Road traffic accident in Whitfield

An accident in Whitfield required the Fire Service to stabilise a vehicle to recover a person trapped underneath on Saturday afternoon on Whitfield Avenue. The condition of the casualty is not known and no further details are available

Town Hall Clock working again

Some time this week the Glossop Town Hall clock sprang back into action. In January we asked HPBC what was wrong with the clock, but they were too busy fixing the problem to reply. This afternoon the clock appeared to be  working.

Tesco stink due to fat blockage

United Utilities have confirmed that the "Tesco Stink" is due to fat blockage of drains. A foul sulphurous stench has been seeping through the floor of the pasta aisle of Glossop's Tesco store since at least mid January. Large numbers of air fresheners have been deployed to mask the smell.

55 motorists in Chisworth put speed before safety

Police spotted a total of 55 drivers breaking the 30mph speed limit through the village of Chisworth during a Speedwatch event.

Policing priorities for Glossop are problem parking and low level drug use

Police will be focusing their efforts on low-level drug use in Glossop for the next three months after it was raised as an issue at their latest governance meeting.

Flasher in Hadfield

At 10.15am on Tuesday, February 19 on the Longdendale Trail, Hadfield. The victim, a 38-year-old woman, was out jogging when she noticed a youth following her. She confronted the person who was following her and he then exposed himself to her. He ran off in the direction of Hadfield when a cyclist approached.

Acid Spill at Firth Rixson

Emergency services were called to Firth Rixson in Old Glossop just before 8AM on 7th February 2013 after a man was injured when hydrochloric acid was spilt. A 51-year-old man suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital to receive treatment. The road was closed for a short period of time while the situation was assessed. The Health and Safety Executive is investigating.

Proceeds of Crime go to community

Gamesley residents can log on to a community computer which was bought using money donated by police under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Police dog still confined to kennels

The police dog that attacked people in Glossop last week is called Rory, and will be confined to kennels until the Derbyshire Police investigation into the incident is completed, according to Greater Manchester Police.

Glossop residents invited to have their say on Healthier Together

Glossop residents and health care service users are encouraged to have their say on the
Healthier Together programme, during a series of public events taking place across Greater
Manchester.

Dementia Roadshow tour visits Glossop to launch new support service

A visit from the Dementia Community Roadshow will launch a new Alzheimer’s Society support service for Glossop later this month. The charity will soon be extending its dementia support service to Glossopdale and is announcing the news with a visit from the national roadshow on February 26th.

Press Release from SOUL ( Save Our Unique Library)

We would like to thank all the independent businesses who supported us. Praze, Jakasta, Lotte's Loft, George St Books , Bay Tree Books, Wains, Glossop Craft Centre, Bodycheck, Curly Cornet and Stitchin' Times. In doing so this provided the opportunity for those residents in Glossopdale , who do not have or use a computer to voice their opinions on the Planning Application by Derbyshire County Council (DCC) to demolish the former St Luke's School and build a new library. CD1/1212/128

Glossop Hyde and District Roundtable

The Glossop Hyde and District Roundtable held its annual presentation night to give out the funds raised by the Glossop Bonfire.

New Gamesley PCSO goes from front desk to front line

Glossop’s newest PCSO said she is thrilled to be serving the community she has come to know so well – after spending 15 years on the police station’s front desk.

British Red Cross Society, Glossop Branch

Glossop Red Cross is delighted to inform you that the magnificent total of £570 was raised during a collection held in Tesco, Glossop  recently.

Use grit wisely please

Local residents are being urged by Derbyshire County Council to use grit wisely to make sure grit bins stay fuller for longer.

Become a Special Constable

The Derbyshire Constabulary is looking for volunteers to become Special Constables.
 The Special Constabulary is a force of trained volunteers, who work alongside local Safer Neighbourhood team constables and PCSOs.

Hundreds of objections to new library plan

Derbyshire County Council have received hundreds of comments from the public about their plan to demolish the old St Luke's School and build a new library. None of the comments appear to be in favour of the development. Some consultation responses have also been received.

Police seeking dog attack witnesses

Police investigating the Glossop dog attack incident have renewed their appeal for witnesses and issued an amendment to their earlier statement.

Get involved in Hadfield Carnival

Hadfield's Carnival Committee have started to organise this year's free, fun, family friendly event which will be on Sunday June 9th. If you would like to have a stall or be involved in any way please ring Carol on 07749816679.

Gamesley Rangers - Shortlisted for regional award!

The Gamesley Rangers is a youth project with the initial aim of introducing work ethics to young people aged between 8 and 18 years old within their local community. The project organises a variety of community work-based initiatives that directly benefit the local neighbourhood and gives participating youths a sense of ownership and pride in their local community

Cops cost us more kippers

A  grainy picture taken at Tesco last Monday night shows a police vehicle parked at right angles to the drop off point while the driver uses the cashpoint.

Advice for wannabe councillors

With voters due to go the polls for the Derbyshire County Council elections on May 2, an information evening is scheduled for would-be candidates in the High Peak.

Fall in crime for New Mills and Hayfield

The number of crimes such as violence, theft and burglaries reported in New Mills and Hayfield have dropped.
 The area’s Safer Neighbourhood team Sergeant, Greg McGill, revealed the latest stats at a meeting on Monday, January 28.

Escaped police dog attacks Glossopians

Police in Glossop are investigating how a Greater Manchester Police dog escaped from its kennel whilst off duty and injured four people in Glossop last night (Thursday February 7).

No horse in Derbyshire school dinners

Parents can be reassured school meals are free from horse meat thanks to stringent checks required by Derbyshire County Council. School meals provided by the authority’s school meals service use meat produced on two local organic farms.

Tesco stink due to drain blockage

High Peak Borough Council told us "We have had two members of the public contact us in recent weeks about this issue. It has been established that the odour is due to blockages on the drainage system. United Utilities are aware of the issue and are currently dealing with it. The Team at United Utilities will take whatever action they feel is appropriate to resolve the problem. If further details are required it is recommended that United Utilities are contacted directly".

Police investigating Glossop dog bite incident renew appeal for witnesses

Officers investigating how a Greater Manchester Police dog escaped its kennel and injured four people in Glossop are appealing for more witnesses to come forward.

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