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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.
Work has started to remove trees in the Goyt Valley to prevent the spread of a tree disease.
Buxton Fringe organisers say they have already received over 90 entries for this year's festival and is confident the final tally will surpass 100 before July.
More than 100 local organisations took part in a two day event to celebrate a double jubilee.
St Mary's Catholic Academy in New Mills is celebrating after receiving official recognition of the way in which it is working to protect the world.
Willow Wood Hospice mascot Woody has been hopping into Glossopdale quite a few times recently to thank children for raising lots of money for his favourite charity.
Calls for formal investigations to be undertaken have been made after work was carried out on land to the rear of Cottage Lane in Gamesley.
A church in the shadow of Dinting Arches is going online to give more people a chance of attending services.
Busy bees in Charlesworth have been brightening up their village.
The first 'Wakes Week' holidays since the end of the Second World War resulted in what the Chronicle described as a 'mass exodus' from Glossop.
Strong opposition has been voiced by residents over plans for a holiday complex to be built on the edge of Glossop.
Residents in the High Peak are being urged to help spruce up their communities by taking part in Keep Britain Tidy's national Great British Spring Clean.
A campaign has been taking place this week to encourage pupils and parents to make the most of their journeys to school to help them keep fit, as well as reduce traffic and pollution.
Rural crime in Old Glossop is forcing a landowner to take desperate measures to track down those who are vandalising his property.
An application to demolish unit 9 at Dinting Lane Industrial Estate, in Dinting, has been submitted to planners.
There have been more than 30 cases of the Covid-19 variant which originated in India detected in Derbyshire, new data has revealed.
A pop-up clinic will be held in Gamesley to allow people eligible for a Covid vaccination to get their first dose.
Passengers who travel on Northern trains are being asked to think carefully about their travel plans this bank holiday weekend.
A bust-up over thousands of pounds for additional roles for leading Tories defined the first in-person Derbyshire County Council meeting in over a year – hosted at a Chesterfield hotel.
Proving you are never too young to think about helping others are two eight-year-olds from Whitfield.
He's written thousands of stories, covered countless events and worked through many changes in the world of journalism over the years.
As David Jones calls time on his distinguished career in local journalism, here are some lovely words from just some people who have been lucky enough to work with him throughout his many years of service...
Arguably one of the proudest moments of David's career was in 2017, when he was presented with the prestigious title of 'Stand Out Award' at the O2 Media Awards for the North West.
After working for almost six decades, we look back at the illustrious career of Chronicle editor David Jones - who has become affectionately known by many as 'Mr Glossop'...
Listen back to when Tameside Radio presenter Ian Cheeseman had a fascinating chat with Glossop Chronicle editor David Jones.
Buxton Town Team is embarking on its largest ever consultation as it works to create a travel plan for the whole of the town.
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).