From the Charlesworth Archives
16th Feb Conservationists are battling to bridge a gap in the Pennine Bridleway and bring tourists flocking to Glossopdale. The 205-mile track goes from Kirkby Stephens in the Yorkshire Dales to Middleton in the Peak National Park. But horse riders, cyclists and walkers arriving at Monks Road in Charlesworth are finding the trail suddenly ends. It starts […]
8th Feb Police are trying to trace a driver who caused significant damage to another car and failed to stop at the scene of an accident in Charlesworth. A silver car hit a Peugeot 206 that was parked on Marple Road at around 8:30pm on Saturday, January 21, and caused extensive damage. The driver didn’t stop at […]
8th Feb Firefighters were required after a small fire close to an electrical wire in Charlesworth. The wire was brushing against a tree on Church Fold in the village on Tuesday evening. Electrical engineers were also sent out but, although the blaze occurred close to a house, no properties were affected. Glossop’s Redwatch were called at around […]
22nd Dec Pupils from two village schools turned Charlesworth into Bethlehem and Hayfield to Austria to make Christmas extra special. The Federation of All Saints and St Margaret’s Catholic Primary Schools helped retell the Nativity story with a mile-long walking tableaux. A few days later, 30 children from Years 3 and 4 in Tyrolean clothes, hopped on […]
5th Dec The lines could be going dead at phone boxes all over the High Peak as BT looks to cut costs. The communications giants are reviewing the future of its payphones’ network nationwide as calls plummet. Many at risk in Glossop and the rest of High Peak – which are hardly ever used – could be […]