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Alpine camping adventure was breathtaking

As a self-confessed lover of the great indoors you could say camping beneath the highest mountain in Germany at the foot of the Alps is somewhat out of my comfort zone.

Lifestyle
Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Matlock and Buxton have both been named in the top three best destinations for family-friendly holidays.

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Spellbinding charm of Alpine Italian city

Venice, Milan and Rome draw in thousands of British tourists every year - but nestled at the foot of the Alps just off the beaten path of mass tourism there’s another spellbinding Italian city that captures the imagination of culture vultures and holidaymakers who flock to sample its Alpine charm.

Lifestyle
Overnight ferry to Europe harks back to golden age of travel

Overnight ferry to Europe harks back to golden age of travel

Crossing the channel can be an extremely speedy affair to the ports of Calais and Dunkirk. No sooner has one boarded the ship and ascended to the upper decks than it seems to be docking at the other end.

Lifestyle
Friendship. Photo by Pixabay.

How good a friend are you?

Have you got the blues? In need of a friend who will listen to your woes?

Lifestyle
Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

Film review: Moments of briliance in powerful film Una

When she was 13, Una (Rooney Mara) had a sexual relationship with an older man, Ray (Ben Mendelsohn), writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Dining out. Photo by Pixabay.

Dining out: The Old Bowling Green, Winster

Winster’s beautiful stone buildings and narrow back streets make the village the epitome of picture-postcard Derbyshire.
Holidaymakers and day trippers are drawn by its olde worlde charm - and it seems as though the county’s residents can’t get enough of it either.

Whats on
Will you be splashing out on the Prosecco?

Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.

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This week’s horoscopes...

This week’s horoscopes...

Russell Grant here with your weekly horoscopes from September 16.

Lifestyle
CAMRA Beer Festival

Come to Derbyshire - we have cheap beer!

Derbyshire is one of the cheapest places to buy a pint in Britain, according to figures revealed by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

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Sleeping man. Photo by Pixabay.

Will you be sleeping alone tonight?

Snoring is the main reason for couples not sleeping together, according to new research.

Lifestyle
Cup of tea and shortbread.

Fun poll takes the biscuit

Which biscuit will you be reaching for with your mid-morning cuppa?

Whats on
Merrie old time is guraranteed as Chesterfield G and S Society heads out on tour

Merrie old time is guraranteed as Chesterfield G and S Society heads out on tour

Chesterfield Gilbert and Sullivan Society has decided to ring the changes this year by staging Merrie England, composed by Edward German, at three different venues in the area over two weekends in October.

Theatre and Comedy
This week’s horoscopes with Russell Grant...

This week’s horoscopes with Russell Grant...

Here’s Russell Grant’s weekly horoscopes starting Saturday September 9.

Lifestyle
Hits galore in ABBA tribute show

Hits galore in ABBA tribute show

Thank You for the Music – The tribute to ABBA is coming to the Winding Wheel in Chesterfield on Friday, October 27.

Music
Father Currey, the vicar at the time, arranged for his architect brother to design a stone church to replace the tin church. Currey and Thompson were appointed in 1914 to build on land donated by the Duke of Devonshire.

Heritage Open Days to celebrate 100 years of Buxton church

Buxton’s Heritage Open Days will tell the century-old story of a unique church planned as an idyllic version of England but built in the darkest days of a world war.

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Sheffield Foundry date for Hazel O’Connor

Sheffield Foundry date for Hazel O’Connor

Hazel O’Connor is heading out on a tour of the UK latr this year, including a date at the Sheffield Foundry on Sunday, November 19.

Music
Russell Grant’s weekly horoscopes

Russell Grant’s weekly horoscopes

Here are this week’s horoscopes with Russell Grant...

Offbeat
Mystery Peak District photographer made tourism ambassador

Mystery Peak District photographer made tourism ambassador

A Foolow man dubbed ‘the Banksy of photography’ is now an official Peak District ambassador after his shots were seen around the world.

News
Film review: An Inconvenient Sequel is flawed but enlightening

Film review: An Inconvenient Sequel is flawed but enlightening

Al Gore’s climate change documentary An Inconvenient Sequel is timely to say the least, writes Natalie Stendall.

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