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LOOKING BACK: What made the news 25, 50 and 100 years ago in Buxton and High Peak

Here's a look back at some of the stories which made the headlines 25, 50 and 100 years ago in the Buxton Advertiser & Herald.
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This photo from the Environment Agency shows the pollution in the River Wye.

Investigations continuing into Buxton river pollution

Environment Agency officials say they have managed to trace the source of the pollution affecting the River Wye in Buxton.
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A photo showing the pollution in the River Wye. Picture: Environment Agency.

Investigation launched into River Wye pollution in Buxton

An investigation is underway after reports of pollution in a Buxton river.
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25 YEARS AGO: Great Hucklow School scored a noteworthy success when all the pupils who entered the Buxton and North Derbyshire Musical Festival came away with either merits or distinctions.

LOOKING BACK: What made the news 25, 50 and 100 years ago in Buxton and High Peak

Here's a look back at some of the stories making the headlines 25, 50 and 100 years ago in the Buxton Advertiser & Herald.

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The aerial ladder platform based at Buxton Fire Station is one of three currently in operation across Derbyshire. Photo: Jason Chadwick.

Specialist fire appliances facing the axe in Derbyshire

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has announced it is pushing ahead with plans to reduce some of its specialist appliances.
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Kevin Hurt and Anne Stopher

Anne steps up for cancer charity challenge in memory of partner

A Whaley Bridge woman who lost her partner to bowel cancer has called for the testing age for the disease to be lowered - saying too many people are dying unnecessarily.

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There has only been ten sightings of 'goblins gold' Schistotega Pennata on record in Derbyshire. Photo: Sam Willis.

Rare 'goblins gold' discovered at High Peak nature reserve

Goblins gold has been found down a rabbit hole at a High Peak nature reserve.

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The Subway concession is due to open within the McColl's in Spring Gardens.

June opening for new Subway in Buxton

Buxton's new Subway concession is now expected to open its doors in June.

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Vertebrate Publishing has released Kinder Scout: the peoples mountain by photographer John Beatty and writer Ed Douglas. Photo: John Coefield.

New book shines spotlight on Kinder Scout

A launch event has taken place to mark the release of 'Kinder Scout: the people’s mountain'.
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IN PICTURES: Buxton International Day event celebrates culture and diversity

A special event celebrating culture and diversity from around the world was held in Buxton on Thursday.

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The Pavilion Gardens Promenade, with the Octagon hall in the background.

Classic car auction H&H gears up for Buxton return

A popular classic car auction has announced it is returning to Buxton after an absence of nearly three years.
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The system uses energy-efficient LED lights which are fully controllable.

Grand switch-on of £20,000 lighting system at Buxton church

A new date has been announced for the unveiling of a state-of-the-art lighting system at a Buxton church.

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SNOW LATEST: Live updates as snow and ice bring disruption to Derbyshire

A number of Derbyshire routes have been closed due to heavy snow and ice.
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NOSTALGIA: A look back at the news of yesteryear in Buxton and High Peak

Here's a look back at some stories making the headlines 25, 50 and 100 years ago in the Buxton Advertiser & Herald.

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Trains at Buxton Station.

Trains resume on Buxton line amid more disruption

Delays and cancellations to train services running between Buxton and Manchester Piccadilly were reported on Sunday.
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Trains lined up at Buxton station.

Train services remain suspended between Buxton and Hazel Grove

Northern has said it will not be operating any trains between Buxton and Hazel Grove on Saturday March 3.
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Homes in the Peak District have been affected by power cuts caused by the snow and Storm Emma.

Engineers battle to restore power to Peak District properties

Electricity engineers have been battling the elements to restore power supplies to homes and businesses affected by Storm Emma.
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Alison and Darcey Wibberley with Emily and Starr Williamson.

Follow in the musical footsteps of Kinder Children's Choirs 'grandchildren'

Kinder Choirs have had many choristers pass through their ranks since they started 27 years ago.

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Princess Margaret on a visit to Buxtons Pavilion Gardens in November 1993 to attend the worlds biggest first aid competition.

What made the news 25, 50 and 100 years ago in Buxton and High Peak

Here's a look back at the stories making the headlines 25, 50 and 100 years ago in the Buxton Advertiser & Herald.

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The location of the proposed new tearoom. Image: Google.

Green light for new tearoom at Buxton shop parade

Plans paving the way for a new tearoom opening at a Buxton shopping parade have been approved.

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