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Council backs Fairtrade fortnight 2018

Monday, 26 February, 2018

Stockport Council, together with the Stockport Fairtrade Group, is supporting this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight which is running from Monday 26 February until Sunday 11 March.

How would you react if your son/daughter went missing abroad?

Monday, 26 February, 2018

This is not your usual amdram production - Enlightenment raises some uncomfortable issues and could be challenging for parents dreading the thought of their youngster taking off around the world.

New Mills quiz masters!

Monday, 26 February, 2018

Quizit is the brainchild of New Mills friends Sean Whewell and Tony Audenshaw. The events take place at 9pm every Thursday at pubs and venues around the town. Quiz brains pay a small £1 donation, and all the money raised goes to local charities and organisations.

Buckle up for Country Festival in June

Sunday, 25 February, 2018

The 2018 Buckle and Boots Festival takes place at beautiful Etherow Country Park in Stockport from June 22-24th.

Partnership celebrating 15 years of mending moorland at the heart of the UK

Sunday, 25 February, 2018

A team of organisations that helps beloved landscapes at the heart of the UK is celebrating its 15th anniversary with 15 unique events.

Local author set to make World Book Day extra special

Sunday, 25 February, 2018

Thursday 1st March is World Book Day, and local author Michael Madden is making it a special event by releasing his latest title, The History Of Zombies. We caught up with him as he prepared for the release day.

Jon Davey Fundraiser Trek

By Diane Inglis on Sunday, 18 February, 2018

Like many people, Jon Davey was so grateful for the support of Blythe House Hospice following prostate cancer nine years ago, that he was determined to help out with some fund raising.

Glossop Fire Station Under Threat

By Dianne Boardman on Sunday, 18 February, 2018

Glossop people are being urged to fight to save their fire station. Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has announced that they need to find £1.6m in savings by 2019-20 and Glossop is one of the proposed stations to take the cuts.

Shire Hill Hospital Update

By Dianne Boardman on Sunday, 18 February, 2018

Proposals have been put forward to move the intermediate care facilities offered by Glossop’s Shire Hill Hospital to Tameside Hospital. The local Clinical Commissioning Group says it will provide closer access to specialist services there. High Peak Council agreed at a recent meeting to represent local residents and ‘seek to secure the best care outcomes’.

Friends busy fundraising for Hospice

Sunday, 18 February, 2018

An incredible group of friends, from Chapel-en-le-frith, have been busy fundraising for Blythe House Hospice throughout 2017 organising some amazing events. They held an absolutely fabulous fashion show, a great Clarins evening, Chimp Talk, Itsy Bitsy Sip and shop night and other local events raising over £3000 for the local hospice!