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Struck off Bakewell barrister given second chance

A barrister who was struck off after he was accused of failing to disclose he had a criminal past will get a chance to save his career after a High Court ruling today.

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Derbyshire firefighters to strike over eight days

Firefighters in Derbyshire are to strike over eight consecutive days in an ongoing row with the Government, the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) has announced.

B for Buxton: Buxton Community School pupils inside the classroom they've been painting. Photo contributed.

Pupils lend a hand to partner school in Africa

Buxton pupils forged links with their West African counterparts recently, helping to install a water harvesting system, a computer room and a library at a school in Ghana.

Paul Harrison, Barrie Goodwin, Jayne Marling and Maria Carnegie with the award for Shakespeare's Jukebox. Photo: Ian J Parkes.

Local performers in the limelight at Fringe awards

A sizzling Buxton Festival Fringe 2014 concluded with a packed-out awards ceremony at the Old Clubhouse on Sunday.

Paul Harrison, Barrie Goodwin, Jayne Marling and Maria Carnegie with the award for Shakespeare's Jukebox. Photo: Ian J Parkes.

Long service awards for Derbyshire Dales workers

Two workers who help to keep the Dales clean and green have received long service awards.

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Three rescued from lift in Glossop

Three people were rescued from a lift in Glossop on Wednesday.

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Buxworth CC v New Mills, a quick single for New Mills

PS Derbyshire & Cheshire: Week 15

Dinting’s Danny Brightmore shrugged off the scorching temperatures to take six wickets in his side’s heavy win at Whaley Bridge.

Bakewell cyclist Annie Last.

Last pipped to the medal places in Glasgow

Bakewell’s Annie Last just missed out on a medal placing after a terrific showing in Tuesday’s women’s cross-country final at the Commonwealth Games.

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Debut memorial match sees big attendance turn out and donate

The inaugural Alastair Smith Memorial Shield was staged at the Silverlands last weekend.

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.

Lifestyle rss

Marvel's: Guardians Of The Galaxy. good guys Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax The Destroyer (Dave Bautista) and Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel).

VIDEO: Guardians Of The Galaxy fan verdicts video

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy in IMAX 3D is out this world - or so say lucky fans who got to see the film a week before its release in UK cinemas today, writes Graham Walker.

Arctic Monkeys will headline Leeds Festival 2014

VIDEO: Arctic Monkeys ‘homecoming’ gig tickets video

Arctic Monkeys, currently on a world tour with dates in the USA, Canada and Japan, are preparing for their only two UK appearances this year - including a very special ‘homecoming’.

Forum hosts more comedians

Just The Tonic’s Nottingham club - The Forum - holds a Saturday Night Comedy event on August 2.

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Music fans will be spoilt for choice this weekend when the hugely popular Y-Not Festival returns.

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Top double bill for heavy metal fans

Legends of heavy metal Oliver-Dawson Saxon and the mighty AC/DC tribute, AC/DC UK, will play a rock double bill at the popular MFN club, at Shipley Gate, on Saturday, August 16.

Ghostly tale comes to Theatre Royal

The Classic Thriller Season continues its month-long stay this week at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal.

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Art gallery opens in Buxton

A Buxton gallery will be officially opened tonight (Thursday) with an art auction in aid of Blythe House Hospice.

Muliisport activities at Whaley Bridge Memorial Park

Free kids sports sessions in Whaley Bridge

High Peak children can enjoy free sport over the summer holidays, thanks to twice weekly sessions at a Whaley Bridge park.

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Buxton foodbank fun day

Buxton foodbank High Peak Nightstop is holding a family fun day in Spring Gardens on Saturday August 5, from 11am to 4pm.

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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.

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