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Cancer charity thanks High Peak women’s group

Cancer charity thanks High Peak women’s group

A charity has given thanks to a High Peak women’s group for members’ tireless efforts to support it over the years. Joint presidents of the Buxton Soroptimist group Jackie Cowlishaw and Chris Campbell (pictured above) were the proud recipients of a...

today, 18:30 in Regional East
 
Derbyshire fire service launch public consultation on station staffing

Derbyshire fire service launch public consultation on station staffing

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has launched a public consultation on options to change the way Glossop and Matlock fire stations are staffed by firefighters. Service managers are considering three options to change the duty systems which...

today, 18:30 in Regional East
 
Buxton Bulls triumph in first season with new kit

Buxton Bulls triumph in first season with new kit

Young footballers are sporting a new kit thanks to the support of a new sponsor. Under eights team ‘Buxton Bulls’ have taken their first season in the Buxton League by storm and are so far unbeaten. Now with support from Tarmac Tunstead they have new...

today, 18:02 in Regional East
 
Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site. The campaigners camped outside PR Marriott, on Old Pit Lane, Danesmoor, during protests about...

today, 17:26 in Regional East
 
High Peak trio scoop £30,000 on People's Postcode Lottery

High Peak trio scoop £30,000 on People's Postcode Lottery

Three Peak Dale neighbours have each won £30,000 on the People's Postcode Lottery. The Ferndale Road winners collected the Street Prize on Saturday - a welcome boost just in time for Christmas. Mother-of-two Pauline Shaw, 48, who works as a cleaner,...

today, 17:14 in Regional East
 

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site. The campaigners camped outside PR Marriott, on Old Pit Lane, Danesmoor, during protests about...

today, 16:26 in Regional East
 
‘Buxton and Leek College provided access to a better life’

‘Buxton and Leek College provided access to a better life’

A Buxton man who left school at 16 found the key to a new exciting career in the civil service was a course through his local college. After eight years of working in unfulfilling jobs, Darren Spencer - then aged 24 - decided he wanted more from his...

today, 16:07 in Regional East
 
New deal secures future of Bakewell’s Agricultural Business Centre

New deal secures future of Bakewell’s Agricultural Business Centre

A new deal has guaranteed the future of Bakewell’s landmark Agricultural Business Centre (ABC) for at least the next 25 years. The new lease agreement between Derbyshire Dales District Council and Bagshaws Auctioneers, who operate the livestock market...

today, 16:07 in Regional East
 
Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway?

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway?

Derbyshire has definitely seen its fair share of ice and snow over the last few days, with temperatures look set to stay low until the weekend. And for many homeowners, plummeting temperatures mean it's time to ask that age old question - can I be...

today, 15:56 in Regional East
 
PICTURES: Dog stuck in table rescued by Buxton firefighters

PICTURES: Dog stuck in table rescued by Buxton firefighters

A pooch had to be rescued from furniture by firefighters after he became stuck. Harry, a border collie, was freed from a side table where he got stuck. Firefighters from Buxton were called Oaklea in Buxton to rescued the much-loved pet today, Tuesday,...

today, 15:56 in Regional East
 
Delays on Manchester line after trains breaks down

Delays on Manchester line after trains breaks down

A freight train has broken down at Chinley and is causing delays to other services. A spokesman for East Midlands trains said: “Our trains from Liverpool, Manchester towards Sheffield, Nottingham and Norwich will be disrupted because of a broken down...

today, 15:07 in Regional East
 
When and where to see the new Star Wars film in Derbyshire this week

When and where to see the new Star Wars film in Derbyshire this week

The latest Star Wars film hits cinemas this week. The official release date for Star Wars:The Last Jedi is on Friday, but excited fans in Derbyshire don't need to wait quite that long.

today, 14:55 in Regional East
 
Everything you need to know about Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Everything you need to know about Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Christmas Jumper Day is not just a chance to rock out your best (or worst) festive clothes but to give a little back to those in need. So here is everything you need to know about this year’s Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children.

today, 14:55 in Regional East
 
Glapwell mum 'overwhelmed' by support from comedian Jason Manford and his fans

Glapwell mum 'overwhelmed' by support from comedian Jason Manford and his fans

Comedian Jason Manford has stepped in to offer support for a Glapwell mum who lost her eight-year-old daughter in a crash earlier this year. The Salford-born comedian posted on his Facebook page on Sunday saying: "Daughter wants some freaky doll...

today, 14:19 in Regional East
 

VIDEO: Watch Derbyshire policeman become Bambi on ice

You may have heard of the sleeping policeman but the rarely sighted falling policeman has made an appearance in Derbyshire this winter. What would have been an routine check on a routine check on a vehicle abandoned in the snow took a turn when an...

today, 14:04 in Regional East
 


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