Community groups have joined forces to plant nearly 400 trees by a Matlock playing field.
Villagers are up in arms over a proposed pig farm which they claim would be an eyesore in the rural landscape.
A walker was injured on Monsal Dale after being knocked over by a dog.
Council bosses are deciding today whether to reduce the number of old–style recycling sites in the Dales.
Youngsters are invited to celebrate the season at a session in Matlock Bath.
Wilkinsons staff have been digging deep to raise funds and flowers for Ashgate Hospice.
A country house is inviting the public to step back in time this Christmas.
An elderly couple were taken to hospital following a collision.
An illustrated talk on ‘Birds, Beasts and Walks Amongst Dragons’, will take place at the Imperial Rooms, in Imperial Road, Matlock, on December 13, at 7.30pm.
Police are appealing for information after more than 40 sheep were reported missing or stolen from a Dales farm.
Dales youngsters have spent the last month raising money to help people in need.
Crowds of festive fun–goers packed into Bakewell to see the Christmas lights turned on at the weekend.
More than 250 people have taken part in a nighttime lantern walk to raise money for charity.
Police are urging young drivers to remain vigilant when purchasing car insurance following a number of fake policy scams.
A photographic exhibition is being held in Rowsley.
Staff from Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are supporting the world’s largest children’s Christmas project, Operation Christmas Child.
A champion litter picker has been honoured with a special award for years of hard work.
Pupils from Highfields School have cemented a good relationship with youngsters from the Continent as part of a project on European politics.
Firefighters tackled a blaze in Matlock Bath on Sunday.
A 40–year–old man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving following an accident at the weekend.
Students at a primary school can make the most of learning in three new classrooms.
As white frost settles upon the Dales, signalling the advent of Christmas, townspeople prepare for festive fun.
The Derwent Valley Donkey Sanctuary, in Cromford, is holding a Christmas fayre on December 7.
A handbook packed with information about where families can get help bringing up their children has been released.
Derbyshire police is urging the public to remain vigilant in a bid to prevent victims of a utility bill scam this winter.
Peak District volunteers have been recognised for their hard work and dedication at a national award ceremony.
Techno-savvy parents are being praised for embracing technology by completing their secondary school applications online.
Police are offering a series of free football sessions for young people aged 11 to 17 years old.
Following public consultation the Post Office has decided not to move Wirksworth Post Office to a new location.
The council plans to give Dales people more support to adopt healthier lifestyles.
Police are appealing for information following the theft of a motorbike in Highlow, Hathersage.
Peak Park chiefs have approved plans to reopen Burntwood Quarry to help with the restoration of Chatsworth House.
An inquest has opened into the death of a top-ranking Derbyshire police officer.
A football boss has said a violent clash between fans at a Matlock Town FC match at the weekend was the worst he can recall in decades.
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A travelling museum housed in a van is bringing the past to life in the Peak District for school children and community groups.
Council chiefs are considering cuts to Derbyshire’s library services in a bid to save cash.
A businessman has been told to remove an inflatable Santa from outside his store.
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An illustrated talk is taking place covering everything from Druids and Robin Hood to battleships and bats.
A life–saving organisation has launched a new vehicle to help its volunteers take on tough terrain in the Dales.
Chesterfield’s MP has voiced fears that lives could be lost if controversial plans to shake up the county’s fire service go ahead.
A Matlock teenager is using Road Safety Week to urge other young drivers to take advantage of a free safety drive funded by Derbyshire Dales District Council.
A football boss has defended Matlock fans after violent scenes erupted at a weekend match.
Highfields School has once again been awarded a prestigious sporting title.
A former Matlock pupil has been identified as a top journalist after winning a prestigious award.
A community–run swimming pool has planning permission to extent it’s current facilities.
A friend of a top-ranking police officer whose body was found at the weekend has paid tribute to him.
A free parking boost for Dales shoppers is hoped to helped traders in the advent of the festive season.
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Thursday 05 December 2013
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