Complaints about Glossop Gazette

The editor will attempt to resolve substantial complaints and queries from individuals who think we have breached the Editors' Code and are directly affected by it. As such, the editor reserves the right not to consider complaints from people not personally and directly affected by the matter which forms the subject of the complaint, or that are trivial, insignificant or hypothetical.



How do I complain?

Please read the Editors' Code first to determine how your complaint breaches it. You can then email the Editor directly on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject "Glossop Gazette Complaint"
Please include
    URL of the article you’re complaining about.
    The nature of your complaint in no more than 500 words.
    Which part of the Editorial Code it breaches. The option are:
Accuracy
Opportunity to reply
*Privacy
*Harassment
Intrusion into grief or shock
*Children
*Children in sex cases
*Hospitals
*Reporting of crime
*Clandestine devices and subterfuge
Victims of sexual assault
Discrimination
Financial journalism
Confidential sources
Witness payments in criminal trials
*Payment to criminals
Options marked * means that the Editorial Code recognises that complaints should be weighed against a judgment as to whether the story is in the public interest.

By making a complaint, you agree to respond promptly if we need further information. We reserve the right to amend this policy.
We aim to respond to complaints the same working day. If it will take longer we will let you know.

If you're not happy with the editor's response you can complain to IPSO

Glossop Gazette is signed up to IPSO, the independent regulator for the newspaper and magazine industry in the UK. It upholds "the highest standards of journalism by monitoring and maintaining the standards set out in the Editors' Code of Practice, and provide support and redress for individuals seeking to complain about breaches of the Code. IPSO is committed to working with the newspaper and magazine industry to maintain and enhance the freedom and authority of the press through effective, independent regulation".

You can make a complaint to IPSO, and find more information about the complaints process, here. You can download an A4 version of the Editors' Code of Practice here.

Advertise on the Glossop Gazette and help local charities