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Council committed to securing best outcome for Shire Hill

By on Wednesday, 03 January, 2018

Councillors have pledged to secure the best possible outcome for Glossop residents ahead of the decision about the future of Shire Hill Hospital.

Glossop charity worker embarks on marathon Christmas trek to Bosnia

By Matthew Corrigan on Wednesday, 22 November, 2017

For the last twenty-one years, former engineer and businessman Rod Howat has visited Bosnia and Herzegovina to help victims of the war that raged across former Yugoslavia throughout the 1990s. Though the fighting officially ended more than two decades ago, much of the populace is still suffering from its effects. For those unable to leave, poverty is a way of life. Children are particularly affected.

Cheers! Hayfield man has beer named in his honour

By Sheila Armstrong on Sunday, 12 November, 2017

A Hayfield man who holds the record as the British Legion’s longest serving Standard Bearer has had a new beer named in his honour.

Centenary project is taking shape

By on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

A long-term project to remember villagers who fought in the Great War is taking shape ahead of next year's centenary.

Sea Cadet Earns High Status Appointment

By Dianne Boardman on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

A Sea Cadet from Glossop has just taken up a prestigious post as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for Greater Manchester, which means he will be involved in Royal Family and other ceremonial visits. Jack Godfrey, 17, is the first Royal Marine Cadet to be appointed to the post in 10 years and has already assisted at Manchester Cathedral at a service for Veterans where he met Prince Andrew.

Musical milestone celebrated by 'scratch' choirs

By on Sunday, 22 October, 2017

It was 50 years ago this summer that The Beatles released their ground-breaking album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - a pop music milestone celebrated in New Mills and Buxton by 'scratch' choirs who had just a few hours to rehearse.

New Glossopdale College site well on track

By on Sunday, 22 October, 2017

A north Derbyshire community is well on track to get a new state-of-the art school site by summer 2018.

British Empire Medal Awarded to Glossopdale Octogenarian

By Dianne Boardman on Saturday, 26 August, 2017

“People have apparently been trying to get me a medal for years,” laughed octogenarian Peter Fish after receiving the British Empire Medal for Services to the Elderly in Glossop and Tameside. “I only found out recently but apparently my neighbour has been putting my name forward for years without telling me.”

Blythe House Hospice at Home reaches over 10,500 hours!

By on Saturday, 26 August, 2017

Blythe House launched their Hospice at Home Service in April 2016 using the money gifted to them in a legacy and it’s proving to be the service the High Peak needed. At one year and four months into a two year pilot study, the team have already provided over ten and a half thousand hours of care to the people and families who need it the most.

Glossop Arts Project

By Dianne Boardman on Sunday, 20 August, 2017

Sonja Quirk and Clare Isherwood were picking their children up from school and chatting in the playground about how they’d like to use their training and degrees to give something back to the community. Sonja is a Social Worker and Clare has a degree in Art so they were sure that between them they could set up a group to help physically and mentally disabled adults and promote social inclusion. The seed for the Glossop Arts Project was sown.

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