Samba Dance Class, every Wednesday, 7:30pm – 10:00pm Glossop Labour Club, 11-13 Chapel Street, Glossop, SK13 8AT. Samba Dance classes are open to all ages, men and women. We recommend you wear comfortable clothing. Come and give it a go! More details
The group offers support and information in a friendly safe and confidential setting for anyone affected by bipolar. Family members, partners, friends and carers are all welcome. Glossop Central Methodist Church Sk13 8AT. Second Monday of very month. 7pm till 9pm.
Lee Willan (32) of Woodlands Close, Glossop appeared at Derby Crown Court charged with wounding with intent to do serious grievous bodily harm and was sentenced to six years. On Saturday, September 5 police were called to reports of a man acting suspiciously on Buxton Market Place. Officers arrived and were confronted with Willan holding a knife. Willan attacked Sergeant Trevor Steed; this resulted in Sergeant Steed requiring hospital treatment for a puncture wound to his arm. Sergeant Steed together with other attending officers detained Willan and arrested him.
Bryan John Chapman, aged 55, of Spring Street Hollingworth pleaded not guilty but was found guilty of assault by beating of a female in Glossop. He was ordered to be under curfew for 12 weeks, pay £200 compensation, £60 victim surcharge and £400 costs. A restraining order was issued preventing him from contacting his victim.
James Richard Taggart, aged 31, of Duxbury Street, Bolton, pleaded guilty to stealing five frozen turkeys from Heron Frozen Foods and was given a suspended prison sentence of 4 weeks. The court said Taggart had an extensive record for dishonesty and had travelled to Glossop to commit the offence when he was subject to post sentence supervision. He was also ordered to pay victim surcharge of £80 and costs of £85. No compensation was ordered because the turkeys were recovered.
Joe Rogers, aged 31, of Lennox Road, Sheffield pleaded guilty to driving a BMW at 95mph on the A57 Snake Pass at Laybower. He was fined £291 plus victim surcharge of £29 and disqualified from driving for 90 days.
Thomas Healey, aged 20, of Werneth Road, Glossop, was sent to a young offenders institution for 20 weeks after pleading guilty to possession of cannabis with intent to supply it. The court said the offence was serious because it was planned and activity in supplying drugs was on a large scale. On arrest the defendant gave false details. He also pleaded guilty to driving a motor vehicle without the owners's consent and without insurance, for which he was disqualified from driving for six months.
Green Top Milk - Once a familiar sight on every Glossop doorstep, the sale of raw unpasteurised milk was outlawed under European law, and marked the start of the demise of Glossop milk rounds. Today it is almost impossible to drink green top milk unless you have your own cow.
Woman by the Sea inspired by Wallace Stevens poem The Idea of Order at Key West, part of Ghislaine Howard's new exhibition Poetry Passion and Painting which opens at The Wendy J Levy Gallery on Friday the 3rd May and runs until the 24th May.
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