From the High Peak Archives
16th Oct A project based at a farm in the High Peak can continue to support recovering alcoholics and drug users thanks to a funding boost.  Beardwood Natural Living Project received £38,805 from Derbyshire County’s Recovery Grant – the third successive year it has been successful in applying for a share. It is one of six organisations across […]
16th Oct Businesses across Glossopdale and the High Peak are no longer obliged to accept the old £1 coins as they cease to be legal tender as of today (Monday). Only the new 12-sided £1 coins can now be spent but any unspent old £1 coins can be traded in at banks, although this is only a […]
12th Oct A number of changes to local bus services are due to come into effect at the end of the month.   From Sunday, October 29, the 202 and 341 service between Glossop and Hyde will be operated by Stotts, who used to run it, as opposed to High Peak Buses. In addition to the change […]
10th Oct 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… The ‘Conference season’ has had highs and lows for many senior political figures, and I sympathise with Theresa May for having […]
9th Oct Glossop Mountain Rescue Team were called to find a man who had trouble navigating the last stage of his hike. The crew from Glossop helped mountain rescue teams from Buxton, Kinder and Edale, as well as four search and rescue dogs, to look for the man in poor weather conditions, with little information about his whereabouts. […]
5th Oct 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 I had a busy few days at Labour Party conference, with dozens of meetings and briefings on both local […]
5th Oct A man has been arrested as police seek witnesses to a serious collision between a car and a cyclist in the High Peak this week, which left two people hospitalised.  A black BMW 1 series was involved in a collision with a cyclist on Sheffield Road, between Chapel-en-le-Frith and Hope, near to Rushup Edge Farm, at […]
4th Oct High Peak Community Arts are working with Glossopdale School to host a new play next week, which offers an insight into the lives of young people. ‘HEADZ’ will be performed by nationally-acclaimed 20 Stories High Young Actors Company and incorporates a series of gritty, challenging and humorous monologues that reflect contemporary urban life growing up […]
1st Oct Thousands of homes across the High Peak are believed to be without power this evening (Sunday) following an unexpected power cut. It’s understood there are around 3,125 properties which have a SK13 postcode affected, with Monks Road thought to be one of the roads affected in Glossop. Some homes have been without power since 7:30pm, […]
28th Sep 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… Despite being announced at short notice and with little publicity, last Thursday’s public meeting on the consultation that will decide the […]