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Northern rail strike: find out how your train services will be affected

A third 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place.
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Spring Gardens in Buxton.

YOUR SAY: Buxton businesses react to levy idea towards improvement schemes

Vision Buxton wants businesses to band together and dig deep into their pockets to help boost the town centre all year round.

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Northern rail staff during the recent walkout.

Northern rail workers to hold fresh strike in dispute over guard role

Commuters are facing another day of strike action by Northern rail staff, as the row over the future role of guards shows no signs of letting up.

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Alfie Hodges has made the final nine in the Screwfix Apprentice of the Year contest.

High Peak tradesman in running to be crowned top apprentice

A High Peak tradesman has made it through to the final nine of a national search for the country’s top apprentice, with the chance to win £10,000.

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Dame Esther Rantzen, pictured with Brian Robinson.

Dame Esther Rantzen visits Disley care home rated ‘one of the best in the country’

Campaigner and TV presenter Dame Esther Rantzen has visited a Disley care home to congratulate them on being recognised as one of the very best in the country.

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Stuart Barker has set his sights on retirement after working as an optician for nearly 43 years.
 He opened his practice at 4 The Square on September 23, 1974.

Buxton optician sets his sights on retirement after 40 years

Stuart Barker has set his sights on retirement after working as a Buxton optician for nearly 43 years.

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Learners prepare to set off on their driving test. Picture: Simon Hulme

VIDEO: Driving test overhaul to include sat nav use

The driving test is to undergo its biggest overhaul in twenty years.

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Laura Holdcroft, 28, left a negative online review of the Peacock Inn in Bakewell.

Peak District landlord in war of words over online pub snub

A woman says her family were insulted by Peak District pub bosses after she posted a critical online review.

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Derbyshire's Lewis Coppinger has graduated from Phase One of UKSA's Professional Yacht Cadetship.

High Peak student sets sail for a professional career on the sea

A High Peak student has swapped the more traditional career path of university for a life on the sea and set sail on a dream career working as an officer on-board luxury superyachts.

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The temporary will be in operation along the A6 from 9.30am on Monday April 10.

ROADWORKS: Temporary traffic lights to go up on A6 near High Lane

Temporary traffic lights will be in place along a busy section of the A6 from Monday (April 10).
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Northern rail services across parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be disrupted on Saturday by the industrial action.

Northern rail strike: how your train services will be affected

The second 24-hour strike involving Northern rail staff is due to take place on Saturday (April 8).
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Six ways to lower your fuel consumption - and save cash!

With the cost of fuel an ever-present concern for motorists, making even the smallest savings can boost the household budget.

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Northern has issued revised timetables for services during the 24-hour strike on April 8.

Northern announces revised timetables ahead of April 8 strike action

Northern has published revised timetables for the train services it expects to run during next week's industrial action.
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Customers should return the product to store for a full refund.

Marks and Spencer recall soup due to possible contamination

Marks and Spencer is recalling its Chicken and Vegetable Soup as a precautionary measure over fears of contamination.
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The changes come into force on April 1.

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.
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All you need to know about the new £1 coin

Check your change from today to catch a glimpse of a shiny new £1 coin in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits.

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Prices at the pumps are set to drop.

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel news, weather and fun features

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The retailer has stores in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Redundancies 'inevitable' as shoe retailer Brantano goes into administration

Struggling footwear chain Brantano - which has stores across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire - has been placed into administration.

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Northern operates services in the High Peak.

Buses to replace trains for Easter rail travellers in High Peak

Rail passengers travelling between Buxton and Manchester face changes to services over the Easter weekend because of ‘improvement works’.

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