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The new Glossopdale School at Hadfield

Monday, 18 June, 2018

The new Glossopdale School at Hadfield will open its doors to pupils in the coming weeks when Year 7 and 8 students will be the first to receive lessons in the state of the art buildings.

Derbyshire Open Arts in Hayfield

By Amanda Barton on Monday, 18 June, 2018

Friday evening on a bank holiday weekend, and the village of Hayfield is awash with colourful bunting. It’s not just the extra lie-in that villagers are celebrating; Hayfield is playing host to the Derbyshire Open Arts event, with shops, houses, farms and pubs hosting works of art from around twenty local artists.

So far, sew good!

Monday, 18 June, 2018

So far, sew good! Quilters are putting their sewing skills to good use.

Young students display included in major flower show

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 07 June, 2018

Young people educated through Derbyshire County Council’s Virtual School programme are putting the finishing touches to a display they’ve created for a major flower show.

Opening of new Glossop Library

By Susan Hampshire on Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

Local youngsters and their families were out in force to witness the grand opening of the new Derbyshire County Council library in Glossop.

“Give A Penny for a Pitch”

By Dianne Boardman on Monday, 04 June, 2018

Glossop North End Juniors and Ladies Football Club are attempting a new world record. They plan to cover a football pitch in 1p coins to raise enough funds to drain the field on Cemetery Road, Padfield, and build a new clubhouse where the current condemned toilet block stands.

Glossop park 'friends' in fundraising push

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 03 June, 2018

Manor Park was turned into a fairy tale setting on a bright Spring Saturday in April. The Enchanted Forest Day was held by the Friends of Manor Park, who are hoping to raise funds to put in a wheelchair accessible roundabout.

On-line petition launched to help combat prickly problem

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 25 April, 2018

An on-line petition has been launched in Marple Bridge to ask that Stockport Council and landowners cut back overgrown hedgerows in Glossop Road.

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.

Helping hand to South Africa continues

By Dianne Boardman on Thursday, 08 March, 2018

It’s over a year ago now since we interviewed Lisa Ashton and reported on her fantastic efforts to help the community of Meriting and the vulnerable children in rural South Africa with the Winnie Mabaso Foundation. We decided to catch up at her Glossop home as she prepared to make another trip to see how things had progressed since our last chat.