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High Peak support service for elderly and vulnerable people is proving huge success

Sunday, 02 December, 2018

A High Peak resident who’s being supported by a free local service after leaving hospital says volunteers are “kind, helpful and caring.”

New Mills ‘wall girl’ is national radio hit

Sunday, 04 November, 2018

The High Peak’s Nikki Ayrton is a celebrity in her own right after being seen by the likes of both real and music royalty, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Jay-Z and Justin Bieber.

High Peak Cider Pub of the Year

Tuesday, 02 October, 2018

A Marple pub has been named as the High Peak Cider Pub of the Year - for the second year running.

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.

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.

Rachel achieves PB in European Games

By Susan Hampshire on Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

High Peak swimmer Rachel Tweedie has recently returned from representing Great Britain at the INAS European Summer Games in Paris.

Talking Newspaper Conference

By Amanda Barton on Wednesday, 08 August, 2018

Chapel-en-le-Frith based volunteers from Buxton Talking Newspapers were delighted to host their first ever conference for the Talking Newspapers Federation in June.

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.

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.

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.

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