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Tune in to the people’s revolution with radio’s Jeremy Vine

By on Sunday, 01 October, 2017

World leaders are out of tune with the people – and the old aren’t listening to the young any more, BBC Radio Two talk show host Jeremy Vine will argue when he speaks at Buxton International Festival’s Book Weekend.

Charity barn dance to celebrate 30 years of Riding for the Disabled in Buxton

By on Sunday, 01 October, 2017

Volunteers and supporters of the Buxton-based Helen Atkin Group, Riding for the Disabled (RDA) plan to celebrate the charity's 30th anniversary in style with a fund-raising Barn Dance this autumn.

Ruth George MP to nominate High Peak Responsible Business Champion

By on Sunday, 01 October, 2017

High Peak MP Ruth George has been asked to nominate an outstanding High Peak business to a parliamentary Responsible Business Scheme. The Labour MP was asked by the All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG) to nominate a business that has had a positive impact on a High Peak community.

Nearly £1500 raised by Colin and his team

By on Sunday, 01 October, 2017

Colin Hughes and his Tai Chi group at Spring Bank Arts Centre have raised an amazing £1437 so far this year by donating the proceeds from their weekly classes to Blythe House Hospice.

Loyalty card scheme off to a flying start

By on Monday, 25 September, 2017

There's been a great response in the town to Marple's new shopping loyalty card.

Miles turn to smiles!

By Avril Marsh on Monday, 25 September, 2017

Miles turned to smiles when the Wise-Evans clan arrived in Trearddur Bay after cycling from Marple Bridge over the midsummer weekend in June. Their Miles for Margo journey was in memory of Margaret - Margo - Wise who died, aged 58, in February 2015; their mission was to raise funds for the Christie, to say thank you for taking such good care of Margo during her illness.

Modern Day Slavery

By Denise Ead on Monday, 25 September, 2017

‘Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery’ was the title of an awareness-raising event which took place in the Annunciation Church, New Mills. Contributions came from the Police, the Medaille Trust and a judge with expertise in Immigration. The aim was to educate the public to recognise this crime and work together with the authorities. Over 50 people attended the event sponsored by the Catholic Bishop of Nottingham, Patrick McKinney who has funded a series of these lectures.

500 miles, five nations

By on Monday, 25 September, 2017

After months of training, preparation and genuine apprehension the big day was upon us…….500 miles across the 5 home nations lay ahead.

Neil Stafford continues his quest

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 22 September, 2017

Day 29 already and Race No.1 moves into its final stages. Over the last few weeks the fleet has spread out and there is now several hours sailing time between the yachts. It is anticipated the leaders will begin to arrive at the first port of call, Uruguay's Punta Del Este on the afternoon of Wednesday 20 September. Although weather and sea conditions make exact timings impossible, clipper Liverpool 2018 is hoping to make port a few hours later, on the morning of Thursday 21st.

Mellor painter Richard Leng undertakes ambitious project for local causes

By Louise Robertson on Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Back in last year’s winter edition of the Review we wrote about an unusual way for a person to raise much needed funds for Mellor Village Centre, St. Thomas’ Church and its chosen charities (Wellspring, St. Anne’s Hospice, Medicins sans Frontieres and the Bible Society).