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Millenium Walkway closes on safety grounds

Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

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

Derbyshire Open Arts in Hayfield

By Amanda Barton on Monday, 18 June, 2018

Friday evening on a bank holiday weekend, and the village of Hayfield is awash with colourful bunting. It’s not just the extra lie-in that villagers are celebrating; Hayfield is playing host to the Derbyshire Open Arts event, with shops, houses, farms and pubs hosting works of art from around twenty local artists.

Multi-million pound repair project underway

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 22 March, 2018

A major £2.5 million project to repair part of the historic Peak Forest Canal in Marple is under way.

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.

Queen’s Birthday Honour for Chapel resident

By Amanda Barton on Sunday, 28 August, 2016

71 year-old Peter Farrer has more reason than most to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday this year. He is amongst those who have been honoured with an MBE - Member of the Order of the British Empire - for his 42 years of service with Buxton Mountain Rescue Team.

Eccles Fold battle lost

By Sheila Armstrong on Wednesday, 10 August, 2016

THE battle to save six short-term respite beds at Eccles Fold Resource Centre has finally been lost with campaigners accepting that there will be no last minute reprieve for the much valued facility.

Rotary Club poised for a boost

By Matthew Corrigan on Tuesday, 12 July, 2016

The Rotary Club of Marple and Goyt Valley is poised for a boost in numbers with plans to 'reboot' and re-engage with the local community, and is actively seeking suggestions from local people about how it can help the town.