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London Marathon money raiser

Friday, 29 June, 2018

As we reported in the last issue of High Peak Review, optometrist Aled Brassington was training hard in preparation for the London Marathon. And at 10am on 22 April, he lined up alongside 40,000 other hopefuls and set out to tackle the 26 mile race.

Fate of iconic Peak District bird hangs in the balance

Friday, 29 June, 2018

Author Mary Colwell will re-live her 500-mile trek in search of clues to the growing threats facing one of the Peak District’s best-loved wild birds when she appears in Buxton International Festival’s book series on July 22.

Chapel-en-le-Frith Carnival

Friday, 29 June, 2018

Saturday 16th June is the date set for the 46th annual carnival in Chapel-en-le-Frith and the committee are hoping for a repeat of the sunshine seen in the last two years.

Writer strikes lucky for the second time

By Sheila Armstrong on Friday, 29 June, 2018

A LOCAL writer, who won the first ever Chapel Arts' annual writing competition, was over the moon to learn that she had scooped the prize for the second time.

Compassionate Communities Derbyshire (High Peak)

By Jane Butler on Friday, 29 June, 2018

Every minute someone in the UK dies, but many of us still don’t feel comfortable talking about dying. Talking more openly about dying can help you to make the most of life and to support loved ones.

Open gardens in Marple

Thursday, 28 June, 2018

Back in 2017 a group of Marple gardening enthusiasts got together to discuss organising an Open Gardens in Marple event, to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

Lottery bid hits hitch

By Sheila Armstrong on Friday, 22 June, 2018

AN AMBITIOUS million pound lottery bid to upgrade Chapel's Memorial Park for its centenary in 2020 has had to be scaled down due to a funding hitch.

First Mellor Literary Festival gets underway

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 22 June, 2018

Adding another string to the bow of literature-themed events taking place across the area this summer, the Friends of Mellor Primary School are holding their own day of events on Saturday June 30. Multi award-winning children's author Tracey Corderoy (creator of the Shifty McGifty series of books) will attend, as will James Christie, writer of the acclaimed Dear Miss Landau. They will be accompanied by as many as fourteen local authors, producers of work across a wide range of genres.

NEW Forest School at First Steps Nursery, Furness Vale

Wednesday, 20 June, 2018

A more traditional way of life is behind the decision for nursery owner Sheila Worthington to develop her Forest School at the First Steps Nursery at Furness Vale.

National Park staff go that extra mile

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 20 June, 2018

Peak District National Park staff are going the extra mile to raise money for vital conservation work by tackling the 10 mile Dambusters race on Saturday June 30 around Derwent and Howden Reservoirs.