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WEB POLL: Do you support striking firefighters?

Firefighters in Derbyshire are to stage strikes over three days in May in a long-running pensions row.

Monkey Genes are now PETA endorsed.

Eco–conscious brand gets a green stamp

A Peak District jeans brand has been given a green stamp of approval after striking up a partnership with animal charity PETA.

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Have your say on policing in High Peak

Residents in the High Peak are being encouraged to head online to share their views on policing in their community.

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Buxton’s DLT denies indecent assault

Buxton-born Dave Lee Travis has denied indecently assaulting a woman, aged over 16, in January 1995.

Clockwise from top left Chris Bethell, Mick Dewhurst, Graham Smith, Dave Oakes and Tony Eddlestone, who will be cycling 87 miles to raise money to improve the pitch at Gamesley FC. Photo contributed.

Pedalling for a new pitch at Gamesley

Five Glossop men will be doing a sponsored 87-mile cycle on Saturday to raise funds to improve the pitch at their football club.

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Three injured in Chapel-en-le-Frith crash

A 51-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital after a car rolled over in a field near Chapel-en-le-Frith on Easter Monday.

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Have your say on High Peak Local Plan

High Peak Borough Council has published its draft local plan, which allocates sites for new homes and businesses that are needed up to 2031 and explains how new jobs will be supported and how the environment will be protected.

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Woman killed in Flagg crash

A woman has died in a two-car collision in Flagg this morning.

Spring is in the air at the Motorpoint Arena as ice is removed for the summer season.

VIDEO: Ice removed after hot acts at Sheffield Arena video

Sizzling acts like Justin Timberlake, Jessie J and Bruno Mars may have been the hottest tickets in town – but they’ve been chilling at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena, writes Graham Walker.

Spring is in the air at the Motorpoint Arena as ice is removed for the summer season.

Glossop grass fire

Firefighters tackled a fire outside on Chapel Brow, Tintwistle, on Tuesday.

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Hero girls win lifesaver awards following Kelstedge crash

A pair of young heroes have been awarded for their efforts to save the lives of victims following an horrific crash.

Liam Turner, 23, of Buxton. Photo contributed.

Nine years for Buxton knife attacker

A 23-year-old has been jailed for nine years for stabbing a man in Buxton on New Year’s Day.

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Two teens seriously injured in Glossop crash

Two teenagers remain in a serious condition after a car crash on the A57 Snake Pass between Glossop and Bamford last Wednesday.

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Rotarians to host car show

A classic car show will be held this summer.

Buxton shoe shop Clarks' design an Easter egg competition winners Joe and Jacob Kidd pictured with their sister Rachel, Keith Martin and Easter bunnies Niamh and Alice. Photo contributed.

Buxton boys win Easter egg

Buxton shoe shop Clarks has announced the winners to its design an Easter egg competition as Joe and Jacob Kidd.

Lecturers Sandra Cooper and Rob Stordy in the University of Derby's Fine Dining Restaurant with some of the students who passed the new qualification. Photo contributed.

New degree at Buxton uni

Fifty students from the University of Derby Buxton have completed a new culinary arts degree, aimed at increasing awareness of nutrition and the dangers of obesity.

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Derbyshire County Council offers apprenticeships

Forty-five apprenticeships are on offer from Derbyshire County Council as the authority continues to find opportunities for young people to start their careers.

Grand Opening: The new Arc Leisure Matlock site.

Premier Inn reveals draft plans for Matlock hotel

A hotel chain is inviting members of the community to view draft plans for a proposed development in Matlock.

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and county council leader Anne Western visiting Markham Vale

Multi-million pound cash boost for site

Work to expand Markham Vale is due to start next month after a multi-million pound cash injection was confirmed by the Government.

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Donkey sanctuary spring fair

An animal sanctuary will host a spring fair this weekend.

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Buxton’s Spring Fair

On Bank Holiday Monday, on May 5, Buxton will once again be filled with stalls, activities, music, dancing and entertainment of all kinds.

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Free course about Alzheimer’s in Buxton

The Alzheimer’s Society is holding a carers information and support programme next month in Buxton.

