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Sisters Amanda Kidger-Preston and Anna Metcalfe are both at risk of losing their jobs as lollipop ladies.

Derbyshire: £500,000 fudning for village hall project

Twenty–five years of work has paid off as a community has been granted £500,000 to build a new village hall.

Sisters Amanda Kidger-Preston and Anna Metcalfe are both at risk of losing their jobs as lollipop ladies.

Matlock: Commonwealth Games honour for good sports

Sporty students have been representing their school at the Commonwealth Games.

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Appeal after Peak District burglary

Police are appealing for information after a burglary in Litton Mill.

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Derbyshire: £2million project to improve power supply

More than £2million is being spent on a major initiative to boost power supplies in Heage.

Bakewell shooting champion. Rick has just won the UKAHFT English Open shooting championship.

Chelmorton man wins national shooting contest

A Chelmorton target shooter has won a national competition despite having cancer in his shooting eye.

Spark Notts business award winners 2014

VIDEO: Business bright Sparks share £35k video

Budding entrepreneurs have won a share of a £35,000 prize fund after facing a panel of business dragons, writes Graham Walker.

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Glossop man grew £14k of cannabis at home

A Glossop man who grew up to £14,000 worth of cannabis at home claimed it was for his own personal use to bake cakes, a court heard.

Matlock jubilee bridge reopened. Cllr Carol Walker chairman Derbyshire Dales cutting the ribbon.

VIDEO: Matlock Bath’s Jubilee Bridge is reopened video

The Jubilee Bridge, in Matlock Bath, has been reopened to the public today following an extensive £210,000 restoration.

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Positive end to a tough year for Matlock school

The end may be in sight for a school that has suffered a turbulent year as an education watchdog has noted significant improvements.

Sisters Amanda Kidger-Preston and Anna Metcalfe are both at risk of losing their jobs as lollipop ladies.

Fight to save Wirksworth lollipop lady

More Dales people are making a stand for child safety by setting up a petition to save their local lollipop lady in light of more council cuts.

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Derbyshire travel update

Here are the main problems on the roads this morning.

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Derbyshire weather forecast

Here is the Met Office weather forecast for Derbyshire today.

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VIDEO: Matlock comes alive for carnival video

A thunderous start to the weekend led to a glorious end for Matlock Carnival.

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Brassington Wakes Week starts this weekend

A week–long traditional community celebration kick starts this weekend.

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Application for 62 Matlock homes is submitted

A developer wants to build a further 62 new homes on the edge of Matlock.

Winners Jacob Blackwell, George Wigham, James Galloway-Booth (overall winner), Poppy Smith, Thomas Wager, Evie Allen (highly commended) and Sam Wright with artist Lucy Annat and Honorary Show Secretary Anna Wardle.

Pupils have country show’s programme covered

Hartington Primary School pupils have been showing off their artistic talents to design a front cover for this year’s Hartington Wakes Sports & Country Show programme.

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Planner throw out Crich nuclear tip housing proposal

Planning chiefs have refused a planning application for 113 homes next to a former nuclear tip.

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Matlock family celebrate birthday of their own little prince George

A family celebrated the first birthday of their own little prince on the same day as the latest addition to the Royal family.

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Mobile speed cameras for the week ahead

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

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Derbyshire’s wild weather captured by readers video

Derbyshire’s wacky weather has been captured on camera by readers.

Terry Waite with Buxton residents Pauline & David Wood, Robin & Dorothy Garrett, Iris & Edwin Armett and nursing staff. Photo contributed.

Hospice visitors meet Terry Waite

A group of Buxton residents visiting a friend receiving care at East Cheshire Hospice recently were delighted to have some time with humanitarian and author Terry Waite CBE.

Terry Waite with Buxton residents Pauline & David Wood, Robin & Dorothy Garrett, Iris & Edwin Armett and nursing staff. Photo contributed.

Police charge man after Matlock Bath incidents

Police have charged a man with an offence of going equipped for theft.

Terry Waite with Buxton residents Pauline & David Wood, Robin & Dorothy Garrett, Iris & Edwin Armett and nursing staff. Photo contributed.

Two-car smash in Stoney Middleton

Emergency services have attended a two-car crash.

Terry Waite with Buxton residents Pauline & David Wood, Robin & Dorothy Garrett, Iris & Edwin Armett and nursing staff. Photo contributed.

Matlock firefighters rescue calf stuck in a hole

Firefighters have rescued a trapped calf.

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Derbyshire: Serious pollution reduced

A water company has reported that the number of serious pollution incidents in the area has reduced by nearly a third over the last year.

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Darley Dale retirement village hosts tournament

Tennis clubs came face to face at a retirement complex to battle it out on the court.

