From the Community Archives
18th Aug A tribute to the part Glossop played in the evacuation of 600 Lowestoft children has put the station’s friends’ group on track for a special award.  It has been shortlisted by the Association of Rail Partnerships in its annual list of accolades. The honour comes after the group organised a ceremony at the station in […]
10th Aug A crowdfunding page, set up to help an elderly lady who had her purse stolen while shopping in Glossop, has raised £150 for charity. Glossop resident Alison Fletcher set up a JustGiving page after hearing about the theft from an 87-year-old woman at the Co-op store on Norfolk Street in April this year. The appeal […]
25th Jul Partners, volunteers and neighbours came together to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the Glossop Community Allotment. Despite the weather being wet and windy, it didn’t put a dampener on the gathering at the Dinting community space as High Peak MP Ruth George joined in to mark the first part of the project one Saturday […]
25th Jul By Alex Byrom Pictures courtesy of Tintwistle Athletic Excitement, anticipation and relief were in the air last Saturday as Tintwistle Athletic Football Club finally unveiled their brand new football centre at West Drive. After months of waiting, building work and preparation, the new clubhouse and changing rooms were revealed to club officials, players, coaches and […]
24th Jul Parishioners, school children and members of the Catholic community spent more than 380 hours making floral tributes. One of them was to a Glossop martyr who was executed because of his faith. They got together over six days to create the well dressing board at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Charlesworth’s Long Lane. […]
18th Jul There’s an environmental story being told in Hayfield later this week – and anyone can be part of its continuing success. Following community environmental group Sustainable Hayfield’s brief AGM on Thursday (July 20), which starts at 7:30pm at the Royal Hotel on Market Street, there will be a free illustrated talk on the scientific work […]
13th Jul Glossop Arts Project are celebrating their work on a sensory garden in Manor Park with a special event which will be attended by High Peak MP Ruth George this weekend.  The Arts for Wellbeing group studied the flora and fauna of the garden, looking at what makes a sensory garden, and contributed plants donated by […]
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 […]