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Mobile speed cameras for the week ahead in Derbyshire

Mobile speed cameras will be located on the following routes between Monday, September 1 and Sunday, September 7.

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Matlock teen takes to the sky to support charity

An 18-year-old has braved a terrifying feat in order to raise money for charity.

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Police appeal after Matlock shop is damaged

Police are appealing for information after a shop was damaged in Matlock.

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Derbyshire Dales campaign to save NHS from ‘dangerous deal’

Campaigners took to the streets to protest against what they are calling a ‘dangerous deal’ with the United States.

Local artist Emma Sidwell of Ellia Designs was chosen to design the cover of this year's Buxton Sparkles programme. Photo contributed.

Artist has Buxton Sparkles programme covered

Local artist Emma Sidwell, of Ellia Designs, has been chosen to design the programme cover for this year’s Buxton Sparkles winter celebration, which will be held on November 21.

Traffic update

Derbyshire travel update – slow traffic on the M1

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.

Thousands of fans turn out for the first Sheffield Film and Comic Convention at the Motorpoint Arena

VIDEO: Sheffield Film and Comic Con highlights video

Sheffield Film and Comic Convention runs until 6pm today - Sunday, August 31 - giving fans the chance to meet celebrity guests and browse memorabilia stalls at the Mogtorpoint Arena.

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Milestone for charity formed in memory of Peak District farmer

A tractor pull is being organised to mark the 20th anniversary of a trust which was set up in memory of a Hope Valley farmer.

The winners of last year's young adventurers awards.

Nominations sought for young adventurer awards

Nominations are being sought for the UK’s most adventurous youngsters.

The winners of last year's young adventurers awards.

More fireworks at illuminations

This year’s Matlock Bath Illuminations will explode into action at the weekend – and this years programme features an extra fireworks night to thrill spectators.

NEWS: News.

Budding Peak District farmers’ training scheme

A successful training programme for farmers of the future is returning to the Peak District.

Star Wars legend Dave Prowse who played Darth Vader wil meet fans at Sheffield Film and Comic Con

VIDEO: Meet Darth Vader star Dave Prowse in Sheffield video

Star Wars legend Dave Prowse, who played Darth Vader, will meet fans at the first Sheffield Film and Comic Convention this weekend.

Star Wars legend Dave Prowse who played Darth Vader wil meet fans at Sheffield Film and Comic Con

Firefighters rescue man trapped underneath car in Matlock

Firefighters rescued a man who was trapped underneath a car in Matlock.

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Hurricane set to bathe Derbyshire in September heat

A hurricane is set to pull warm air over Derbyshire next week – making the start of autumn feel more like summer.

Last year's Chatsworth Country Fair.

Show fun returns to Chatsworth House

One of Derbyshire’s biggest attractions, drawing thousands of revellers year on year, is back serving up a stellar line-up once again.

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Four-car smash causes traffic chaos in Bakewell

A four-car crash is causing traffic chaos in Bakewell this afternoon.

Youth Hostel Association headquarters Matlock - YHA

Decision to refuse Matlock housing overturned

A decision to refuse permission for a housing development on a Matlock site has been overturned by planning chiefs.

Youth Hostel Association headquarters Matlock - YHA

Wirksworth Festival funding slashed

‘The show will go on’ say organisers of the Dales leading arts festival – despite it losing more than half of its funding.

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Derbyshire cops sound rental fraud alert

Police are urging students to take extra steps to protect themselves from rental fraudsters.

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4G to arrive in Glossop

Mobile phone operator EE is to be the first to switch on 4G mobile broadband in Glossop today (Thursday).

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Bakewell PCSOs chat to public about safety

A pair of PCSOs set up shop to offer car security advice to shoppers as part of a forcewide drive.

Buxton model Kate Hallam. Photo contributed.

From Buxton to Bollywood

A Buxton model is to make her stage debut as a Holocaust survivor in a play which will tour India in December.

Police have issued a security warning to Blackpool and Fylde residents

Household items stolen in Matlock burglary

Burglars stole a vacuum cleaner, an iron and cleaning products after breaking into a house in Matlock.

Birchover holds tug o’ war battle

Mighty villagers battled it out to raise cash for a community celebration.

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Car on side after Darley Dale smash

One car ended up on its side following a collision in Darley Dale.

Police have issued a security warning to Blackpool and Fylde residents

Woman, 76, victim of distraction burglary in Chesterfield

An elderly woman was duped by a man who asked for a glass of water before stealing her purse.