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Derbyshire quiz league seeks new team members

The Derbyshire Pub Quiz League is seeking a new team to join a division in which the majority of matches will be played within five miles of Matlock.

Over �8,000 was raised for Blythe House Hospice at a charity golf day held at Cavendish Golf Club.

Golfers chip in with £8,000 for hospice

High Peak golfers have chipped in with a donation of over £8,000 for Blythe House Hospice, thanks to an event held in Buxton.

Over �8,000 was raised for Blythe House Hospice at a charity golf day held at Cavendish Golf Club.

Flash floods hit Derbyshire

Flash floods have hit many parts of Derbyshire.

The new gates erected by the team from Cemex

Peak quarry firm helps allotment project to grow

The future is bright for a community allotment in Fairfield, thanks to the support of a local quarry operator.

The new gates erected by the team from Cemex

Tots get twisting at picnic

Parents and children are invited to a free 60 minute music picnic in Matlock’s Hall Leys Park put on by Twistin Tots.

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Derbyshire: Cops stop dodgy doorstep seller

Police are encouraging residents to remain vigilant following a suspicious incident.

Glossop's Drumhead Service took place on Sunday for the first time in 26 years. Photo by Keith Bate.

Legion service returns after 26-year break

After an absence of 26 years, Glossop’s Drumhead Service took place on Sunday afternoon.

Jackie Campbell & Christina Wainwright

New Buxton care home opens its doors to the public

The newly-opened Haddon Hall Care Home celebrated National Care Home Open Day in style recently.

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Derbyshire impact of adult care cuts lessoned slightly

The impact of adult care price hikes is to be lessoned as the council plans to phase them in over a period of time.

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Buxton road repair scheme

Work to repair a number of roads in Buxton is to take place after being approved by Derbyshire County Council.

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Donation helps Cromford Primary School’s library effort

A community group has donated money towards the library at a village school.

The Thomas Theyer Memorial Trophy, kindly donated by Thomas parents Chris and Alan Theyer, is proudly presented by his sister, Aimee to winner Ben Bower.

Ben is first recipient of trophy in memory of Thomas

Ben Bower has become the first recipient of the Thomas Theyer Memorial Trophy after being the first local junior to complete Saturday’s Buxton Carnival road race.

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Derbyshire: Proposal to ban car smoking is welcomed

A proposal to ban people smoking in cars when children are present has been welcomed by health leaders.

Short listed for a top environmental award, Felicity and David Brown of Hoe Grange Holidays

Derbyshire: Green holiday firm shortlisted for eco award

An eco–friendly holiday hideaway has beaten off competition to be shortlisted to a top national award.

Margie Stuckey with Lindsay Bristow, John Massey, Marcus Wilson, Joanna Archibald, Lucy Brookes and Joni Wood from Golding@Medway group

Group gets planting for sake of Bakewell

A community group has been getting their hands dirty to help keep Bakewell beautiful.

The Face Facts team with their Salon of the Year trophy

Face Facts scoops top salon title

The votes have been counted and the winner of the first-ever Buxton Advertiser Salon of the Year competition can now be revealed.

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‘Significant’ weekend flooding alert for Derbyshire

Weather forecasters have warned of weekend flooding across Derbyshire.

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County’s loneliness problem revealed

The extent of loneliness among pensioners in Derbyshire has been revealed.

The Peak District is set for a mobile phone coverage boost.

Mobile phone signal boost for the Peak

Mobile phone users across the Peak District are to enjoy a better signal following a landmark agreement.

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Stepping Hill’s bid to become specialist

Stepping Hill Hospital is urging the High Peak to fight plans that could see patients travel to Manchester for emergency surgery.

It's good to read. Derbyshire County Council Cabinet Member for Health and Communities Dave Allen and author Josh Lacey are joined by pupils from Abercrombie Primary School in Chesterfield for the launch of the Summer Reading Challenge

Derbyshire kids set challange of reading throughout summer

The council has set youngsters in the Dales the challenge of reading six books form their local library over the summer holidays.

It's good to read. Derbyshire County Council Cabinet Member for Health and Communities Dave Allen and author Josh Lacey are joined by pupils from Abercrombie Primary School in Chesterfield for the launch of the Summer Reading Challenge

VIDEO: Matlock Tai Chi group helps soothe body and soul video

When a father–of–two hit rock bottom he turned to an alternative method from the East to help him get back on his feet again.

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Derbyshire: £3million to repair roads

Work to carry out nearly £3million of road repairs across the county has been approved by the council.

Cromford lollypop lady Daphne Redfern

Cromford fights to save its lollipop lady

A community is fighting to save its lollipop lady as the council prepares to axe school crossing patrols in a bid to meet more spending cuts.

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