From the Community Archives
7th May Chisworth Parish Council is backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities. As part of its support for the Great British Spring Clean 2017, the council wants volunteers to take part in an organised litter pick on Saturday, May 13, starting at 10am from Chisworth Methodist […]
20th Apr When it comes to Easter it’s all about eggs, bunnies and chicks and you don’t have to be too young to enjoy it! The 1st Dinting Scouts started the ball rolling by delivering almost 60 chocolate eggs to Glossop Age Concern’s Palm Sunday tea at Bradbury Community House. Once again it topped off a great […]
12th Apr The Glossop branch of the National Childbirth Trust raised nearly £700 for the NCT from their latest Nearly New Sale. Around £2,200 was taken home by the 42 sellers and over 250 shoppers came through the doors of Glossopdale Community College last month. Around 1,265 items were sold on the day with some of the […]
25th Mar A Glossop group are putting on a free event in May and everyone is invited to attend. Life You Choose CIC are holding a Dance Night at Glossop Labour Club on Monday, May 22, from 7pm until 11pm. More details will be announced in due course. Life You Choose CIC is an arts and multimedia […]
23rd Mar Glossop Rotary Club will be holding a Craft Fair at Central Methodist Church today (Saturday, April 1). The fair will be held from 10am until 2pm at the Chapel Street church. All proceeds are in aid of the Rotary’s programme for the worldwide eradication of Polio and other Rotary humanitarian projects. There will be a […]
17th Mar Hadfield and Padfield Heritage Trail was left looking a lot tidier after Cllr Ed Kelly’s latest community clean-up. Around 35 people turned out on a sunny Saturday to remove rubbish from grot spots. The Hadfield councillor said: “It was the best turn-out yet, we made a real difference, a massive thanks to everyone who supported it. […]
17th Mar Cash from Derbyshire County Council’s reserve fund is coming to Glossop to be spent on ‘bits and bobs’. Councillors Dave and Ellie Wilcox and Damien Greenhalgh have earmarked £10,000 each for Bits and Bobs at Home Service. The cash will go to help older and disabled people and those with a  long-term limiting illness. The […]
14th Mar Tiny Tintwistle could soon be the envy of towns as well as villages. Recently, we revealed how Tintwistle Athletic’s £430,000 football centre on West Drive is nearing completion. At Tintwistle Parish Council’s latest meeting, members took a long look at improving facilities at the parish hall site on Sexton Street. Councillors are keen to replace […]
14th Mar Work is nearing completion on a new £430,000 football centre in Tintwistle, which will also be beneficial to the local community. Over the last seven months, contractors have been busy constructing a brand-new clubhouse and changing rooms at West Drive playing fields in the village, which is now officially the permanent home of Tintwistle Athletic […]
10th Mar Glossop Labour Club will be using International Women’s Day, held earlier in the week, as inspiration to stage a concert by Laura Taylor and Joy France. It takes place at 7:30pm on Sunday (March 12) in the Chapel Street club. Katherine Carver, who is behind the gig, said: “It is their first visit to Glossop. […]