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Gingerbread Festival - 'a wonderful family day out'

By on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

The Gingerbread Festival (now in its 3rd year) will be held at Whaley Bridge Uniting Church from 10am - 3pm on January 13th 2018.

This year's Jarva Gallery exhibition set to be 'best yet'

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Stunning bronze sculptures, beautifully patterned glassware, vivid landscapes, wildlife pictures, contemporary scenes and more besides are on show in Jarva Gallery's Christmas exhibition.

Lanterns light the way to Christmas

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

LANTERNS will light the way as Whaley Bridge begins its Christmas countdown.

Furness Vale Christmas light switch on

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Furness Vale will switch on to the festive season in time honoured fashion with carols, coffee and mince pies.

Whaley Bridge Christmas Tree Festival

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Back for a fifth year, the Whaley Bridge Festival of Christmas Trees at Holy Trinity Church is a real feast for the eyes which more people than ever will now able to enjoy.

Cheers! Hayfield man has beer named in his honour

By Sheila Armstrong on Sunday, 12 November, 2017

A Hayfield man who holds the record as the British Legion’s longest serving Standard Bearer has had a new beer named in his honour.

A wonder to behold - the Lyme Park Red Deer

By on Sunday, 12 November, 2017

On a beautifully autumnal morning in October my editor Julie and I spent time off-roading around Lyme Park with Lead Ranger Chris Dunkerley searching for the herd of Red Deer on the estate. Whilst there are deer rut walks for everyone to enjoy we were lucky to be able to pin Chris down for a private audience!

Still time to stand for youth council

By on Wednesday, 08 November, 2017

Young people have just two weeks left to stand for election to become one of Derbyshire County Council’s next youth councillors.

Centenary project is taking shape

By on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

A long-term project to remember villagers who fought in the Great War is taking shape ahead of next year's centenary.

Community pulls together to support the legacy of young cyclist Charlie

By Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

On 20 January 2017, 15-year-old Charlie Craig from Hayfield went to sleep and never woke up. Charlie was an exceptionally talented young man who loved being on his bike - riding, racing and touring.

Santa arrives by boat on a magical illuminated journey

By on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

Santa Claus is coming to town on Friday evening 1st December, swapping his sleigh ride for a 'Santa cruise' on New Horizons narrow boat - a must-see for the little ones in the family.