22nd Feb Derbyshire police are teaming up with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) to raise awareness after NHS members are conned out of tax rebates. The NFIB has received reports of NHS members being targeted by fraudulent tax rebate companies, purporting to obtain a tax rebate on the victim’s behalf. However, once the company obtains the […]
22nd Feb Be Well is putting ladies first as their contribution to getting Glossop more active and are encouraging women of all ages, shapes, sizes and experience of physical activity to get involved. Vicky Murphy, project activator for the not-for-profit Glossop social enterprise, explained why getting Glossop women moving is important. She said: “Women in England are […]
22nd Feb Glossop North End goalkeeper Matt Cooper has claimed the club’s first Player of the Month award of 2017. The stopper, in his second spell at Surrey Street, made a number of impressive saves despite conceding nine goals during a difficult January for the Hillmen. Chris Willcock’s men only won one of their five games during […]
21st Feb A newly recruited police constable for Glossop has been sworn in at a special ceremony. PC James Maunsell (pictured above) was one of 16 officers welcomed to Derbyshire police by Assistant Chief Constable Chris Haward, the High Sheriff of Derbyshire Elizabeth Fothergill and Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa. The 36-year-old was formerly a Special […]
21st Feb Glossop fire crews were called out to an automatic fire alarm incident in Etherow yesterday morning (Monday). Firefighters from Glossop Red Watch raced to Flare Rochs at around 5:40am and swiftly dealt with the incident. Around three hours later, they also dealt with a chimney fire in Hadfield. A log was burning and soot embers […]
21st Feb Derbyshire Police are asking the public to nominate their favourite police officers and PCSOs for an award. Chief Constable Mick Creedon is asking anyone who has had dealings with the police during the past 12 months to submit nominations for community police officer of the year, PCSO of the year and neighbourhood team of the year. […]
21st Feb An emotive film and learning package has been launched in schools across Derbyshire this week to highlight the dangers of online grooming. Kayleigh’s Love Story is a film that was produced last year about a 15-year-old schoolgirl, Kayleigh Haywood, who was groomed online by a stranger in Leicester and subsequently raped and murdered in November […]
21st Feb Bosses are keen to stress again that Bradbury Community House in Glossop is NOT closing down, contrary to rumours. It followed the Chronicle’s article a few weeks ago that a day care service for dementia sufferers, which is run from the centre on Market Street, will stop running at the end of March. But Bradbury […]
17th Feb Plans to transform a Tintwistle play park will go on display next month. The Friends of Conduit Street Playing Fields are holding a public consultation on Wednesday, March 8, between 3pm and 7pm at Tintwistle Primary School on South Close. The playground project has gone out to tender and all the bids which meet the […]
17th Feb A Glossopdale beauty queen has turned her life around and started to love herself again. Stefanie Dixon admits she wasn’t always the bouncy, bubbly girl that looks back at herself from the mirror. But the years of self doubt melted away last year when she became Miss Derbyshire Curve 2016. Now, Stefanie, 30, is hoping […]