Summer of kids activities

Families looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this summer will benefit form a free programme of events organised by the council.

The High Peak Borough Council My Summer programmes runs until August 30 and features a mixture of sports, community–based activities and work introductions as well as two free trips to Rope Race in Marple where young people can try their hand at canoeing and rock climbing.

Organised by the council’s housing services team, the events will take place every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in Gamesley and Fairfield and every Tuesday and Thursday on Chapel Lane Park, in Hadfield.

For more information, pick up a leaflet from Gamesley or Fairfield neighbourhood offices or visit To book a place on the Rope Race activities should call 01457 851601 or 01298 28480 in advance.