The book by Brian Bethune and Dave Singleton features 12 circular walks which are all based around the 33 miles of the former Cromford and High Peak Railway. Ranging between three and nine miles in length, the detailed walks all start at strategic points along the route of the old railway, which extended across the high limestone plateau of the White Peak from the Peak Forest Canal at Whaley Bridge to the Cromford Canal at Cromford.
The next meeting of the High Peak Business Club is to take place on Tuesday, December 6, starting at 7.30am at Chapel en le Frith Golf Club, when those present will be looking at the Chancellor's Autumn Statement with the club's regular "guru" Ian Bingham FCA of BDO Manchester. Anyone in business is welcome.
Buxton's Pavilion Gardens is to close its doors for five weeks from Christmas Eve as High Peak Borough Council looks to reduce costs. From December 24, buildings at the Pavilion Gardens, including the tourist information centre, will be shut until February 1, 2017, except for pre-booked events.
A kind-hearted Harpur Hill woman who puts others first has won a national competition but instead of keeping the prize for herself has swapped it to feed 100 homeless people. On Monday Elysia Martin thought she was being driven to watch her brother in a taekwondo match but instead she was met with a film crew for a new very.co.uk advert and Rochelle Hulme from The Saturdays was there to greet her.
Children from St Anne's School, Burbage, Fairfield Infants, Buxton Junior and Buxton Infant schools created posters as part of National Anti-Bullying Week 2016, which have been displayed at Buxton Pool and Morrison's. This year, using the story book 'Max', written by Bob Graham, as a basis, schools produced work and had thought provoking discussions around the theme of using their 'power for good'.
A symbol of God's eternal love for the world created by a local artist has been donated to a High Peak school for pupils to reflect upon and enjoy. St Peter's Church, in Fairfield, commissioned local sculptor Andrew Frost to create a large lamb sculpture to symbolise the Lamb of God.
Convicted paedophile Barry Bennell, who is at the centre of a large scale investigation into historic sexual abuse involving young football players, was once employed at a children's home in Derbyshire. The 62-year-old, who has served three prison sentences for child sex offences, worked as a social care worker at Taxal Edge, Whaley Bridge, High Peak, between November 1979 and July 1981.
High Peak councillors have taken a petition with 6,020 signatures opposing ward closures and job losses at Stepping Hill Hospital all the way to 10 Downing Street. They hope to put enough pressure on the Government to secure funding to stave off planned hospital closures in the future.