Lady Manners School pupils were paid a visit by a former student who is already building an illustrious career in the BBC.
An evening of glamour awaits those who attend a masquerade ball in the capital of the Peak.
THE summer solstice is upon us, and your Matlock Mercury is looking to celebrate the ‘Longest Day’ of the year with a snapshot of life in the Dales and Peak.
Homeowners in rural Derbyshire Dales villages will be given free property marking kits to help protect their possessions from thieves.
Work on a park restoration project is to resume almost two years after it was launched in 2011.
Sonic booms heard over parts of Essex were caused by RAF jets, it has been confirmed.
Three kittens have been rescued from a blaze in Cambridgeshire after firefighters heard them meowing in distress.
A teaching assistant has received a £28,000 payout after being sacked from a school in Suffolk for keeping in touch with her sex offender son.
England's shortage of affordable homes is locking young people in the East of England out of the property market for more than a decade, a Shelter study has found.
A headmaster has paid tribute to two of his teenage pupils who died after being struck by a passenger train in Hertfordshire.
An unsung hero of Britain's wartime Bletchley Park code-breaking operation is set to be honoured with a memorial 70 years after he helped turn the tide of the conflict.
A £3.68 MWD - Minimum Wage Dress - has gone on sale aimed at women who "want to look good on a budget".
A busy holiday airport is to get an £80 million terminal redevelopment.
The pay of public sector workers will have been cut by thousands of pounds over the lifetime of the coalition Government because of wage freezes, VAT hikes and changes to benefits and tax credit, according to a new study.
Too many people suffering from mental disorders are being locked up in police custody rather than being protected in hospitals, a joint inspection has found.
High Peak job seekers are being offered a leg up by the council when it comes to getting back to work.
New signage at Buxton’s Spring Gardens Shopping Centre is to be installed from next week.
Commuters and residents are being warned about the following travel and traffic disruptions this morning, Friday, June 14.
An award-winning Buxton printing firm is pressing ahead with its £20 million investment plans with the installation of a second press.
Globe-trotting Sarah Beeston has come full circle by landing a job as Spa Manager at the University of Derby Buxton after a career on cruise ships which took her around the world.
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Thursday 20 June 2013
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