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Residents and politicians have been pulling together to work on improving Combs Reservoir.
Buxton Lions Club has joined forces with five neighbouring Lions clubs to raise funds for the new Christie Cancer Hospital due to open in Macclesfield next year.
Residents of Tameside and Glossop are being asked to share their views on health and social care in the area as part of 'What Matters to You Day'.
Isolated, rural communities in Derbyshire could get cheaper and more regular buses in what may be an overhaul of services in the county.
There was consternation in the local corridors of power when a parcel with a difference dropped on the front desk of Glossop Municipal Buildings.
Fans of Buxton Opera House will be able to hear more from their favourite theatre with the launch of their new podcast.
Film-makers have long been attracted to the hills around Glossop but not all have returned home with reels packed with pictures.
A 'jumble trail' is being held in Hadfield and Padfield this weekend so people can grab themselves a bargain and help a local good cause.
Sight loss charity Guide Dogs has launched a new group covering Glossop and High Peak, giving local people the opportunity to volunteer for the charity.
A Glossop youngster has won two Blue Peter badges for staying positive throughout lockdown and writing about her experiences.
Policemen and onlookers inspect the damage and neighbours come to their doors following one of the worst floods in record to hit the Bridgefield area of Glossop in the 1930s.
Hadfield Coming Together’s catering team has been busy preparing and serving meals for the over-60s at the Carmel Church kitchens.
Police have launched an appeal to identify a man seen 'acting suspiciously' in Buxton.
High Peak residents are still being urged to get regularly tested for Covid-19 - even if they are not experiencing any symptoms - to help stop the spread of the virus.
When Tintwistle woman Jackie Bird was tasked to set up Manchester's Nightingale Hospital, she didn't realise it would change her life forever.
High Peak MP Robert Largan has stepped in to quell concerns over health reform plans and offer Glossop residents reassurance.
When a Hadfield father saw a photo of his daughter on social media, he immediately thought she was in trouble.
Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts has some useful advice for tenants of privately rented flats who are trying to get their landlords to carry out repairs.
Buxton Fringe committee members met outside Buxton Opera House to plant up the first of the Fringe's orange "hot spots" recently.
Police have launched an appeal to find those responsible for damage to a car in the Furness Vale area of the High Peak.
Glossop Business Network's latest monthly meeting will take place over Zoom on Friday (18 June).
Glossop's main foodbank is appealing for donations of a number of items of which it is in short supply.
The first clean-up day for Glossop’s newly formed litter picking group gets off to a flying start.
Glossop's on-call firefighters have been undertaking some trauma training, including a refresher on using defibrillators and casualty handling techniques.
Meet Lettuce the duck! He's currently being trained by a volunteer at a Glossop animal sanctuary to become a "support duck".
Youngsters at Hadfield Nursery School had a special visitor recently, who wanted to thank them for their incredible fundraising efforts.
Anyone aged 18 or over who is registered with a GP practice in Glossopdale is being invited to book their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
A High Peak woman has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours list with an MBE for her services to charity.
Efforts to site a potentially life-saving piece of equipment in the centre of Glossop are hopefully moving a step closer this week.
A primary school in Glossopdale has had to close temporarily after three members of staff have tested positive for coronavirus.
Derbyshire's Chief Constable Rachel Swann has been awarded the Queen's Police Medal.
Time is running out for primary school children in Tameside and Glossopdale to submit their competition entries to imagine what the Tameside Hospital of the future will look like.
A County Line drugs bust has seen a 21-year-old man jailed for more than four years.
Police have released images of four young males they wish to speak to in connection with an incident of criminal damage in Whaley Bridge.
Plans that would see a 200-year-old Glossop pub demolished and replaced with new homes have been put forward to the borough council.
The proposed new cricket pavilion at Tintwistle Cricket Club has taken a step forward with detailed plans submitted to High Peak Borough Council.
A life-saving defibrillator has been installed at Blythe House Hospicecare in Chapel, thanks to a grant from Chapel-en-le-Frith United Charities.
Extensive work has been completed on a popular Peak District footpath, ensuring it is accessible for years to come.
The number of Delta Covid-19 variant cases in Derbyshire has tripled, with a case of the new strain now in every area of the county.
This week is National Carers Week, an annual week to raise awareness of caring and highlight the challenges unpaid carers face.
The headline in the Glossop Chronicle 75 years ago this week was certainly dramatic.
The tell-tale spire of Holy Trinity Church dwarfing everything beneath it is probably the only clue to where this photograph was taken.
Glossopdale Food Bank has announced new opening hours for people who need food parcels to collect them.
High Peak MP Robert Largan has helped launch a national campaign to get people back on board public transport outside the House of Lords in London.
MP Robert Largan joined local charities last week to thank volunteers for their hard work supporting people and communities across the High Peak as part of Volunteers’ Week 2021.
For those who have missed their theatre fix, Buxton Opera House has a packed programme of events for the year ahead.
Residents living in the Hague Street area of Glossop have voiced concerns about an increase in rats appearing in their gardens and even ‘gnawing on their back doors’.
When Rick Ashton was diagnosed with cancer, he asked his brother Jared to honour him in a momentous bike ride.
Major healthcare reforms that would see Glossopdale come under Derbyshire county control have come under fire from health bosses.
More than 900 people in Gamesley answered the call to carry out testing in response to rising Covid-19 infection rates - and only a handful came back positive.
A Derbyshire mum has been made to pay out more than £2,000 after leaving her house to drive to Norfolk 160 miles away when she was supposed to be self-isolating.
People across the High Peak who are caring for a loved one with a life-limiting illness are being urged to seek support.
