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Derbyshire weather: Fog and drizzle this morning

It’s a misty start in North Derbyshire and the Derbyshire Dales this morning (Thursday, September 18) with fog and drizzle.

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Derbyshire: Roundabout construction causes delays

Temporary traffic lights are in use as a roundabout construction continues.

Peak businesses unite at annual conference

Peak District business can get stronger together – that was one of the big messages to come out of an annual conference.

COURT: Court Case

Derbyshire: School alcohol advisor was four times over drink–drive limit

A woman who worked in schools advising children about the dangers of alcohol was nearly four times the drink–drive limit when she crashed into two parked cars.

Hartington Creamery, Alan Salt and Adrian Cartlidge

Cheesemakers return Stilton to Peak District

Two cheesemakers have realised their dream of returning traditional Peak District–made blue Stilton cheese to the food shelves.

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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.

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

The Tony Farrell Big Band

Big treat in store for Farrell fans

Experience the thrill and excitement of dancing to an outstanding live 18-piece big band this weekend.

Headlining gig for new band

New local band Blackcats And Magpies continue their rapid progress with their first headlining gig this weekend.

Belper concert for organist

The September concert at Belper and District Organ and Keyboard Club features a visit by Matthew Bason.

AC/DC tribute act to play at Rock City

Dirty/DC are performing at Rock City in Nottingham on Saturday September 20.

Festival reaches its big finale

The Wirksworth Festival 2014 reaches its conclusion this weekend with another selection of events aimed at showcasing the arts.

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.

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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