From the Community Archives
21st Feb Bosses are keen to stress again that Bradbury Community House in Glossop is NOT closing down, contrary to rumours. It followed the Chronicle’s article a few weeks ago that a day care service for dementia sufferers, which is run from the centre on Market Street, will stop running at the end of March. But Bradbury […]
17th Feb A craft fair is being held at Glossop Cricket and Bowling Club next month to raise money for Glossopdale Charity Crafters. Organiser Deborah Gregory is looking for people who would like to have a table for £10 at the event on Saturday, March 11, between 9:30am and 2:30pm. She is also appealing for anyone who […]
17th Feb Plans to transform a Tintwistle play park will go on display next month. The Friends of Conduit Street Playing Fields are holding a public consultation on Wednesday, March 8, between 3pm and 7pm at Tintwistle Primary School on South Close. The playground project has gone out to tender and all the bids which meet the […]
17th Feb Three charities which help people when they need it the most have become the latest to benefit from the Glossop Jog. Blythe House Hospice, Gamesley’s Café Jericho and St Christopher’s Trust (Redcourt) were each given £2,000. This takes the amount Glossop Rotary Club has handed out to good causes since its popular annual cash raiser […]
16th Feb Hadfield people were swapping shopping bags for bin bags to take part in Cllr Ed Kelly’s latest community clean up. Once again, there were people of all ages picking up litter pickers to spruce up their part of Glossopdale. The Labour councillor said: “It was a major success. Thanks to everyone who found time, we […]
16th Feb Residents across Glossopdale are being urged to express their views on community policing throughout the High Peak. Derbyshire police are looking for people’s opinions on the effectiveness of the Safer Neighbourhood Teams across the borough, as well as any general thoughts and concerns. Police say any information provided could help influence any changes to the […]
16th Feb Derbyshire police are looking for a volunteer to help support police cadets in Glossop. The cadet scheme has groups in Derby, Chesterfield and Glossop and is aimed at 13 to 18 year olds who are keen to be involved in a police-orientated youth group. The aim of the scheme is to give young people an […]
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 […]
15th Feb Glossopdale Charity Crafters are holding their next knit and natter on Thursday (February 16). Held every month, it’s taking place between 6:30pm and 9pm at St Luke’s Church on Fauvel Road. Everyone is welcome to attend, including children, and donations are welcome. The group, who are close to celebrating their first anniversary, knit, crochet and […]
15th Feb Be Well is urging locals to surprise their other halves by bringing them along to its Valentines Quiz tonight (Wednesday). The Glossop-based social enterprise is hosting a special edition of its monthly quiz at the Oakwood pub on George Street this evening. Everyone is invited along for a fun and sociable evening with a prize […]