The Walk of Witness on Good Friday in Buxton. Photo contributed.

Buxton churches hold Walk of Witness

Churches Together in Buxton marked Good Friday with the annual Walk of Witness, which processes through the town centre from St John’s Church, on St John’s Road, from 11.20am.

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Bakewell Food Festival

Visitors to Bakewell will be able to sample a wealth of local produce this weekend as the town hosts its third annual food festival.

Bugsworth Basin, in Buxworth. Photo contributed.

Buxworth basin reopens after restoration

One of the country’s most important waterway treasures reopened in Buxworth last Wednesday following historic repairs.

Bugsworth Basin, in Buxworth. Photo contributed.

Work starts to restore an historic bridge

Work has started to restore a Matlock Bath landmark to its former glory.

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Councillors’ surgery in Glossop

Glossopdale Labour Councillors will be holding a shoppers’ surgery on Saturday from 10am until 11.30am in Glossop Market Arcade.

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Ecclesbourne Valley pig farm approved

A planning application for a pig farm has been approved by councillors.

30 challenges for 30th birthday

A special needs coordinater has come up with a novel way of marking her 30th birthday – by taking part in 30 charity challenges.

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Charity baby show in Buxton

A High Peak Baby Show will be held on June 8 at the Dome, on Devonshire Road, Buxton, in aid of baby charities.

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Council told to reveal former chief’s payout

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) has been ordered to reveal the payout given to its former Chief Executive.

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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.

National honour for Bakewell pud

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

Picture by Julie Drury.

Vinyl fans get in a spin

Scores of vinyl record collectors queued to get their hands on classic releases as part of a special event.

Peak District National Park Ranger with Google Trekker backpack on the Monsal Viaduct, Peak District.

Virtual tours of the Peaks

The Peak District is to become the first UK national park to offer visitors a 360 degree view of its rolling hills – before they even arrive.

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Man airlifted after fall in Brassington

A 61–year–old man has been airlifted to hospital after falling at a house in Brassington, Derbyshire.

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Family went missing on Kinder Scout

A family of four, including two children, set off from Edale for a hill walk on Kinder Scout on Easter Sunday (April 20). They became lost and dialled 999 asking police for assistance. The mountain rescue incident controller called the family back, but lost mobile phone connection before any useful information was passed. Repeated calls failed to connect, so sparking a major search incident on Kinder Scout involving five mountain rescue teams and search dogs.

The Friends of Glossop Station had their WW1 exhibit unveiled by Neill Manchee of the Royal British Legion and Jean Wharmby of the Legion's Womens Section

Glossop station’s poetry platform

Friends of Glossop Station has unveiled a poetry platform to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

The Friends of Glossop Station had their WW1 exhibit unveiled by Neill Manchee of the Royal British Legion and Jean Wharmby of the Legion's Womens Section

Owner injured as thieves steal van in Chesterfield

A van owner leapt onto the bonnet of his vehicle as thieves drove off in it in the early hours of the morning.

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Fire crew release casualty from car on M1

Firefighters from Staveley and Clay Cross attended a road traffic collision on the M1 yesterday (Monday, April 21) at 4.39pm.

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Derbyshire traffic update

Residents and commuters face the following delays on the roads this morning, Tuesday (April 22) -

Huddersfield Marathon Band, who broke the world record and became the fastest marching band to complete the marathon. Photo by www.nigelpacquette.co.uk.

High Peak London Marathon runners break records

High Peak runners did the borough proud on Sunday, breaking records and raising thousands for charity by taking part in the famous London Marathon.

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Vandals damage cars in New Mills

Police will be heading out on increased patrols in New Mills after a five cars were damaged.

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Couple allowed use of cannabis at parties

A couple who held regular drug-fuelled parties at their Glossop home have been fined.

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Mobile speed cameras for the week ahead

Mobile speed cameras will be located on the following routes between Monday, April 21 and Sunday, April 27.

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Storyteller weaves a few medieval tales

A storyteller will be tantalising audience members with a tale or two at a special evening.

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.

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