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The deadline for parents of Year Six pupils living in Derbyshire to apply to the county council for their child's secondary school place is fast approaching.
Police have released a CCTV image of a group of boys who may have been at a Whaley Bridge store around the time a member of staff was assaulted there.
Residents in Hadfield got into the fundraising spirit as their jumble trail proved to be a great success, raising over £250 for a local charity.
A scheme that would prevent pedestrians having to get too close to heavy traffic has been suggested for Charlesworth.
Tintwistle has seen lots of improvements in the last few weeks due to its active parish councillors.
Library users will be able to request books from branches across Derbyshire from Monday (19 October) as the service takes another step towards business as usual.
Children at a Gamesley school are 'going the extra mile' this month to help their teachers and other staff members clock up 400,000 steps each.
Police have branded repeated anti-social behaviour in Tintwistle as "unacceptable" and is asking parents to be aware of what their children are up to.
Marilyn Brown is a woman in a million after completing a 500 mile fundraising walk.
Tintwistle is steeped in history - there is even a rumour that highwayman Dick Turpin stabled his horse in the village on his famous ride to York.
A Christmas attraction that packs the Old Glossop's streets seems increasingly unlikely to go ahead this year.
Old Glossop residents are hitting out at what they describe as 'working practices' at the latest residential development site in the village.
Derbyshire residents applying for a new Government Green Homes Grant are being urged to only use approved and checked traders to carry out any work on their properties.
What is described as '50 High Peak community groups' have come together to ask MP Robert Largan to appeal to the Prime Minister and Chancellor to 'Build Back Better'.
There could be a Crest Derbyshire camera van parked up on a street near you any time now.
Vulnerable people at risk of harm are set to receive "unparalleled support to solve their problems and increase their safety" thanks to a new fund which is the first of its kind in Derbyshire.
The controversial bid to build homes on what is known as 'the Redcourt' site is being opposed by the councillors whose wards it is in.
Shirebrook Drive in Glossop was the latest location where drivers' speed was closely monitored by local volunteers.
Law firm Davis Blank Furniss, which has an office in Glossop, has launched a new online service where people can start a new Will without leaving their home.
Eligible individuals in the High Peak who are entitled to a Test and Trace support payment or discretionary support payment of £500 can now apply online.
Two men have been charged with allegedly stealing a bundle of power tools from a store after they were stopped by officers in the Chapel-en-le-Frith area.
In his latest column, MP Robert Largan says he shares people's disappointment that Glossopdale has new coronavirus restrictions and insists he'll keep pushing for more information and support from the government so they can be eased as soon as possible.
There will be no seasonal events to mark Bonfire Night or Christmas this year in the High Peak on public land owned by the borough council, it has been confirmed.
Detectives investigating after three men broke into a man's flat, attacked him and stole cash and a mobile phone are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
A High Peak charity is inviting residents to join its first online Annual General Meeting (AGM).
A Simmondley councillor is looking for local community groups and initiatives who need an extra cash boost to get in touch with him.
High Peak's Blythe House Hospicecare will be holding its annual Jingle Bell Jog this year but it will be slightly different to usual.
Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner is leading a campaign in a stand against hate crime during Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Organisers of New Mills Festival are asking people to complete a short survey giving their thoughts on this year's festival like no other.
There was a bizarre occurrence over the weekend when a JCB digger was left abandoned in the middle of the road on the Woodhead Pass.
Glossop's annual big bonfire and firework display has become the latest victim of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A diverse range of local employers have joined with High Peak charity The Zink Project to sign up to the government's Kickstart programme.
Derbyshire County Council is looking for 'caring residents' to help young people leaving care achieve their full potential.
Work has started on the transformation of Talbot House which started life as a manor house and later became a school's sixth form block.
Former soldier Ted Fell has been measured up for his 'Scarlets' and will soon be marching off to join the Chelsea Pensioners.
Everyone, they say, has a book in them and Andrew Dutton has just proved them right in his case by becoming a published author.
Nine drivers will receive letters of advice about speeding after vehicles were monitored on a Padfield street.
Motorists are being warned about closures on major Trans-Pennine routes in the area in the coming weeks.
Work by local artists is back on display in Glossop station waiting room and it's proving as popular as ever.
Glossop market traders will now be operating from shops and what some are calling 'Christmas' cabins.
