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Matlock jubilee bridge reopened. Cllr Carol Walker chairman Derbyshire Dales cutting the ribbon.

VIDEO: Matlock Bath’s Jubilee Bridge is reopened video

The Jubilee Bridge, in Matlock Bath, has been reopened to the public today following an extensive £210,000 restoration.

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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Glossop man grew £14k of cannabis at home

A Glossop man who grew up to £14,000 worth of cannabis at home claimed it was for his own personal use to bake cakes, a court heard.

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Positive end to a tough year for Matlock school

The end may be in sight for a school that has suffered a turbulent year as an education watchdog has noted significant improvements.

Sisters Amanda Kidger-Preston and Anna Metcalfe are both at risk of losing their jobs as lollipop ladies.

Fight to save Wirksworth lollipop lady

More Dales people are making a stand for child safety by setting up a petition to save their local lollipop lady in light of more council cuts.

Traffic update

Derbyshire travel update

Here are the main problems on the roads this morning.


Sport rss

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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.

Lifestyle rss

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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.

Watson to mark ten years with latest tour

Multi-award winning comedian Mark Watson will be embarking on a 65-date national tour this autumn, following a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, marking his ten-year anniversary in comedy.

Young musicians can apply to trust fund

Talented young musicians from the across the area are being encouraged to apply for funding help from the Derby Concert Orchestra Trust Fund.

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Hits galore as tribute arrives at Grand Pavilion

Matlock Bath’s Grand Pavilion will be the centre of a 70s revival this week, with sensational global sell-out Abba tribute band Arrival UK appearing on Friday, July 25, in the main hall.

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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.

Calke Abbey
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons


Quad’s Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival is back and kicks off at Kedleston Hall this weekend.

Community rss

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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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