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Finding a company that you can trust to do some work for you can be a bit daunting. How can you be sure that you won’t get ripped off? What if things go wrong? How do you choose between lots of different companies? These questions were the driving force behind Derbyshire County Council setting up […]

Extreme Wheels comes to Bakewell

The Extreme Wheels roadshow is coming to Bakewell. Starting on Wednesday 30 March (and then every Wednesday) from 6-8pm on the Bakewell Showground, everyone aged 7 and over can experience the ultimate action sports courses (under 9s must be accompanied by an adult). On offer at the event: Mobile skate park Laser Tag Master Blaster […]

Planning application slows progress at Woodland Park

Work on the new Baslow Woodland Park has been hampered by the Peak District National Park Authority’s insistence that the new woodland park does require planning approval. The Baslow Woodland Park’s working party and residents, alike, had made significant progress with the various elements of the new woodland park and it was anticipated that the new bike […]

Derbyshire Dales to present budget for 2016/17

Derbyshire Dales residents will be getting an overview of the District Council’s spending plans for 2016/17 – including a Council Tax announcement. The next round of Area Community Forums will be staged by the District Council in February in Ashbourne, Matlock and Bakewell, and will include feedback on a recent budget consultation and what the […]

Derbyshire Dales reviews policy on recycling

Derbyshire Dales’ “bring” sites will be removed from car parks, pubs and shop premises across Derbyshire Dales by the end of February 2016 due to the success of a household recycling scheme. Derbyshire Dales District Council has accepted an offer of £20,000 compensation from the contractor responsible for bring site management, HW Martin of Blackwell, for […]

The Real Peak Practice - Baslow Health Centre

The Real Peak Practice

A new two-part documentary entitled ‘The Real Peak Practice’ is aired tonight on BBC One and iPlayer, featuring our very own Baslow Health Centre! We’re very proud of all who feature in it, especially the hard working staff at the surgery. You can read more on its BBC webpage and watch it on iPlayer for a limited time only. A year […]