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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.”

Glossop Guild - for enquiring minds in the High Peak

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 08 November, 2018

The Glossop Guild is currently celebrating its 10th year and continues to deliver a wide range of courses.

Millenium Walkway closes on safety grounds

Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

Derbyshire County Council has temporarily closed the Millenium Walkway on safety grounds.

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.

New team to help older people live independent lives

Sunday, 19 August, 2018

A new team is to be recruited by Derbyshire County Council to improve care for older people.

This is one of a number of measures designed to reduce delays in getting people home from hospital, support independent care providers and give older people a greater choice in their care.

Arts funding birthday boost

Sunday, 12 August, 2018

Derbyshire County Council’s Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is teaming up with a group of artists to celebrate its 125th birthday.
The 12-month project, called BM125, is funded by a National Lottery grant of just over £70,000 from Arts Council England and will see artists exploring the museum’s collection for inspiration. 
Contemporary artists…

Compassionate Communities Derbyshire (High Peak)

By Jane Butler on Friday, 29 June, 2018

Every minute someone in the UK dies, but many of us still don’t feel comfortable talking about dying. Talking more openly about dying can help you to make the most of life and to support loved ones.

Young students display included in major flower show

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 07 June, 2018

Young people educated through Derbyshire County Council’s Virtual School programme are putting the finishing touches to a display they’ve created for a major flower show.

Opening of new Glossop Library

By Susan Hampshire on Tuesday, 05 June, 2018

Local youngsters and their families were out in force to witness the grand opening of the new Derbyshire County Council library in Glossop.

Have your say on Derbyshire libraries

Friday, 11 May, 2018

Residents are being encouraged to have their say and help to shape the future of the library service as a consultation is launched by Derbyshire County Council.