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.

Rivendale Caravan Park, located off the A515 between Buxton and Ashbourne.

Investment pledge by new owners of Peak District caravan park

The new owners of a Peak District caravan park have signaled their intention to "invest significantly" in the new acquisition.

A photo showing the July 2016 pollution incident in Whaley Bridge.

£155,000 paid to environmental charities after sewage pollutes watercourses

United Utilities has paid out £155,000 to environmental charities after admitting causing sewage to pollute two watercourses.
Police are appealing for witnesses.

Derbyshire police issue appeal over weekend vehicle crimes

Police are investigating after two cars were broken into and a camper van was stolen during one weekend.

The site of the former Buxton Water bottling factory on Station Road, Buxton.

Public exhibition on plan for new Buxton hospital and retirement housing development

Plans for a new £20m state-of-the-art hospital in Buxton and specialist retirement housing are to be showcased at a public exhibition in Buxton.
Fly tipping is becoming a growing problem in the High Peak.

High Peak welcomes proposed new powers to tackle fly tipping

New proposals aimed at tackling the scourge of fly tipping have been welcomed by High Peak Borough Council.

The funding is aimed at unlocking the potential of future housing sites.

£2m awarded to unlock potential for 675 new homes in Buxton

Government investment to the tune of £2m has been awarded to help unlock the future development of more than 600 new homes in Buxton.
The popular event draws crowds of people to Buxton on theSpring Bank Holiday in May.

Buxton's Spring Fair WILL go ahead in 2018 - after new organisers step forward

Buxton's hugely-popular Spring Fair has been saved - and will go ahead as originally planned in 2018.
Tarmacs Graham Cooper, High Peak Mayor Councillor Matthew Stone and Simon Fussell from Buxton Town Team with Jack.

Sculpture unveiled in Buxton to celebrate area’s quarrying links

A large wooden sculpture has been unveiled in Buxton’s Ashwood Park as a striking symbol of the area’s quarrying heritage.


Snow and ice leads to travel disruption in parts of Derbyshire

Snow and ice has been causing disruption in some areas of Derbyshire, with four roads expected to stay closed until Friday.
Ruth George

High Peak MP: rail users ‘fed up’ with price hikes and poor service

High Peak MP Ruth George has branded the current rail franchising model “a licence to print money and rip off commuters”.

The premises on South Avenue in Buxton. Photo: Google.

Plans for new vinyl record shop and cafe in Buxton approved

Proposals for a new vinyl record shop and cafe in Buxton appear to be groovin' forward.
Hannah Lomas, John Gilberthorpe and Rebecca Perkins. Photos by Josephine Bostin.

PICTURES: Chapel Players give a fresh take on Robin Hood classic

Chapel Players are preparing to transport audiences back to Ye Olde England with their latest production, Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies.

Buxton is renowned for its fine historic buildings and natural thermal mineral water.

£62,500 lottery cash award to help Buxton capitalise on heritage renaissance

A grant of £62,500 has been awarded for a specialist study to look at how Buxton can best capitalise on the renaissance of its heritage buildings.

Karen Bradley MP

Karen Bradley speaks of "great honour" after being appointed new Northern Ireland secretary

Karen Bradley has been appointed as the new Northern Ireland secretary in Theresa May's cabinet.
Crown Square in Matlock

£100,000 upgrade of Derbyshire Dales CCTV system completed

A £100,000 upgrade of CCTV systems in some of the Derbyshire Dales’ busiest locations has been completed.

Twelve drivers were caught speeding during a crackdown in Birch Vale.

Speeding drivers clocked by police during crackdown in High Peak village

Twelve drivers were caught breaking the speed limit during police checks in Birch Vale.

EMAS is urging people to think carefully about their alcohol consumption over the festive period and over New Year.

Figures reveal 479 assaults reported on EMAS staff in eight months

Nearly 500 assaults on East Midlands Ambulance Service staff have been recorded over an eight-month period, shock figures reveal.
Emergency services are at the scene of the accident.

Three-vehicle crash shuts Peak District road

A section of a main road between Buxton and Leek was closed on Thursday morning after a collision involving three vehicles.
Severn Trent is to hold a drop-in session to discuss the work taking place in Buxton.

Buxton drop-in event to discuss £7m water pipe improvements

A drop-in session is to be held in Buxton to update residents on the next stage of a £7 million investment in new water pipes for the area.

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