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Whaley Bridge police clamp down on vandalism

Police in Whaley Bridge are heading out on increased patrols to tackle anti-social behaviour after residents raised concerns of groups of youths causing a disturbance in the area.

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Wood store catches fire in Glossop

Crews tackled a fire in a wood store in Glossop yesterday (Tuesday).

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Cars broken into in Glossopdale

Police are appealing for information after four vehicles were broken into in Glossopdale in the past week.

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The Derbyshire Dales commemorates World War One

The following events will be held in the Derbyshire Dales to commemorate the start of World War One –

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Disabled kids could be hit by budget cuts

Services for disabled children are under review as Derbyshire County Council tries to save £157million over the next four years.

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County’s roads set for huge investment

Roads across Derbyshire are set to benefit from a multi-million pound cash boost.

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Partially–sighted Darley Dale boy, 10, in six kilometre triathlon

An ‘inspirational’ youngster has shown he will not let his rare disability hold him back by taking part in a triathlon to help others with the same condition.

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Free kids sports sessions in Whaley Bridge

High Peak children can enjoy free sport over the summer holidays, thanks to twice weekly sessions at a Whaley Bridge park.

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Urgent crackdown on speeding after rise in motorcyclist deaths on Derbyshire’s roads

A dramatic rise in the number of motorcyclists dying on Derbyshire’s roads has sparked an urgent crackdown on speeding.


Cyclists on the Buxton Spa Sportive race past Errwood Reservoir. Photo by chrismeadsphoto.

Biking through Buxton

Hundreds of cyclists raced through the High Peak on Sunday, as part of the Buxton Spa Sportive.

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Planners pave the way for Matlock McDonalds

Matlock looks set to get its first drive–thru restaurant as planners pave the way for a global takeaway giant to come to town.

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Peak District: Enjoy a summer of biking fun

Dales residents are being encouraged to make the most of the great outdoors by getting on two wheels.

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Matlock: Man died at music festival

A man who collapsed and died at a Derbyshire music festival has been named on social media as Ju Woodward.


Seventh green award for Hall Leys Park, Matlock

It’s seven–up for a Dales park after it was once again declared one of the best in the UK.

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Tissington’s secret gardens revealed

The hidden splendour of the gardens in a picturesque Peak village will be revealed at an event this weekend.

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Derbyshire school meal prices frozen

Meal prices in Derbyshire schools look set to be frozen for the coming academic year – despite rising costs.

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Derbyshire: Cancer charity takes to the road

Experts from a cancer charity will be offering free information and support as part of a tour of the area.

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VIDEO: Classic motors pull in Ashover crowds video

There was a record turnout at a classic car and bike show as the crowds came out to enjoy some vintage motors in the sunshine.

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Peak District National Park free from fracking, Government announces

The Peak District National Park will be protected from fracking unless there are “exceptional circumstances”, ministers have announced.

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Grassland fires in Hope Valley

Crews tackled two fires on grassland in Bamford on Saturday.

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Mobile speed cameras for the week ahead

Mobile speed cameras will be located on the following routes between Monday, July 28 and Sunday, August 3.

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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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High Peak hits out over fresh 999 delays

East Midlands Ambulance Service is looking into three fresh claims of delays in call-outs in the High Peak within six days.

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Bakewell Show set to return

Thousands of fun-seekers are set to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the 184th Bakewell Show.

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Firefighters lead man to safety after Matlock flat blaze

Firefighters led a man to safety when a blaze broke out in his Matlock flat.

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Police target speeding in Wirksworth and Middleton

Police are clamping down on speeding and anti–social behaviour (ASB) in Wirksworth and Middleton.

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New look for Derwent dams shuttle

Visitors to the Derwent dams should notice something extra special about the shuttle bus this summer.

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Derbyshire Dales children encouraged to get active

Youngsters in the Dales are being encouraged to get active through the school holidays with help from their favourite cartoon characters.

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Matlock artist helps celebrate 30 years of wildlife foundation

An artist has helped celebrate the 30th anniversary of a wildlife organisation.

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Help prevent Peak moorland fires

The Peak District National Park Authority is urging residents to help prevent moorland fires, as the hot dry weather continues.

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Glossop postman ripped up letters

A Glossop postman has received a suspended sentence, after he had a breakdown and destroyed hundreds of items of post.

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Derbyshire patients’ stories are published

Derbyshire County Council’s adult community education service has been working with patients and staff at Newholme Hospital, in Bakewell, on a reminiscence project.

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Derbyshire: Funding boost for Lumsdale water course initiative

A initiative that aims to open up historic water courses to the public has received a funding boost.

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Derbyshire Dales: Parting gift from former council chairman

A former civic chairman has left a lasting legacy of his year in office.


Bus is renamed to honour the Dambusters

Visitors to the famous Derwent dams will notice something extra special this summer.

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Chapel-en-le-Frith police target insecure homes

Officers will be heading out on the beat to crack down on burglaries in Chapel and Chinley after setting the issue as the latest policing priority.

Shannon Butler. Unveiling of musical instruments in the playground, donated by Holly's Footprint. Peak School is a special needs school and Holly's Footprint is a charity set up in memory of Holly Swainson

Holly leaves footprint on High Peak

A year after a Hayfield teenager died, she is still making her mark on the High Peak.

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Derbyshire: First step toward adoption

The first step towards being an adoptive parents have been made easier thanks to a new online enquiry form.

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Buxton foodbank fun day

Buxton foodbank High Peak Nightstop is holding a family fun day in Spring Gardens on Saturday August 5, from 11am to 4pm.


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Derbyshire: Rail disruption as emergency work carried out

Trains have been replaced with a bus service between Ambergate and Matlock today (Friday, July 25) as engineers carry out urgent repairs on the track.

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Jewel in Matlock Bath’s crown restored

An historic Matlock Bath landmark has been restored to its former glory.

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Bakewell wet play area opening hours restored

Council chiefs have reinstated the original opening times of a children’s wet play area following public outcry – despite neighbours’ claims that the noise from it is ‘debilitating’.

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Buxton Cricket Club opens second ground

Buxton Cricket Club officially opened its second ground on Sunday, marking the milestone with a Twenty 20 friendly.

George Bailey (centre), of Buxton, at the Commonwealth Games in 1930 where he won gold.

Modest George is a role model to today’s athletes

Chances are if you win a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, a life of fame and fortune won’t be too far away.

Chesterfield firefighters put out fire in open

Firefighters from Chesterfield attended a fire in the open at 3.12pm today (Thursday, July 24).

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Man sentenced for indecency near Hadfield

A homeless man has been sentenced to a community order for masturbating on the Longdendale Trail, near Hadfield.

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Act safely to avoid blazes

People are being urged to help prevent moorland fires in the Peak District National Park as the hot and dry weather continues.

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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.

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Matlock: Commonwealth Games honour for good sports

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

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