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New deal secures future of Bakewell’s Agricultural Business Centre

A new deal has guaranteed the future of Bakewell’s landmark Agricultural Business Centre (ABC) for at least the next 25 years.

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Heavy snow is expected to hit the county this weekend.

HEAVY SNOW ON THE WAY: Top tips for driving in wintry conditions

Derbyshire is set to be hit by heavy snow this weekend with the Met Office warning of the potential for vehicles to become stranded.

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Photo by Michael Cummins. Highland cattle in wintry snow on Curbar Edge Peak District

Win stunning Peak District ‘walk-a-month’ calendar

With stunning photography of the Peak District —and 12 corresponding walks — a new calendar has been launched to get people organised… and out and about.
What’s more, we’ve teamed up with Yompers, a newly-formed publisher with a mission to get families out and exploring the local countryside, as it unveils the unique Derbyshire and Peak District Walk-a-Month calendar 2018.

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The Devonshire Dome team celebrate their award at the CN Academic Venue Awards. From left: Richard Greensmith, Christine Sweetmore, Joel Fagg and Clare Golding. Photo: Jonathan Taylor.

Buxton’s Devonshire Dome awarded ‘Best Wedding Venue’ title

Buxton’s Devonshire Dome has been crowned Best Wedding Venue at a glitzy awards ceremony.

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Divesh Singh, Principal Dental Surgeon and owner of High Street Smiles, and Mike Scott, Relationship Manager at Yorkshire Bank. Photo contributed.

High Peak expansion for dental practice

A North West dental practice has secured a seven-figure funding package to expand into the High Peak.

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Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Morrisons traditional chicken & mushroom pie may in fact contain fish and mustard.

Morrison’s recalls chicken pies - because the filling contains fish and mustard

Supermarket giant Morrison’s has pulled its chicken and mushroom pies off its shelves - because some are actually fish pies.

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REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Twelve businesses receive the Environmental Quality Mark award, which were presented by Coun Lesley Roberts, Chair of the Peak District National Park Authority, and Lindsay Rae, Deputy Director of Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire.

Green awards honour for Peak District businesses

Businesses which support their community, economy and environment have been honoured in a Peak District awards ceremony and networking event.

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Jake Burton

Buxton studies add up to a dream career for Jake

Buxton & Leek College has helped a Chinley man’s career dreams come true.

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The best Black Friday deals 2017

The best Black Friday deals 2017

It’s Black Friday so here’s where can you find some of the best deals.

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The essential do’s and don’ts of Black Friday

The essential do’s and don’ts of Black Friday

Black Friday is tomorrow, and whether you’re excited or full of dread, here are some of the best ways to stay on top and get the best deals.

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SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

Motorists are being warned of scam emails claiming they have been caught speeding.

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What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

Major changes to the driving test will commence from Monday 4 December including the use of a sat nav and removing of some current manoeuvres.

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The A537 between Buxton and Macclesfield has once again been named Britain's most dangerous road.

Peak District road tops list of most dangerous in Britain

An immediate injection of £200 million is needed to tackle the UK's high risk roads - including one route through the Peak District - a road safety charity has said.
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Buxton business owners gather outside the Town Hall to protest about the recent BID proposals.

Protesters speak out against Buxton BID plans

Around 70 businesspeople and supporters descended on Buxton’s town hall to protest against the possible implementation of the Buxton Business Improvement District (BID) scheme.

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Many people will be looking to tighten their belts as Christmas approaches.

Money saving tips for families ahead of Black Friday

With Christmas just around the corner, what can you and your family do this festive season to cut back before Black Friday?
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SK Distribution has invested more than �10,000 in ten electric pump trucks

Buxton distribution company makes ‘significant’ investment in its delivery fleet

A Buxton distribution company has announced a “significant but necessary” investment into its fleet.

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FIG managing director Helen Duncan attended the awards ceremony in Manchester - hosted by broadcaster Andy Crane - with members of her team. Photo contributed.

‘Creative and innovative’ High Peak marketing firm retains top regional prize

A High Peak firm has won a prestigious regional marketing award for the second year running.

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The product is on sale at Aldi.

Aldi recalls nuts - due to presence of nuts

Aldi has recalled its Clancy’s Barbecue Flavour Coated Peanuts because they contain cashew nuts, which are undeclared on the label.

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