ALFRETON Town manager Nicky Law has received another huge boost to his plans for the 2013/14 season with highly-rated left-back Connor Franklin penning a new one-year contract to stay with the Reds.
Buxton FC is asking supporters to lend a helping hand to get the Silverlands ready for the new season.
Sunday league football could soon be returning to Buxton and the High Peak.
Harpur Hill Primary School’s netball team has been crowned Derbyshire champions.
High Peak rider Chris Moore recorded a double victory in the combined lightweight and classic races at Darley Moor Motorcycle Road Race Club on Bank Holiday Monday.
Bank Holiday Monday saw the running of the Buxton Mountain Time Trial, organised by Buxton Cycling Club.
Buxton RUFC hosts Derbyshire finals - VIDEO & PICTURES video Picture gallery
Buxton RUFC’s Sunnyfields ground hosted the Derbyshire ‘finals day’ on bank holiday Monday.
Hope Valley wheelchair basketball player Maddie Thompson has barely stopped since the dust settled on London 2012, but she insists she wouldn’t have it any other way as she targets European glory this summer.
One of the most common creatures frequenting the underwater world is the mighty midge.
New Mills AFC play one of the biggest matches in their history this afternoon (Monday) as they entertain Trafford FC in the Evo-Stik League First Division North Playoff Semi-Final.
Curzon Ashton 4, New Mills 3
New Mills relinquished second place in Evo-Stik League First Division North after losing by an odd goal in seven against Curzon Ashton at Bower Fold on Saturday.
Christian Iddon picked up his first World Supersport Championship points of the season after a solid 11th-place finish at Assen, in The Netherlands.
Hope Valley wheelchair basketball player Maddie Thompson has barely stopped since the dust settled on London 2012 but she insists she wouldn’t have it any other way as she targets European glory this summer.
Kendal Town 1 Buxton 0
If Buxton’s players were disappointed by the end of their play-off chances with Fylde’s win on Thursday evening, it showed in a lacklustre display in the Lake District last Saturday.
Young footballers battled the elements and their opponents as the area’s seventh annual Fairtrade Football Tournament kicked off at Cavendish Fields on Friday.
Chapel-en-le-Frith boxer Jack Massey is eyeing further titles after his recent success at the ABA Elite Senior Championships.
Brian Stacey has taken centre stage at Matlock Golf Club after landing golf’s toughest challenge TWICE in a week.
Buxton FC 1, Chorley 1
Recent setbacks meant that both clubs desperately needed a victory in last Wednesday’s encounter, but the draw effectively ended the play-off challenge of Buxton and Chorley.
Hope Valley College PE teacher Angie Astbury has been selected to represent Great Britain in the European Triathlon Union, European Triathlon Championships in Alanya in Turkey in June.
It’s been a thrilling season at the Reynolds Stadium - and now it’s time to vote for your Mercury Player of the year!
The big match of the week was the B Division title decider which drew a much bigger than usual audience to Belper Strutt Club, where the No 1 team entertained Matlock’s Gladiators Social Club needing any kind of victory to secure the trophy.
Riddings 134-8 lost to
by James Griffiths
New Mills 4, Harrogate Railway Athletic 0
New Mills consolidated second place in the Evo-Stik Division One North league table with a four-goal victory over Harrogate Railway on Saturday.
New Mills AFC manager Roy Soule has issued a rallying call for the town to get behind his promotion-chasing side.
New Mills AFC’s youth team secured the Stockport Metro Junior Football League’s Under-17/18s Division Two championship last Sunday with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Poynton Vipers.
Matlock Town 3-0 Kendal Town: Matlock struck a purple patch to score three times in eight first half minutes to push struggling Kendal closer to relegation.
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