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Government go-ahead to increase rail capacity through Hope Valley

Plans to increase rail capacity along the Hope Valley line between Manchester and Sheffield have been given the go-ahead.

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Spring Gardens in Buxton town centre.

BID meeting with Buxton businesses postponed

A meeting with Buxton businesses over plans for a Business Improvement District (BID) in the town has been postponed.

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Zoopla's new online tool will tell you when your house might hit the million pound mark.

How to find out when your Derbyshire home will be worth £1 million

Online estate agent Zoopla has launched a new calculator that allows homeowners to see when their property will be worth a million pounds.

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Across the UK as a whole, 634,116 new companies were formed last year.

Almost 6,000 new companies created in Derbyshire last year

Nearly 6,000 new companies were formed in Derbyshire last year, statistics show.

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Peak District roads closed due to heavy snowfall and ice hazard

Peak District roads closed due to heavy snowfall and ice hazard

Heavy snow has caused the closure of A57 Snake Pass and A537 Cat & Fiddle.

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Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

Peak District road to close for three weeks due to landslip damage

An Ashbourne road will be closed for three weeks while essential safety work is carried out by Derbyshire County Council.

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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.

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East Midlands chamber of commerce appeals for Government support after a rise in employment

East Midlands chamber of commerce appeals for Government support after a rise in employment

The number of people in work across the East Midlands rose in the three months to the end of November according to figures released this morning.

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

Buxton hospital plan 'perfect opportunity' for new public transport hub

Development of a £20m hospital in Buxton would be the “perfect opportunity” to form a new public transport hub in the town, it has been claimed.
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Media outlets and brands are currently facing unexplained and challenging outages on Facebook

Facebook outage hits publishers and brands across the UK

Media outlets found themselves unable to post as normal on Facebook today, following multiple reports of outages on the social media platform last night.
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Evelyn Mather is retiring from Morrisons after working for the Buxton store for 25 years.

End of an era for Buxton supermarket worker after 25 years

A Morrisons worker is retiring after working for the Buxton store for 25 years.

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Buxton Specsavers is thanking customers for donating more than 4,000 pairs of glasses during 2017 for Vision Aid Overseas, a charity helping people in the poorest areas of the world see clearly.

Buxton donates 4,000 pairs of glasses to aid Africans in poverty

Customers at a Buxton opticians have donated more than 4,000 old and unused glasses as part of a charity campaign to help people in Africa to see more clearly.

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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”.

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Derbyshire Fire and rescue Service is recruiting full time firefighters

Full-time firefighters wanted in Derbyshire

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service is doing a two-week recruitment drive for whole time firefighters this month.
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New Look

New Look stores in Derbyshire could be under threat as retailer looks to save on rent costs

New Look stores in Derbyshire could be at risk of closure as the retail look to save money.
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Tesco is selling Quality Street tins for a bargain price

Tesco selling Quality Street tins for bargain price

Christmas may be over but eagle-eyed shoppers looking for a chocolate fix have been snapping up a bargain at Tesco.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue representatives will be taking questions on the future of Matlock fire station this week.

Fire service to answer questions on Matlock station staffing changes

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority will be in Matlock this week to talk to the public about potential changes affecting the service.

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Temperatures are set to drop later in the week.

Very cold weather is about to hit Derbyshire - but DON'T warm up your car engines

We've been told for years that we should let our car warm up in cold weather before driving to work, but is this actually true?

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Buxton railway station.

Northern trains reveal timetable for three-day strike in East Midlands

Northern has released its revised timetables for the three days of RMT strike action in January.

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Workers were asked to vote for the office jargon they hate the most.

Is this ALREADY the most irritating phrase heard in Derbyshire offices in 2018?

Coming back to work after Christmas is always difficult but the annoying office phrases certainly don't help matters.
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