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A wonder to behold - the Lyme Park Red Deer

By on Sunday, 12 November, 2017

On a beautifully autumnal morning in October my editor Julie and I spent time off-roading around Lyme Park with Lead Ranger Chris Dunkerley searching for the herd of Red Deer on the estate. Whilst there are deer rut walks for everyone to enjoy we were lucky to be able to pin Chris down for a private audience!

Still time to stand for youth council

By on Wednesday, 08 November, 2017

Young people have just two weeks left to stand for election to become one of Derbyshire County Council’s next youth councillors.

Centenary project is taking shape

By on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

A long-term project to remember villagers who fought in the Great War is taking shape ahead of next year's centenary.

Community pulls together to support the legacy of young cyclist Charlie

By Gabrielle Pickard-Whitehead on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

On 20 January 2017, 15-year-old Charlie Craig from Hayfield went to sleep and never woke up. Charlie was an exceptionally talented young man who loved being on his bike - riding, racing and touring.

Santa arrives by boat on a magical illuminated journey

By on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

Santa Claus is coming to town on Friday evening 1st December, swapping his sleigh ride for a 'Santa cruise' on New Horizons narrow boat - a must-see for the little ones in the family.

Sea Cadet Earns High Status Appointment

By Dianne Boardman on Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

A Sea Cadet from Glossop has just taken up a prestigious post as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for Greater Manchester, which means he will be involved in Royal Family and other ceremonial visits. Jack Godfrey, 17, is the first Royal Marine Cadet to be appointed to the post in 10 years and has already assisted at Manchester Cathedral at a service for Veterans where he met Prince Andrew.

School children produce historic storybook

By on Sunday, 05 November, 2017

Children from two Stockport schools have taken a step back in history and produced a storybook tracing the life of local entrepreneur Samuel Oldknow who lived in the 1700’s.

Joy at proposal

By on Sunday, 05 November, 2017

After several years of pressure, Friends of the Peak District joined fellow campaigners, Peak District Green Lanes Alliance and Stoney Middleton Parish Council, to celebrate the decision by Derbyshire County Council to consult on the option of banning off-roaders from Jacob's Ladder, a quiet green lane in Stoney Middleton.

Marple Poppy Appeal underway

By on Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

Over 40 large poppies have been fastened in place across Marple and Marple Bridge - to get the 2017 Marple Poppy Appeal firmly under way.

Each large poppy is to honour a local Marple man who fell in the First World War and is sure to keep both his name and his memory alive.

Kevin Murray,…

Bee Creative in the Garden

By on Sunday, 22 October, 2017

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is part of a national campaign with the Royal Horticultural Society to help our wild bees.

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts have joined forces to urge gardeners to do more to help protect bumblebees and solitary bees, heroes of the pollinator world.

The Bee Creative in…

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