28th Apr A man required hospital treatment after being seriously assaulted in Buxton earlier this week. Just after 8pm on Wednesday evening (April 26), the man was attacked in the area of South Street and Buxton Market Place. He later attended hospital to receive treatment as a result of the attack. The offenders are believed to have […]
27th Apr The election to see who represents Glossop and the rest of High Peak on Derbyshire County Council for the next four years is just days away. All 64 seats are being contested as the four year life of the present council comes to an end. Labour had the largest number of seats with 43, compared […]
27th Apr Buxton’s Big Session Festival is back at the spa town this bank holiday weekend. Following its sell-out success last year it has been extended to four days. It starts tomorrow (Friday) and goes on until Monday. Hosted by the Oysterband, the festival involves a sparkling selection of musicians. Weekend tickets have now sold out, but […]
27th Apr By David Jones The sun shone for Glossop’s St George’s Day Parade last Sunday and once again locals turned out in force to see Scouts, Guides, Cubs, Brownies and Rainbows march proudly through the town centre. The huge procession set off from St Philip Howard Catholic Academy and, led by Glossop Old Band, made its […]
27th Apr By Nigel Pivaro Minshull Street Crown Court heard two equally compelling concluding speeches from prosecution and defence counsel’s today in the trial of Ming Jiang accused of murdering his friend and countryman Yang Liu. The Jury heard first from Mr Wright Q.C. who yesterday concluded his cross examination of Ming Jiang exposing yet another lie […]
26th Apr Commuters across Glossopdale are warned to face severe disruption on the rail network on Friday amid a third strike in the space of six weeks. Rail union RMT has confirmed a further 24-hour walkout from midnight which will involve some staff after failing to offer any progress in talks over the guards and drivers safety dispute. It […]
25th Apr By Nigel Pivaro Ming Jiang, on trial for murder at Minshull Street Crown Court, broke down in the witness box as he gave evidence attempting to explain to his defence counsel why he had given several different accounts of his movements on October 9th, the evening the body of Yang Liu was dumped near Glossop. […]
25th Apr Chernobyl Children’s Project and Glossop Peace Group will join forces today (Wednesday) to mark the anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. For the first time, the anniversary has been made an official United Nations Day of Remembrance and the two groups will respond with a 5pm to 6pm vigil near Norfolk Square. “We will be […]
21st Apr Voters will go to the polls on Thursday, May 4, to elect a new Derbyshire County Council for the first time in four years. Polling stations across the county will be open from 7am to 10pm as 270 candidates stand across 61 divisions, contesting all 64 county council seats. Counting of the votes is being […]
21st Apr Award-winning theatre company Talking Stock Productions are back in Glossop this month with a brand new play ‘Dark Sky’. A black comedy with more than a twist or two, the Dark Sky animal rights group are planning an audacious strike against the Sutton Life Sciences laboratory. It’s inspired by a real life story and is […]