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The injured climber is stretchered to an awaiting air ambulance by Buxton Mountain Rescue Team. Photo: West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Climber rescued after fall at The Roaches

A man has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a rock while ‘free-climbing’ at a North Staffordshire beauty spot.

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Harpur Hill survey

More than three quarters of Harpur Hill residents feel the old college site should be developed for housing, a survey has found.

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Chapel teen wins top award

A Chapel-en-le-Frith teenager has won a top award for a short film he helped produce.

Julie Hurst, manager of the Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop, and David James, chief executive of Visit Peak District and Derbyshire, celebrate Bakewell puddings bronze award.

Bakewell pudding included in national exhibition

The Peak District’s world-famous delicacy, the Bakewell pudding, has been included in a landmark exhibition to mark St George’s Day.

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Burglars target Buxton garage

A detached garage on Cornwall Avenue, Buxton, was burgled between April 4 and 7.

Regional rss

Head criticised for term-time break

A primary school headteacher from Leicestershire has come under fire after being given the go-ahead to take a four-week break during term time to get married.

Dancers excited for marathon event

Cheerleaders and cabaret singers are to entertain crowds at the Chesterfield and Derbyshire Marathon later this year.

Coach examined after boy's fall

A nine-year-old boy from Lincolnshire in critical condition in hospital after falling from a moving coach may have been injured after a door opened suddenly, police have said.

Sheffield runners offered entry cut

Runners in the cancelled Sheffield Half Marathon are being given a discount to enter the Chesterfield and Derbyshire Marathon in September.

Jobs to go as cigarette plant axed

Imperial Tobacco is to end cigarette manufacturing in the UK after announcing plans to close its factory in Nottingham with the loss of up to 540 jobs.

National rss

Spending power 'set to rise 1.5%'

Consumer spending power is set to rise by 1.5% this year, according to analysis by an economic think tank.

UK is a plural society, PM told

David Cameron's controversial claim that Britain is a "Christian country" risks sowing "alienation and division" in society, a group of leading public figures has warned.

Move spend '£8,248 with stamp duty'

Surging stamp duty costs have helped to push the average expense of moving home to £8,248, a report has found.

Father 'scared' for sons in Syria

The father of a British teenager killed in Syria has said he is "scared" for his two other sons and urged them to leave the war-torn country where they have gone to fight.

William and Kate set to visit Uluru

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Uluru, one of the Australia's most iconic sites, tomorrow.

Business rss

Bakewell Store Refurbishment Opening 11.4.14

New look for refurbished Bakewell store

A supermarket is showing off a fresh new look to customers following a major refurbishment.

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Workers’100 years service

Four employees at a Peak District jewellery business have clocked up a combined total of 100 years’ service between them.

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Concrete water tank is luxury holiday venue

A couple have come up with an unusual new use for a former concrete water tank.

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Mobile speed cameras for the week ahead

Mobile speed cameras will be located on the following routes between Monday, April 14 and Sunday, April 20.

The 40-bedroom Izaak Walton Hotel in Dovedale

New chapter for iconic Peak District hotel

A Peak District hotel which closed with debts of over £1 million is to reopen later this year under new ownership.


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