From the Glossop Chronicle Archives
23rd Mar Potential new uses for Glossop’s Victoria Hall as a performance and arts venue are being investigated as plans to secure the future of the building when the library leaves next year move forward. High Peak Borough Council has committed £10,000 to support the work of the Victoria Arts Centre (VAC) group to test the feasibility of […]
23rd Mar A man who was wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Glossop has been arrested and charged by police. The robbery took place at the Co-op Travel store on High Street West on July 29 last year. Ian Cunningham, from Stalybridge, was arrested in Greater Manchester on Monday (March 20) after failing to stop […]
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 […]
23rd Mar Award-winning beers from across the world will be available at a 12-day beer festival in Glossop. The Smithy Fold in Victoria Street will be serving up to 15 beers from Italy, Brazil, Holland and the USA, as well as the UK, until Sunday, April 2. They all cost £2.09 a pint. The overseas beers are: […]
22nd Mar Glossop North End will hope to maintain their excellent form of late when they travel to Scarborough Athletic in the Evo-Stik First Division North on Saturday (KO 15:00 GMT). As the regular league season enters its final month, the Hillmen are currently on one of their best runs of the campaign, with five wins from […]
22nd Mar Some commuters across Glossopdale are likely to face another day of disruption next month. It comes as the RMT Union have voted to take a second walk-out as the row over maintaining guards on trains continues to rumble on. As a result, some drivers and guards from Arriva Rail North, who operate the Northern franchise, […]
22nd Mar A new Dancer-obics class is starting at St Philip Howard Voluntary Academy in Glossop tomorrow (Thursday). Anyone of all levels of fitness is welcome to join the aerobics sessions, where you can dance along to 80’s music in a warm friendly atmosphere. The classes, ran by qualified personal trainer Amanda Gent, take place on Wednesdays […]
21st Mar A therapist from Glossop will be getting on his bike for the first time later this year to raise funds for a local hospice. Wayne Ghosh, principal therapist at Body Advance Massage Therapies on Ashton Street, has decided to cycle the 969 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a bid to raise funds […]
21st Mar It was another busy weekend for Glossop Juniors’ football teams. Under 8s Whites played Fletcher Moss on Sunday, with the encounter being a very hard fought game from both sides. Goals from John 2, Harley and an own goal took the game to penalties and, 16 penalties later, Fletcher Moss progressed to the next round. Under […]
20th Mar Pictures by Steve Dyson Glossop North End continued their march towards the play-offs in the Evo-Stik First Division North as three second-half goals ensured a 3-1 win at local rivals Droylsden on Saturday. Karl Jones continued his rich vein of scoring form recently with two goals and substitute Dale Johnson added another before Shaun Holden’s […]