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Thank you for the Memories

Sunday, 17 June, 2018

Ninety-six-year-old farmer Geoff Morten from Whaley Bridge has written his fifth book. Thank you for the Memories follows young Geoff the butcher’s boy on his delivery rounds among the local farms and villages during the 1930s.

Festival of Fiction coming to Marple

Monday, 11 June, 2018

A host of classic storybook characters from Alice In Wonderland, tales of Beatrix Potter and other famous authors will be on parade at this month's Marple Carnival which has the theme 'Festival of Fiction'.

Third annual Marple Book Fair set to be the biggest yet.

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 08 June, 2018

A packed week of events is in store for book lovers of all ages as organisers Matthew James Publishing aim to build on last year's success. Complementing the literary theme of this year's carnival and its 'Festival of Fiction', the Marple Book Fair (MBF18) will run from the 11th to 18th June.

Young students display included in major flower show

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 07 June, 2018

Young people educated through Derbyshire County Council’s Virtual School programme are putting the finishing touches to a display they’ve created for a major flower show.

Opera House setting for early-evening prelude to Festival

By Matthew Corrigan on Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

Buxton's splendid Opera House was the setting for an early-evening prelude to the 2018 Buxton International Festival, which this year runs between 6th and 22nd of July.

New Mills Festival Fringe will go ahead despite initial fears

By Amanda Barton on Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

Despite initial fears that New Mills Festival would be cancelled this year, the Festival Committee has announced that the New Mills Festival Fringe will go ahead between September 14th and 30th.

Hulme Hall Pupil Scores a Place with Top Lacrosse Team

Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

15 year old Stockport school boy, Drew Bickerton, has secured a place with the U15 England Lacrosse Academy.

Opening of new Glossop Library

By Susan Hampshire on Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

Local youngsters and their families were out in force to witness the grand opening of the new Derbyshire County Council library in Glossop.

“Give A Penny for a Pitch”

By Dianne Boardman on Monday, 04 June, 2018

Glossop North End Juniors and Ladies Football Club are attempting a new world record. They plan to cover a football pitch in 1p coins to raise enough funds to drain the field on Cemetery Road, Padfield, and build a new clubhouse where the current condemned toilet block stands.

New Mills ‘water baby’ Jasmine Bamber is a true para-swimming champion

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Monday, 04 June, 2018

You may remember our recent inspiring story about 22-year-old Ellie Bamber, a Gold Medal British Para International swimming champion from New Mills, whose disability has never held her back.