From the Padfield Archives
21st Jul Police are appealing for information after a pet cat was found dead in Little Padfield. It is thought the Siamese cat may have been shot sometime between 11am on Sunday, July 16, and 9am on Monday, July 17. The cat’s body was found on a public footpath near to Little Padfield Farm. Anyone who has any information, […]
29th Jun It promises to be an exciting evening at Padfield Community Primary on Friday. That’s because the Rhodes Street school are holding its Summer Fair, which promises to be as spectacular as ever. There will be a raffle, bottle tombola, a ‘Soak the Leaver’ event, face painting, a bouncy castle and games and prizes to be […]
7th Jun A van has been damaged in Padfield as part of what police believe was a bid to break in and steal items from inside. The incident took place sometime overnight between Monday, May 29, and Tuesday, May 30. Although the offenders did not get inside the vehicle, which was parked on Platt Street, the lock […]
11th May Police are reminding people not to leave tools or valuables in vehicles overnight after a van was broken in to in Padfield. The incident happened between 11pm on Wednesday, May 3, and 6.30am on Thursday, May 4. Offenders gained access to a Ford Transit van parked overnight in Platt Street and stole a number of […]
5th May Police are looking for volunteers to help them raise awareness of speeding and road safety concerns in the Hadfield, Padfield and Tintwistle areas. Officers from the Hadfield and Tintwistle Safer Neighbourhood policing teams are appealing for local residents to take part in a local Community Speed Watch scheme. The initiative involves volunteers who give up […]
17th Mar Hadfield and Padfield Heritage Trail was left looking a lot tidier after Cllr Ed Kelly’s latest community clean-up. Around 35 people turned out on a sunny Saturday to remove rubbish from grot spots. The Hadfield councillor said: “It was the best turn-out yet, we made a real difference, a massive thanks to everyone who supported it. […]
3rd Mar A dry stone wall belonging to High Peak Borough Council has been damaged and stolen in Padfield. Derbyshire police were contacted by the borough council following reports of a man in a tractor driving into a dry stone wall on their land, known locally as Roughfields, close to Padfield Main Road. The man is then believed […]
1st Mar A Padfield councillor has hit out at the time it is taking to install the village’s first public defibrillator. Nick Longos is worried that its planned location – a phone box on Platt Street – could be removed. When Padfield Village Society heard the kiosk was under threat because few people use it, they put […]
15th Jan Supporters of a village church have raised thousands of pounds to transform it into a chapel and community meeting place. Padfield Congregational, which has roots dating back to the 1830s, has undergone its biggest face-lift for a century. Cash raised from events ranging from fairs to a sponsored jog around the village, has seen the […]