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8 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Guide with Sheffield firm's climbers killed in Everest avalanche

A sherpa helping a team of climbers tackle Mount Everest with a Sheffield expedition company has been killed after an avalanche.

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Related Topix: Avalanche, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bakewell Today

Scratched offensive word on front door

A Buxton man who scratched an offensive word on his neighbour's front door with a fishing knife has been given a community order.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Derby Shire Times

Stole booze and two vacuum cleaners

Staff at the Co-operative on Norfolk Street noticed Ian Moore enter the shop and head for the alcohol aisle on March 7, High Peak Magistrates' Court heard.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Derby Shire Times

Artisan market plan for Buxton criticised

Plans for two artisan markets to be held in Buxton this summer have been slammed by a long-standing trader.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

Young politicians of the future

Children at New Mills Secondary School, New Mills Primary School, Hague Bar Primary School, St Mary's Primary in New Mills, Buxworth Primary School, St George's Primary School in New Mills, Hayfield Primary School, Thornsett Primary School, Newtown Primary School and Furness Vale Primary School have formed the High Peak Kids Council.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, St. Mary's, AK

Derby Shire Times

Youngsters get to grip with computers thanks to local company

Youngsters at a High Peak playgroup can get a head start with their computer skills thanks to a local company.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

VIDEO: Lambing in the High Peak

The Barratt family, who own the farm off Combs Lane, currently have about 500 of the fluffy, white, young sheep, a figure which is increasing by the hour.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Matlock Mercury

Council gives thumbs up to new local plan

Councillors voted in favour of publishing a revised version of the controversial High Peak Local Plan at a highly charged meeting in Buxton.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Staffordshire County, England

Matlock Mercury

New computers for Fairfield community

A computer system which will keep a community switched on to the benefits of the online world has been bought thanks to a joint effort by High Peak Mayor Tony Kemp, the University of Derby Buxton and a local business.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Staffordshire County, England

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Matlock Mercury

New operators of Peak marina pledge 'substantial' investment

An aerial shot of Grove Lock Marina on the Grand Union Canal, near Leighton Buzzard, which is owned by Pridewater.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Derby Shire Times

Sprucing up Buxton with big spring clean

Organised by Buxton Town Team, volunteers will be picking litter, cleaning signs, utility boxes and information boards and seats, removing old string, cable ties and out of date notices from railings and posts, and weeding on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Bellingham Herald

Pinnacles National Park really rocks

But no condors. This, despite choosing as my path the Condor Gulch Trail at Pinnacles National Park, which leads to the Condor Overlook, which leads into the High Peaks, those geologic spires where the 60 or so condors that call the place home often perch, according to park brochures and the woman in khaki who took my $5 vehicle entrance fee.

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Related Topix: California, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Derby Shire Times

Unpaid work for Glossop man who threw bleach at partner

A Glossop man who threw bleach in his girlfriend's face has been spared jail and has been ordered to go on a relationship course.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Derby Shire Times

Buxton heroin addict fined

Mark Wilkinson admitted possessing the class A drug on March 10 in Fairfield at High Peak Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Buxton Advertiser

Peak farmers plough cash into hospital ward

Graham Hinds, chaplain for Rural Action Derbyshire, Angela Sargent from the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, Tracey Biney, ward clerk and Daniel Stevenson, ward manager from Rowsley Ward.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Derby Shire Times

Councillors set to consider High Peak local plan

After a meeting last month when councillors voted not to accept the plan, members will meet at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, on Tuesday to try and take the vital document forward.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Derby Shire Times

Work begins to upgrade facilities at leisure centre

Part funded by Sport England, the scheme will result in a completely new 'village-style' changing area to replace the existing male and female changing rooms, and the installation of new plant equipment.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Derby Shire Times

Filming starts on Peak drama

A scene from The Village, which was filmed in Hayfield, Chapel and Glossop. Company Pictures/All3Media - Photographer: Brian Sweeney.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Derby Shire Times

Funding for projects

Derbyshire County Council has received A 84,600 in Heritage Lottery Funding to set up Derbyshire Lives in the First World War, while High Peak Borough Council has also made A 20,000 available to community groups and town councils.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Derby Shire Times

Buxton's Town Team springs into action

The first is the Big Buxton Spring Clean on Saturday April 12. As well as picking litter, volunteers will be cleaning signs, utility boxes and information boards and seats, removing old string, cable ties and date notices from railings and posts, and weeding.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

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