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Great Eccleston Agricultural Show 
James McKay with his ferrets

Super slow broadband stifles Ashover business claims zoologist

A zoologist has expressed his frustration at super slow broadband speed which he claims is stifling his ability to run his business.

NEWS: News.

Fire outside in Matlock

Firefighters were called to a fire outside in Matlock.

Chesterfield Fire station and Derbyshire Fire Service Engine

Chimney fire in Tideswell

A fire crew attended a rural location to tackle a chimney fire.

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Derbyshire weather: Cloudy with bursts of sunshine

It’s going to be a relatively fine day today (Wednesday, August 27) in Chesterfield and the Derbyshire Dales.

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Derbyshire travel: Roadworks cause delays

The roads are again blissfully clear of accidents this morning (Wednesday, August 27), but roadworks are still causing problems on the roads.

12 Nov 2013.........Thornbridge Brewery in Bakewell has seen its sales rocket by 845% with markets including Sweden and Italy.Managing Director Jim Harrison watches bottles come off the production line. SM1001/13d

Top advice for Peak firms at free conference

Businesses big and small in the Peak District are being encouraged to sign up for a free annual conference.

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New owner for Bakewell craft bakery

A traditional craft Bakewell bakery, famous for being the proud owner of one of the original ‘Bakewell Pudding’ recipes, has changed hands.

NEWS: News.

Walker lost on Kinder Scout

Rescuers came to the aid of a 67–year–old male who became lost in thick mist, heavy rain and darkness on Kinder Scout.

Organisers of Movies in the Park L/R Irfan Shabir, Dan Hopkinson, Shaun Buff, Peter Morley

VIDEO: Matlock Movies in the Park event was a ‘fantastic day’ video

A unique community event that saw Matlock’s Hall Leys Park call lights, camera action last weekend has been hailed by the organiser as a ‘fantastic’ day.

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Range Rover taken from Calow home

A Range Rover was taken after thieves broke into a house over the bank holiday weekend.

Mobile speed camera

Mobile speed cameras for the week ahead in Derbyshire

Mobile speed cameras will be located on the following routes between Monday, August 26 and Sunday, August 31.

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Derbyshire weather: Rays of sunshine this afternoon

A cloudy start to the day will lead to a few rays of sunshine in the afternoon today (Tuesday, August 26).

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Derbyshire: M1 roadworks cause delays

Ongoing roadworks are causing traffic delays throughout Chesterfield and the Derbyshire Dales today (Tuesday, August 26).

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Cries to scrap Matlock’s one–way system

Townspeople are calling for a one way system to be revoked amid claims that it has made traffic congestion on Matlock worse.


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Rescue team save injured Peak District walker

The Edale and Buxton mountain rescue teams were called on Saturday afternoon (August 23) to Edale, following reports of walker having suffered a knee injury while walking up Grindsbrook Clough, in Edale.

Matlock Smedley Street Business Group is hosting a 1950s-themed street party.

Matlock’s Smedley Street traders host 1950s event

Traders are seeing out the summer with a rock and roll themed party to showcase their wares.

Bursary cash will help Matlock young people

Young learners have been given a helping hand thanks to the generosity of Rotarians.

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Rain, rain and rain again this bank holiday

This Bank Holiday Monday it promises to be far from barbecue–worthy as the heavens will open over Chesterfield and the Derbyshire Dales.

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Derbyshire roadworks cause bank holiday problems

While the bank holiday roads are thankfully free from collisions this morning (Monday, August 25) ongoing roadworks are causing traffic congestion.

NEWS: News.

Person trapped under car after Peak District collision

A casualty was trapped under a vehicle following a collision between a car and a motorcycle today (Sunday, August 24).

NEWS: News.

Team rescues Matlock Bath climber after fall

Derby Mountain Rescue Team were called to a dramatic multi-agency rescue at the foot of a cliff in Matlock Bath on Saturday afternoon (23rd August), when a climber fell around 25 feet into a difficult to access location.

The releasing of the peace doves at Gamesley's Meet the Neighbours Day. Photo by Damien Greenhalgh.

Gamesley meets its neighbours

Gamesley’s annual Meet the Neighbours event took on a World War I theme on Thursday culminating in the release of a dole of white doves.

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Lots of delights on offer at village show

Various home and crafts produce will be on offer at an annual show being put on by Whatstandwell Social Club.

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