24th Mar People who could lose their land to the Mottram Moor Link Road and Glossop Spur packed into a village hall looking for answers. Many had lived in the Coach Road and Old Road area for years and wanted to stay. Others at the Highways England public consultation at Mottram Community Centre last Saturday were business […]
24th Mar Derbyshire County Council is consulting on its Cabinet’s proposals to cut the opening hours at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery. Lasting six weeks between April and June, the consultation will seek people’s views on reducing hours from 39.5 to 35 hours a week. The changes would save around £30,000 a year and a decision will […]
23rd Mar Potential new uses for Glossop’s Victoria Hall as a performance and arts venue are being investigated as plans to secure the future of the building when the library leaves next year move forward. High Peak Borough Council has committed £10,000 to support the work of the Victoria Arts Centre (VAC) group to test the feasibility of […]
23rd Mar By Adam Higgins and David Jones More than 30 feet from the ground is a special girder which forms part of the new £23m Glossopdale Community College. Written on the metal bar, which was hauled into place at a steel signing ceremony on Tuesday, were messages of hope for the future. Students from the community […]
23rd Mar A man who was wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Glossop has been arrested and charged by police. The robbery took place at the Co-op Travel store on High Street West on July 29 last year. Ian Cunningham, from Stalybridge, was arrested in Greater Manchester on Monday (March 20) after failing to stop […]
23rd Mar Residents and businesses across the High Peak can now access a wider range of services online thanks to the introduction of a new website. The Borough Council’s site has been designed to make it easier for people to find information and to self-serve by accessing an increased range of council services digitally – and on smart […]
23rd Mar Award-winning beers from across the world will be available at a 12-day beer festival in Glossop. The Smithy Fold in Victoria Street will be serving up to 15 beers from Italy, Brazil, Holland and the USA, as well as the UK, until Sunday, April 2. They all cost £2.09 a pint. The overseas beers are: […]
22nd Mar High Peak MP Andrew Bingham has issued an update after a serious incident outside Parliament this afternoon (Wednesday). Metropolitan Police say they are treating it as a terrorist incident after witnesses reportedly heard sounds similar to gunfire near the Houses of Parliament in London just before 3pm. Scotland Yard have confirmed five people have died, […]
22nd Mar Every spring since 2001 Glossop Pyegrove Tennis Club has hosted an open men’s singles tournament in memory of one of the club’s stalwarts, Mel Harrop. Mel (pictured top right) played at Glossop from the ‘60s to the ‘80s and was the best player at the club for many years leading the team in the now […]
22nd Mar Former football coach Barry Bennell has pleaded not guilty to 20 charges of historic child sexual abuse against four boys in the 1980s. The 63-year-old appeared via video link from prison at Chester Crown Court this morning (Wednesday). Mr Bennell (pictured) had already denied eight of the offences but entered not guilty pleas again as […]