A newly-created litter picking group in an area of Glossop will be conducting their first litter pick this weekend.
Padfield borough councillor Ollie Cross once again teamed up with a group of determined residents to help combat litter in Hadfield and Padfield at June's Carmel Community Clean Up.
Plans have been submitted for a new restaurant to be created at the site of a former High Peak bank.
The dedicated team at Carmel Church managed to serve an incredible 146 packed lunches to local school children in Hadfield, Padfield and Tintwistle over the half-term holiday.
Buxton and Leek College is celebrating after winning a national award for the support it offers students resitting GCSEs.
This weekend sees the return of Glossop-based charity Reuben's Retreat's virtual pet show 'Scrufts' and people are being encouraged to get involved.
Eighteen years ago, the Chronicle told you the story of a Glossop book shop...
A Covid vaccination van will be touring Tameside and Glossop this summer to deliver jabs to the heart of communities.
In his latest column, High Peak MP Robert Largan says global companies paying fairer corporation tax will "give a real boost" to independent small businesses and local high streets.
High Peak Stand Up to Racism has said there was lots of interest in the launch of the group's new campaign to welcome diversity in the borough.
A detailed planning application for the provision of 100 new homes in Glossop has been submitted to High Peak Borough Council.
Buxton Town Team have successfully launched a consultation focussing on how to keep the town on the move.
The number of cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in Derbyshire continues to increase, with all but two districts recording infections.
A young woman from Hadfield is living on Syrian refugee rations for a week, to raise money for emergency food and healthcare.
Police are appealing for information after a man was witnessed 'acting suspiciously' in Hayfield.
Hundreds of people have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine at a pop-up clinic in Gamesley.
As part of Volunteers' Week this week, Shaun Hennessey - who got involved at The Bureau in Glossop as a driver at the start of the pandemic - has written a first-hand account of his experiences as a volunteer...
Glossopdale Foodbank has announced new opening hours for people who need food parcels to collect them.
A Glossopdale councillor has thanked the staff in the children's ward at Tameside Hospital who cared for his 18-month-old daughter.
Chapel Camera Club is inviting people to snap to it and send in their best pictures as they launch the People's Summer Photo Competition.
Jubilee Mill was once the home of one of Europe's biggest paper makers but, in a less than a day, the three storey building was transformed into a smouldering shell.
Healthcare officials in Glossop say that some patients are failing to turn up for their second Covid-19 jabs.
A Hadfield woman is running 62 miles in one day to raise money for a sight loss charity.
A new highly specialist mental health unit at Tameside Hospital is on track to open next year.
The Friends of Victoria Hall is planning to hold a summer craft fair on Saturday 17 July.
Beekeepers in Glossop are being kept busy after several swarms have been spotted in the town over the last few weeks.
‘Talking Myself Out Of Trouble’ is how ex-soldier turned poet Jack Horner is coping with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Local people registered with a GP practice in Tameside and Glossop can now view their Covid-19 vaccination status using the NHS App.
A pilot scheme has been launched in Tameside and Glossop to enable patients who have been in hospital with heart failure to recover at home.
A campaign group to save a green space in Hadfield is hoping to get picnic benches installed in their bid to save the area from a housing development.
A Glossop-based charity has launched an appeal in its search for new trustees.
Two cubs at Third Glossop have received the highest award possible, after being presented with the Silver Chief Scout Award.
A High Peak hospice is thanking local people who give their time for free to support local hospice care, as part of a nationwide celebration of volunteers.
Enhanced testing is being rolled out in Gamesley in response to rising Covid-19 infection rates, including cases of the variant which originated in India.
Covid-19 restrictions have led to the Charlesworth and Chisworth Carnival being cancelled this year.
In his latest column, High Peak MP Robert Largan writes about the need to improve our local NHS as we recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
A developer's bid to reduce the number of affordable homes that need to be provided within a housing site in Chinley has been rejected.
David Jones says he's been humbled by the lovely messages he's received from many people since the news of his retirement was made public.
Final preparations are under way for Tintwistle Children's Gala, which is being held later this month.
High Peak Stand Up to Racism is launching a new campaign on Saturday (5 June) called 'High Peak Welcomes Diversity'.
As we return to some kind of normality and the weather gets warmer, we're being urged to look after our countryside and not cause accidental fires which can devastate the moorland.
Gamesley borough councillor Anthony Mckeown is asking local residents for their help in getting rid of local grot spots and areas in need of some tidying.
Local charity The Bureau is celebrating the difference volunteers make to its organisation and thanking them for all their time and dedication during this year's Volunteers' Week.
Glossop writer Helen Larder has been named one of the winners of a competition run by Derbyshire County Council Libraries.
A new free parent and baby group has opened in Glossop.
Police are appealing for CCTV and witnesses to an incident of criminal damage involving a smashed window at a house in Hadfield.
Listen back to when Tameside Radio presenter Ian Cheeseman had a fascinating chat with Glossop Chronicle editor David Jones.
Anyone feeling unwell over spring bank holiday can still access a variety of healthcare services when their GP practice is closed.
New Mills Festival organisers are still looking for your creative ideas for events for this year's festival with a difference.
Voluntary organisations throughout the High Peak and Derbyshire are being encouraged to fill out a survey on their experiences during lockdown and how they can be supported moving forward.
Be Well's monthly quiz at The Oakwood pub in Glossop town centre is back on Wednesday (26 February).
A consultation is open for residents to have their say on plans to revise opening hours at Gamesley Library.
The Glossop and District branch of the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) will be holding its next Nearly New Sale this weekend.
Things are about to get colourful inside Bradbury Community House in Glossop this weekend.
Be Well's Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) walking group are meeting this afternoon (Wednesday).