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A 1.8m scheme for Glossop's Redcourt approved

Glossop charity St Christopher's Trust has been given approval for the redevelopment of its five-acre Redcourt site.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Bakewell Today

Trust on board for Glossop halls plans

An ambitious project to return Glossop's heritage halls back into community use has moved a step closer, following the agreement to work in partnership with a social enterprise.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

Riders rev up to mark WWI centenary

A group of motorbikers roared into the High Peak on Sunday as part of a 100-mile sponsored ride to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

375 homes approved for Buxton farmland

A vast development consisting of 375 homes, a 70-bed retirement complex and a retail park has been approved for Harpur Hill, in Buxton.

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Buxton Advertiser

SLIDESHOW: People turn out well dressed for Buxton festival

A packed week-long programme of festivities began with the traditional blessing of the wells, followed immediately after by the crowning of the new 2014 queen.

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Sheffield Star

Firefighters tackle factory blaze in Derbyshire

The fire at High Peak Seeds, Sheffield Road, Killamarsh, broke out at 10.20am today and initially involved a lorry.

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Daily Mail

Finance boss defrauded opera house out of A 250,000 to fund lavish...

Finance boss defrauded opera house out of A 250,000 to fund lavish lifestyle of luxury cars, holidays and a Manchester United season ticket Thief: Paul Leighton stole A 250,000 from his opera house employer and spent it on cars, holidays and even a Manchester United season ticket A 'greedy' finance director stole A 250,000 from an opera house run ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Germans in the House... and the Eurosceptics went quiet: QUENTIN...

America's wealthiest families revealed: From the Rockefellers to the Waltons the 185 clans all worth more than $1billion... and yes, most of them are Republicans Mom suffocated her toddler son because she 'didn't want him any more' - then posted pictures of his body on FACEBOOK American stem cell patient ACCIDENTALLY grows a NOSE on her back eight ... (more)

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Buxton Advertiser

Glossop says bonjour to Le Tour

Crowds lined the route along the infamous Holme Moss climb as the Grand Depart route dipped into High Peak for a six-mile stretch through Derbyshire.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

Buxton man sleeps through his court case

Stuart Hodgson was convicted following trial of being abusive towards a care worker, who had parked near his address on Kinder Way, in Buxton, on January 23. At High Peak Magistrates' Court last Wednesday, the 53-year-old appeared to drift in and out of consciousness during the proceedings, sometimes snoring.

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Buxton Advertiser

Crashed Dove Holes hairdresser was four times limit

A Dove Holes hairdresser who crashed into a parked car in the afternoon, was found to be four times over the limit, a court heard.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

Whaley Bridge drink driver crashed burning car into field

A record breaking Whaley Bridge musician woke up in a cloud of smoke after drink driving his flaming car into field, dragging a lamppost with him, a court heard.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Ashbourne News Telegraph

Path saga: End is finally in sight

The new footpath marked in red will run across land once occupied by the former Nestle factory, much of which has been developed into Waterside Retail Park and Bernard Gadsby Close.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

New chief to take the helm at Buxton Opera House

Simon Glinn, currently the executive director of Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall, will take on a new role from September as chief executive of the High Peak Theatre Trust, the charitable organisation responsible for the operation of Buxton Opera House and the Pavilion Arts Centre.

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Ripley and Heanor News

Derbyshire Constabulary invite public to volunteer

Derbyshire Constabulary is inviting members of the public to volunteer their spare time to helping protect communities up and down the county.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Derby Shire Times

23,000 miss appointments

Health bosses are urging High Peak residents to let their GP surgery know if they can't make an appointment as figures show more than 23,000 people failed to show in the first five months of this year.

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Derby Shire Times

Derbyshire: Arrest after vehicle stolen

Police received reports that a vehicle had been taken without consent from the Nags Head car park on Grindsbrook Booth on June 8. The black Fiat Panda was later found to have crashed and been abandoned close to High Peak Garden Centre in, Bamford.

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Derby Shire Times

VIDEO: Peak firm helps honour foreign war heroes

Memorials to honour foreign soldiers who won the Victoria Cross while serving in the British armed forces during the First World War have been created by a High Peak company to mark the centenary of the conflict.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Derby Shire Times

Two more artisan markets for Buxton

After the success of the first artisan market trial in Spring Gardens on June 7, the town team asked for two more with High Peak Borough Council's licensing team agreeing they can go ahead on August 2 in Spring Gardens and September 6 on the market place.

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Bakewell Today

Six points for no insurance offence

Police stopped a Ford Fiesta being driven by Mark Gough on Wrens Nest Road on January 21, High Peak Magistrates' Court heard.

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