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Matlock: Commonwealth Games honour for good sports

Sporty students have been representing their school at the Commonwealth Games.


Appeal after Peak District burglary

Police are appealing for information after a burglary in Litton Mill.


Derbyshire: £2million project to improve power supply

More than £2million is being spent on a major initiative to boost power supplies in Heage.


It’s scary - but being a mum is amazing, too

After my other-half Rob read last week’s blog he told me that any expectant mother reading it would probably be petrified and that it all sounded a bit negative.

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Bakewell shooting champion. Rick has just won the UKAHFT English Open shooting championship.

Chelmorton man wins national shooting contest

A Chelmorton target shooter has won a national competition despite having cancer in his shooting eye.

Spark Notts business award winners 2014

VIDEO: Business bright Sparks share £35k video

Budding entrepreneurs have won a share of a £35,000 prize fund after facing a panel of business dragons, writes Graham Walker.

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Peak duo target Glasgow glory

Two sporting stars from the Peaks are braced for their Commonwealth Games’ bows when the event kicks off tomorrow (Wednesday) with the traditional opening ceremony.

An animated Kilburn White Horse with jockey galloped around Leeds City Hall. Photo: Mark Bickerdike

VIDEO: Go Racing in Yorkshire video

Doncaster Racecourse is saddling up to celebrate an entertainment packed summer festival involving all nine of Yorkshire’s racecourses.

Ripley RC at the Hathersage Run

Ripley RC go off-roading

Recent weeks have seen various members of Ripley Running Club taking part in off-road challenges.

Buxton Bulls v Derby City (green)

Bulls ready to return to action

Buxton Bulls will be looking to finally get back in action this Saturday (July 19), after an extended break from the field.

Whaley Bridge CC v Compstall, Whaley's Dale Jones is caught behind

PS Derbyshire & Cheshire League: week 13

Whaley Bridge fell to a six-wicket defeat at home to Compstall last Saturday.

Buxton FC Martin McIntosh

Fitness comes first for boss McIntosh

Buxton boss Martin McIntosh says the glut of pre-season games will serve his squad well in the long run.

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Four weeks of thrills at Theatre Royal

The Classic Thriller Company return to the Theatre Royal in Nottingham this week, to thrill, enthral and keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the summer.

Celebrate 50 years on The Who’s tour

2014 sees The Who, one of rock’s legendary and defining bands celebrate 50 years of ‘Maximum R+B’.

What's on.

BUXTON FRINGE 2014: Free Fringe performances

The very best in spoken word is being enjoyed during a series of free performances as part of the Buxton Fringe.

Buxton Opera House during the festival

Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Thursday July 24

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Thursday July 24.

Buxton Opera House during the festival

Double bill for youth theatre group

Derby Theatre Youth Theatre will be presenting an intriguing double bill at Derby Theatre from Thursday to Saturday, July 24-26.

Buxton Opera House during the festival

BUXTON FRINGE 2014: Creature comforts for Buxton-raised Anna

Buxton-raised writer-performer Anna Beecher returns to the Fringe with her irreverent take on the tale by the Brothers Grimm.

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Book takes a Peak at Buxton’s rail heritage

A Buxton writer’s love affair with the railways is conveyed in a fascinating new book reliving the illustrious history of a High Peak line.

Borough and county councillors discuss plans for Glossop's Victoria Hall with library manager Julie Bedford, centre. Photo contributed.

Trust on board for Glossop halls plans

An ambitious project to return Glossop’s heritage halls back into community use has moved a step closer, following the agreement to work in partnership with a social enterprise.

Furness Vale Post Office, on Buxton Road. Photo contributed.

Furness Vale’s last shop to close

Furness Vale will soon be left without a shop, after the post office and village store closes at the end of the month.

Minnie Snodgrass, aged 16 months, got stuck in a mop bucket and had to be rescued by firefighters

VIDEO: Toddler rescued from mop bucket - mum relives ordeal video

Meet gorgeous toddler Minnie Snodgrass - the beautiful blonde tot who got wedged in a mop bucket and had to be freed by firefighters.


Cody's Wild West Show at Glossop Carnival. Photo contributed.

Cowboys steal the show at Glossop Carnival

A two-day extravaganza took place in Glossop at the weekend in aid the town’s annual carnival, bringing cowboys, crowds and classic cars with it.

St Anne's Church flower festival, Ann Mayo, Gwen Manlove and Pam Woodroffe

Flower power at Buxton church

St Anne’s Church, in Buxton, will be filled with blossoms, buds and blooms this week in honour of its annual flower festival.

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