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Derbyshire Dales family finds illegal immigrant under camper van

A father and daughter got a shock when they returned to the UK following a trip to the continent to find an illegal immigrant clinging to the bottom of their camper van.

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Tansley: Doggy hotel offers to keep your pooch in the lap of luxury

Chandeliers, flat screen TVs and under floor heating – it would be more than just a dog’s life at a special hotel proposed for Tansley.

CRIME: Crime scene.

Appeal after damage to Matlock shop

Police are appeal for witnesses after a door was damaged at a shop in Matlock.

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St Giles C of E Primary School

Troubled Matlock School could get academy status

A school which has suffered a turbulent year could undergo another upheaval as the Government has suggested it become an academy.

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St Giles C of E Primary School

Peak District: Teddy bears’ picnic marks causeway closure

Members of the Trail Riders Fellowship raised more than £200 and collected over 40 gifts for the Christmas Child charity at a ride to commemorate the closure of the historic Long Causeway route by the Peak District National Park Authority.


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Package supports exporters

The chamber of commerce for Derbyshire has launched a support package for the county’s exporters on the back of an unexpected slump in overseas trade.

Sport rss

Sandiacre Town v Marehay.
Marehay bowler James Kyte bowls to Sandiacre's Mitch McCann.

Marehay season ends in relegation

Marehay CC 1sts’ relegation from the Derbyshire Premier League was confirmed at the weekend after a draw with Lullington Park in their final game of the season.

Kid Galahad will be back in action at Ponds Forge Arena on September 20

WIN: Kid Galahad Sheffield fight tickets

Sheffield becomes the world focus of more big time boxing when the city’s Commonwealth and European champion Kid Galahad steps back in the ring and we have tickets to be won.

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.

Lifestyle rss

Check in for some B and B

Broadcasting legends Henry Blofeld and Peter Baxter will bring their touring show to The Spot in Derby tonight (Wednesday) from 7.30pm.

Katherine Ryan

Ryan raises a smile at Glee

The talented Katherine Ryan returns to The Glee Club Nottingham as part of her second UK tour on Thursday, November 13. ON SALE NOW

Time And The Conways

Photo by Robert Day

Time to see Priestley classic

Nottingham Playhouse’s autumn Time And Memory season is up and running with a production of JB Priestley’s Time And The Conways.

Belper Players' cast and crew for Still Life

make time for a brief encounter

Belper Players are back in action this week, with a performance of Still Life in the town.

Lisbee wants a word at the Guildhall

Lisbee Stainton brings her Word Games Tour to Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on Saturday, September 20, from 8.30pm.

Helen Sherman and Leonel Pinheiro during rehersals for Mid Wales Opera's Carmen. Photo: Robert Workman.

Opera at the double

Renowned Mid Wales Opera will celebrate 25 years on the road with a performance of Bizet’s masterpiece Carmen in Buxton.

Community rss

Buxton Advertiser archive, 1954, Great Hucklow hosted the world gliding championships, the Jugoslavian team

MEMORY LANE: Fly back in time to the World Gliding Championships

Flying enthusiasts from around the world descended on the Peak District in 1954 as the famous Derbyshire and Lancashire Gliding Club had the prestigious honour of hosting the World Gliding Championships.

Eyam Carnival, the Land Girls

Eyam Carnival as colourful as ever

Minions mixed with Mexicans, while Snow White’s seven dwarfs met the animals of Noah’s Ark in Eyam on Saturday as hundreds of villagers donned fancy dress for the annual carnival.

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.

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Week of carnival events in Eyam

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

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