VIDEO: Protesters descend on Peak Park offices
Olympic insurer steps in to cover Bakewell pie figh...
Teenagers help police clean up Buxton BMX track
World-class athletes back Dales effort
Dambusters tribute moves wartime engineer to tears
Kids’ woodland garden opened
Fifteen people have been charged with 43 offences as part of a large-scale drugs investigation by Derbyshire police.
A former Highfields School pupil has won the prestigious New Designers John Lewis Award for his chair design.
Here’s a video of sporting Anthony Gell students getting an education from two world-class athletes.
Hordes of motorcyclists and 4x4 drivers descended on the Peak District National Park offices this morning (Friday) to protest against plans to ban them from green lanes in the area.
Letters have been sent to the parents of all school pupils in Derbyshire reminding them to make sure their children get the MMR vaccine.
Pet lovers are invited to a charity fun day at Mole Country Stores in Matlock on Saturday.
ALFRETON Town manager Nicky Law has received another huge boost to his plans for the 2013/14 season with highly-rated left-back Connor Franklin penning a new one-year contract to stay with the Reds.
Buxton FC is asking supporters to lend a helping hand to get the Silverlands ready for the new season.
Sunday league football could soon be returning to Buxton and the High Peak.
Harpur Hill Primary School’s netball team has been crowned Derbyshire champions.
High Peak rider Chris Moore recorded a double victory in the combined lightweight and classic races at Darley Moor Motorcycle Road Race Club on Bank Holiday Monday.
Bank Holiday Monday saw the running of the Buxton Mountain Time Trial, organised by Buxton Cycling Club.
A fundraising event is to be held on Saturday, May 25, at The Holly Bush in Marehay, in aid of this year’s Ripley Music Festival.
Just The Tonic’s Nottingham club - The Forum - hosts a Real Deal Comedy Jam on Friday, May 24.
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Musicians are being urged to get stripped and pull the plug on their amps for a new competition that could land them a grand.
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The Victoria Inn in Derby is the setting on Friday, May 24, for a gig by The Vibrators, Apocalypse Babies and The Atoms.
I would just like to thank the gentleman and little girl who have just knocked on my door returning my wallet which they found outside Darley Dale chip shop.
This is a warning to all cat owners in the Hackney area.
Summer seems to be taking it’s time getting here, but if you think it’s cold now, remember what it was like a few months back!
This week I’m afraid I’m going to get all serious and political. Sorry.
The letters in last week’s Mercury concerning the imminent District Council consultation about car parking charges rightly focus on some of the anomalies currently seen in our car parks and local streets and the implications of the proposed charge for residents’ parking permits.
Regarding ‘Leaving borders open defies common sense’ (Mercury letters, May 9), I am deeply worried by the rumour that immigrants are stopping British people from working.
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Weather for Bakewell
Friday 24 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 10 C
Wind Speed: 24 mph
Wind direction: North
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Wind Speed: 9 mph
Wind direction: North