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BIRD FLU OUTBREAK: Derbyshire farmers asked to keep poultry indoors

Derbyshire farmers are being asked to keep their poultry indoors to help prevent an outbreak of a highly-infectious strain of avian flu which has been found in Europe.

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Is your new fiver worth £50,000?

Is your new fiver worth £50,000?

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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LIST: 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names

LIST: 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names

These are 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names.

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Brexit in spotlight at business club’s meeting

Brexit in spotlight at business club’s meeting

The next meeting of the High Peak Business Club is to take place on Tuesday, December 6, starting at 7.30am at Chapel en le Frith Golf Club, when those present will be looking at the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement with the club’s regular “guru” Ian Bingham FCA of BDO Manchester.

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New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

New £5 notes contain animal fat, Bank of England reveals

Vegans and vegetarians have voiced outrage after revelations that the new £5 notes contain animal fat.

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High Street traders Lynn Barraclough of Shabby Chic Bits, Barbara Cooper of Eat@No.5, Julie, Sarah and Francesca Bilinis from Room 49, Zoe Keeling from Muzik and More and Lee Hadfield from Grove Goodies and Geekery. Photo: Jason Chadwick.

Traders’ rallying cry to support Higher Buxton’s independent shops

While some traders in Higher Buxton say they feel forgotten by shoppers, all are in agreement that the walk up the hill is worth it for the variety of choice available.

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Irfan Shabir (second right), Linda Vuong and Rory Reid (far right).

Peak curry take-away for TV’s Top Gear crew

A top Peak District Indian restaurant got a take-away call with a difference last week when it was asked to feed a TV crew on the hills above Hathersage.

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Get cash out with your phone: Bank launches contactless cash machines

Get cash out with your phone: Bank launches contactless cash machines

Bank cards look set to become a thing of the past.

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Buxton’s M&S store facing closure, according to experts

Buxton’s M&S store facing closure, according to experts

Buxton’s Marks and Spencer store could be facing closure, according to retail analysts.

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Marks & Spencer to close 60 UK clothing stores as profits plunge to £231m

Marks & Spencer to close 60 UK clothing stores as profits plunge to £231m

High street giant Marks & Spencer has said it will close around 60 clothing and home stores as it focuses on food, and warned of more than 2,100 job losses under plans to axe 53 overseas shops.

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Give your presence early and visit a loved one with Northern's special rail tickets offer

Northern Value: Save up to 60 per cent on your train fare and visit a loved one

Give your presence early this year  - surprise a loved one and go by Northern rail with average savings of 60 per cent.
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University to honour Crescent’s tourism industry chief

University to honour Crescent’s tourism industry chief

Bakewell-born James Berresford has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Derby in recognition of his career in tourism, which began as a teenaged ice-cream van driver and took him to the chief executive’s office of VisitEngland.

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Mother and daughter Chris and Anika Drews, who graduated in the same subject on the same day from the University of Derby. L-R Anika and Chris.

Whaley Bridge mum and daughter celebrate double graduation

A mother and daughter from Whaley Bridge are looking forward to graduation after taking top honours on a pioneering university degree.

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Four start-up units are proposed for the land off Hallsteads in Dove Holes.

Business start-up units aim to bring jobs boost to High Peak

Four new commercial properties aimed at start-up businesses could be built in Dove Holes if planners give the green light.

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VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: The Xmas Factor comes to Meadowhall with James Arthur and Louisa Johnson at Christmas Live

The Xmas Factor came to Sheffield's Meadowhall shopping centre when 15,000 screaming pop fans were treated to a sold out Christmas Live concert with headliners James Arthur and Louisa Johnson.
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Watch out for roadworks.

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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Waterton Park Hotel is the perfect venue for all occasions

Waterton Park Hotel is the perfect venue for all occasions

There’s a small part of Yorkshire that will always remain very special for me.

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Peak District views, Curbar Edge

DESTINATION DERBYSHIRE: County economy gets £2 billion tourism windfall

Tourism continues to have a positive impact on the Peak District and Derbyshire – generating almost £2 billion in 2015.

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Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

First it was an all new £5 note, and now Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin.

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Key Fund announcing 10 million of funding for community and social enterprises

VIDEO: Yorkshire's Key Fund to invest £10m in 300 worthy projects

A Yorkshire based community and social enterprise investment organisation is seeking 300 worthy projects to pump £10M into them in the next three years.
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