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Boating may return to lake at Buxton's Pavilion Gardens under private company

Boating could return to the lake at Buxton’s Pavilion Gardens if the attraction is transferred from council control to a private company. In June, the Buxton Advertiser reported that High Peak Borough Council (HPBC) had launched a tendering process to...

today, 17:06 in Regional East

'Vulnerable blind female' assaulted and verbally abused on train

British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing to find a 'vulnerable blind female' who was assaulted and verbally abused on a train. The incident occurred on board a train travelling from Sheffield to Stockport between 12.15pm and 12.55pm on September...

today, 16:12 in Regional East

Missing Brinsley man Robert has links to the Derbyshire area

Police are ‘extremely concerned’ for the safety of a 49-year-old man who has gone missing from the Brinsley area. Robert Wadey hasn’t been seen since 12pm today (Tuesday, October 23). Robert is white, has a bald head and a grey/ginger beard. He is 5ft...

today, 16:12 in Regional East

Prisoner with ‘thug’ tattoo absconds from Derbyshire jail

Police have launced an appeal to to trace 34-year-old convict who has absconded from a Derbyshire prison. Damian Ashman failed to return to HMP Sudbury on Friday, October 19 He was convicted of robbery at Leeds Crown Court in 2005 and is serving an...

today, 13:14 in Regional East

Furness Vale group awarded £88,000 towards new community facilities

A High Peak group has been awarded £88,000 towards new community facilities. Furness Vale Community Organising Green Space (COGS) has been allocated the funding by Derbyshire County Council towards providing a changing room, toilet and showers at its...

today, 11:23 in Regional East

High Peak parents hit £250k fundraising target for The Christie in memory of son who died of leukemia

The inspirational parents of a young man who died of leukemia have hit their fundraising target of £125,000 for one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe. Joyce and John Shacklock, of Furness Vale, have managed to raise the incredible...

today, 11:23 in Regional East

More than 10,000 children regularly missing from Derbyshire’s schools

More than 10,000 children were regularly missing from Derbyshire’s schools during the first two terms last year, new figures reveal. Across the country, absence rates have increased over each of the last two years, following several years of general...

today, 11:23 in Regional East

Buxton's first vegetarian cafe set to open

A vegetarian cafe is set to open in Buxton town centre – the first of its kind in the area. The Herb Garden Vegetarian Bistro on Hardwick Street will launch next month. The cafe’s website states: “The Herb Garden Vegetarian Bistro offers you freshly...

today, 11:00 in Regional East

Motorist cut from car by firefighters in Buxton crash

Firefighters have extricated a man from his car after a crash in Buxton. It is understood the male driver collided with a tree on Bakewell Road at around 7.46am this morning (Tuesday, October 23). Firefighters cut the man from the vehicle and left him...

today, 10:32 in Regional East

What to expect from the weather on Tuesday

Morning all- here’s today’s weather forecast for Tuesday. We’re in for a breezy day today (Tuesday, October 23)- although spells of hazy sunshine are expected throughout the morning. Becoming cloudier in the afternoon as patchy cloud moves in from the...

today, 07:34 in Regional East

East Midlands sex trafficking ring jailed for 37 years

A sex trafficking gang from the East Midlands have been jailed for modern slavery offences following their involvement in illegal brothels. The group of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire men and women, which included a father and his two sons, were...

yesterday, 16:50 in Regional East

Police appeal after 68-year-old hit by a car in Bakewell

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a 68-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car in Bakewell. Officers were called to the scene at Buxton Road, Bakewell on Friday, September 28 at around 5pm. The male pensioner had been hit by a passing...

yesterday, 16:08 in Regional East

Derbyshire family's three reasons to celebrate on October 6

A Derbyshire family had three reasons to celebrate on October 6. Baby Luen Neil Harold Harland was welcomed into the world at Chesterfield Royal Hospital by his mother Stacey Harland and father Neil James Harold Harland, of Biggin-in-Hartington. Not...

yesterday, 15:56 in Regional East

Ex-homeless woman volunteers at Buxton service which came to her aid

A young woman who used to be homeless has returned as a volunteer to the Buxton service which helped her. Hannah Davies, 22, found herself without a roof over her head at the age of 16. But with the help of her school mentor, she got in touch with...

yesterday, 15:23 in Regional East

Smokers - break the habit to improve your health

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health and thousands of people are quitting throughout October as part of national campaign Stoptober. The month might be nearly over but there’s still plenty of free stop smoking support...

yesterday, 13:03 in Regional East

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