere The Almighty Sometimes until […]
17th Feb Council Tax bills are set to soar by almost five per cent following Derbyshire County Council’s annual Budget setting meeting. There may be even more rises on the way. High Peak Borough Council holds its Budget meeting on Tuesday. Then there’s the policing tax to come. The county council’s spending over the next financial year […]
13th Feb Tintwistle Athletic 1st team were in cup action in the Murray Trophy hosting Atherton Town 1st team from the division above. It was soon obvious that this was going to be a tightly fought contest with two teams both showing their pace on a 3G surface. It was Tintwistle that found the net first with […]
9th Feb New proposals aimed at tackling fly-tipping have been welcomed by High Peak Borough Council. The Government is proposing to give councils the power to issue fines of up to £400, rather than take people to court, if their waste ends up in illegal tips. The news has been welcomed by the council’s head of operational […]
9th Feb Expensive watches were among items stolen from a burglary in Tintwistle. It happened between 8.20am and 11.15am on Monday, January 29, at a property off the A628 Woodhead Road. Burglars took a rose gold Hublot watch, a Michael Kors gold and grey watch, an Olympus camera and a black Michael Kors handbag. Witnesses, or anyone […]
2nd Feb   MP Ruth George marked Holocaust Memorial Day by writing to sixth forms in High Peak encouraging them to take part in the Lessons from Auschwitz Project. The scheme offers two post-16 students from each school the chance to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp with Ruth and other young people from the East Midlands. There is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
23rd Jan Tintwistle Athletic 1st team go joint top in the penultimate group game of the Murray Trophy. They hosted Radcliffe Juniors on the 3G at Glossopdale due to all the rain and snow recently. The game started very evenly and it was Radcliffe who scored first which was a wake up call to Tinny to organise […]