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Ambitious plans to link and extend two popular local recreational trails

By Sheila Armstrong on Monday, 15 May, 2017

FOR the past eighteen months a dedicated group of councillors and volunteers have been working hard to survey the footpaths and trails in and around Chapel-en-le-Frith with the aim of protecting and enhancing their recreational and tourist potential.

Artist Ingrid featured on BBC's Countryfile

By on Tuesday, 09 May, 2017

Chapel en le Frith narrative artist Ingrid Karlsson recently featured in the Peak District special on Countryfile.

Chapel woman features in diet show

By Sheila Armstrong on Friday, 27 January, 2017

A CHAPEL-en-le-Frith woman's desire to lose weight led to her featuring in Channel 4’s dieting programme, 'How to Lose Weight Well', which was broadcast in January.

Local man's campaign provides coats for Manchester's homeless

By on Friday, 27 January, 2017

Life can be tough if you are homeless and living on the streets but many rough sleepers in Greater Manchester will be warmer this winter thanks to the efforts of a Chapel-en-le-Frith man.

Dinner is served

By Amanda Barton on Friday, 27 January, 2017

Good food and good company are on the menu for elderly residents who attend luncheon clubs in Chapel-en-le-Frith and Whaley Bridge.

Haunting tales of the High Peak

By Amanda Barton on Monday, 07 November, 2016

Witchcraft, mermaids and ghostly lead miners are all to be found between the covers of a new booklet of short stories written by High Peak authors.

Chapel Golf Club Appoints New PGA Professional

By on Monday, 29 August, 2016

Chapel-en-le-Frith Golf Club has appointed Nigel Parkinson as its new PGA Professional.

Alexander takes to the skies in 'Airmageddon'

By on Monday, 29 August, 2016

Chapel en le Frith High School student Alexander Barton took to the skies recently when he was selected to feature in a new children’s TV programme, ‘Airmageddon’.

Take the Thomas Challenge

By Sheila Armstrong on Monday, 29 August, 2016

THE family of an eighteen-year-old Chapel runner, who tragically died in a fall three years ago, are appealing to the public to help them in their fund raising efforts to build two residential lodges at Whitehall Outdoor Education Centre in his memory.

Eccles Fold battle lost

By Sheila Armstrong on Wednesday, 10 August, 2016

THE battle to save six short-term respite beds at Eccles Fold Resource Centre has finally been lost with campaigners accepting that there will be no last minute reprieve for the much valued facility.