From the High Peak Archives
17th Aug Every week, High Peak MP Ruth George pens a column for the Glossop Chronicle to inform readers of her goings-on in Westminster and beyond and her thoughts on topical issues. Here’s her latest offering… Last week, it was reported that the UK is lagging behind most of our competitor economies – and most of Europe […]
15th Aug Motorists are warned of evening road closures and single file traffic on several major High Peak routes from next week, while improvement works are carried out. The B5470 Lower Macclesfield Road, in Whaley Bridge, will be closed from its junction with the A5004 to its junction with Macclesfield Road between 6:30pm and midnight from Monday, […]
10th Aug A High Peak group are combining fun with learning to read with the return of an exciting project to get more people interested in books.  Following a successful pilot last year, High Peak Community Arts (HPCA) are hoping more people will sign up to their ‘For The Love of Books’ scheme this time around, particularly those […]
4th Aug The borough’s first ever film festival was regarded as a great success by organisers. The High Peak Independent Film Festival took place over three-and-a-half days across New Mills last month, celebrating local, national and international independent film talent from across the world. The inaugural event showcased 51 films, including from Colombia, Canada and New Zealand, […]
2nd Aug Every week, High Peak MP Ruth George will pen a column for the Glossop Chronicle to inform readers of her goings-on in Westminster and beyond and her thoughts on topical issues. Here’s her latest offering… Last week, the Government announced that six million people currently aged between 39 and 47 will have to wait another […]
31st Jul Police are advising people to secure their vehicles after a number of thefts of vehicles and thefts from them across the borough. A number of incidents have occurred in the last few weeks where bikes have been stolen and valuable items have been stolen from cars. Some of the incidents took place in hotel car parks in […]
27th Jul Every week, High Peak MP Ruth George will pen a column for the Glossop Chronicle to inform readers of her goings-on in Westminster and beyond and her thoughts on topical issues. Here’s her latest offering… I attended the meeting at County Hall in Matlock, together with campaigners from High Peak and across North Derbyshire, to […]
26th Jul A renowned Derbyshire poet has become the newest Ambassador for High Peak Community Arts. Helen Mort (pictured) is a five-time winner of the Foyle Young Poets award and a former Derbyshire Poet Laureate. She has also won a host of other accolades, including an Eric Gregory Award from The Society of Authors in 2007 and […]
25th Jul Recycling everyday household waste is set to get even easier for High Peak residents from next month. A new company called Alliance Environmental Services (AES) will take over waste collection services in the borough from Monday, August 7, saving the council around £1.2 million. As of then, residents will be able to put glass jars […]
21st Jul Every week, High Peak MP Ruth George will pen a column for the Glossop Chronicle to inform readers of her goings-on in Westminster and beyond and her thoughts on topical issues. Here’s her latest offering… Last week saw the publication of the European Union Withdrawal Bill – previously known as the Great Repeal Bill. The […]