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Derbyshire: Funding boost for Lumsdale water course initiative

A initiative that aims to open up historic water courses to the public has received a funding boost.

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Derbyshire Dales: Parting gift from former council chairman

A former civic chairman has left a lasting legacy of his year in office.


Bus is renamed to honour the Dambusters

Visitors to the famous Derwent dams will notice something extra special this summer.

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Chapel-en-le-Frith police target insecure homes

Officers will be heading out on the beat to crack down on burglaries in Chapel and Chinley after setting the issue as the latest policing priority.

Shannon Butler. Unveiling of musical instruments in the playground, donated by Holly's Footprint. Peak School is a special needs school and Holly's Footprint is a charity set up in memory of Holly Swainson

Holly leaves footprint on High Peak

A year after a Hayfield teenager died, she is still making her mark on the High Peak.

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Derbyshire: First step toward adoption

The first step towards being an adoptive parents have been made easier thanks to a new online enquiry form.

Sport rss

First Hope Wakes Rugby Sevens tournament.

Hope Wakes host successful maiden event

This summer saw the first ever Hope Wakes Touch Rugby tournament take place, with teams from Bamford, Bradwell, Hathersage and Hope/Castleton competing.

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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.

Lifestyle rss

The Dalesmen Male Voice Choir

Dalesmen team up with top trombonist

One of Derbyshire’s finest male voice choirs, The Dalesmen have decided to hold a summer concert in Wirksworth Town Hall, near the birthplace of the choir in Middleton.

Grease is the word

Almost 900 Facebook fans have voted for legendary 70s musical Grease to be shown at Intu Derby’s highly anticipated first drive-in movie night on Friday, August 1.

Dean Chisnall, Richard Blackwood and Carley Stenson in Shrek

‘Shrek-tacular’ time is in store

A ‘Shrektacular’ autumn season has been announced for the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham

Aladdin is one of the shows on offer during the Buxton Puppet Festival.

Puppet festival is back in town!

The puppets are back in town next month when the Buxton Puppet Festival returns to Buxton Opera House.

Aladdin is one of the shows on offer during the Buxton Puppet Festival.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV cuts motoring costs.

STATISTICS just released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show that the 2014 UK sales of electric cars are still at an extremely low level and they are unlikely to improve until new battery technology increases the range of such cars which is usually less than 100 miles writes Bryan Longworth.

Buxton Opera House during the festival

Today at the Buxton Festival & Fringe - Saturday July 26

Listings for the Buxton Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe for Saturday July 26.

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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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