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Grants are available for the repair or restoration of historic elements of buildings in two areas of Chapel-en-le-Frith.

The eligible items include slate or stone roofs and traditional gutters and rainwater pipes, traditional mullioned or sash windows, traditional timber doors and shop fronts and the repair or pointing of brickwork and stonework. Other items may be considered in conjunction with these categories.

Details are available from the Grants Officer, Eddie Wilshaw at High Peak Borough Council on 0845 129 7777 extension 3654.


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Chapel Carnival 2016





Saturday 18th June






Procession @ 1.00pm Buxton Road to the Leisure Centre-Carnival Field

Entrants for lampposts, private houses or shops please [more…]

An evening with Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie

On Thursday 26th May at 7/7.30pm Edwina Currie and James Lewis, from Bamford's auctioneers, will be at Cafe Bombay in Chinley for an evening of relaxed conversation. There will be authentic Indian cuisine from Cafe Bombay and a soft drinks bar, there will also be a raffle and auction which includes a holiday in Anglesey! [more…]

Kieran’s Defibrillator Run

Defibrillator Run

Kieran is raising money towards the £1500 needed to put a defibrillator in a decommissioned red phone box in Buxworth, Derbyshire. He’s running home from the first defib-in-a-phone in Stourton (Wiltshire), via four other defibs. It’s 250 miles in 5 days. You can sponsor his run at http://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/defibrun.


Furness Vale History Society

The next meeting of Furness Vale History Society is on Tuesday 3rd May at 7.30pm. Dr Pete Webb will present an illustrated talk about the Geology and Scenery of the Peak District. The venue is Furness Vale Community Centre, Yeardsley Lane. Admission is £2 including refreshments.

Lend a neighbourly hand ?

whaley rose

 We are very upset to hear that Whaley Bridge Rose Queen is in a poor way due to lack of support

Chapel Carnival has we know found it difficult for many years to recruit the "workers" who spend a great amount of time and energy doing the background tasks needed so [more…]

Call for Leaflet Distribution!

Totally Locally Chapel are looking for somebody to distribute flyers door-to-door between now and the 7th September concerning the TLC Fiver Fest 2015. If you know someone, or are willing to contribute, please contact Joyce Hall at Hall’s Mica Hardware or ring her on 01298 812260.

Chapel in midst of Animal Welfare Controversy

Peter Jolly's Circus

We were asked to display a poster advertising Peter Jolly's Circus which is showing at Long Lane between the 5th and the 9th of August. As we usually do we took the notice and blu-tacked it to the wall inside our doorway, noticing that this circus featured animal acts, we commented on how unusual [more…]

Announcing Fiver Fest 2015

As you may or may not know, for the past few years (2013 and 2014), lots of businesses around Chapel-en-le-Frith have offered great deals for just £5 in a campaign called the 'Fiver Fest'. To give you an idea of last year's offers and what might be offered this year, check [more…]


sale poster

On Tuesday the 21st July 9am to 3 pm there will be a table top sale held in the Methodist church. Tables cost £5 if pre-booked or £7 on the day and is a perfect way of getting rid of your old clutter or just grabbing a great bargain.

For more information or if you would [more…]

4 Honour sponsored run for charity

Go the extra mile for Britain's bravest and for your community by participating in one of these sponsored events.

You can run with your team mates in a fell race. 

You can swim for one hour with your friends or you can amble for either 5K or 10K with the kids in fancy dress. [more…]