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Together through art

By Susan Hampshire on Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

A textile wall hanging has been created by elderly people attending a weekly `Together Through Art' programme.

Young, wild and free

Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

A brand new Peak District junior ranger group is set to give local young people the opportunity to learn vital conservation skills in the heart of the UK’s first National Park.

Millenium Walkway closes on safety grounds

Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

Derbyshire County Council has temporarily closed the Millenium Walkway on safety grounds.

Chapel High Students are Charity Champions

By Amanda Barton on Thursday, 30 August, 2018

Blue skies and soaring temperatures provided the backdrop for Chapel-en-le-Frith High School’s annual sponsored walk on Thursday 7th June. Over 140 Year 10 students – almost the whole year group – were accompanied by staff on the walk. The event raises money for the year group’s chosen charity – the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Catching up with Chinley author Mandy Berriman

By Gabrielle Pickard Whitehead on Thursday, 30 August, 2018

When I met up with Mandy Berriman I listened transfixed to her story about becoming a published author and the inspiration for her recently published novel – Home.

Improving air quality in Tintwistle

Wednesday, 29 August, 2018

High Peak Borough Council is proposing measures to improve the air quality along a section of the A628 Woodhead Road in Tintwistle.

Shop Local shortlisted

Wednesday, 29 August, 2018

It has just been announced that NORTH WEST based business SHOP LOCAL CLUB CARD has been shortlisted for the 2018 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the SERVICE INDUSTRIES ENTREPRENEUR of the Year award.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Wednesday, 29 August, 2018

Stockport Grammar GCSE students enjoyed celebrating their outstanding results. 58% of grades awarded were A* to A or 9, 8 and 7 and 30 pupils achieved nine or more of these top grades.

Autumn Walking

By Dianne Boardman on Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

The Peak District hills look amazing at this time of year – all glorious purples and pinks as the heathers come into bloom and entice you out for long Indian Summer walks while there is still chance. Unfortunately sheep ticks also love this weather and they love heather and the ferns and long grasses. This is now a nationwide problem especially in late summer and autumn so you should take a few precautions such as long trousers and carrying a pair of tweezers or special tick removers – pull the tick out carefully in a corkscrew action.

Concert is a Roaring Success All Round

By Helen Rogers on Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

Throughout the school year, Liz Bexon and her Romiley Primary School Brass Band have been raising money for their Charity of the Year, Reuben’s Retreat. As part of their fund-raising efforts, Liz joined forces with Dave McPherson of Romiley, Marple and District Lions Club to organise ‘Brass for Reuben’, an evening of varied musical entertainment. On the evening of Friday 29 June 2018, Stockport College opened the doors of its Peter Barkworth Theatre to Liz with her Band, The VariVocals choir and Marple Band.

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