From the Hadfield Archives
16th Oct Excitement is mounting for a brand new art event in Hadfield, starting this weekend.  Called ‘Wall in the Barn’, it is based upstairs at The Craft Barn on Station Road. There will be a collection of original paintings, print, ceramics and jewellery by both professional and amateur artists, which have been selected for a week-long […]
12th Oct By David Jones Pictures by John Parkins  Hadfield became a virtual ‘no go’ area last Sunday as the BBC’s film crews sealed off the main street.  Glossopdale’s biggest village was being transformed into Royston Vasey for the latest major outdoor shooting. The League of Gentlemen had taken over Station Road for another full day of […]
9th Oct Three local train station friends groups are celebrating after receiving prestigious awards.  In something of a coup for the High Peak, the Friends of Glossop Station picked up a rare Gold Award for their superb planting work on the station embankment at this year’s Association of Community Rail Partnerships National Community Rail Awards. Neil Williams, […]
4th Oct A bit of an eyesore is getting a makeover, thanks to a community effort.  A group of Hadfield people have big plans in store for the Chapel Walk area. Hadfield North’s Cllr Ed Kelly, working alongside Hadfield Heritage Trail, Hadfield Infants School, Cllr Becki Woods, Hadfield Coming Together and local company Flair Rugs, are planning […]
3rd Oct There’s a place in the playground of a Hadfield school where children will never feel alone.  It’s there because of a much-loved mid-day supervisor who died tragically young. Friends of Denise Walshaw, who passed away unexpectedly last December, have built a ‘Buddy Stop’ at St Charles Catholic Primary. It is a bench covered by an […]
2nd Oct Police and fire crews were called into action after a car rolled into a house in Hadfield last Saturday (September 30).  It’s unknown how the blue vehicle suddenly began to move forward as it pulled into a drive on Lakeside, shortly before midday on Saturday morning. The house wasn’t damaged and four children were assessed […]
2nd Oct Hadfield has been turned into Royston Vasey again as filming is well under way for a League of Gentlemen celebratory special.  The town has been transformed into the eerie setting for the cult BBC comedy for a 20th anniversary comeback in the last two weeks. The cast and crew were on Station Road and at […]
4th Sep A 59-year-old man from Hadfield has been fined more than £100 after admitting that he assaulted another man. Louis Mahoney, who lives on Station Road, pleaded guilty to assaulting Anthony Jones by beating him in Hadfield on March 23 this year. He appeared at Stockport Magistrates Court on August 21 before the case was adjourned […]
7th Aug Two local community businesses, committed to making Glossop a healthier and happier place, have combined art and walking to raise the wellbeing of local older people. Glossop Arts Project (GAP) is justifiably proud of its annual Art in the Window event and this year, thanks to a Big Lottery grant have been working with partners […]
7th Aug Thieves in the Hadfield area fled the scene after a man disturbed them attempting to force open the door of his van one evening last week. It happened at around 11:45pm last Thursday (July 27) at the junction of Hadfield Road and Green Lane. The two men had already forced entry to another van and […]