From the Tintwistle Archives
22nd Mar Two men stole cash after tricking their way into an elderly woman’s home in Tintwistle. The men gained entry to the house on Conduit Street after claiming to be from the water board. They told the woman, who is in her 90s, to go upstairs and keep flushing her toilet. Whilst she was doing so, […]
20th Mar Tintwistle Athletic 1st team were back in league action this weekend as they won 6-3 away to Moston Brook on Saturday. Tintwistle went 1-0 down early on, when a clearance from keeper Ant Rodrigues hit the Moston striker and the ball fell kindly for him to tap in. Athletic equalised after half an hour, when […]
14th Mar Tiny Tintwistle could soon be the envy of towns as well as villages. Recently, we revealed how Tintwistle Athletic’s £430,000 football centre on West Drive is nearing completion. At Tintwistle Parish Council’s latest meeting, members took a long look at improving facilities at the parish hall site on Sexton Street. Councillors are keen to replace […]
14th Mar Work is nearing completion on a new £430,000 football centre in Tintwistle, which will also be beneficial to the local community. Over the last seven months, contractors have been busy constructing a brand-new clubhouse and changing rooms at West Drive playing fields in the village, which is now officially the permanent home of Tintwistle Athletic […]
13th Mar Hundreds of interested locals turned out to view plans to transform a Tintwistle play park, which is expected to be completed within months. Residents and visitors went along to Tintwistle Primary School last Wednesday afternoon to have their say and see the ambitious proposals for themselves. It was part of a four-hour public consultation event […]
7th Mar Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner wants to add Tintwistle to one of the places he has visited. Hardyal Dhindsa aims to drop in on around 365 of the county’s towns and villages during his term of office – and Tintwistle is high on his list. The commissioner contacted the parish council, asking for events where […]
6th Mar Tintwistle Athletic 1st team beat South Manchester 4-3 in what turned out to be a close encounter. Athletic started the brightest and Tom Burns opened the scoring on 15 minutes. However, against the run of play, South Manchester took full advantage of a defensive error and equalised shortly after. The pace of the game was […]
6th Mar Youngsters from Tintwistle Athletic were busy bagging up shopping last weekend to raise funds for the club’s new football centre.  Players from the Under 9s, Under 10s, Under 11s, Under 12s and Under 13s teams spent more than five hours last Sunday packing bags at Glossop’s Tesco store. They gave customers a helping hand loading […]
1st Mar A professional boxer from Tintwistle faces his first big test this weekend, which he hopes will lead him to bigger and better things. Adam ‘The Hitman’ Hague returns to the ring on Saturday evening to take on Lee Appleyard in an eliminator for the English lightweight title at the Doncaster Dome. And, should the 23-year-old come out […]
28th Feb The man accused of murder after a dismembered body was found in a suitcase at the side of the Woodhead Pass has appeared in court. Ming Jiang, 42, previously pleaded not guilty to the charge and appeared at Minshull Street Crown Court in Manchester for a preliminary hearing today (Tuesday). He is due to go […]