New Mills Town Council has sacked two members of staff.
In a statement, acting town clerk Lesley Bramwell said: “Following a difficult few months in which a thorough and rigorous investigation has taken place, it has been decided that the contracts of two employees should be terminated.
“The town council followed all appropriate procedures in reaching the decision, which was not taken lightly.
“As a council we are proud of New Mills, and are committed to ensuring that we act in a way that enables the town to put their trust in the council.
“We intend to continue working to ensure that we can lead the town from strength to strength.”
At the time of publication, chair Cllr Gwyn Bowers had not responded to the Advertiser’s enquiries.