From the Whitfield Archives
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28th Feb The ‘Beast From The East’ truly got its claws into Glossopdale and Tameside on Tuesday night. A Met Office Yellow weather warning for snow has been issued for our region, which will continue into Wednesday, with the outlook for further snow to come for the whole region on Thursday, Friday and even into the weekend. […]
8th Jan A project to help people across Glossopdale eat well for less will be holding its latest social eating event later this month. ‘Eat Well Whitfield’ will be inviting locals in to its community café for some tasty grub and a friendly chat. It’s taking place at the Pure Vibes Community Centre on Ebenezer Street on […]
7th Dec Do you fancy a traditional Christmas treat for all ages without having to dig into your pockets? Well, on Wednesday, December 20, why not go along to Norfolk Square at 6:15pm for some festive refreshments and the chance to join in some of your favourite carols. The singing starts at 6:30pm and will be accompanied […]
27th Nov Two young chefs have been given a boost by a borough councillor in their bid to help people put tasty and wholesome meals on the table, even when cash is scarce. Graham Oakley, who represents Whitfield, is working with James Bouchier and Vicky Murphy on a project that sees ‘social eating’ events at the Pure […]
31st Oct Pupils at a Glossop school have created a sea of poppies to make a mini version of the Tower of London display ahead of this year’s Armistice Day. The St Mary’s Catholic Primary youngsters were sponsored £1 a poppy, with the money going to the Royal British Legion. Several of the Glossop branch members were at the […]
29th Jul Vicar of Whitfield Rev Andrew Hargreaves dipped into the George Michael song book at his farewell party. “I chose ‘You’ve Got to Have Faith,’ but I changed some of the words to bring in Whitfield,” he said. Andrew, who leaves Glossop in September to become Portsmouth Diocese’s mission development officer, also put on what he […]
1st Jun Fire crews were called to a rubbish bin fire in Glossop last night. It happened on Uplands Road in Whitfield at around 9:30pm on Wednesday evening (May 31). Glossop Blue Watch attended with one appliance as the bin, approximately 5m x 5m, was well alight. Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the blaze and […]
16th May A 1940’s themed fundraising event has helped to raise more than £300 towards a defibrillator for Whitfield House in Glossop. The event was attended by people in fancy dress from across the local area who bought cakes, took part in a raffle and made generous donations throughout the day. The defibrillator has now been bought […]
29th Mar An estate consisting of 96 homes which will soon be coming to Glossop has been by the councillor whose ward it is in. Graham Oakley says the development at the former Charlestown Works on Charlestown Road, which was reported in the Chronicle last week, is just what the area needs. The borough councillor for Whitfield […]
28th Feb Glossop firefighters will soon be rolling up their sleeves and grabbing their buckets. Their annual car wash for the Firefighters Charity is from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, March 11 at the Charlestown Road station. It’s a great chance to get your car gleaming and help a great cause at the same time. The charity […]