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Our Ashbourne fitness suite reopens 1 December

A £60,000 upgrade of the fitness suite at our Ashbourne Leisure Centre is to be unveiled on schedule.

Applications invited for Sportivate funding

Your District Council is co-ordinating the Sportivate funding pot for sports clubs and groups throughout district.

7-up for free parking again this Christmas

For the seventh year in a row, your District Council is encouraging people to shop locally this Christmas by introducing...Read more

Have your say on dog orders plan

You have an opportunity to have your say on proposed dog orders which could become law in public spaces across the Derby...Read more

Deadline approaching on development sites consultation

The deadline is approaching for local people to have their say on additional land your District Council has to identify ...Read more

Cycling moves up a gear in the Dales

The Derbyshire Dales' growing reputation as one of the best cycling areas in the UK is moving up another gear with the a...Read more

2014 Illuminations no burden to Dales tax payers

Matlock Bath Illuminations - one of the region's top annual visitor attractions - has once again proved no burden to loc...Read more

Helping local people STAY local

Helping local people to STAY local continues to be the top priority identified by you, the people of the Derbyshire Dale...Read more

Funding boost for local church

The District Council's Village Hall grant scheme has helped to create a sustainable energy system at Shirley Parish Chur...Read more

Registered bonfires 2014

Along with other partner agencies, we operate a voluntary Bonfire and Firework Safety registration scheme for Bonfire Ni...Read more

Trick or Treat?

The majority of parents and young people enjoy Halloween in good spirit when 'trick or treating'. Although it is a great...Read more

Local views invited on Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan

Local views are being invited after Wirksworth submitted its draft Neighbourhood Plan to Derbyshire Dales District Counc...Read more

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  • NOV27
    Ashbourne stall market 27th November, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Ashbourne's cobbled Market Place is the venue for this twice-weekly market. Coach and car parking facilities are situated within easy reach of the town centre and the bus station is also close by. Markets have a character and atmosphere that mak...
  • NOV27
    Carsington Water Cycling 27th November, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am The regular Thursday led rides around Carsington Water operates from 10am to 11am. A free parking space can be reserved at time of booking. Taking part will not cost you anything if you have your own bike; if you don't, you can hire an adult bike ...
  • NOV28
    Matlock stall market 28th November, 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...