There will be a celebration of community and recycling, as well as bargains to be had, in Hadfield this weekend whilst raising money for a local charity.
Council officials have refused to name the Derbyshire schools which do not have sprinklers – despite three being destroyed in blazes in the last four months.
Glossopdale Foodbank is appealing for donations as it continues to see an increase in demand for food parcels.
A little girl is walking 80 miles in memory of a grandfather she never knew.
A Glossop artist is depicting the effect Covid-19 is having on millions of people worldwide.
Crocuses will be bursting into bloom all over Tintwistle come next spring.
Looking back it sounds very much like a 'Del Boy Deal' when Glossop Civic Society got its hands on 4,000 shrubs and small trees.
It's congratulations to Dominic Rolls and Caitlin Bowler, who have been appointed head boy and head girl of Glossop's St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy for 2020/21.
Home buyers are choosing the 'good life' in the countryside post pandemic as house sales in rural locations such as Chapel-en-le-Frith have risen by 77 per cent over the past year.
A community that's battling plans to build homes on their doorstep claim time is running out for people to object.
Last weekend, Glossop Caravans launched its brand new range of 2021 caravans and motorhomes and what a weekend it was!
More than £40 million will be spent by Derbyshire County Council on improving roads and pavements across the county over the next 18 months.
In his latest column, MP Robert Largan says getting the right skills is key to delivering the infrastructure that the High Peak needs to build back better from the coronavirus crisis.
Halloween may be a bit different this year but a Glossop-based charity has organised some spooky fun for all the family to enjoy.
New Mills Festival organisers have thanked everyone who not only made this year's festival like no other happen but ensured it was another great success.
Derbyshire's fire chief has called on the government to change fire safety legislation for new build and refurbished schools.
New Mills Fashion Week 'takes to the catwalk' this month to focus on all things fashion in a virtually safe world.
Glossop Business Network will be joined by High Peak MP Robert Largan for their next meeting, which will again take place virtually.
Police have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses to an incident in which a paraglider died at a beauty spot in the Peak District.
Police are appealing to Charlesworth residents who may have any CCTV as they investigate an incident.
Dozens of Derbyshire grounds maintenance staff are next in line to be outsourced to Suffolk County Council in a further bid to save money.
Glossopdale School's former sixth form centre on Talbot Road has taken another step forward in becoming residential.
Glossopdale's Poppy Appeal takings are expected to be considerably down this year due to Covid-19 restrictions.
The leaves are turning brown and the nights are closing in, but at the Buxton International Festival office there are signs of life.
Parking in the roads around Padfield Community Primary School is still said to be an issue.
Glossop League of Ladies WI Choir carried on singing in the midst of the lockdown to raise cash for a very good cause.
Intrepid hill walker Jeff Kent only had a couple of summits to climb to complete a three-year campaign to clamber Derbyshire's highest peaks.
A Buxton solicitors is offering to write wills for free in return for fees being donated to support local people affected by life-limiting illness and bereavement.
A tribute to the late Ken Dibble, who died earlier this year, is very much in the minds of Charlesworth Parish Council members.
All over Glossopdale fans of a delivery driver are turning to social media to demand his return.
GP surgeries in Glossop and Hadfield are giving hundreds of seasonal flu jabs to patients as the 'stay well, stay safe, get vaccinated' message hits home.
New Mills Festival closed with a joyous celebration of community spirit and creativity with the first ever 'Light Up New Mills.'
Pupils clearly enjoyed having a 'coffee morning without coffee' to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
A chance to see a collection of 54 films for free is being offered at the 2020 High Peak Independent Film Festival.
New Mills Festival organisers are still looking for your creative ideas for events for this year's festival with a difference.
Voluntary organisations throughout the High Peak and Derbyshire are being encouraged to fill out a survey on their experiences during lockdown and how they can be supported moving forward.
Be Well's monthly quiz at The Oakwood pub in Glossop town centre is back on Wednesday (26 February).
A consultation is open for residents to have their say on plans to revise opening hours at Gamesley Library.
The Glossop and District branch of the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) will be holding its next Nearly New Sale this weekend.
Things are about to get colourful inside Bradbury Community House in Glossop this weekend.
Be Well's Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) walking group are meeting this afternoon (Wednesday).