From the Glossop Chronicle Archives
28th Apr Glossop’s Partington Players bring a touch of suspense to the Henry Street theatre this week with the classic thriller DIAL M FOR MURDER. Nigel Chamberlain directs the play which was turned into a film by Alfred Hitchcock. The production runs from Monday (May 1) to Saturday (May 6) at 7.30pm. You can book tickets online […]
27th Apr By David Jones The sun shone for Glossop’s St George’s Day Parade last Sunday and once again locals turned out in force to see Scouts, Guides, Cubs, Brownies and Rainbows march proudly through the town centre. The huge procession set off from St Philip Howard Catholic Academy and, led by Glossop Old Band, made its […]
27th Apr By Nigel Pivaro Minshull Street Crown Court heard two equally compelling concluding speeches from prosecution and defence counsel’s today in the trial of Ming Jiang accused of murdering his friend and countryman Yang Liu. The Jury heard first from Mr Wright Q.C. who yesterday concluded his cross examination of Ming Jiang exposing yet another lie […]
26th Apr Commuters across Glossopdale are warned to face severe disruption on the rail network on Friday amid a third strike in the space of six weeks. Rail union RMT has confirmed a further 24-hour walkout from midnight which will involve some staff after failing to offer any progress in talks over the guards and drivers safety dispute. It […]
25th Apr Chernobyl Children’s Project and Glossop Peace Group will join forces today (Wednesday) to mark the anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. For the first time, the anniversary has been made an official United Nations Day of Remembrance and the two groups will respond with a 5pm to 6pm vigil near Norfolk Square. “We will be […]
21st Apr Award-winning theatre company Talking Stock Productions are back in Glossop this month with a brand new play ‘Dark Sky’. A black comedy with more than a twist or two, the Dark Sky animal rights group are planning an audacious strike against the Sutton Life Sciences laboratory. It’s inspired by a real life story and is […]
21st Apr A fun singing group for all the community across Glossopdale are looking for new members to join. Let’s Sing Choir meets on Monday evenings at the Oakwood pub on George Street in Glossop between 7:30pm and 9:30pm. It’s singing for pleasure and enjoyment, with all ages and abilities welcome, to learn new skills and gain […]
20th Apr A Facebook campaign raised more than £100 in two hours for a pensioner who had her purse snatched. But the 87-year-old victim declined the cash – which had risen to £145 – and asked for it to go to the Children’s Society branch in Glossop. Ali Fletcher, a chef from the Commercial Inn who organised […]
20th Apr Drivers across Glossopdale who are caught speeding could now face much tougher penalties following the introduction of new sentencing guidelines. All motorists who commit the most serious speeding offences will face much harsher fines from Monday, April 24. Courts in England and Wales will have the power to issue longer sentences and stiffer fines, as a […]
18th Apr Commuters across Glossopdale are set to be affected by a third rail strike in the space of just over a month next week. Rail union RMT has confirmed a further 24 hour walkout from midnight on Friday, April 28, after failing to offer any progress in talks last week over the guards and drivers safety […]