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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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Trains are currently not running between Stockport and Sheffield

Person hit by train between Sheffield and Stockport

Train services between Stockport and Sheffield are currently unable to run after a person was hit by a train.

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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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Northern Rail staff will stage three further 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff to stage three 24-hour strikes this month

Northern Rail staff are to stage three 24-hour strikes later this month.
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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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Warning from police about illegally driving through puddles as woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

Police are reminding motorists that it can be illegal to drive through puddles after a woman died having been knocked over by a ‘huge wave’ caused by passing cars.

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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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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

As the warm weather sends people in search of outdoor swimming venues and places to cool off, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued a timely reminder about water safety.

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Would you challenge a parking ticket?

East Midlands drivers most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket

People in the East Midlands are the most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket, new research has found.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Filling up has proved problematic for some officers - but not in Notts

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.
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Average speed cameras

Average speed cameras in Derbyshire: How they work and how to avoid a fine

More and more average speed cameras are being installed along our roads. So how can you avoid a fine?

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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.
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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.
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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.

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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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