Take a trip down Glossop’s memory lane

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High Peak Borough Council is appealing to residents to share their stories of Old Glossop in order to bring a heritage trail in the town to life.

The authority would like to hear from anyone with memories of life up to the mid-20th century or with knowledge of Glossop’s past.

The voices and stories captured will then be used to develop an audio trail, which it is hoped will encourage people to explore, investigate, discuss and think about what is unique and important about the town’s history.

It will reveal how Old Glossop evolved and include information about surviving landmarks such as the Manor House grounds, mills, churches and chapels.

Cllr Godfrey Claff, executive member for regeneration at High Peak Borough Council, said: “This is such an exciting project which brings together the knowledge and enthusiasm of local people and organisations to create something which showcases Old Glossop’s rich history and supports today’s economy.”

As well as the audio element, the trail will be activity based and use QR codes displayed on panels linked to information on a website with images and audio relating to particular sites and points of interest.

If you have stories and memories to share, please contact Sarah Porru on 0845 129 7777 or email her at sarah.porru@highpeak.gov.uk