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Birchover holds tug o’ war battle

Mighty villagers battled it out to raise cash for a community celebration.

Police have issued a security warning to Blackpool and Fylde residents

Household items stolen in Matlock burglary

Burglars stole a vacuum cleaner, an iron and cleaning products after breaking into a house in Matlock.

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Car on side after Darley Dale smash

One car ended up on its side following a collision in Darley Dale.

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Great Eccleston Agricultural Show 
James McKay with his ferrets

Super slow broadband stifles Ashover business claims zoologist

A zoologist has expressed his frustration at super slow broadband speed which he claims is stifling his ability to run his business.

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Fire outside in Matlock

Firefighters were called to a fire outside in Matlock.

Chesterfield Fire station and Derbyshire Fire Service Engine

Chimney fire in Tideswell

A fire crew attended a rural location to tackle a chimney fire.

Sport rss

Buxton & District Bowling Association League Competitions Secretary Callum Briddon presenting the Jack Hitchings Cup to John and Danny Golpin. Photo contributed.

Doubles joy for Whaley Bridge pair in charity competition

Whaley Bridge’s John and Danny Golpin have lifted the Jack Hitchings Cup.

The winning Chapel Park team, left to right: K Middleton, M Bradwell, T Norton, J Archibald, S Barber, N Thorpe, G Clapham, W Owen. Photo contributed.

Chapel storm to victory in team contest

Buxton & District Bowling Association recently held the Chell Shield team competition, with teams from the local and surrounding area within the association taking part.

New Mills batsman Jonathan Duckworth in action.

Hayfield win top-of-the-table clash to remain in title hunt Picture gallery

Hayfield closed the gap to leaders Hawk Green in Division One of the PS Derbyshire & Cheshire Cricket League with victory in their top-of-the-table clash on Saturday.

Luke Guess with the prestigious White Cup. Photo contributed.

Guess who is cup’s youngest-ever winner?

Buxton & District Bowling Association has crowned the youngest-ever winner of its annual individual handicap competition.

Bakewell cyclist Annie Last.

Annie chosen to lead young Team GB at UCI world championships

Bakewell’s Annie Last has been picked to represent Great Britain at the forthcoming UCI Mountain Bike World Championships.


West Didsbury & Chorlton 0-1 Glossop North End - match report

An early Aaron Moxam goal ensured Glossop’s winning start to the season continued on Tuesday night, making it six wins from six, although his fifth-minute effort did not produce the landslide victory the opening burst suggested.

Lifestyle rss

Darley Park Concert

Thousands set to head for annual concert

The hugely popular Darley Park Concert returns this weekend, taking place from 6pm onwards on Sunday, August 31.

Scooby Doo: The Mystery of the Pyramid

Photo by Mark Holliday

See Scooby’s new stage show

Canine sleuth Scooby Doo hits the stage at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal this weekend to solve his latest mystery.

The Kite Runner at Nottingham Playhouse

Photo by Robert Day

Kite Runner is ready to soar once again

The Kite Runner returns to the stage at Nottingham Playhouse next week before setting out on a UK tour.

Jake Bugg performing at Leeds Festival 2014

VIDEO: Jake gets bug for Leeds Festival video

Lightning Bolt hitmaker Jake Bugg landed the plum spot before headliners Arctic Monkeys at Leeds Festival and admits he’s got the bug for the main stage, writes Graham Walker.

Arctic Monkeys performing at Leeds Festival 2014. Photos Glenn Ashley

REVIEW: Arctic Monkeys storm Leeds Festival video

It might not have been the safest thing to do but Alex Turner just couldn’t resist singing the praises of ‘wonderful Sheffield’ – in front of a capacity crowd in Leeds.

Recital season has line-up of top pianists

The Sunday Morning Piano Series will return to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall later this year with recitals given by five leading instrumentalists.

Community rss

The releasing of the peace doves at Gamesley's Meet the Neighbours Day. Photo by Damien Greenhalgh.

Gamesley meets its neighbours

Gamesley’s annual Meet the Neighbours event took on a World War I theme on Thursday culminating in the release of a dole of white doves.

Buxton's Hardwick Hall, the new home of the Green Man Gallery.

Neglected Buxton hall to reopen for public use

A derelict Buxton ballroom has been bought by a developer and will reopen for community use next month.

Bakewell's Rick Naylor and his sister Gill Ward at Land's End. Photo contributed.

£32k raised in four trips

A Bakewell man and his sister have raised a total of £32,000 for charity by taking four trips from John O’Groats to Land’s End in a classic car.

Community event.

Week of carnival events in Eyam

Three well dressings will be erected in Eyam tomorrow (Friday) to mark the start of carnival week.

Go Ape staff at Buxton take part in the banana relay for Teenage Cancer Trust. Photo contributed.

Buxton park staff monkey around for charity

Staff at Go Ape Buxton are going bananas to support the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Buxton show. sheep show.

Agricultural antics at first Buxton Show

From sheep racing to dogs herding ducks, there was plenty of farmyard frolics at the first annual Buxton Show last weekend.

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