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County Council Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Cllr Clare Neill signs the Dignity Code with NPC representative Angus McLardy.

Vowing to maintain older people’s dignity

Council chiefs will strive to maintain the dignity of older people living in the Dales.

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Hayfield May Queen parade

Plans are well under way for the 87th Hayfield May Queen parade and festivities which take place next month.

Former soldier Mark Dawson, of Glossop, who will be doing a charity sky dive next month for those suffering from post traumatic stress. Photo contributed.

Glossop vet’s skydive for ex-soldiers

A Glossop man will be jumping out of a plane next month to raise money for a veterans’ charity.

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High Peak parenting scheme flops

A national parenting scheme that was trialled in the High Peak, has been branded a flop by critics after less than four per cent of potential parents took part.

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COURT: Court Case

Scratched offensive word on front door

A Buxton man who scratched an offensive word on his neighbour’s front door with a fishing knife has been given a community order.


Boy, 9, struck by car in Swanwick

A nine–year–old boy was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car in Swanwick.

Sport rss

Dinting CC celebrate another first division championship

Dinting in hot pursuit of title no. 4

Dinting CC are targeting a fourth consecutive Derbyshire and Cheshire Division One title, as the new campaign gets underway this weekend.

Derek Niven was taken off against Whitby. Pic: Andrew Roe.

Whitby Town 1-0 Buxton - match report

A depleted Buxton side went down to an early goal at Whitby on Wednesday night.

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Young Bucks set for semi-final clash

Buxton FC’s under-19s will be aiming to reach the final of this years North Midlands’ League Cup, when they host Sheffield FC at the Silverlands tonight (Thursday).

Buxton first XV v Capenhurst

Rugby Union: Bucks end on a high in season finale

Buxton ended their league campaign with a 43-10 victory over Capenhurst, to secure a fifth-placed finish in South Lancashire/Cheshire Division Three.

VIDEO: FC United of Manchester 1-2 Buxton - match report video

Buxton produced a season’s-best performance last Saturday to earn a deserved victory over championship-chasing FC United of Manchester.

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Netball: Ladybugs pull off victory thanks to Clarke’s control

Latest from the High Peak Netball League.

Lifestyle rss

Norman sets the pace in hit comedy

Comedian and actor Norman Pace is to head the cast when the National Theatre’s touring version of the award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors comes to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal early next year.

Laughs galore at comedy club

James Dowdeswell, Ria Lina and Scott Bennett are among the stand-up comics who will be appearing at Nottingham’s Jongleurs club this weekend.

Hit The Deck at four city centre venues

Rock City, The Rescue Rooms, Stealth and The Forum play host to Hit The Deck 2014 in Nottingham on Sunday, April 20.


Photo by Alessandro Pinna

Cats offers evening of sheer magic

With a set depicting a rubbish dump, feline frolics dominated Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall stage as Cats returned to the city as part of a national tour.

Bourne ballet aims to be a cut above

Edward Scissorhands, devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, will set off on a national tour early next week, stopping off at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal along the way.

Two-day festival held at The Vic Inn

Less Than Three Promotions are to present the Less Than Three Festival at The Victoria Inn in Derby on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20.

Community rss

Buxton Town Team's big spring clean, John and Tina Heathcote cleaning a signpost in The Crescent

Buxton gets a spring cleaning

More than 200 people helped with The Big Buxton Spring Clean organised by Buxton Town Team last Wednesday and Saturday.

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Good Friday service and walk in Buxton

The Good Friday service at Buxton Methodist Church, on Chapel Street, will be held at 8pm.

A project to provide free football coaching to Buxton youngsters will continue thanks to additional funding from The Football Conference Community Fund.

Funding for football project

A project to provide free football coaching for Buxton youngsters will continue thanks to additional funding from The Football Conference Community Fund.

A project to provide free football coaching to Buxton youngsters will continue thanks to additional funding from The Football Conference Community Fund.

‘Intriguing’ talk given by member’s son

For the third time in recent months Bakewell and District Probus club were entertained by a club member’s son.

The state of Chesterfield skatepark has scome under fire.

‘Messy’ skatepark comes under fire

Residents have hit out at the “disgusting” state of Chesterfield skatepark.


Buxton PCs John Owen and Caroline Simcock who are taking part in a Run to Remember for charity, in memory of Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes.

Buxton PCs’ 250-mile run to remember

A pair of Buxton police officers have raised almost £1,000 for charity by running 500 miles in memory of a policewoman who was killed while on duty in 2012.

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