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New High Peak Food Hub launches in June

Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Thursday June 7 sees the launch of a new concept in food markets - with the launch of the High Peak Food Hub, the first weekly, popup, evening food market.

The Story of Marie Claire

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 24 May, 2018

A modern history novel by local self-published author Vera Mellor is currently being distributed for sale at local outlets.

Millions Missing campaign holds poignant demonstration in Manchester.

By Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 17 May, 2018

Two years ago Ellissa Bryant from Mottram in Longdendale was representing her country in international competition. A keen indoor climber, Ellissa had Olympic aspirations, with the sport about to debut in Tokyo's 2020 games.

Mellor Country House Charity

Friday, 11 May, 2018

Mellor Country House is a UK charity, built in 1907, set in three acres of garden and woodland located in the pretty village of Mellor, situated on the border between Greater Manchester and the High Peak. The charity provides self - catering respite breaks for groups, families, carers and individuals primarily from the nearby urban areas because we know that many would not, or could not otherwise, have any break at all.

Telling the story of Whaley’s Memorial Park

Monday, 30 April, 2018

As many people know, and the name suggests, the Memorial Park in Whaley Bridge was created to commemorate the men of the town who lost their lives in the Great War – but what else do you know about this much-loved public open space?

In the swing at Bridgemont

Tuesday, 20 March, 2018

Bridgemont youngsters and their families now have an improved play area to enjoy thanks to investment from High Peak Borough Council.

Helping High Peak commemorate WW1 centenary

Sunday, 18 March, 2018

This November people across the UK will come together to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War – and the Borough Council is offering grants to High Peak towns and parishes to mark this nationally and internationally important anniversary.

Council committed to securing best outcome for Shire Hill

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.

New Mills Christmas lights switch

By Sean Whewell on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Saturday 25th November is this year’s New Mills Christmas lights switch on, market and fair which over the years has become a key event in the High Peak’s run up to Christmas. It manages to retain a traditional look and feel, attracting thousands of family visitors each year.

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