17th Oct A raft of ‘no waiting’ restrictions are coming into force in various parts of Glossopdale.  Two bans take in part of High Street East, near the junction of Regency Close and in nearby Manor Street. In Hadfield, there are restrictions in Salisbury Street, Church Street, Stanyforth Street, Railway Street and Hadfield Road. The no waiting […]
16th Oct Glossopdale School have received some fantastic news from the Government. The school have been ranked as the second-highest performing secondary school in the High Peak. Glossopdale are behind only Chapel-en-le-Frith High School among the six secondary schools in the borough – which also include St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy, Thomas More Catholic School, Buxton […]
16th Oct Residents reported how two mysterious lights on the top of a rock face looked suspicious.  It was a dark night and, when they hadn’t moved for more than an hour, a Chapel man called Buxton Mountain Rescue Team’s base. Members doing an equipment check formed a small search party and headed off to Castle Naze […]
16th Oct Gusts of up to 80 miles per hour are expected as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia are set to hit Derbyshire today. The storm, which is sweeping across the Atlantic Ocean, could cause structural damage to buildings and there is a potential risk to life, forecasters warn. It has already swept through parts of Ireland […]
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 Reuben’s Retreat have chosen a very aquatic theme for their Prince and Princess Party this year.  Reminscent of the Disney classic ‘The Little Mermaid’, the theme of their annual Christmas event is ‘Under the Sea’ and it is, of course, fancy dress, so there promises to be sea creatures aplenty! All the fun is happening […]
16th Oct It’s getting closer and the excitement is building! Tickets are now available to buy for this year’s bonfire and fireworks display in Glossop’s Manor Park. Organisers Glossop and District Round Table hope the extravaganza on Saturday, November 4, will be bigger and better than ever. They managed to raise an unprecedented £20,000 last year from […]
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 modern development of electric and diesel trains, described as ‘pioneering’, could be heading their way into Buxton train station as early as next year. Part of Northern’s £1bn modernisation of the rail network, new Class 769 bi-mode trains are seen as more powerful and flexible. They might be used on the Buxton to Manchester […]
12th Oct A Glossop farm whose land is one of the region’s top grouse shooting moors is spending £300,000 on conservation.  Thomas Kier, of Mossy Lea Farm, with land bordering the Snake Pass, says the money will restore 200 hectares from ‘barren land’ back into moorland shrub. Mr Kier told the Chronicle: “We are very fortunate to […]