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The Sherlocks back stage at Reading ahead of their Leeds Festival date

Leeds Festival: The Sherlocks rock Reading ahead of Yorkshire homecoming

Yiorkshire's latest Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks proved a big hit at Reading Festival last night and are now heading home to do it all again - today they play Leeds Festival.

Ignite UK, women's chorus which is based in Belper.

Women’s chorus is seeking recruits

Would-be singers are being invited to audition for Derbyshire’s newest women’s chorus.

Country star Nathan Carter sings in Chesterfield

Country sensation Nathan Carter, the voice behind hit song Wagon Wheel, is heading for Chesterfield.

Swinging at the Cotton Cluib at Buxton Opera House on October 2.

Swing by for the 
hottest music and dance show

Take a step back into 1920s and 30s New York City and through the doors of Harlem’s hottest nightclub, in an action-packed show celebrating the music and dance of the Cotton Club.

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Charity talent contest seeks entries

Organisers of a talent contest which raises money for charity are seeking entries.

Entertainment rss

Ken Dodd.

Ken Dodd spreads happiness in a sparkling mix of mirth and song

Legendary entertainer Ken Dodd’s successful career spans more than 60 fun-filled years.

Slaves on the main stage at Leeds and Reading Festivals

AUDIO: 'I don't know if we can Take Control of wild Leeds Festival crowd', jokes punk stars Slaves

Punk duo Slaves say they may be unable to live up to the name of their forthcoming album and Take Control of the 'wild' Leeds Festival crowd this weekend.

Rachael Louisa Bray in The Scarlet Pimpernel.

The Scarlet Pimpernel is heading for county premiere

They seek him here, they seek him there....and they’ll find him in a Derbyshire premiere.

All aboard for a pirate adventure

Cromford Mills is holding its first Pirate Festival on Saturday and Sunday, August 27-28, with fun for all the family.

Magnum

Magnum - a force to be reckoned with

Spanning more years than I care to remember, Birmingham band Magnum’s career keeps rolling on.

Travel rss

Thailand's Mu Ko Similan National Park (Photo: Mathias Krumbholz CC BY-SA 3.0).

Travellers advised to be cautious in Thailand after bombings

Travellers are being advised to be ‘cautious’ if travelling to Thailand after recent bombings in the South East Asian country.

Blogs rss

Derrick Hale

COLUMN: Country collectables to go under the hammer

The glory of the British countryside will be celebrated in a specialist auction devoted to all manner of country pursuits and fishing collectables.  Think the English country house with the obedient Labrador, tatty leather luggage, stuffed animal heads, the hit films Gosford Park and The Shooting Party.

Longdendale Nursery, Sheila Ranson

COLUMN: Don’t give up on your garden in the face of extreme weather

As we go into August and the middle part of summer things should be maturing and being able to start picking vegetables - broad beans, courgettes, soft fruits and tomatoes continuing to form, (remember to keep taking the foliage off around the fruit so it can ripen a little quicker) and plenty of ventilation for greenhouse grown, keep watered and feed with liquid feed.

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  • 12°C to 17°C Heavy rain
  • Buxton 5-day weather forecast

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    Saturday 27 Aug

    Heavy rain

    Temp

    High 17°c

    Low 12°c

    Wind

    From South east

    Speed 9 mph

    Sunday 28 Aug

    Thunderstorm

    Temp

    High 16°c

    Low 10°c

    Wind

    From North west

    Speed 7 mph

    Monday 29 Aug

    Sunny spells

    Temp

    High 17°c

    Low 11°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 11 mph

    Tuesday 30 Aug

    Sunny spells

    Temp

    High 20°c

    Low 12°c

    Wind

    From South west

    Speed 9 mph

    Wednesday 31 Aug

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