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Derbyshire Dales District Council is supporting Stoptober - the national 28-day stop smoking challenge.

Have YOUR say on our spending plans

Derbyshire Dales residents have an early opportunity to have their say on their local council's spending plans for 2015/...Read more

Get set for fireworks extravaganza!

Visitors are being urged to plan ahead as Matlock Bath Illuminations prepares for its busiest Saturday of the 2014 seaso...Read more

Peak District businesses inspired to grow

Peak District business can get stronger together – that was one of the big messages to come out of last week's Busines...Read more

Successful walking project marches on

We marked the 10th anniversary of our successful Walking for Health scheme by staging a festival day - and announcing th...Read more

Housing refusal may not be defended

A Government Planning Inspector's view of the number of new homes he believes need to be built in the Derbyshire Dales m...Read more

Charity cash up for grabs

Worthy causes in the Matlock area are being invited to apply to Derbyshire Dales District Council for funds from the his...Read more

117th Matlock Bath Illuminations opening night

Boat builders Christine Dence, Richard Wood and Pete Hartshorn once again dominated the main attraction at Derbyshire Da...Read more

Boost for disability sport in Dales

Disability sport in the Derbyshire Dales is set to receive a welcome boost after the Rural Derbyshire School Sport Partn...Read more

Making great strides

The District Council is staging a big celebration of our Walking for Health scheme, to marks its 10th anniversary.

Illuminations burst into life this Saturday!

As Matlock Bath Illuminations stalwart Paul Henshall looks ahead to his 40th anniversary as a member of the famous decor...Read more

Early New Year re-opening for Ashbourne pool

Contractors and insurance assessors have this week revealed that fire damage at Derbyshire Dales District Council's Ashb...Read more

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  • SEP30
    Wirksworth stall market 30th September, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm The Market Place in Wirksworth is the venue for a busy local market. 2014 marks the 708 year anniversary of the market in the town. Markets have a character and atmosphere that makes them a unique shopping experience - our indoor and outdoor mark...
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    Matlock stall market 30th September, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Matlock's Market Hall is open on Tuesdays and Fridays, with some of the fresh produce 'cabin' stalls remaining open throughout the week, including Saturdays. Car parking is available in the town and there is a bus stop next to the Market Hall. Ma...
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    Back 2 Netball 30th September, 2014 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Arc Netball welcome new members to come along and have a try at their Back 2 Netball session which takes place on Tuesday evenings 5 – 6pm at Arc Leisure Matlock. It doesn't matter if you haven't played for years or are a complete beginner, it'...