Local News

High Peak Borough Council Local Plan Meeting - Report

A special meeting of High Peak Borough Council (HPBC) on 18th March started peacefully enough with “public questions” but finished nearly four hours later in utter chaos with the Labour group (who have controlled the Council since the 2011 elections) in complete disarray and many of them insisting the Local Plan be withdrawn because other councillors had listened to the public and managed to have a site taken out. This included their own portfolio holder!

HPCA 100 Club Draw

The latest HPCA 100 Club Draw took place on Friday 21st March at Chapel-en-le-Frith Golf Club on the occasion of the HPCA Annual General Meeting.  Each month there are 3 winners:

Glossopdale Coffee Club

At the March meeting (14th March), Cllr Julie McCabe talked about the work of the "Women's Aid" group, based in Glossop but helping people from a wider area of Derbyshire.

'An Evening with Conor Burns MP'

On Friday 7th March members of HPCA enjoyed an evening with Conor Burns MP talking about Margaret Thatcher, his great friend and confidant during her later years.

Everyone is welcome to join our friendly Coffee Club

The Glossop Coffee Club meets on the second Friday of the month, 10.30am to 12.30pm at Windy Harbour Farm Hotel, Glossop.  It gives a chance to chat with friends over a coffee and biscuits or a slice of gateau, followed by an illustrated talk.  The talks cover a wide range of topics including political, medical, social issues, education, music, local issues, the Police, techinical, environmental, local history and many more .......

New Housing and No Confidence in Labour

After almost 3 years controlling High Peak Council, the Labour administration has yet to submit a Local Plan – desperately needed to plan where, and how many, houses are built in High Peak up to 2028 and prevent uncontrolled development. 

Get involved with your local Conservatives

There are countless ways you can help High Peak Conservatives. If you wish to get more involved in supporting your local Conservative team, e-mail us for more information.

Buxton Conservatives stand up for residents' housing concerns

Buxton Conservative Councillors Tony Kemp and Emily Thrane were left to stand up for residents' concerns over proposed extra housing at a recent Councillors’ workshop, after none of Buxton's Labour councillors turned up to represent their residents.