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.


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.


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.

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.

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.


Gender pay gap: how Derbyshire companies rank

Companies in Derbyshire with more than 250 employees have revealed the difference in pay between men and women, following last night’s deadline.

More than 50 per cent of those from the East Midlands who were surveyed said they'd prefer extra holiday time over a pay rise

Derbyshire workers believe they deserve £8,000 a year pay rise

Workers in Derbyshire believe they deserve to get paid an extra £8,000 a year, a new survey has found.
Paul Tomlinson director of Peak Rail

Quarry firms and heritage operator consider Peak District railway line

Proposals to revive a disused rail line through the Peak District have moved a step forward, but not the passenger service some have called for.

Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

Northern says the Buxton to Manchester line is one of the most popular routes into the city

Northern announces plans to increase number of trains on Buxton to Manchester line

Nothern Rail has announced it is to increase services on the Buxton to Manchester rail line to two trains an hour.

These are difficult times for the retail sector.

Jobs threat as Carpetright announces plans to close stores amid troubled financial position

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60million.

Hansons Auctioneers valuer Jim Spencer poses with the cigar butt smoked by former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Winston Churchill’s cigar butt up for sale at Derbyshire auctioneers

A cigar butt once smoked by Winston Churchill is to be sold at auction by the Belper man whose father received it as a treasured gift.

Tourist board Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is to benefit from a new �1million project promoting holidays in England to the German market.

Peak District tourist board to target German holidaymakers in £1m plan

Regional tourist board Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire is to share in a new £1million project to attract more visitors from mainland Europe.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service leaders Terry McDermott and Judi Beresford, with Dying to Work patron Jacci Woodcock, Rob Johnston of the TUC and Fire Brigades Union secretary Chris Tapp.

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue back Dying to Work employment rights campaign

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has become the latest employer to sign a charter pledging to help employees who become terminally ill at work.

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.
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.
An express service at Chinley running along the Hope Valley line.

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.

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.

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.

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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