From the Business Archives
27th Jan Thirteen key local organisations and groups have been meeting every other month for over a year to offer advice and support for the Crescent and Pump Room development. The Crescent and Pump Room Stakeholder Consultation Group includes key representatives from the Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa Heritage Trust, Buxton Crescent and Thermal Spa, High Peak […]
23rd Jan Glossop-based law firm Davis Blank Furniss is setting its sights on growth after appointing a new member to its property team. The firm, which also has a Manchester office, is strengthening its Residential Conveyancing department with the arrival of Robert Parkinson, who joins from Cyril Morris Arkwright Solicitors in Bolton. Robert (pictured), who completed his […]
21st Dec Glossop’s newest retail offering has opened its doors, following a launch event with the town’s Mayor, Councillor George Wharmby. Specsavers, which is now open on High Street West, is a welcome addition to the retail offering in the town centre, as it will feature the latest optical and audiology technology, bringing much needed services to […]
13th Dec A popular budget retailers is not about to open a shop in Glossop – contrary to rumours. Reports had been circulating on social media that the empty unit on Brookfield, which has been unoccupied since Danish retailer Netto closed in July, may become a B&M discount store. But a spokesperson confirmed to the Chronicle that […]
30th Nov Glossop market arcade shop tenants, indoor and outdoor market traders are being invited to meet the Council to discuss plans for renovating the town’s heritage halls. High Peak Borough Council plans to borrow £2 million to fund the work at the town’s Market Hall, Town Hall and Municipal Buildings but estimates value the cost of […]
28th Nov Davis Blank Furniss is enhancing its corporate law services to local businesses in the High Peak, with two of its key partners being deployed at their Glossop office at least one day a week. Andy McNish (pictured) or Sonio Singh, from the law firm’s Manchester headquarters, will now be based at its Ellison Street office every […]
25th Nov A new contemporary furniture store has opened its doors to the public in Glossop’s town centre. Silva Furniture, which is located on George Street, off High Street West, has in fact been open for a few weeks but is now fully refurbished. It’s currently a one-man band – with the store owned and ran by […]
24th Nov Davis Blank Furniss in Glossop has seen a 40 per cent year on year increase in the number of clients who are seeking legal advice on issues of negligence by their professional advisors. The three main sectors are the Law, Financial Services and Property. In terms of the Law, the most regular cases involve solicitors […]
21st Nov The Glossop based marketing agency Fig, which this year celebrates its 20th anniversary, has been awarded Chartered Institute of Marketing Northern Awards large agency prize. The High Street West agency, which provides an integrated range of in-house creative, digital and PR services, managed to beat off tough competition from other agencies. The judges acknowledged FIG’s […]
17th Nov Derbyshire police are urging employers to support staff who wish to volunteer with the force by signing up to a new scheme. The force is launching Employer Supported Policing, a partnership which seeks to benefit employers, their staff and the force by giving people the flexibility to volunteer as a special constable. Specials have the […]