IN PICTURES: Behind the scenes of £50 million Buxton Crescent redevelopment

Turning Buxton’s historic Crescent into a five-star hotel and spa is not just a £50m restoration marvel - it is also a ‘true feat of engineering’.

Job vacancies

Thousands of Derbyshire jobs up for grabs

Great news for job hunters as there are thousands of jobs up for grabs this month across the county.

Airport. Picture pixabay

East Midlands businesses invited to comment on Heathrow Airport expansion

Business from across the East Midlands are being asked to have their say on the Heathrow Airport ten-week consultation over plans for a new runway and associated expansion.

A Highways England gritter.

UPDATE: One Derbyshire road now open after being closed with snow

Several roads in Derbyshire are shut after the overnight snow fall but one has now reopened.

Griff with his new medal. Picture BMRT

Meet Buxton Mountain Rescue Team’s newest recruit

Griff the dog has passed his search and rescue exams and is now the newest member to join the Buxton Mountain Rescue Team.

Tips for driving in the snow

Winter driving tips for East Midlands motorists

With a cold weather snap approaching make sure you stay safe on the roads with these handy winter driving tips.

Are you an Aldi shopper?

Aldi recruiting across East Midlands

One of the biggest growing supermarkets in the country is recruiting at all levels from store managers to apprenticeships.

Today is register my appliance day to make you safer in seconds

Derbyshire residents should register household appliances before ‘disaster’ happens

A reminder has been issued to all Derbyshire residents to register their fridges, washer machines and other household appliances to keep them safe in the future.


Snow shuts Snake Pass road

The recent overnight snow fall has shut Snake Pass this morning and care is advised on other snowy high roads.

Buxton Market has been cancelled for tomorrow due to bad weather

Bad weather leads to cancellation of Buxton Tuesday market

There will be no Tuesday market in Buxton this week because of bad weather.

Have you seen missing Thomas Jones

FOUND: Missing Derbyshire teen found safe and well

A missing 14-year-old Derbyshire boy has been found safe and well.

Fire story

Overheated Bakewell microwave meal leaves person needing medical treatment

A person was treated for smoke inhalation after a microwave meal over heated.


Why thousands of Derbyshire workers will be getting a pay rise from April

There will be more cash in the pockets of thousands of Derbyshire workers every month from April.

Paul Tomlinson, director of Peak Rail.

New hospital development ‘would not deter’ Buxton-Matlock rail line reopening

Peak Rail remains committed in its efforts to reopen the Buxton to Matlock railway line - despite plans for a new retirement village and £20m hospital.

The window of the car parked on Windsor Road had been smashed and the bonnet tampered with

PICTURES: Serious damage to parked Fairfield car

A window of a parked car has been smashed and the bonnet tampered with by vandals.

Undateables are looking for new contestants

TV show Undateables looking for contestants for next series

The hit Channel 4 show Undateables is looking for new contestants to take part and find their perfect match.

Giving your car a personality is a sign of intelligence says a top scientist

VOTE: Talking to your car makes you intelligent says science

Whether you will your brum up a steep hill or tell your car to breathe in through narrow gaps you are more socially intelligent says a top scientist.

Could you be a chicken nugget taste tester?

B&M want to pay you to eat chicken nuggets

Discount retailer B&M has announced some clucking good news - it is looking for new staff to be official chicken nugget taste testers.

Fire story

Buxton chimney blaze

An emergency call was made to Derbyshire Fire and Rescue after a Buxton chimney caught fire.

Firefighters rescue Chesterfield woman locked in loo

Firefighters rescue Chesterfield woman locked in loo

An emergency call was made to Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service after a woman got locked in a toilet.

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