Congratulations to Whitfield Labour Councillor Graham Oakley who was elected as Mayor of the High Peak on Tuesday. Graham who has been a councillor for Whitfield since the 2007 elections has previously servered as a councillor in Simmondley and was until his recent retirement a teacher at the Duke of Norfolk School in Glossop.
Regular readers will remember that I advised during last year about a consultation that the Derbyshire Fire Authority were doing on the development plan for the fire service within Derbyshire. One of the options included within the consultation was a proposal to look at reducing the number of fire engines at one of the fire stations […]
You may have recently seen an item flagged up on the Glossop website and elsewhere an article from another local councillor decrying the council for its “inbred culture of secrecy” in relation to the council’s it policy which prevents the use of council IT equipment from using social networking sites. But is this as described […]