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End of the road for direct bus route linking Buxton and Manchester

The only direct bus service linking Buxton and the High Peak with Manchester city centre is set to be scrapped.

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The A5012 at Pikehall

Derbyshire County Council granted funds to fix three dangerous roads

Three major Derbyshire roads, which are considered to be among the most dangerous in the UK, are set to be revamped as part of the government’s new ‘Safer Roads Fund’.

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National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

National transport group offer support for Matlock to Buxton rail line

A national public transport organisation is to hold an event in Matlock later this month to show its support for efforts to re-establish rail services on the line towards Buxton.

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Retrogenix uses unique technology to screen drugs and therapies for the pharmaceutical sector.

Whaley Bridge biotech firm celebrates 80% international export growth

A Whaley Bridge biotechnology firm has increased its revenue from international sales by 80 per cent in the last year, with particular successes in China, Japan and South Korea.

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Traders like painters and plasterers will be hit by the rise

DERBYSHIRE: Trusted Trader price hikes

Derbyshire County Council has unveiled plans to increase the price it charges painters, plasters, scaffolders and other companies to be on its Trusted Trader scheme.

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Flowflex has launched a 'Future Engineers' programme designed to motivate, mentor and train apprentices. Photo contributed.

Buxton company partners with college to mentor next generation of engineers

A Buxton company is to invest significantly in the recruitment of the next generation of engineers.

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Is it time for the government to take over the running of our railways?

RUTH GEORGE MP: Yet more disappointment for Northern's long-suffering rail commuters

Having been promised improved rail services in the May timetable from last week, long-suffering passengers on Northern Rail have suffered yet more disappointment.
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Lisa Quinn at the Cakery, New Mills with two of her cake creation, a fantasy castle and dragon and the sorting hat from Harry Potter.

New Mills cafe owner’s farewell teas have a Harry Potter flavour

The owner of a popular New Mills cafe is aiming to go out with a bang - with a series of magical Harry Potter-themed afternoon teas.

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PICTURES: Five-bedroom farmhouse with stunning views of Peak District National Park on the market for £2.25 million

A five-bedroom country house with stunning views of the Peak District National Park is currently on the market, with a guide price of over £2 million.

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The pyramid lantern light on the roof of Buxton Opera House, restored by Martin-Brooks.

Craftsmen on song with Buxton Opera House restoration

Heritage specialists have hit all the right notes to help preserve one of the jewels in Buxton’s cultural crown.

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Bakewell's RBS branch will close later in the year.

Two Derbyshire RBS branches among 162 set to close this year

Two Derbyshire Royal Bank of Scotland branches are among 162 across England and Wales that will close this year.

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A Lancaster bomber will fly over the Peak District on May 16

Derbyshire motorists warned of delays ahead of Lancaster bomber flypast

Derbyshire motorists are being warned of potential delays later this month when a Lancaster bomber flies over the Peak District.
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Almost 800 jobs will be lost

RBS to close 162 branches and 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales

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Some of Baileys 'local heroes' with Edwina Currie.

Whaley Bridge restaurant honours area’s ‘unsung heroes’

A Whaley Bridge restaurant’s first anniversary was celebrated in selfless style - by honouring the work of local community champions.

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Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business workshops to push new marketing project

Peak District tourism business owners have been invited to attend a series of workshops this week to learn about a new overseas marketing project.

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Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

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TOYS R US: Discounts of up to 70% on offer as remaining stores close

Toys R Us has launched a massive closing down sale - with discounts of up to 70 per cent available.

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Council chiefs want to hear residents' views on the issue

Have your say on controversial plans to expand Derbyshire quarrying

Council chiefs have unveiled controversial plans for expanding quarrying in Derbyshire.

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Mark Drabble and Melissa Downhill with Danny Sebastian (centre). Photo contributed.

Buxton businesswoman to appear on new daytime TV show

A Buxton businesswoman is to appear on a new BBC One daytime show where she puts her skills to the test.

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