13th Feb Two walkers were blown into a culvert by gale force winds and swept by the raging torrent under the Snake Pass. The drama unfolded last Thursday afternoon as a group of ramblers  from Sheffield were on the moors at Upper North Grain just below the Snake Summit. It’s believed the two middle aged walkers were […]
12th Feb Stalybridge’s latest “bar” is set to open on Monday but this is a bar with a difference. Located on Shepley Street, Stalybridge, Willow Wood Hospice is opening a brand new and unique Coffee Bar on the first floor of the Hospice’s Pad Department Store (pictured). Head of fundraising at the hospice John Fellowes said: “As […]
10th Feb A volunteer duty rider for Northwest Blood Bikes Manchester was left unable to do his job after his helmet and gloves were stolen from his back garden. On Sunday, February 2,Kevin Barrett had just returned to his home in Hyde from a job on a Fleet Response motorcycle. He went inside his house to answer […]
7th Feb Tributes have poured in from as far as the USA following the sudden death of popular Glossop biker Steve Hirst. Many of those lifelong friends will be flying in for his funeral. Mr Hirst, who was 50 in September,  was taken ill on Saturday, while working in Glossop Tyre and Battery Services on High Street […]
7th Feb A glitzy Glossop ballroom was bathed in sparkles and stars for a glittering fund-raising night. But the real stars were Mummy Lunch Club members who organised the grand Winter Ball and the people who packed into the Venue at Wimberry Hill,  for the Bakers Solicitors sponsored event. Between them they raised more than £5,000 for […]
7th Feb A Glossop man died in hospital on Friday, just a week after being assaulted in Manchester city centre. John Millett – known as Salford John – had been found by police in Deansgate with serious head injuries. They say he had been punched. John, who was 34, was a former student at Glossopdale Community College. […]
7th Feb Police who raided an industrial unit in Glossop found 41 cannabis plants that could have produced thousands of pounds worth of drugs, a court heard. A drugs warrant was executed at a commercial premises in Padfield on June 12 uncovered the plants, said Jennifer Fitzgerald prosecuting. Colin McGrath, 35, of Arrowscroft Way, Hollingworth, admitted producing […]
3rd Feb Glossop’s latest town centre attraction opened late last week and the café/bar group Loungers got some local youngsters to help them prepare. North View Day Nursery joined Pico Lounge executive chef Theo Guy at the Howard Town Mill outlet in a cookie decorating competition. Mayor Cllr Tony Kemp was the judge with the difficult job, […]
1st Feb Glossop Heritage Trust is hoping local people and organisations can help the town commemorate the First World War. It has started a Glossopdale War Memorial Project to research the names of the men whose names were etched with pride. Trust director Mike Brown said: “Some of the memorials in neighbouring areas have been researched in […]
31st Jan A Glossop doctor with an international reputation says Easton House could have been a medical centre worth more than £1m if High Peak Borough Council had accepted his proposal. And not – as Sir John Oldham says – a  building whose condition is rapidly getting worse. Sir John was the principal partner of the Manor […]