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Getting businesses back on track

Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications is offering a free two-hour marketing consultation, to discuss strategies and options to help local business owners to boost sales and maximise opportunities, as the Covid-19 lockdown continues to ease. During the consultation the following subjects will be discussed: Optimising websites for search engines and mobile devices Email marketing & […]

Bars & restaurants re-open 4 July

As leisure and hospitality businesses, including bars, pubs and restaurants, start to re-open their doors from Saturday 4 July, Carole Woodall (Derbyshire Police Communications Administrator) offers the following advice to help make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience. Please remember that social distancing rules continue to apply (recently revised by the government to ‘one […]

Physiotherapy Group re-opens

Kate and Tamsin are delighted to welcome patients back to their long-established Peak District practice. Bakewell Physiotherapy Group has now re-opened and is working to the latest guidelines issued by the Department of Health and The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Their highly experienced and specialised team of physiotherapists treat musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries, pelvic pain, […]

Spring cleaning is in the air

It’s time to get that spring cleaning finished, or started if you’ve been putting it off, because Hillsprings Laundry will re-open on Tuesday 26 May and their washing machines and driers will be back in action once again. Hillsprings Laundry will be offering all their usual services, including dry cleaning, but initially their opening times […]

Loss of village shop

The owners of the Village Shop and Post Office have announced that they will be closing the business in the near future; the exact date of the closure is to be announced. The new of the closure was reported on their Facebook page on 22 February: It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that […]

Free marketing review for all local businesses

Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications is celebrating the start of the new decade with free marketing reviews for companies that operate in and around Baslow. The free reviews will evaluate current marketing and promotional activity, which will be summarised in a short action-oriented report. Whilst there is no compulsion to use the services of Opera […]

Local company is cleaning up

Did you know that there is a laundry in Stoney Middleton? At Hillsprings Laundry we offer a wide range of laundry services to both commercial and private customers including service washes, bed, bath and table linen, workwear and uniforms, duvets and sleeping bags, plus an iron only service. We are also agents for dry cleaning. Our services […]

Derbyshire Alert goes live

Derbyshire Alert is a two-way messaging system which can be used by Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNT’s) and the force Media Team to make contact with the public via email or text message.  The messages are sent to specific targeted areas where a crime has been committed.  The system can also be used for information appeals […]

Derbyshire Dales District Council awards leisure contract to Freedom Leisure

Derbyshire Dales District Council has awarded Whealdon Leisure Limited, trading as Freedom Leisure, to operate the following leisure centres:  Bakewell Swimming Pool Arc Leisure Matlock Ashbourne Leisure Centre Wirksworth Leisure Centre Together with Derbyshire Dales District Council the company aims to support a happy, healthy community, enabling more people to be more active more often. […]

Free PR & Marketing Reviews

If your business or organisation is based in the Peak District, Simon Turton, who runs Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications, is offering you the chance to review your marketing, design or PR activity for free. During the review meeting Simon will discuss with you and your colleagues various elements of your current marketing and promotional […]