From the Hadfield Archives
13th Apr A music festival in the very heart of Glossop is planned for August Bank Holiday weekend and it could pack the town centre. The team, which gave Glossopdale the Bankswood Festival, is planning three days of entertainment. Bands – local and from throughout the North West – will play on a huge stage in Norfolk […]
6th Apr Little Stars Nursery are holding a free Easter Eggstravaganza for all of the family on Saturday. The Family Fun Day will take place at the nursery on Hadfield Road between 11:30am and 2pm. There will be face painting, games, a decorate an egg competition, ‘hook an egg’, Easter crafts and more at the event, which […]
4th Apr A corner of a classroom with a few shelves of books has been turned into one of most popular places in a Hadfield school. Children can still read books in the purple curtained alcove (pictured above) at St Charles Catholic Primary. But the little library in the room where Year 6 are taught, is also […]
3rd Apr A visit to Glossop on a dark and dismal November day made a leading county councillor realise a replacement Glossopdale Community College was a must have. Derbyshire’s Jim Coyle recalled the visit around three years ago when he looked at the replacement going up in Newshaw Lane in the shadows of the 1960s’ built college. […]
31st Mar Government Education Minister Caroline Dinenage was at Hadfield Nursery School on Monday to deliver a ‘your future is great’ message. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State was there to reassure staff that changes in Government funding would not hit nursery education. After a classroom tour and meeting with head teacher Cheryl Mortimer to see happy […]
25th Mar Members of 2nd Hadfield Brownies were the envy of their friends after attending a major film event.  They were amongst more than 26,000 other Girlguiding members who attended the mass screening of Beauty and the Beast at Odeon cinemas across the UK. Leader Lyndsay Biddle said the girls enjoyed the screening at Trafford Centre Odeon. […]
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 […]