From the Hadfield Archives
23rd Mar By Adam Higgins and David Jones More than 30 feet from the ground is a special girder which forms part of the new £23m Glossopdale Community College. Written on the metal bar, which was hauled into place at a steel signing ceremony on Tuesday, were messages of hope for the future. Students from the community […]
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. […]
10th Mar Friends from a Hadfield school got back together last weekend to recreate a photograph which appeared in the Chronicle 45 years ago. The footballers from St Charles Catholic Primary were first pictured on April 1, 1972, celebrating winning the Glossop Schools League and the Three Counties Northern Section Schools Shield. They were back in the […]
9th Mar Vandals have slashed the tyre of a car in Hadfield. Offenders used a sharp object to cut the tyre of a silver Toyota Yaris which was parked in Albert Street Car Park. The incident is believed to have taken place sometime between 4pm on Friday, March 3, and 5.30am on Monday, March 6. PCSO Tracey […]
6th Mar A Hadfield skip hire company are offering a reward for any information after two of its skips were stolen last month. Beeson Waste Disposal Ltd has put up a reward of £1,000 for information which will lead to the recovery of two eight-yard waste skips. They are believed to have been stolen on or around […]
4th Mar Hadfield Help for Heroes organiser Larry Walton was all smiles when he was presented with a cheque for the charity. Larry got involved in fundraising when his nephew was killed by an IED in Afghanistan. He was no doubt thinking of Welsh Guardsman Dane Elson when he picked up a cheque of £1,085 for the charity […]
1st Mar Old classmates will be back in their school playground this month – 45 years since they last walked through the gates! The 1972 football team from St Charles Catholic Primary are planning a reunion with a difference. But the 50-something-year-olds won’t be playing football. Steve Williamson, a former pupil, teacher and head teacher of the Hadfield […]
1st Mar Commuters across Glossopdale could face major disruption to their journeys later this month – but only for one day.  It comes as RMT Union voted to take strike action amid the ongoing row over maintaining guards on trains. This would mean drivers and guards from Arriva Rail North, which operates the Northern rail franchise, would […]
27th Feb Glossop fire crews were called to help an elderly man from Hadfield who had fallen during the night last weekend. The man is believed to have fallen against a lounge door and was unable to get back up sometime overnight on Saturday at his home on Green Lane. A neighbour raised the alarm and firefighters […]
17th Feb Three charities which help people when they need it the most have become the latest to benefit from the Glossop Jog. Blythe House Hospice, Gamesley’s Café Jericho and St Christopher’s Trust (Redcourt) were each given £2,000. This takes the amount Glossop Rotary Club has handed out to good causes since its popular annual cash raiser […]