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Whaley Bridge Centenary remembrance ceremony to go ahead

By Judy Brown on Sunday, 14 October, 2018

The memorial cross in Whaley Bridge park lies broken in three pieces, but on Sunday 11 November the act of remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony will go ahead as planned. The four-panelled plinth bearing the names of those killed in war remains undamaged and the grassy bank in front of it will be covered in poppies and wooden crosses. As Royal British Legion representative John Baker says, ‘we will be there to remember fallen men and women, not a column of stone.’

Children's Art Competition

Friday, 13 July, 2018

‘Something alive’ is brightening up the entrance to Whaley Bridge library. Three local schools and Whaley Bridge Brownies took part in a recent art competition sponsored by the Uniting Church, and the winning pictures are currently on display.

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.

Thank you for the Memories

Sunday, 17 June, 2018

Ninety-six-year-old farmer Geoff Morten from Whaley Bridge has written his fifth book. Thank you for the Memories follows young Geoff the butcher’s boy on his delivery rounds among the local farms and villages during the 1930s.

Whaley Bridge artist Amanda Horvath

By Judy Brown on Monday, 04 June, 2018

Sunlight and wonder fill the canvasses propped around Amanda Horvath’s attic studio. ‘For me’, she says, ‘painting is all about light: capturing the colours of light as it falls on the land or the sea. Nature is my inspiration, and painting is my way of understanding and then sharing what I see.’

Neil Stafford latest

By Matthew Corrigan on Friday, 11 May, 2018

The Review is following the progress of Whaley Bridge-born sailor Neil Stafford aboard the round-the-world racing yacht Liverpool2018.

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?

In the swing at Bridgemont

Tuesday, 20 March, 2018

Bridgemont youngsters and their families now have an improved play area to enjoy thanks to investment from High Peak Borough Council.

Book shortlisted for award

By Susan Hampshire on Thursday, 08 March, 2018

A book written by John Pritchard, a founder member of the Friends of Whaley Bridge Station, was short listed for a prestigious railway award.

Club run by members for members goes from strength to strength

By Judy Brown on Thursday, 08 March, 2018

Whaley Bridge Probus Club is a companionable group of retired and semi-retired men from Whaley and surrounding areas. ‘We’re a sociable crew with wide-ranging interests and a warm welcome for anyone who’d like to come along,’ says club secretary Walter Hyde.

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