From the Community Archives
23rd Mar Glossop Rotary Club will be holding a Craft Fair at Central Methodist Church next month. The fair will be held from 10am until 2pm on Saturday, April 1, 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 […]
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. […]
9th Mar The Glossop and District branch of the National Childbirth Trust are holding a nearly new sale this weekend. There will be cake and craft stalls as well as preloved parent, children and baby goods for sale, with Tesco Glossop kindly donating brand new Christmas stock and tea, biscuits and other goodies for the fundraiser. All […]
7th Mar Glossopdale food bank Bare Necessities has seen a massive surge for supplies. The demand for food parcels rocketed by 40 per cent over the last 12 months. Figures just released reveal 16,500 meal parcels being prepared and distributed, compared with only 11,000 meals in 2015. Newly elected chairman, Cllr Godfrey Claff, claimed it was a […]
7th Mar Residents will have the chance to find out more about a day in the life of Derbyshire County Council’s adult care team. The council’s Twitter account will be taken over on Thursday, March 9, and dedicated to showcasing examples of a typical day in the life of staff across the county. DCC’s adult social care department […]
4th Mar Glossop’s Mallender Lodge have been touring the town, handing out cash to good causes. There are more donation trips planned by the Freemasons, who in the last 12 months have donated £4,600 to good causes in Glossopdale. The first stop for Mervyn Davies and Dave Stack from the lodge was Glossop Parish Church, where they […]