Made in Buxton and the High Peak: Abbie Wood, Jack Massey, Dean Winstanley and the other sports stars who helped put our area on the map

When you’re asked to name a sport star from Buxton and the High Peak then the obvious answer now is Abbie Wood.

But, of course, Abbie is the latest in a line of many sports stars who have called Buxton and the High Peak their home down the decades.

Here are just some of those name – including a footballer who went on to be Notts County’s all-time leading scorer, and a player who was the first mixed-race professional to represent England.

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