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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.

Partington Theatre One-Act Play Festival

Monday, 18 June, 2018

The week-long highly regarded Partington Theatre One-Act Play Festival gets under way in July.

New High Peak Food Hub launches in June

Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Thursday June 7 sees the launch of a new concept in food markets - with the launch of the High Peak Food Hub, the first weekly, popup, evening food market.

The Story of Marie Claire

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 24 May, 2018

A modern history novel by local self-published author Vera Mellor is currently being distributed for sale at local outlets.

Millions Missing campaign holds poignant demonstration in Manchester.

By Matthew Corrigan on Thursday, 17 May, 2018

Two years ago Ellissa Bryant from Mottram in Longdendale was representing her country in international competition. A keen indoor climber, Ellissa had Olympic aspirations, with the sport about to debut in Tokyo's 2020 games.

Mellor Country House Charity

Friday, 11 May, 2018

Mellor Country House is a UK charity, built in 1907, set in three acres of garden and woodland located in the pretty village of Mellor, situated on the border between Greater Manchester and the High Peak. The charity provides self - catering respite breaks for groups, families, carers and individuals primarily from the nearby urban areas because we know that many would not, or could not otherwise, have any break at all.

Telling the story of Whaley’s Memorial Park

Monday, 30 April, 2018

As many people know, and the name suggests, the Memorial Park in Whaley Bridge was created to commemorate the men of the town who lost their lives in the Great War – but what else do you know about this much-loved public open space?

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