From the Glossop Chronicle Archives
19th Sep Commuters across Glossopdale are set to be affected by a two-day rail strike early next month – a fifth walkout in the space of eight months. The strike will impact on services on Tuesday, October 3, and Thursday, October 5. It is being held by RMT Union members in the ongoing dispute over rail safety […]
18th Sep The Bureau are calling on all community groups that work with or that want to help people in Glossop to find out more about a new local funding source.  The charity, formerly known as Glossop Volunteer Centre, are holding two information sessions at their Howard Town House base on High Street East this week. The […]
18th Sep A Glossop based law firm will be holding free monthly legal drop-in coffee mornings, starting next month (October).  Davis Blank Furniss will be staging the first of the gatherings at Pico Lounge in Howard Town Retail Park on Wednesday, October 4, from 10:30am to 12pm. They will then be held on the first Wednesday of […]
18th Sep This week sees the return of Be Well’s monthly quiz.  The quiz, which includes a raffle, takes place on Wednesday evening at The Oakwood pub in Glossop – with the first question asked at 7:45pm. Anyone and everyone is invited to join for a fun and social evening – with proceeds going towards sustaining Glossop […]
18th Sep A date has been confirmed for this year’s Bonfire and Fireworks Display in Manor Park.  One of the most eagerly-awaited events in Glossop’s calendar, the spectacular bonfire and fireworks extravaganza will take place on Saturday, November 4. Gates will open at 4pm, with the children’s fireworks display taking place from 5:45pm. The bonfire will be […]
15th Sep St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy head teacher Louisa Morris has described the last 12 months as ‘outstanding’ and the latest set of GCSE results as ‘brilliant’.  She said the percentage of pupils attaining a Grade 4 (equivalent to a Grade C) or above in English and maths had again been maintained, despite major changes […]
14th Sep The campaign to save Shire Hill Hospital hit Glossop town centre last weekend.  Despite the Saturday showers, it showed that support in the town is massive. Drivers sounded their horns in salute as High Peak MP Ruth George and her team of councillors and locals collected names on a petition. The campaigners are against an […]
14th Sep Local charity The Bureau is set to host a coffee morning and table sale in the town this weekend. The Bureau, Glossop’s voluntary and community network, will be serving up coffee and a range of cakes, biscuits and sweet treats at Bradbury Community House on Market Street from 10am to 12pm on Saturday, September 16. Sophie […]
14th Sep Derbyshire’s cabinet member for adult social care has pledged to continue to provide high quality services and support for the people of Derbyshire – whatever the outcome of an NHS consultation. Councillor Jean Wharmby issued the undertaking at a meeting of Derbyshire County Council’s Full Council after being asked about Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning […]
13th Sep There’s an opportunity for youngsters to learn more about Berlin street art at an afternoon workshop at Glossop Labour Club later this month.  Children aged between seven and 13 can discover more about the unique German graffiti and try the urban art for themselves by going along to the Chapel Street venue on Saturday, September […]